Photographing the Olympics

Posted on 12th August, by PicReach in News. No Comments

Ever wonder what goes into planning the photographic coverage of a big event like the Olympics. Reuters have produced this short video which will give you some insight.



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The Power of the Image

Posted on 9th August, by PicReach in News. No Comments

This story reminds us just how important photographers are to families the world over.

Before March 2011 Becci Manson was retouching images of models with “perfect skin” .┬áIn the wake of the 2011 Japanese earthquake and tsunami, mixed into the wreckage were lost and damaged photos of families and loved ones. Becci, together with local volunteers and a global group of colleagues she recruited online, helped clean and fix them, restoring those memories to their owners.

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IPPA show support for PicReach Project

Posted on 7th August, by PicReach in News, PicReach. No Comments

PicReach is a new project designed to assist people share great images and promote professional photography in the process. In order to succeed we need the support of the industry. Today, following some key presentations, the Irish Professional Photographers Association have given us a great boost by including a piece on PicReach in their monthly newsletter. Read the piece here:-

Here is the original newsletter.

We are very grateful to the IPPA for their support and encouraged that they have recognised...

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Photographers pay tribute to Olympians

Photographers pay tribute to Olympians

Posted on 26th July, by PicReach in News, Snapped. No Comments

Buncrana Camera Club is a young camera club based in county Donegal, in the north west of Ireland

Back a couple of months they decided they wanted to pay a “wee tribute” to Irish Olympians competing in London 2012.

On Tuesday night 10 hardy photographers set off after midnight armed with matches, wire wool, cameras and ladders. They spent approximately 90 minutes on Crana Bridge shooting the specular image below. We think it is super tribute and worthy of mention here.

Well done Buncrana – Take a bow


To celebrate London...

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Singer sues historian over alleged depiction as alcoholic

Posted on 23rd July, by PicReach in News. No Comments


A traditional Irish singer is suing Professor Diarmaid Ferriter arguing that the cover of the academic’s book on the Pioneers, an Irish Teetotaller movement, depicts him as an alcoholic.

Tim Lyons, from Athenry, Co.Galway, claims a photograph of him with two pints of stout on the paperback cover of “A Nation of Extremes – The Pioneers in the Twentieth Century Ireland depicts him as an alcoholic.


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