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  • About Us

    CE Alice OBrien A The High Jumper


    Dublin Camera Club is the largest camera club in Ireland and celebrated its 75th Anniversary in 2020.

    Club membership is open to everyone aged over 18 years. 

    The Club continuously welcomes new members. To apply, please use this LINK

    Dublin Camera Club brings together photographers of all ages and abilities and offers the following:

    • An opportunity to develop and share knowledge in a collaborative environment.
    • A dedicated Club premises in Dublin city centre, including a Gallery, Studio, Darkrooms, Library and Meeting Rooms.  For more information on our facilities, please use this LINK
    • A year-round programme of lectures, competitions, and workshops held at 20:00 on a Tuesday night.  To view Our Current Programme,please use this LINK
    • An excellent Introduction to Photography course, held twice a year on a Wednesday night.  For more detail, please use this LINK
    • High quality exhibitions by club, national and international photographers
    • To view our Exhibition schedule, please use this LINK
    • An annual exhibition of members’ work
    • Specialist workshop meetings for novices, and those interested in nature photography and documentary/street photography. For more detail, please use this LINK

    The Dublin Camera Club is a non-profit organisation, with charitable purpose, run by its members for its members. 

    The Club is managed by an elected Council of four Officers and eight members who give their time voluntarily and encourage all members to contribute to the running of the Club.  To see who’s on the Council, please use this LINK.

    For more detail on the Club’s Constitution and Bylaws, please use this LINK

    For information on the Club’s administrative policies, please use this LINK

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  • Club Announcements

    Club Announcements - Tuesday 2nd March 2021


    The word Patagonia contains concepts of rough weather, strange environments, specialised nature and unique lives.

    I have spent many years capturing these images of this distant land - a land that caught me in its contrasts: of nature and of human characters.

    I hope that this brief collection will encourage others tp capture in pictures what appears in front of their lenses.

    Luis Franke


    Please be aware if you are making a PayPal payment to the club that PayPal will automatically make it recurrent – so check your account if you don’t want this feature.  Please notify the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you see any irregular activity in relation to your subscriptions.  Instructiuons on cancelling a recurring payment are here.


    Monday 8th March – Distinctions Workshop for those who are preparing panels for IPF Distinctions or who are thinking of doing so

    Tuesday 9th March and 16th March – the Winter League Finals will be held for Mono (9th) and Colour (16th).

    Tuesday 23d March we are trying something Charlie O’Neill suggested, asking 10 members to submit a previously unused RAW image plus their processed version of it.  We will then ask 10 advanced and 10 intermediate members to volunteer as image processors; we will draw pairs (one advanced and one intermediate) who will receive one of the submitted RAW images which they will process independently as they see fit.  On the night we will show the original 10 raw images and the three processed versions for discussion.  Hopefully the contrasting approaches will be informative.

    To ensure novice members are involved, we will process one of the images as part of the Novice Workshop on 15th March with Pauric processing ideas from attendees.

    Could those who volunteered tonight please e-mail Charlie at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Thursday 25th March – The Nature Group is hosting a special presentation by Tina Claffey - a nature photographer and author of the book “Tapestry of Light: Ireland’s bogs and wetlands as never seen before”.

    "Bogs are magical places that defy any distinction between land and water. They are the last true wildernesses in Western Europe and are home to extraordinary plant and animal species that have adapted in this unique environment to survive."

    This is a unique opportunity to see the work of this nature photographer which should be of interest to all.  Her website - https://www.tinaclaffey.com/

    A zoom invitation will be issued to all paid up members of the club.

    This event is being opened to non members at a charge of €5.  If you want to advise friends the link to reserve a place click here 


    The FIAP Photo Academy is holding its next presentation at 2.00pm on Sunday 7th March to celebrate International World Women’s Day 2021. It will be a presentation by the Afghan Photojournalist Farzana Wahidy – who has documented the lives of women in Afghanistan. It will also see the launch of a video of images for FIAP Women Photographers who have FIAP Distinctions – including our own Helen Hanafin.

    It promises to be a very interesting presentation and is open to all to attend – you can register at this link:



    The IPF are delighted to announce two distinction sittings

    • Licentiate (LIPF) to be held on Sunday 21st March 2021.
    • Associates (AIPF) and Fellowships (FIAP) to be held on Saturday 27th March 2021.

    Both sittings will be online assessments. We are inviting you to attend. 

    Please complete the form on the IPF web site: link below


    It is important you apply ASAP as a limited number of spaces are available. This is a fantastic opportunity for members of Clubs or Societies whose members are thinking of applying for their distinction to see panels and hear constructed feedback from the assessors on the day.


    Paul Timon got a new printer - an Epson ET-7750 and he's wondering if anyone in the club has the same printer and if they could share their setup with him. They can contact him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    IMAGE SUPPLY SYSTEMSin association with Canon present a webinar on Landscape Photography with Norman McCloskey on Wednesday 3rd March at 11am. He will discuss his 29-year journey in landscape photography, outlining his approach to the Irish landscape, working on book products, selling your work and sustaining the creative drive required to keep you heading back out there.

    You can register at this link:



    These took place last Friday. Go to www.ppai.ie to see the exhibition


    • Update on members - If you hear of the illness or bereavement of any member please let us know so that we can acknowledge that
    • Subscriptions – please keep your subscriptions up to date; it’s important for our health

    If you are looking to pay by cheque, please don’t send it to the club address as we are closed.  Instead, you can email our Treasurer to make alternative arrangements.