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What you are looking for is gone

Posted on Thursday, Nov 8th, 2018 in News Archive by Alan Murphy | Add Comment

I am committed to bringing you the most interesting and relevant information about Irish Photographers. I report what they are doing and where they are. I also want to leave an good archive online that people will search for years.  But photographers retire,  posts get deleted and you end up reading this page as part of the quality control. Please do continue to look around . You will come across information that will help you in the ...

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We had to remove BuddyPress because of spam.

Posted on Tuesday, Oct 9th, 2018 in News Archive by Alan Murphy | Add Comment

Sorry but spam became an issue for us and because we want to keep as clean and whitelisted site as possible we took the decision to remove the BuddyPress element of this site. We are constantly looking out for new opportunities to create conversation and discussion around photography in Ireland. To stay up to date with these conversations why not consider joining our mailing list if you haven't already.   (function () { ...

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Nikon D850

Posted on Friday, Aug 25th, 2017 in Announcements | News Archive | Photography News by Alan Murphy | Add Comment

So as Nikon reach 100 years they launch their latest offering the full frame Nikon 850 Checkout the launch video The latest edition to full frame DSLR with the powerful combination of high resolution and high speed even in low-light environments. Designed for the professional photographer who demands a camera that does it all, and does it best.

Best Irish Wedding Photograph 2016. The winner is…….

Posted on Monday, Feb 27th, 2017 in Announcements | IPWS_WedPic | News Archive | Photography News by Alan Murphy | Add Comment

Cavan based wedding photographer, Paul Callaghan, captured this fantastic photograph and we are delighted to tell you the people voted it Wedding Image of the Year 2016. Thanks to everyone who voted and to all the wedding photographers who posted their images with the hashtag #ipws_wedpic. We will continue to showcase great wedding photography via this hashtag and voting will open shortly for the first heat of 2017. There ...

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Nik Filter Now Free

Posted on Sunday, May 15th, 2016 in Announcements | Photography News by Alan Murphy | Add Comment

Following the purchase of Nik Filters by Google they are now available to download for FREE The Nik Collection is comprised of seven desktop plug-ins that provide a powerful range of photo editing capabilities -- from filter applications that improve color correction, to retouching and creative effects, to image sharpening that brings out all the hidden details, to the ability to make adjustments to the color and tonality of ...

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Best Wedding Photographers

Posted on Thursday, Feb 4th, 2016 in News Archive | Photographer Blogs | The IPWS Blog | Wedding Photography in Ireland | Working with Photographers | Your Wedding by Alan Murphy | Add Comment

Lots of sites claim to make it easy for you to find the best wedding photographers for you.  At we do things a little different. We invite all wedding photographers to tweet their favourite wedding images using our unique hashtag - these are displayed on our tweeter feed so the public easily sees who is continually producing great work. At the end of each month we select one winner ...

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‘One Photographic’ Becomes Distributor of Seamless Photo Presentation Products.

Posted on Thursday, Apr 25th, 2013 in Announcements | News Archive | Photography News by Alan Murphy | Add Comment

It’s full steam ahead in the Seamless offices as we can now confirm that One Photographic in Dublin, Ireland has become a distributor of the Seamless line of Photo Folders, CD Folios and Photo Strut Mounts. One Photographic is one of Ireland’s premier photo equipment suppliers whose founders, Robert and Elaine Seale, share our passion for combining the best possible gear with world-class customer service. Free Blocking Die on Seamless Photo Presentation Products. When you take a ...

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Nominated “Best Wedding Venues 2011”

Posted on Tuesday, Oct 25th, 2011 in Announcements | News Archive by Alan Murphy Comments Off on Nominated “Best Wedding Venues 2011”

Here are the nominations so far for the Photographers Best Wedding Venue 2011 - We will be updating every couple of days for the next month or so. Trim Castle Clontarf Castle The Royal Marine Hotel Fota Island Resort Leixlip House Village@Lyons Bunratty Castle Mount Wolseley Castle Leslie Powerscourt House Knightsbook Hotel Ballykisteen Hotel Belle Isle Castle Marine Hotel Harvey's Point Hotel Clonmel Park Hotel Ballgarry House Finnstwon ...

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November Open Coffee – Dublin

Posted on Tuesday, Oct 11th, 2011 in Announcements by Alan Murphy | Add Comment

The November Open Coffee will take place on the 8th of November at 11oc. The venue is the Insomnia Store on St Stephen's Green. (Go to top of Grafton Street and walk a few feet towards the Shelbourne. It is just after the bank) The objective of the coffee morning is to network with other photographers - nobody will try and sell you anything - besides a coffee! If you tweet ...

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Looking for examples of Good Business Portraits

Posted on Sunday, Oct 9th, 2011 in Requests by Alan Murphy | Add Comment

My recent article on Albert Watsons's Steve Job's portrait got me thinking on this subject further and I want to feature 5 (at least) examples of really good Irish business portraits. If you think you have a good portrait please send the file to me - 10 inches at 100 dpi. I also want to know why you think it is a good portrait and the story behind ...

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Photography in Ireland

Posted on Sunday, Dec 5th, 2010 in News Archive by Alan Murphy | Add Comment

You may be only starting out as an amateur, you may be a seasoned professional or you might just be a snapper with a passing query - whatever your reason for coming to us you are more than welcome. We aim to provide photographers of all disciplines and skill levels with a place to see good photography and ask questions, raise issues and exchange views. In addition to our comprehensive directory ...

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Photographs – A great Christmas gift.

Posted on Tuesday, Nov 30th, 2010 in News Archive | Photography News by Alan Murphy | Add Comment

All this snow is getting me thinking of the festive season which will be upon us shortly. Like everyone I am making a list and thinking of suitable gifts for my loved ones. A year never goes by without someone getting a photograph from me.  It is super to see the joy they get when they open it. I also  know that the gift will be enjoyed for many years and ...

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Liam Burke to feature on Would You Believe – Put back til new Year

Posted on Friday, Nov 26th, 2010 in News Archive by Alan Murphy | 1 Comment

UPDATE: Due to current affairs this programme has been put back until the New Year. We will keep you informed. This week's edition of Would You Believe will feature the remarkable story of Liam Burke's battle with and recovery from brain cancer. Liam is a Director and Chief Photographer with Limerick's Press 22. The show will be broadcast at 10.30pm on RTE1 next Sunday. It is also repeated on the RTE Player.

Protected: Meet the Suppliers – Hand Imaging

Posted on Friday, Nov 12th, 2010 in News Archive by Alan Murphy Enter your password to view comments.

This week travelled up to Mullingar to chat with Hand Imaging who have been providing professional printing for Irish professional photographers since 1979. Operating from a lab in the Mullingar Business Park for the past 30 years Philip and John Hand, along with 9 staff, deliver quality bespoke albums to wedding photographers. Using their popular FREE ROES software system photographers can upload their designed albums and ...

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Photographers in Cork

Posted on Tuesday, Oct 26th, 2010 in News Archive by Alan Murphy | Add Comment

You want to hire a photographer in Cork. So where do you start? Well at we set out to make this as easy a task as possible. We have put together a full list of all professional photographer who are available for work in Cork. This list will also expand to include photographers who live outside the county but are willing to service the county. This means you have ...

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