Photography Courses April 2016

It's that time of year again where we are delighted to announce that we now have dates confirmed for our next round of photography courses at Bond Street Studios in Dublin. Our intro level course will take place Saturday April 16th, while our intermediate level course will take place the following weekend Saturday April 23rd. Whether you've never picked up a camera, or have the basics and are looking to get to the next step, we've got you covered. Check out some of our past blog posts and also this lovely write up by a past participant to get a feel for what to expect on our courses. Places will be limited so get in touch to book your spot, and get set for a day full of learning! Contact Roisin on 01 4166 888 and for further details.

Making the Scene

Getting set for talk on fashion photography today at the Gallery of Photography, part of the 3 day series 'Making the Scene'. Great to be a part of the talks and looking forward to sharing some imagery and insights. Hopefully see plenty of you there

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Photography Course – 2 Places Left!

We'll be holding our only summer photography course of the year on Saturday June 21st and just 2 places remain free. This will be an introductory level photography course in studio. We'll be looking at a little theory on how to best manage files and get the most from the various settings on your DSLR camera. We'll also be rolling up the sleeves and doing a practical session, looking at achieving great portraits using studio lights with the option to also try shooting with daylight. Contact Roisin at the studio to find out more and book your spot! Gift vouchers also available.          

Summer Beginner Level 1 Day Photography Course Now Open for ...

Summer Beginner Level 1 Day Photography Course Now Open for Bookings

Photography Course Looking to add one more exciting event to your summer? We have decided to do just one course this summer, which will be a 1 day beginner level course on Saturday June 21st here at our studios in Dublin 8. We'll be looking at such things as: * different file formats and how best to manage them * understanding and getting the best from the manual settings on your DSLR camera * an introduction to studio lighting * working with your subject (our models for the day) and focusing on learning how to achieve a great portrait * learning how to manage your files in Photoshop after the shoot Places are limited, and only a few remain, so if you would like to join us then touch base with Roisin at the studios for more details: or 01 4166 888 Gift vouchers also available!      

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Intermediate Level Photography Course February 22nd

So we are full steam ahead preparing for this coming Saturday's course. Keep your eyes peeled to find out who our top models for the day are this time around. This course is a level up from our last course on Saturday February 8th so we'll be picking things up a notch and having a more in-depth look at studio photography using our Profoto equipment. Click here for preview of what's on the photographic menu for the day.. 2 spots remain up for grabs

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A Big Thanks to Last Weekend’s Intro Level Class!

A big thanks to our great class from this Saturday just past, it was a fast paced day jam-packed full of learning but resulting in some really lovely shots of our two models for the day. If you would like to join our next intro level class, drop us a line to join our mailing list and we'll keep you in the loop once we have more dates set for later this year. Onwards and upwards as we gear up for the intermediate level on Saturday February 22nd

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File Management

So how much do you know about best file management? Barry and Paul are now taking our intro class through RAW, PSDs, JPEGs and TIFFS and how we manage them here at the studios primarily through Photoshop and Bridge.

Intro Level Photography Course This Day Next Week

This day next week rain or no rain we'll be safely tucked away in Bond Street Studios more than half way through our intensive 1 day introductory level photography course. With a thorough and hands-on program for the day we'll be taking you from file management and camera settings through to handling studio lights and basic retouch of the images you capture. Contact Roisin on 01 4166888 or to join us! Course Info    

Intro Level Workshop Next Saturday February 8th

Would you like to have the chance to work with Julie and Carla from 1st Option Model Agency? We have just confirmed that they will be our models for our course next Saturday 8th. We can still squeeze a few more bookings in so drop us a line asap if you'd like to join us next Saturday. Course details here! Images courtesy 1st Option Model Agency        

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February Photography Courses

Wondering what kind of things we'll be looking at on our intro level photography workshop on Saturday February 8th? It could look a little something like this: * What is everyone's experience with photography and what does everyone want to get from the day? * File format discussion: RAW, PSD, JPEG, TIFF --> file importation and best management * Introduction to basic studio lighting * Hands on portrait session working with model/subject where you learn (and try out yourself) the fundamentals of taking a good portrait * Basic overview of managing files in Photoshop * And plenty of time to ask about all the things you ever wanted to know about photography..! Wondering what we look like in action? It could look a little something like this: Behind the Scenes on shoot with Barry Would you like to snap up one of the last remaining spots? Contact Roisin on 01 4166 888 or

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Life’s Lust Haves Post on our Photography Courses

Check out this nice little piece on our fast approaching photography courses, by Nessa of Life's Lust Haves. Life's Lust Haves This will be a studio course but the aim is to give participants a great grasp on, and better understanding of, their cameras in general, and a better foundation from which to improve any individual interests, be it in studio, at home or outdoors.        

Introductory Level Photography Course, Saturday February 8th

Our introductory/beginner level photography course on Saturday February 8th here at the studios is now almost full. It's looking like a nice little mix of photography backgrounds and interests so we're looking forward to having everyone in here at the studios at Bond Street, Dublin 8. We still have a few spots left so, if you'd like to join us too, drop Roisin a line on or 014166888 and we'll book you in! Barry is looking forward to meeting you all. Gift vouchers also still available.      


Happy New Year!

Wishing all our followers a Happy New Year. We hope you had a lovely break with plenty of rest and relaxation, and are feeling refreshed as a New Year starts. We are back in studio as normal and looking forward to the year ahead. 2013 was an exciting year for us with but 2014 is shaping up to be equally busy, between new fashion, advertising and beauty shoot opportunities, travel, new projects and a new round of photography courses here in studio. So keep your eyes peeled as the year gets off to a kick-start and we promise to keep you updated as the year unfolds

Dates Confirmed for Spring Photographic Courses

So with our diary for spring organised we can now confirm dates for our courses. We are now open for bookings for a beginner/introductory level course on Saturday February 8th 2014 and an intermediate level course on Saturday February 22nd. Places will be limited so contact us now for full details and to snap up your spot! It's Christmas after all, why not treat yourself

Stuck for a Christmas Gift for your Creative Friend?

Well why not gift them a one day digital photographic course here at the studios with Barry early next year? We enjoyed the courses so much this year that we decided we had to hold more and we'll be kicking off in February. Courses will be suited to beginners and those at a more intermediate level, full details available by dropping us a line, and places will be limited to small groups. So what are you waiting for? Here's your chance to get one more ticked off the list and maybe even treat yourself while you are at it! Check out some testimonials from past participants “Amazing weekend in the studio! I recommend this course to all aspiring photographers. Thanks so much guys.” Hollie Creedon, March 2013 “Going to the class I was not sure what I was going to learn but I have to say when I left I was blown away by what I took