News 2021-2022

Tutorial night this Thursday
Posted on Sun 9 Oct 2022

A very big thanks to James Crombie for a really great presentation last Thursday night, of both personal and professional photographs from his collection.  The club wish to acknowledge that we have made a donation to Down Syndrome Ireland on behalf of James...

Outing for Club
Posted on Fri 15 Jul 2022

Hi Everyone - hope your Summer is going as hoped for you. The Committee had planned to have an outing this coming Sunday, but unfortunately it seems that the weather will be too good - Imagine! Also, there is a match this Sunday and another important one the following Sunday, so it has been...

Might be of interest
Posted on Tue 28 Jun 2022

Athenry Credit Union are holding, (what seems to be becoming an annual one) their 2022 amateur photography competition - if you are interested in entering there are T & Cs so check out the link and good luck! 


Lightroom & Photoshop Online Summer Courses
Posted on Fri 10 Jun 2022
During the last season Eamon & Christine O'Daly from Outdoor Studio, provided the Camera Club with some really great nights of knowledge and inspiration. They are holding some online Summer courses that may be of interest to Camera Club members commencing 21st & 22nd June.  You...
Information that might interest - Peter Gordon EXPLORELIGHT & More
Posted on Wed 8 Jun 2022
Below is information received from Peter Gordon EXPLORELIGHT that may be of interest to members.
We hope this email finds you well. Just have a few things below that could be of interest to the club.
Kilkenny Photographic Society Wildlife Competition 2022
Posted on Mon 30 May 2022

Members may be interested in the following invitation, received from Kilkenny Photographic Society.  Please go to the website link for full details on this interesting competition and talk. If any member...

Some Themes to be working on
Posted on Thu 19 May 2022

Just some information, as promised, regarding some themes that will be in the 2022-2023 Season 

"Red" - "Weird & Wonderful" - "Macro" - and an "Open" theme. The aforementioned will be in digital format and it is great that we will be back to our print competitions - "Connemara"...

End of Season 2021-2022
Posted on Wed 11 May 2022

Thanks to everyone who tuned into the AGM last Thursday - it was a great attendance.  The Secretary and the Treasurer gave their reports and the Chair spoke about the year gone by and gave some of the themes for coming competitions in the Season 2022-2023, so that members can keep busy...

AGM Thursday 5th May
Posted on Tue 3 May 2022

I know everyone loves AGMs and we, Galway Camera Club, are holding ours this Thursday night the 5th May at 8pm.  The results of the Image of The Year in each category will be announced on the night along with some other well deserved awards.  We will also be announcing some of the...

Image of the Year
Posted on Thu 28 Apr 2022
An urgent reminder to all members who have pictures that qualify for Image of the Year and have not uploaded same, to please do so ASAP.  Just use the same process that you used for uploading your original entries and also please note that the...
Last Judging for 2021-2022 Season
Posted on Tue 26 Apr 2022

Thank you to David Keep for the last of the 2021-2022 Season's presentations of guest speakers and it certainly was an inspiring one to finish on.

Well, I must say that looking back over the 2021-2022 Season, despite having to remain on zoom, we have certainly had a...

Guest Speaker David Keep - Underwater Photography
Posted on Tue 19 Apr 2022

David Keep is the last of our guest speakers for this 2021-2022 Season and seeing as we live on the Wild Atlantic Way, it is quite appropriate that we finish on this topic of photography. David himself states that he is "passionate about all forms of...

A brrrrr in the air night out
Posted on Thu 14 Apr 2022

Thanks to all who turned up for the night shoot - some had returned to the warmth of a fire before we got to do the "selfie"! Great shots on some member's facebook pages.

Thank you David Garthwaite and welcome Deirdre Deegan
Posted on Sun 27 Mar 2022

A huge thank you to David Garthwaite for what was a spectacular demonstration on his photoshop skills which left us in awe at what he can and does produce. If you would like to see some of these results please go to the following links and have a look for yourself  - thank you David ...

