Photography Holidays and Breaks on the Dingle Peninsula 

Based in Dunquin and Dingle, Co. Kerry, Ireland.

From the spring of 2017 Dingle Darkroom are introducing a variety of photography holidays and weekend workshops on the Dingle Peninsula, based in Dingle town and Dunquin. Our new season begins with a relaxed and informal 5-day photography break based at An Portan Guest House in Dunquin and takes place around the St. Patricks Day weekend in March 2017. Look out for our other holidays and weekend workshops that offer black and white film and darkroom, trips to the Blasket Islands and long summer days of photography.

Relaxing Photography Holiday

An Portan, Dunquin, Co. Kerry, Ireland

Spring 2018 Dates to be announced.

Join us for a relaxing photography holiday with walks, tours and activities in Dunquin. Improve your photography while exploring the rocky coastline and strolling into the hills to take in the amazing views of the Blasket Islands and the western edge of the Dingle Peninsula. Experience sunrise and sunset expeditions to different locations every day. Learn basic photo editing, cropping and preparing images for web and printing, and see a demonstration of traditional black and white film processing and darkroom printing. In keeping with the relaxed atmosphere of the weekend, all activities are entirely optional, however everyone is welcome to participate in absolutely everything.

September Holiday

An Portan, Dunquin, Co. Kerry, Ireland

6 Days 19th-24th September 2017 €925

Join us for 6 days of photography in September 2017, based in Dunquin, Co Kerry, Ireland, near to the most westerly point of Ireland. Explore the islands, beaches, cliffs, hillsides and remote valleys of West Kerry with your camera, led by George Jackson, a photographer with an intimate knowledge of the Dingle Peninsula. Experience group and 1 on 1 photography sessions and learn to use your camera to its full capability. Improve your composition, use natural light to its full advantage, plan your landscape and seascape photography, all the while practicing and improving your photography at a wide variety of locations with stimulating subjects around West Kerry.

B & W Darkroom Holiday

An Portan, Dunquin, Co. Kerry, Ireland

6 Days 17th – 22nd October 2017 €1065

Experience 6 days of traditional black and white film and darkroom photography during October 2017, based in Dunquin, Co Kerry, Ireland, surrounded by the amazing scenery of the Dingle Peninsula, led by George Jackson, a photographer who has worked in film and darkroom from the early 1990’s. This holiday provides a complete introduction of film and darkroom for any level of experience and knowledge in which you’ll learn how to use a film camera, develop your film and handprint photographs from your negatives in the darkroom. Everything you require for the holiday is included and every participant is given a Minolta 35mm manual camera with lens and films to use for the duration of the holiday and there’s a ready supply of filters, tripods and other accessories.

Mid-Summer Madness

Dingle, Co. Kerry, Ireland

Dates TBA  June 2018

Join us for 6 long days of mid-summer photography madness during June 2017, based in Dingle, Co Kerry, Ireland, at the heart of some of the most spectacular scenery in Ireland. Explore the Great Blasket Island and the beaches, cliffs, hillsides and remote valleys of West Kerry with your camera, led by George Jackson, a photographer with an intimate knowledge of the Dingle Peninsula. Experience group and 1 on 1 photography sessions and learn to use your camera, phone or device to its full capability. Improve your composition, use natural light to its full advantage, all the while practising and improving your photography at the wide variety of locations and interesting subjects that we visit around West Kerry.

Beginners Weekend

Dingle, Co. Kerry, Ireland

4 Days duration, 2 dates during 2017 €275

Learn how to use your camera to its full potential during a photography weekend, held in a relaxing holiday atmosphere on the Dingle Peninsula. Starting at the very beginning we’ll cover the basics and move along, session by session and day by day, right up to the end of the final session on Sunday when you’re fully comfortable away from your automatic camera settings and making your own decisions about your photography. With ongoing group, 1 to 1 sessions and demonstrations, held at a variety of amazing locations around the Dingle Peninsula, you’ll experience a wide range of interesting subjects and stunning views. Where possible, we always travel from location to location along the smaller backroads and tracks, experiencing a completely different outlook to the area and visiting many wonderful places that are to be found, well away from the main tourist routes.

B & W Darkroom Weekend

An Portan, Dunquin, Co. Kerry, Ireland

TBA  2018

Experience 4 days of traditional black and white film and darkroom photography during Spring 2018, based in Dunquin, Co Kerry, Ireland, surrounded by the amazing scenery of the Dingle Peninsula, led by George Jackson, a photographer who has worked in film and darkroom since the mid 1990’s. This weekend provides a basic introduction of film and darkroom for any level of experience and knowledge in which you’ll learn how to use a film camera, develop your film and print photographs from your negatives in the darkroom. Everything you require for the weekend is included and every participant is given a Minolta 35mm manual camera with lens and films to work with during the course and there’s a ready supply of filters, tripods and other accessories.

Landscape Weekend

Dingle, Co. Kerry, Ireland

4 Days duration, 3 dates during 2017 €285

This landscape photography weekend is suitable for absolutely any level of experience and any camera, phone or device that takes photographs can be used during this long weekend of landscape and seascape photography. The emphasis is totally on composition, planning and using natural light to take great landscape photography as well as visiting countless spectacular locations. We’ll explore many different types of landscape, seascape and subjects during this weekend as we learn to work with the many different types of terrain found on the Dingle Peninsula. As with all our tours, workshops and holidays, we’ll take the backroads whenever possible and get to see many features of the area, hidden well away from the main roads.

Your Photography Holiday!

Photography on the Dingle Peninsula, Co. Kerry, Ireland

Your bespoke photography Holiday

Tell us what you would like to learn, photograph, visit and experience on the Dingle Peninsula or pick sections or complete modules from our tours, workshops and holidays. Decide on your time frame and whether or not you want accommodation arranged for you, The Dingle Peninsula has a varied geology and an absolute wealth of accessible ancient heritage. During our photography holidays, we’ll visit glacial lochs, valleys, woods, forests, sandy and rocky coastline, cliffs, wide open vistas, hill passes, waterfalls, rivers, castles, ancient churches and standing stones and many other antiquities that are dotted all over the landscape of this rural area.

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Bookings:

083 830 1788

+353 83 830 1788

info@dingledarkroom.com

Bookings:

083 830 1788

+353 83 830 1788

info@dingledarkroom.com

Please contact us if you have any questions!

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