Palmerstown Camera Club Recent Winners

Palmerstowm CC Weary Lioness

On the 12th May Palmerstown Camera Club’s first challenge with the highly -esteemed Hibiscus Photographic Society of South Africa takes place. It is at the earlier time of 6.45pm. This is an ideal opportunity for adult visitors to see how a very successful photographic club in Ireland fares against a top club in South Africa and to learn from it. The meeting will be by Zoom. 

Palmerstown Camera Club is a member of the Photographic Society of America (PSA). Over the last four years they have moved up from the third division to the top division. Image from Suzanne McMahon recently won an award of merit and a ribbon. The image is  called “Dive into my mind” and was in the second round of the PSA Individual Creative Competition.

Palmerstown CC Suzanne McMahon Dive into my mind

Irish Zoos are now open and with Palmerstown Camera Club’s competition against Hibiscus South Africa in mind the club is featuring ‘Weary Lioness’, main image is from a lion kill in South Africa and taken by Tony McIntyre. The colour photo shows how weary and hurt one of the lionesses is and how the other two lionesses are looking straight into her eyes in sympathy. 

The photograph Pisa Base was taken by Bibiana Savin who is in the novice Category.  

Palmerstown CC PISA

Adults can attend a couple of meetings for free to see how you can benefit. The club also intends on starting training sessions for novices. Contact for the zoom link and for further information or visit See you on Wednesday nights! 

Sarah Brooks

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