Photography News

Photo Fest Ireland – April 28th

Posted on Tuesday, Apr 9th, 2013 in Photography News by Alan Murphy | Add Comment

Following the overwhelming success of Photo Fest Ireland 2012 for both Exhibitors and Visitors - IPN are delighted to announce an even larger event for 2013, which will be held in the new 'state-of-the-art' Conference and Event Centre in the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Dublin Airport. Photo Fest Ireland continues to be the largest Photography Trade and Seminar Event held in Ireland - mixing Trade, Photographers and Creatives at a ...

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Lensmen Images to Feature on Nationwide Tonight

Posted on Friday, Mar 15th, 2013 in Photography News by Alan Murphy | Add Comment

If you have passed through Dublin airport recently, you may have seen a photographic exhibition on show there. Those fabulous photos of young rock and rollers captured in the mid 1960s were taken by the Lensmen Photographic Agency. Valerie Waters met with the original Lensmen and those in the Irish Photo Archive who are now the custodians of millions of negatives which depict Irish life from the 1950s onwards. Watch ...

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Power to your next step with Canon!

Posted on Thursday, Mar 7th, 2013 in Photography News by Conns Cameras | Add Comment

A new Canon cashback on Pro equipment will be starting on March 7th 2013 so call into Conns Cameras on Dublin's Clarendon Street if you want to know more. Give us a call on 01-6777179 if you want to "pre book" any of the following items before the official start date... Canon EOS 5D mark III - €200 cashback Canon EOS 6D - €125 cashback Canon EOS 7D - €100 cashback Canon EOS 60D - €80 cashback Canon ...

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I AM A THRILL-SEEKER: THE NEW NIKON D7100

Posted on Thursday, Feb 21st, 2013 in Photography News by Conns Cameras | Add Comment

Give your photographic passions an adrenaline injection with the exceptionally powerful D7100. Surprisingly light and compact for a feature-packed and durable body, it delivers superior DX performance to take your photography to the next level. By not employing an optical low pass filter (OLPF), the D7100 makes the most of its 24.1-megapixel DX-format CMOS sensor to sharply capture even the finest textures in crisp high resolution. Its 51-point autofocus (AF) system ...

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Condren wins POTY for third time

Posted on Saturday, Feb 16th, 2013 in Photography News by Alan Murphy | Add Comment

The winners of the prestigious AIB Photojournalism Awards 2013 were announced last night at a ceremony in The Burlington Hotel, Dublin. Mark Condren  was named, for the third time, the Press Photographers’ Association of Ireland AIB Photojournalist of the Year. See the winning images here

PhotoPlus Trade Show

Posted on Monday, Feb 4th, 2013 in Photography News by Alan Murphy | Add Comment

Profoto 2013

Posted on Monday, Jan 21st, 2013 in Photography News by Alan Murphy | 2 Comments

The 2013 ProFoto show is back in the Green Isle Hotel next month. For more details checkout their Facebook page.

Photographer robbed in Belfast

Posted on Friday, Jan 18th, 2013 in Photography News by Alan Murphy | Add Comment

Last Friday a press photographer was robbed at knife point in the Station Road area of Belfast. While not injured he was understandably "left shaken by the incident" a PSNI spokesman stated. Anyone with information should contact the PSNI or Gardai. The equipment stolen included Canon EOS-1D IV s.no 0630501671; Canon 5Dii s.no 1330804112; Canon EF70-200 f/2.8 IS II USM s.no 133037 Canon EF24 f/1.4 USM II s.no 3028083 Canon 580EXii s.no ...

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Blow Magazine shortlisted for Award

Posted on Monday, Jan 14th, 2013 in Photography News by Alan Murphy | 1 Comment

Our best wishes go out to Agata Stoinska and her team at Blow who again have been nominated for a David Manley Award as the emerging arts entrepreneur!  

Vanessa & Rob Photo Video Fusion Seminar – €49.00! 04 Feb 2013

Posted on Thursday, Jan 10th, 2013 in Photography News by Alan Murphy | Add Comment

For only €49.00, Seamless presents the Photo Video Fusion Seminar with Vanessa Joy and Rob Adams at the Morrison Hotel, Dublin. In this full day event you’ll learn how to shoot, edit, and fuse DSLR video with your photography from pioneers of this wedding capture technique.        

The new FUJIFILM X100S

Posted on Thursday, Jan 10th, 2013 in Photography News by Alan Murphy | 1 Comment

Two years ago, FUJIFILM launched the renowned X100 with FUJINON 23mm F2 fixed prime lens and superb image quality in a beautifully designed compact camera body.  Its unique style and international acclaim has carved out a niche for a new genre of Premium Compact Camera designed in pursuit of optimum operability. FUJIFILM Corporation President, Shigehiro Nakajima, recently launched  the FUJIFILM X100S, the successor to the FUJIFILM X100, inheriting the ...

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Closing date for 2013 AIB PPAI POTY

Posted on Monday, Jan 7th, 2013 in Photography News by Alan Murphy | Add Comment

Just a quick note to remind interested photographers that the closing date for the  2013 AIB PPAI Photojournalist of the Year is Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 at 9 p.m. The current Photographer of the Year is Julien Behal and you can hear him talk about his collection of award winning images by clicking on the link below.  

Photography Workshop with Barry McCall

Posted on Thursday, Nov 22nd, 2012 in Photography News by Alan Murphy | Add Comment

Barry McCall, one of Ireland's leading photographers, will be offering workshops in his Bond Street Studio starting next February. Groups will be small and places limited so contact the studios for more details...

Pocket Wizards and Canon Flash Guns for Sale

Posted on Friday, Nov 9th, 2012 in Photography News by Alan Murphy | Add Comment

Photographer Viv Van der Holst has some Canon Flash Guns and Pocket Wizards for sale. Here are the details: 1x TT1 = €190 3 x TT5 = €200 each 1 x AC3 Zone Controller = €50     Viv also has the following Flash Guns for sale: 2x Canon 580 ex ii = €420 each 1x Canon 580 ex = €320   Or a deal when buying more than 1 flash   Contact Viv on 086 4034694 or at

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Bermingham Cameras Annual Sale

Posted on Wednesday, Nov 7th, 2012 in Photography News by Alan Murphy | Add Comment

Bermingham Cameras Annual Sale starts this Saturday, 10th November @ 10am. There will be hundreds of bargains in new and used equipment, 10am specials not to be missed and lots of offers too numerous to mention. A full inventory of our sale stock will be online here on Friday evening after close of business.