Photography News

Rodwell elected President of the Press Photographers Association of Ireland

Posted on Saturday, Nov 10th, 2018 in Photography News by Alan Murphy | Add Comment

Photographer Crispin Rodwell was this morning elected President of the Press Photographers Association of Ireland. The election took place at the AGM in the Moran Red Cow Hotel. A talented photographer he is a winner of the PPAI Press Photographer of the Year, five time winner of the Northern Ireland Press Photographer of the Year and Nikon Regional Photographer of the Year. Over his career he has captured many ...

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Mandy O’Neill wins the Zurich Portrait Prize 2018

Posted on Friday, Oct 26th, 2018 in Photography News by Alan Murphy | Add Comment

Mandy O'Neill a visual artist has won the 2018 Zurich Portrait Prize. Mandy is a visual artist based in Dublin. Her photographic practice draws on themes of youth, adolescence, community, environment and institutions. She has an MA in Public Culture Studies from IADT and a BA in Photography from DIT. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, including at the National Gallery of Ireland, the RHA, VISUAL ...

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Z6 Roadshow – In Dublin this weekend

Posted on Wednesday, Oct 24th, 2018 in Meet the Suppliers | Photography News | The IPWS Blog by Alan Murphy | Add Comment

Nikon Ambassador Adrian Gaynor will be coming back to Dublin to do a number of in store demonstrations with the latest Nikon Mirrorless Z 6. If you'd like to see or test the brand new full-frame mirrorless Nikon Z 6 or have any technical questions that you want to "ask the Nikon Expert" you can head to Conns or Berminghams this weekend. He is in Berminghams this ...

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Justice Minister backs legislation to make it an offence to photograph gardai on duty

Posted on Monday, Sep 17th, 2018 in Photography News by Alan Murphy | Add Comment

Minister for Justice, Charles Flanagan, today supported calls to outlaw taking photographs of members of the gardai on duty. You can listen to the full interview here - below is the part where he speaks about the proposal. This has been spoken about before but there have been renewed mutterings again following the Take Back the City protests last week. The interview came in for immediate criticism - not only from ...

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Introducing Verified Photographers

Posted on Thursday, Sep 13th, 2018 in Photography News | Working with Photographers by Alan Murphy | Add Comment

Today I formally introduce verified photographers.  It is a small but powerful tool which I hope will assist people wanting to hire a photographer. I do hope this innovation on the site will help you find the best photographer for your job. If you have any comments or suggestions please do reach out to me on mobile at 086 2666 260 or through the site. You can see all the verified professional photographers ...

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The Irish Photography Podcast

Posted on Sunday, Sep 9th, 2018 in Interviews | Meet the Suppliers | Photography News | The IPWS Blog by Alan Murphy | Add Comment

The Irish Photography Podcast recently visited ProFoto. This is the resulting episode - check it out. Features some interesting interviews :-)

Want to get a qualification in photography

Posted on Thursday, Sep 6th, 2018 in Photography News by Alan Murphy | Add Comment

We asked Sinead Murphy from Griffith College, Dublin to outline the courses available

Sim Imaging at Pro Foto

Posted on Thursday, Sep 6th, 2018 in Meet the Suppliers | Photography News by Alan Murphy | Add Comment

Lee Simpson from SIM Imaging tells us about some of the services and products available from SIM Imaging via One Photographic - for more details on the products have a chat with Robert at 01-4295019

nphoto show us their folio box at the 2018 ProFoto

Posted on Thursday, Sep 6th, 2018 in Meet the Suppliers | Photography News by Alan Murphy | Add Comment

At Pro Foto I took the opportunity to catch up with Aldona from nphoto and asked here to tell us a little about what the company can offer.    

PermaJet Print Academy Comes to Ireland

Posted on Wednesday, Sep 5th, 2018 in Photography News by Alan Murphy | Add Comment

PermaJet in association with Barker Photographic are bringing their acclaimed print academy to Cork and Dublin. The esteemed PermaJet Lecturer, Michael O'Sullivan, will lead the course and it is a fantastic opportunity to learn about printing from this respected and well known photographer and fine art printer. The dates are 21st of October - Cork and 3rd November - Dublin More details here

Pro Foto Autumn 2018

Posted on Tuesday, Sep 4th, 2018 in Interviews | Meet the Suppliers | Photography News | The IPWS Blog by Alan Murphy | Add Comment

Visited ProFoto in the Green Isle Hotel today. Took the opportunity to catch up with a few suppliers. Fran from nicelight Gavin from Frametastic told us about his offerings

Quick fun interview with Ros from Couple Photography

Posted on Saturday, Aug 18th, 2018 in Photography News | The IPWS Blog by Alan Murphy | Add Comment

IGTV from Instagram is an interesting medium for doing quick posts from out and about but I also wanted to see how it would work for a quick fun interview - like the light ones you see in the Sunday papers. Here is one I did recently with wedding photographer Ros Byrne from Couple Photography - I like it because you immediately see a little of the photographers personality shine ...

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You must get the photographer’s permission before publishing images

Posted on Wednesday, Aug 8th, 2018 in Photography News by Alan Murphy | Add Comment

unsplash-logoZoe Pappas In a recent judgement the Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that internet users must obtain the permission of the original photographer before posting to a new website - and therefore a new audience.

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Islanders is Back for 2019

Posted on Tuesday, Jul 17th, 2018 in Photography News by Alan Murphy | Add Comment

Following the success of Islanders in March plans have already been announced for  Islanders 2019 Check out the highlight video to get a feel of the event.   Islanders Site is here

Leo Doyle on the art of Portraiture

Posted on Friday, Jul 13th, 2018 in Interviews | Photography News | The IPWS Blog by Alan Murphy | Add Comment

I took the time recently to meet and chat at some length with the multi award winning portrait photographer Leo Doyle of O'Doule Photography. Leo, who trained with Kodak, is a master craftsman with extensive knowledge of lighting and an in depth appreciation of the art of portraiture. During the course of the conversation I asked him about portraiture and his approach. Here is his response. In this age of snapchat ...

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