Photography News

Birth of a nation – Supplement in Irish Independent

Posted on Tuesday, Apr 27th, 2010 in Photography News by Alan Murphy | 3 Comments

On Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of this week the Irish Independent publishes three supplements, which cover the 1916 Rising, the War of Independence and the Civil War. Adding up to a combined 80 pages, these historic supplements include many rarely seen pictures, printed in large format, making these three magazines particularly memorable. The supplements are being published by the Irish Independent in association with the National Photographic Archive at ...

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Exhibition – Part of the Splash Art Festival

Posted on Monday, Apr 26th, 2010 in Photography News | Add Comment

If you love photography, and maybe not only photography,  you are more than welcome to see my exhibition which will happen at the end of May as part of the Splash Art Festival. Splash Art Festival Splash Art Festival is a 2-day celebration of art in all its kinds. Its main aim is to celebrate the diversity of art by introducing vibrant, emerging and established artists/performers along ...

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NAIP Launch.

Posted on Thursday, Apr 22nd, 2010 in Photography News by Alan Murphy | Add Comment

I was at the launch of the NAIP in Dublin's Louis Fitzgerald Hotel yesterday. Here are the main points covered in the opening address given by Kevin Cummins and Ian Blair -This was done LIVE so if you have any questions or queries just ask. In what sounded like a pitch to the Irish suppliers in the room the first point addressed was that the NAIP is an Irish organisation. The training ...

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TIPA Awards 2010

Posted on Thursday, Apr 22nd, 2010 in Photography News by Alan Murphy | Add Comment

The TIPA 2010 winners have been announced. Every year, TIPA editors vote for the best photo & imaging products introduced to the market during the previous 12 months. TIPA editors take into account innovation, the use of leading-edge technology, design and ergonomics, ease-of-use, as well as price/performance ratio. Here is the 2010 list of winners: Best Photo Software Adobe Photoshop CS5 Best Photo Service Blurb, Inc. Best DSLR Advanced Canon ...

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30% off your next digital album.

Posted on Tuesday, Apr 20th, 2010 in Photography News by Alan Murphy | Add Comment

Get a full 30% discount off your next digital wedding album. Photostorie are offering you the opportunity to have as many albums as you like at a 30 % discount off their already very keen prices. Just submit all your album orders before May 3rd. 2010 and you will be entitled to 30% discount. You will also be entitled to one Free Sample as long as it is submitted before May 31st 2010

Ricky Stevens – RIP

Posted on Saturday, Apr 17th, 2010 in Photography News by Alan Murphy | 3 Comments

It is with sadness that I hear that Ricky Stevens, for many years the public face of Irish professional photography, though his work with the IPPA, passed away last night in St. James Hospital, Dublin. I first came across Ricky in DIT Dublin when he came to speak to students about the photography industry. In recent years he would always take time at shows to come over and ...

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Prix Pictet – Earth at The Gallery of Photography, Dublin.

Posted on Tuesday, Apr 13th, 2010 in Photography News by Alan Murphy | Add Comment

Food riots. Loss of forest cover. Desertification. The ecosystems we depend on appear to face resource demands already beyond their capacity. As governments try urgently to stimulate growth, a central question remains - can the earth’s complex living systems sustain the future consumption patterns of another three billion people in the world’s population by 2050? The Prix Pictet is the world’s first prize dedicated to photography. It has a unique mandate – ...

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Episode of House shot on Canon EOS 5 D MkII

Posted on Tuesday, Apr 13th, 2010 in Photography News by Alan Murphy | Add Comment

The final episode (Series Six) of the popular US hospital drama, House, starring Hugh Laurie was shot entirely on a Canon EOS 5D Mark II. This news was confirmed by the series six producing director Greg Yaitanes on his Twitter Stream

Glorious Landscapes

Posted on Tuesday, Apr 13th, 2010 in Photography News by Carsten Krieger Photography | Add Comment

Acclaimed landscape photographer Carsten Krieger just launched his 3rd book. "Ireland - Glorious Landscapes", published by the O'Brien Press, is now available from all good bookshops and online retailers. More info

Pulitzer Prize Winners 2010 – Photography

Posted on Monday, Apr 12th, 2010 in Photography News by Alan Murphy | Add Comment

The winners of the 2010 Pulitzer Prizes have been announced. The Breaking News winner was Mary Chind of The Des Moines Register for her dramatic image of the rescue of a lady from the Des Moines River by construction worker Jason Oglesbee. The Feature Photography Award went to Craig F. Walker of The Denver Post for his intimate portrait of a teenager who joins the Army at the height ...

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Highcove extends prints offer to the entire range of Mario Acerboni Wedding Albums.

Posted on Saturday, Apr 10th, 2010 in Photography News by Alan Murphy | 1 Comment

Following the outstanding success of the Mario Acerboni Milano Special which includes the Milano Album + 30  x 11” x 11” Prints + Case all for a record breaking price of €150.00 Highcove have decided to offer photographers the opportunity to have prints included with the entire range of Mario Acerboni Wedding Albums. This will be of huge benefit to photographers as they can use Highcove as a one stop ...

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New Canon Professional Services Scheme Announced

Posted on Thursday, Apr 8th, 2010 in Photography News by Alan Murphy | 1 Comment

New Canon Professional Services scheme offers enhanced support to professional customers Canon recently announced the launch of its new, enhanced after-sales support scheme for professional photographers and videographers, the Canon Professional Services (CPS) programme. The CPS scheme offers professional users of Canon products exclusive, free access to a range of benefits, from CPS support teams at many international and local events, to a priority repair service and direct support from ...

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Creative Retouching Seminar – April 26th

Posted on Wednesday, Apr 7th, 2010 in Photography News by Alan Murphy | Add Comment

Guy Gowan is running a Creative Retouching Seminar on April 26th in the Hudson Bay Hotel, Athlone, County Westmeath.

Beckett’s Paris – John Minihan

Posted on Wednesday, Apr 7th, 2010 in Photography News by Alan Murphy | Add Comment

Cork based photographer John Minihan had a special relationship with Samuel Beckett.  This exhibition presents some impressive portraits of Becket and of his surroundings in Paris together with portraits of the famous, like Jean-Louis Barrault and Nathalie Sarraut, who worked and spent time with Beckett in Paris at that time.  It runs in the Alliance Francaise, Kildare Street, Dublin  from April 14th to June 25th 2010.

PhotoParley Dublin- Looking for interested parties.

Posted on Tuesday, Apr 6th, 2010 in Photography News by Alan Murphy | Add Comment

Photographer Mike O'Toole is looking for interested parties to join him in PhotoParley Dublin - a real place where Photographers who are serious about their photography can meet to discuss and debate issues relating to their own work and gain valuable feedback and support from others.