NEW SEASON NEW MEMBERSHIP

Bring your photography to the next level in Blarney Photography Club! Open day on Thursday 14th Sept 2017 at 7.30pm in Scoil Mhuire Gan Smal, Blarney. NEW MEMBERS WELCOME! Come along and see if we can help you, open for new members ( Over 18 ) of all standards, beginners class on photography for 8 […]

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Famous Foto of the Month

Guerillero heroico by Alberto Korda 1960 The day before Alberto Korda took his iconic photograph of Cuban revolutionary Che Guevara, a ship had exploded in Havana Harbor, killing the crew and dozens of dockworkers. Covering the funeral for the newspaper Revolución, Korda focused on Fidel Castro, who in a fiery oration accused the U.S. of […]

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Famous Foto of the Month

    A portrait of Winston Churchill photographed by Yousuf Karsh during the darkest days of World War II reveals a leader resolute in the face of crisis. The year was 1941; Churchill was visiting Canada, and the Nazi puppet government in France had just sworn to wring the neck of Britain like a chicken. […]

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The man who shot the great war

A startling collection of previously unseen photographs featured in a new documentary provides a fresh perspective of life and death in the trenches during World War One. Belfast man George Hackney was a keen amateur photographer in the innocent years before the outbreak of war, and when he was sent off to fight in 1915, he […]

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Famous Photo of the Month

Starving Child and Vulture by Kevin Carter Last year I read The Bang-Bang Club: Snapshots from a Hidden War an autobiographical book by Greg Marinovich and Joao Silva about themselves, James Nachtwey and Kevin Carter a group of four South African photographers active within the townships of  South Africa during the apartheid period. Kevin Carter knew the image  of […]

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