DPS Beginners Photography Courses -September 2019

 

September is a busy time for schools and Dublin Photography School is no exception, being Dublin’s premier photography course provider we run a series of additional beginners photography courses from our Dublin 2 premises to help facilitate demand.

We have courses for all levels but find that September goes hand in hand with starting night and evening courses and taking on the challenge of learning a new skill – our unique blend of friendly class room learning and hands on practical shots help all our students getting out and mastering their cameras and improving their photographic skill in no time.

We run several different types of photography courses for beginners and those looking to improve their photography skills:

 

Beginners Photography Courses Starting In September 2019:

Improvers Photography Courses Starting In September 2019:

Photography Workshops Starting In September 2019:

Should you have any queries or questions please don’t hesitate to contact us here

 

 

 

 

DPS Thursday Talk ‘Prepping Images For Printing’, presented by Steve Crozier | 360 DPI Printing

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We are delighted to bring you an evening of ‘Prepping Images For Printing’, presented by Steve Crozier

Steve Crozier runs and owns 360 DPI, one of Irelands top printing and framing studios. Steve has been involved with image presentation for over 20 years. He has printed and framed some of Irelands most prestigious exhibitions. He has produced very small intimate exhibitions, to large scale pieces on show in some of Irelands best museums, along with work on display in some of Irelands top hotels and company buildings.

Time: 7pm
Date: May 16th 2019
Venue: The Carmelite Centre, 56 Aungier Street, Dublin 2

Steve works with some of Irelands best selling photographers producing work for sale to both collectors and some of Irelands biggest companies. As a founding member of Offshoot Photographic society, Steve is actively involved in the camera club photography scene.

R.S.V.P by emailing info@dublinphotographyschool.ie to secure your place
Please book early as places are limited & will fill up fast

 

Dublin Photography School 2018 Year In Review

We say hello to 2019 and goodbye to 2018 – it went by in a flash (get it?).  What a year it has been for the team at DPS. It has been over 8 years since Dublin Photography school opened it’s doors and 2018 was another incredible year for us and we reached some massive milestones and went from strength to strength. We will have a new post soon of what to expect from us in 2019, however before we dive in 2019, let us look back at some of the highlights for 2018.

January:

We welcome to DPS HQ many new faces and some familiar ones as we start classes for the New Year. Our Beginners and Introduction Photography Courses, are the big ticket items – however, we also see massive demand for many of our varied workshops, masterclasses and location shoots. We were delighted to  announce four photography holiday destinations and roll out three new innovative photography courses.

February :

This month see’s DPS tutors Stewart Kenny and Steven Maybury head to Kerala in India for a 10 night travel photography adventure. The trip is a huge success with some absolute stunning images being produced on location. Stewart Kenny  gives a ‘Thursday Talk’ on film photography and using lofi Cameras, you can see all of the details here.

March :

DPS roll out the new Masterclass series of photography tuition and there is a great response from our students. These photography classes have specific focus on one area of photography, e.g. Composition and Lighting. DPS also lead a photography group to Hook Head in Wexford with some stunning backdrops it is a fun filled day of photography which closed with some steel wool after dark beside the infamous and much photographed Hook Head.  You can see full highlights of that trip in our blog here.

April:

As the month begins we add additional photography classes to keep up with demand. We head off on another adventure and bring our first group of photographers to Montenegro on a four night holiday in conjunction with TDactive Holidays This is an absolute stunning part of the world and again DPS is leading the way with innovative and new destinations for photography holidays from Ireland. The trip is well received and has a full house. DPS and TDactive Holidays  announce a new Montenegro photography holiday date for 2019. You can see the highlights of our 2018 Montenegro Trip here.

May:

As summer approaches we see a strong demand for specific courses and workshops and we see a surge of popularity on our Wedding Photography Workshop in Russbrough House  Thisworkshop is designed to teach the basics of wedding photography from meeting and greeting your bride and groom, to posing, group shots, the importance of details and how to utilize a second shooter – to presentation techniques for your final work.

June:

With the sweltering heatwave in full swing and the promise of a magnificent summer to come – DPS announce a series of talks with Damien Demolder in association with Panasonic Ireland.

July:

DPS take part in Pro Foto Ireland. giving a talk on using DSLR for videos with Tadgh Conway. Tadgh teaches our introduction to DSLR video course. All details can be seen here.

August:

Our beautiful summer weather continued and it gave the team at DPS a chance to get out on photographing and scrout out many new locations for shoots in 2019. As with ever summer we started our planning for Christmas and began the hunt for new travel photography destinations with the guys from TDactive Holidays. Many of these are to be announced soon.

September:

DPS are delighted to find out that a number of their members have secured places on Photography Diploma courses and QQI courses in Saint Kevins College, Clougher Road, Crumlin. We receive APL and  RPL accreditation for a number of our courses and workshops. We return again to Transylvania with 12 photographers in conjunction with TDactive Holidays. DPS trainer Andrea Hunt leaves her role in the classroom behind and makes her debut trip as a location trainer. The trip is a roaring success and new dates for 2019 are soon announced due to it’s popularity. See the 2019 details here.

