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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 October 19th 2021

    DCC Website Gallery 

    The Website Gallery is currently hosting the winning panels from our Arthur Murrells Panels Competition held on June 22nd last.

    Weekend Away Our weekend away to Lahinch took place last weekend. Many thanks to Della and to all who attended on what was a great success. The original idea was proposed to Council earlier this year by Pauric – Many thanks to him as well. The feedback has been very positive – here are some comments which Della has received:

    • 'there was a great vibe to the weekend'
    • 'full marks for encouragement and inclusivity'
    • 'everyone was so friendly and open; it didn't matter where you sat as you were welcome everywhere'
    • 'I never met a more friendly and welcoming bunch of people'
    • 'great atmosphere - you're a friendly welcoming bunch'
    • 'great buzz and I can't wait for the next one'
    • 'huge thank you to everyone for a super and very memorable weekend'
    • 'great to be able to put "a bottom half" to "the top half" of so many people!'
    • 'memorable trip in great company'
    • 'very nice to meet up with my club colleagues, old and new'  

    Tonight - Tuesday 19th October – Judging of the October Round of the Winter League competition – Colour Images. Our guest judge is Annie Given LIPF DPAGB BPE4* EFIAP who is joining us from Belfast. Annie has asked that we donate her fee to a charity – which we are delighted to do.

    Introduction to Photography Classes continue tomorrow with Landscape Photography presented by Gerry Dwyer. Please note that this is a change from the original sequence. The Monochrome presentation will take place on 3rd November.

    Thursday 21st OctoberDocumentary and Street Photography Workshop @ 8pm (Zoom open from 7:45pm) when a number of members will show recent work.

    Saturday 23rd October – The Saturday Shutters plan an outing to Mount Usher Gardens. Meet at 10am in the Car Park of the Gardens. The gardens were laid out in 1868. They are spread out over 20 acres along the River Vartry and are renowned for their specimen trees. Booking is essential at this link https://www.dublincameraclub.ie/members-area/walkabouts

    Monday 25th October – There is no Workshop today – it is a Public Holiday

    Monday 1st Novemberr – Distinctions Workshop.

    Tuesday 26th October – Cormac McMullan LIPF on his family photography. Our guest tonight Cormac McMullan is a member of the club. Both his parents and his grandfather were photographers and members of this club and of the Photographic Society of Ireland. Cormac will tell us his and their story through their photography.

    Thursday 28th October – The Nature Group where Bill Power FIPF ARPS MPSA EFIAP/g will present his Nature images.

    FIAP Photo Academy – On Wednesday 27th October the academy will have a presentation by the Turkish photographer Coskun Aral. It starts at 7pm and will be given in French. The presentation is titled “Eye Witness” and will concentrate on Coskun’s war reportage from many conflicts including Lebannon, Iran, Iraq, Northern Ireland, the Far East and Chad.

    The presentation is free of charge but you must register at this link https://forms.gle/C5Lp4BrbqKPfbyeq7

    Look out for future presentations over the next number of months.

    DCC Facebook page – just a reminder that the Club has a FaceBook page and an Instagram page. If you have your own then please like and follow us on either or both. For those who have a FaceBook page you might also like to join the DCC Private Group at this link  https://www.facebook.com/groups/1187882871582107

    RHA Summer Exhibition – Congratulations to Tony Davis and Cormac McMullan who have had images accepted in this year’s exhibition which is now open and will be on show until 30th October 2020.

    National Gallery – I’ve also heard that there is a brilliant photography exhibition in the National Gallery in Merrion Square. It is worth checking out. More info at https://www.nationalgallery.ie/art-and-artists/exhibitions/picturing-people.  

    Grading of members If you have never been graded and would like to be please send 8 or 10 jpg images of your work to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. A member must be graded before they can participate in competitions.

      DON’T FORGET

    • 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. You can renew on the club website. If you do not know or have forgotten your password please contact Ruth at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    • Some renewals have come in recently from PayPal and all of them have been set up by PayPal as recurring. This is just to remind that this is the case and that you can switch this off in PayPal if it is not what you want.  Instructions to cancel recurring PayPay payments are here.
    • We have also been made aware that the Stripe service is also doing the same – so please check if you have renewed recently using a Credit Card
    • 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 who will happily help you.