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Beginners Outing to Malay Park Sunday 14th Oct
Meeting at 9.30am at the side entrance to Mill Car Park or at 10.00am at Marlay Park car park (beside the big house)

Tuesday  16th October: 
Pat Carey judges the themed Colour Print Competition.
Theme is  Night Photography

See  EVENTS for more upcoming events

E-mail us at clondalkincameraclub@gmail.com for more information or just come along any Tuesday

Genre gallery-Astro & Night

  1. Long exposure of the night skies and star trails
  2. Long exposure of the night skies and star trails
  3. Long exposure of the night skies and star trails
Astro photography: a tough gig in our part of the world. You need a clear sky with minimal clouds, which doesn't happen too often; and a crisp, cool night so the atmosphere is clear. It is usually best to photograph in the early hours before dawn, and you need to get far away from the city or town, as the orange glow from the city lights can still be seen by camera in a long exposure.
Gear required includes: a wide angle lens with a fast aperture;  a camera that can go to high iso, e.g. 3200 without too much noise; and a steady tripod.
The reward  is images not seen every day!
 
Jason MacCormac