October:

Trainers Stewart Kenny and Steven Maybury  return on another four day travel photography holiday to Morocco with 12 photographers in conjunction with TDactive. We are lucky as always to be photographing in the foothills of the Atlas mountains to the desolate agafay desert and and bustling souks of Merakech. The trip receives fantastic reviews including one from Fionn Davenport on RTE with Sean O’Rourke. new dates were instantly added for 2019. See  here. for details

November:

DPS host a second ‘Thursday Talk’ With Damien Demolder and the talk is a huge success with over 50 people in attendance. See full details here. As each month passes we see more of more people coming through our doors who have recently taken up photography as a hobby. As a result we were delighted to announce a new 4 Week Quick Stater Photography Course.

December :

DPS trainers Stewart Kenny & Steven Maybury give a the final ‘Thursday Talk’ of 2018 on travel photographer and using your camera as an exploration tool. Again it was a full house and was very well received. The full details can be seen here. We had many great offers on a number of our courses and workshops as Christmas quickly came upon us.

Congratulations To Henry Quinn Winner Of Our #dpschristmas Membership Competition

Drum roll please – we are delighted to announce the winner of our #dpschristmas membership competition is Henry Quinn for his fabulous entry below….. Henry beat of some very stiff competition and the DPS judges were wowed by the level of talent shown in the entries…. Thanks to all who entered and shared guys.

A Dublin Photography School membership is perfect for all levels and includes introduction level photography courses and workshops right up to intermediate, follow on and master classes. For more details about a DPS one year membership see here

 

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WINNING IMAGE: #dpschristmas competition  Image by ©Henry Quinn

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DPS Thursday Talk ‘The Wonders of the Night Sky’, presented by Ian Carruthers.

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We are delighted to bring you an evening of Astro Photography,
‘The Wonders of the Night Sky’, presented by Ian Carruthers.

Ian has a BSc in Mathematical science and has had a strong passion for photography since 2012. His main areas of interest being landscape, severe weather and astrophotography. He has been to America to study/chase severe storms including tornadoes, to the Isle of Skye to experience its stunning landscape, Iceland for the aurora borealis and to Tenerife to witness  the night sky in a prime dark location.

Time: 7pm
Date: January 10th 2019
Venue: The Carmelite Centre, 56 Aungier Street, Dublin 2

Ian has had work featured in various forms of media including books, exhibitions and more recently got to tick off a long-time goal of his in which he won featured image of the month in BBC’s Sky At Night Magazine. He strives to get people interested in the outdoors and more especially, the night sky. Check out some of Ian’s photography on Instagram, @irishskies or over on his Facebook page, Ian Carruthers Photography

R.S.V.P by emailing info@dublinphotographyschool.ie to secure your place
Please book early as places are limited & will fill up fast

A BIG SUCCESS – DPS Thursday Talk ‘Getting More From Your Tavel Photography ’

A BIG THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO ATTENDED THIS FANTASTIC EVENING OF  TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY.

The December 6th Thursday Talk at DPS HQ was a full house with over 70 people in attendance. This talk was co-hosted by DPS’s own Stewart Kenny and Steven Maybury with fascinating insights into their unique approach to travel photography, the night was a fantastic success and we would like to thank all who attended. See you back at the school again very soon.

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FREE THURSDAY TALK
GET MORE FROM YOUR TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY

We are delighted to bring you an evening of Travel Photography, ‘Using Travel Photography As A Means of Exploration’, presented by DPS tutors & travel photography guides, Stewart Kenny & Steven Maybury. While on location, Stewart & Steven combine two passions, photography & travel, which helps them to have unforgettable experiences & produce stunning imagery. During this instructive talk, they will explain their approach to travel photography & how they use the camera as a tool of communication, exploration & engagement. You will come away with new travel photography concepts to think about.

Time: 7pm
Date: December 6th 2018
Venue: The Carmelite Centre, 56 Aungier Street, Dublin 2

A full range of all upcoming 2019 photography holidays will be showcased on the evening

Stewart & Steven are both experienced travel photographers & have lead numerous TDactive Holidays & Travel Department photography tours. Their recent adventures include India, Morocco, Romania, Montenegro & Iceland.  Both are extensively travelled & have been exhibited both nationally & internationally

R.S.V.P by emailing info@dublinphotographyschool.ie to secure your place
Please book early as places are limited & will fill up fast

A BIG SUCCESS – DPS Thursday Talk ‘Using Photography As A Means Of Communication’

A BIG THANK YOU TO DAMIEN DEMOLDER AND PANANSONIC IRELAND FOR A FANTASTIC EVENING OF PHOTOGRAPHY.

The November 29th Thursday Talk at DPS HQ was a full house with over 50 people in attendance. Because of  Damien’s usual good humour and fascinating insights into his photography, the night was a fantastic success and we would like to thank all who attended. See you back at the school again very soon.

FREE THURSDAY TALK WITH DPS – IN ASSOCIATION WITH PANASONIC IRELAND

We are delighted to bring you an evening of Street Photography ‘Using photography as a means of Communication’, presented by the returning Damien Demolder, who gave an absolute fabulous talk in DPS during the summer.

