Irish Photography Blog Roundup

Distant memories of holliers

Monday, Feb 9th, 2009 | Source: Cliona O'Flaherty Photography

My trip to Tokyo feels like a gazillion years ago, I was trawling through pics the other day and remembered that I didn't post that many pics from the trip on my blog. So here are a random bunch, mostly taken in Nikko which is 140km from Tokyo. Tokyo and Nikko are like two different worlds. The Japanese visit Nikko to see the amazing shrines, I didn't take too many ...

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The Borths Family Portrait at our Kitchener Studio

Wednesday, Feb 4th, 2009 | Source: Art and Soul

While it might be cold outside, in our Canadian studio things are really hotting up! Our gallery at Conestoga Mall in Waterloo has created huge interest and we are having lots of fun shooting new clients.On Wednesday evening we invited the Borths to the studio for their family shoot. At the consultation Rose had asked for something really relaxed so we had already discussed clothes that would work best. On ...

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New Year, New Blog

Saturday, Jan 31st, 2009 | Source: Travers Photography

It's a new year, and to coincide with our new website, I'd thought it would be a good idea to get a new blog up and running. To keep everyone up to date on the latest news and photo shoots. I have just spent five eventful days in London, at the SWPP (society of wedding and portrait photographers) convention. Jammed packed with seminars and all the latest gadgets from the ...

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Niamh&Andrew_Wedding

Saturday, Jan 31st, 2009 | Source: Clare - Frances Cassells

This was a beautiful January wedding. Little bit chilly but that didn't stop the action from happening. Niamh and Andrew had a great day, as so had I. The reception was at Liffey Valley House a great location.

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Winners at IPPA Awards

Wednesday, Jan 21st, 2009 | Source: Art and Soul

We were thrilled to receive three different awards at the Irish Professional Photographers Awards on Sunday night at Carton House. Best Avant Garde Wedding imageBest Pictorial and Travel imageBest Bridal PortfolioOther areas where we were finalists were Classical and Reportage Wedding as well as Landscape. Overall it was a great night!

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Ruth & Tony

Tuesday, Jan 20th, 2009 | Source: Life - Love - Lumi

On a bright but chilly new years eve in Drogheda, Tony and Ruth got married. The couple had a lovely church service and headed off to the Radisson SAS in Cavan for their evening reception.

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2009 Desk Calendar

Sunday, Jan 18th, 2009 | Source: Art and Soul

Our annual desk calendar was miraculously ready before the end of 2008 this year! We had a lot of fun compiling the images and creating the design. This year we included an extra dimension to the images with the addition of a text quote. It took us hours and hours to find the perfect quote for each month, but we feel it enhances the impact of the ...

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Joanne & Chris’s Wedding at the Slieve Russell Hotel

Sunday, Jan 18th, 2009 | Source: Art and Soul

Joanne & Chris suggested stopping off at Drumlane Abbey on the way back to the hotel and what a treat it was! With a stunning view over the countryside as well as some amazing ruins with towers, arches and doorways to use as photography backdrops it was something so unique.The winter light was just perfect and whilst the bridal party were freezing, they all had a lot of fun ...

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Lynn & Conor’s Wedding Barberstown Castle

Sunday, Jan 18th, 2009 | Source: Art and Soul

December 20th was one of those typical Irish winter days - very cold, a bit wet and pretty dull! But that didn't stop Lynn & Conor from having an amazing wedding day and some stunning wedding photographs! We grabbed five minutes outside to capture the gorgeous old castle at Barberstown and in between shots I had to tear down the drive after a runaway umbrella! The banquet ...

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Just back from London, England

Sunday, Jan 18th, 2009 | Source: Art and Soul

Had an action-packed few days at the SWPP Photographic Convention. With so many workshops and lectures to choose from we had a fantastic time being inspired by professional photographers from around the world. It's always great to step away from the business for a few days to see what trends are developing in the industry, what new products are on the market we can offer our clients and ...

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WD MyBook Studio Edition II Arrival

Friday, Jan 9th, 2009 | Source: kearneyIMAGES Blog

Hi,The Western Digital MyBook Studio Edition II arrived today. As I type it is in the middle of its first backup of my photographs. Had some initial difficulty getting the drive recognised with my Windows XP 64Bit operating system but all seems to be well now. I have it connected using Firewire 400 and the speed seems reasonable. I intend to connect using an eSATA connection but I am awaiting ...

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Happy New Year!

Tuesday, Jan 6th, 2009 | Source: Cliona O'Flaherty Photography

I just got my EBS Calendar in the post today. 12 Irish photographers were asked to submit and image and a small pargraph on what family means to them, what I really like about it is that each photographer's image is so completely different to the next yet they all represent family. The concept and design was done by Studio AAD.I built this set using photographs of my family, toys ...

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Western Digital MyBook Studio Edition II Hard Drive

Monday, Jan 5th, 2009 | Source: kearneyIMAGES Blog

Hi,I have used 3 external hard drives for the past few years to ensure that all my documents and photographs are securely backed up and available into the future. Two nights ago I received the message from my backup software that my discs are full. I have decided to purchase Western Digital MyBook Studio Edition II external hard drive with a total capacity of 2TB. The unit consists ...

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Martin Boyle, Netmaker.

Friday, Jan 2nd, 2009 | Source: Jim Schofield Photography

I recently met Martin Boyle, whose hands make a netting needle move like a rapier.On Ros na gCurrach pier, Maghery, near Dungloe Co.Donegal, Martin kindly showed me some examples of his craft. Martin learned his skills from his father and later at Fishery College. For many years, he has worked at hanging gill nets, for white fish and salmon. He also made lobster pots. From talking with Martin about the ...

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The Lucy Kennedy Show Photoshoot

Monday, Dec 29th, 2008 | Source: Clare - Frances Cassells

This was a very exciting shoot for me. Firstly, I got to meet Lucy the funniest and nicest girl on the planet, I also got to work on the images which were going to be used on her show. I was once again working with the talented Gerry Grace on this shoot. We had to shoot six different shots of Lucy which were going to be printed on canvas and ...

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