Guest Speaker David Garthwaite
Posted on Mon 14 Mar 2022

Delighted to have the opportunity of having David Garthwaite as our next Guest Speaker on the 24th March.  

Some information below about David and some of his stunning images, but please do go to either his website or instagram using the given links to see more of his work before...

Flower Photography followed by Macro
Posted on Mon 28 Feb 2022

Thanks to Denis O'Reilly for a great night of flower photography, showing how one can improve in this skill and make it also into an art form.

This Thursday, the 3rd March, we welcome back Eamon O'Daly from Outdoor Studios with the very popular Macro Photography as subject...

Thank you club members and welcome Denis O'Reilly
Posted on Fri 18 Feb 2022

Thank you very much to all the club members who did such a great job in introducing and talking about their pictures last night - we are soo lucky to have such diversity in our club and it made for a great display of talent in the club.  Thanks guys and think, going forward, this could turn...

Members Night
Posted on Sun 13 Feb 2022

This Thursday the 17th February we are having "Member's Night" - this is basically members putting up 4 or 5 of their pictures onto their gallery in the website and speaking about them - perhaps, why they took it, what attracted them to take it and if they can talk about the settings etc. ...

RTE's "Eye On Nature" competition
Posted on Wed 9 Feb 2022

RTE's photographic competition "Eye on Nature" will be judged by award-winning filmmaker Anne Sommerfield, wildlife photographer Mike Brown and Matthew Jebb, Director of Botanic Gardens of Ireland.

The closing date for entries is 12 noon on Friday, March 4 and...

Your camera's potential
Posted on Thu 3 Feb 2022

Thanks to Eamon O'Daly from Outdoor Studios for another night of information about exploring the potential of the camera, not from the technical side but from exploring composition, light and just looking at things differently and how small things can make a huge difference to the end result....

Guest Speaker Anthony Demion on Astro Photography
Posted on Fri 21 Jan 2022

Thanks to Outdoor Studios for a great, easy to follow and understandable talk on "Understanding Lenses from all stages".

Next week on Thursday 27th we have guest speak Anthony Demion on the topic of Astro Photography - this one could be out of this world (sorry just couldnt resist!).

Results of "Street Photography"
Posted on Sat 15 Jan 2022

Below are the results of the first 2022 competition "Street Photography" - Congratulations to all the winners and thanks to all the entrants to the competition.  The club would like to thank Gary Loughran from Carrickmacross Camera Club for being such a great judge and taking time over...

Outdoor Studio Presentation
Posted on Wed 29 Dec 2021
Thanks to Eamon O’Daly from Outdoor Studio for a very easy to listen to and understand talk on DSLR v Mirrorless cameras which he gave to the club on the 2nd December.
Just to remind all that the club wont be back until 6th January 2022 and unfortunately due to restrictions we will...
New Club Website
Posted on Wed 29 Dec 2021

Galway Camera Club is delighted to announce our new club website and we are inviting all members to attend an instruction tutorial of how the site works regarding competition entries and member's gallery etc. This will be held on the 6th January 2022, with a notification going out to all...

New Club Website
Posted on Mon 13 Dec 2021

Galway Camera Club is delighted to announce our new club website and we are inviting all members to attend an instruction tutorial of how the site works regarding competition entries and member's gallery etc. This will be held on the 6th January 2022, with a notification going out to all members...

Poles Apart - Annie Given
Posted on Wed 1 Dec 2021

Thanks a million to Annie Given for last weeks presentation, as she brought us with her on the journey from the Arctic to the Antarctic which was both informative from the photographical and historical angle . We would also like to acknowledge her generous gesture of donating...

6th January 2022 - Tutorial
Posted on Sat 13 Nov 2021

Tutorial Class 8-9pm - Camera Settings - Next Competition (3) Theme has been changed to "Galway through the lens" - Chairman judges this one.


13th January 2022 - Judging of Competition
Posted on Sat 13 Nov 2021

Judging of "Street Photography" by Gary Loughran from Carrickmacross Camera Club