In this heavily Illustrated talk, Damien will explain his approach to street photography and how he uses light and exposure to grab the attention of the viewer. The talk is instructive as well as fun, and you will come away with new concepts to think about and a new way of looking at street photography.

 

Time: 7 pm
Date: November 29th 2018
Venue: The Carmelite Centre, 56 Aungier Street, Dublin 2.

Damien is a photographer, journalist and photographic equipment expert, speaker, judge and educator. He has worked in the photographic publishing industry since 1997, including 15 years at the world’s only weekly photo magazine, Amateur Photographer, where he was editor.He writes for regularly for DP Review, & British Journal of Photography magazine as well as occasionally for other UK & international photographic magazines and websites. Take a browse through his work at www.damiendemolder.com

R.S.V.P by emailing info@dublinphotographyschool.ie to secure your place. Please book early as places are limited & will fill up fast.

DPS Thursday Talk ‘Light & Life on the Streets’, Damien Demolder Returning To DPS

FREE THURSDAY TALK WITH DPS – IN ASSOCIATION WITH PANASONIC IRELAND

We are delighted to bring you an evening of Street Photography ‘Using photography as a means of Communication’, presented by the returning Damien Demolder, who gave an absolute fabulous talk in DPS during the summer.

In this heavily Illustrated talk, Damien will explain his approach to street photography and how he uses light and exposure to grab the attention of the viewer. The talk is instructive as well as fun, and you will come away with new concepts to think about and a new way of looking at street photography.

 

Time: 7 pm
Date: November 29th 2018
Venue: The Carmelite Centre, 56 Aungier Street, Dublin 2.

Damien is a photographer, journalist and photographic equipment expert, speaker, judge and educator. He has worked in the photographic publishing industry since 1997, including 15 years at the world’s only weekly photo magazine, Amateur Photographer, where he was editor.He writes for regularly for DP Review, & British Journal of Photography magazine as well as occasionally for other UK & international photographic magazines and websites. Take a browse through his work at www.damiendemolder.com

R.S.V.P by emailing info@dublinphotographyschool.ie to secure your place. Please book early as places are limited & will fill up fast.

DPS & TDactive Returning to Romania & Transylvania Sept 16th 2018

photo holidays irelandDublin Photography School have yet again teamed up with TDactive one of Ireland’s premier adventure holiday providers, as we head on another adventure of a lifetime to one of Europe’s most untouched and mysterious places Transylvania! We will be documenting our trip every step of the way on Facebook, Instagram and twitter, with shots, pictures, videos and snippets.

This time we are taking a band of 15 photography enthusiasts of all levels from complete beginner to advanced, and helping them hone their photography skills in this stunning location that can only be described as photographers playground.  The trip will include everything from composition, camera techniques, to street portraits, reportage, documentary, landscape, night and dusk photography.

If you missed this trip fear not as dublin photography school have announced a new date for 2019.

 

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Don’t Miss Out!

Transylvania Holiday September 12th 2019

photography trips to TransylvaniaCome travel with us to Romania the largest of the Balkan nations. It is a land of stunning mountain scenery, unspoiled countryside and historic towns, making it a fantastic holiday destination for anyone looking to develop their documentary, street and landscape photography skills. Based in the charming, historic town of Brasov for four nights, you will have the opportunity to photograph the remarkable landscapes of the Transylvania region as you travel high into the Carpathian Mountains, taking in impressive vistas and lake views. You will also visit the picturesque medieval town of Viscri, famous for its traditional houses and Saxon fortified church, and Sighisoara, with its impeccably preserved hilltop citadel. Of course, no stay in Transylvania would be complete without a visit to the imposing fortress of Dracula’s Castle.

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Pro Foto Ireland – Come See Dublin Photography School

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Dublin Photography School are delighted to be taking part in Pro Foto Ireland this autumn. PRO FOTO IRELAND is Ireland’s first and longest running Photography & Imaging Trade Show. It has had many changes over the years, including in more recent years, new and international Trade Exhibitors who have been invited to participate.

As part of this fantastic event, DPS will be running a ,seminar short’ on using DSLR for video, presented by DPS tutor Tadhg Conway. There will be four other seminar shorts throughout the day.

 

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What Happens during our Seminar Short:  Get a clear snapshot of what our 1 day DSLR Video course is all about and what tips and direction you can pick up. If you’d like to start shooting Video a little more seriously on your DSLR then our DSLR Video course is something you should consider. This one-day course is designed to show you the basics in shooting video on your DSLR with a view to editing, taking in colour, lighting, sound, framing, moving your camera and everything you need to know to start you thinking like a camera operator. An understanding of exposure (Aperture, ISO & Shutter Speed) and White Balance is required to sit the course.
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Also exhibiting at Pro Foto this year

Fotospeed
Nphoto
Sim Imaging
Epson
One Photographic
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Canon
Olympus
Lacie
Fujifilm
OBF insurance
Griffit College
to name but a few…..

 

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