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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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Here Comes the Summer! – Lancôme

What a pleasure to do this shoot for Lancôme's Hypnôse Mascara, celebrating ten years giving ladies luscious lashes, complemented with this summer's hot new colours. Lovely as always to work with Roisin Tierney-Crowe from L'Oréal. Great team on the day, Zoe Clark on make-up, Michael Leong on hair and our beautiful girls for the shoot Roz and Ania. As featured in Irish Tatler.

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Next 1 Day Photography Courses 2014

Thank you for all the requests flooding in after spotting ads for our next photography courses for 2014. We have no dates confirmed as of yet but if you are interested please email us and confirm the level you would be looking for - introductory level or intermediate level - and we will add you to the appropriate list so that you receive all course dates and details as soon as we have them confirmed. Email Roisin on so as not to miss out!

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Jamie Heaslip Dinner at Bear for the ISPCC

Great night last night for a good cause, a special dinner at Bear Restaurant hosted by Jamie Heaslip with some help from some of his team mates to raise funds for the ISPCC Anti-Bullying Shield Campaign. Great food, excellent service!! Image of Jamie and Rob taken for PHO20GRAPHY in aid of the ISPCC.    

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Avoca SS14

On such a beautiful sunny day, delighted to post some of the imagery from our shoot with Avoca for their Spring Summer 2014 collection. Always a pleasure to work with Amanda and the team and loving this outdoor shoot. It was an early, early start but we think it was worth it

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ISPCC Shield Campaign 2014

We are delighted to be a part of the ISPCC's Anti-Bullying Shield Campaign again for 2014, which launched officially yesterday and will really kick off in March, with plenty of nationwide initiatives. Keep your eyes peeled as the ambassador imagery starts to pop up everywhere and for now here is a sneak preview of what to expect

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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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Intermediate Level Photography Course, Saturday February 22nd

So after a great start with our intro class last Saturday, here's a little sneak preview of the general kind of schedule for our more advanced class taking place Saturday week the 22nd, once again here at the studios. A brief review of different file formats and importation, storage and management An introduction to Profoto lights and light shaping tools A more detailed look at the different light shaping tools - softboxes, umbrellas and beauty dishes - and what each can achieve Different treatments in Photoshop Pre-visualising your image and how to achieve mood with lighting Practical session with professional model based on the morning's teaching, using different lights and set ups Edit of shoot, final selection and overview of postproduction options, grading and retouch This course is aimed at those already with some experience looking to pick things up a notch, creating a forum for discussion and practical learning. It's going to be a fast paced day but if you'd like to

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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.