Meet The Speakers :: Big Day :: 15 10 17

Let’s meet the speakers. International & Irish speakers will join us in the beautiful surroundings of The Royal Marine Hotel in Dun Laoghaire, Dublin on the 15th October 2017 in what will be an educational & inspirational day for amateur and professional photographers alike – BIG DAY.

We are honoured to have an icon and a world master of landscape photography Charlie Waite join us for The Big Day event as well as Sandra Bartocha from Germany, Norman McCloskey and Peter Gordon not to mention Nikon and Lee Filters. Also a great chance to talk shop with 360 DPI and Inspirational Arts.

We have a limited number of Early Bird tickets HERE .. Read on .. Enjoy the imagery and videos ..


Charlie Waite is firmly established as one of the world’s leading Landscape photographers. Charlie’s work has been exhibited the world over, he is the primary judge and driving force behind the UK and USA Landscape Photographer of the Year. A true icon of landscape art. This is a text block. You can use it to add text to your template.

Image by Charlie Waite

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Sandra Bartocha is based in Germany and has just produced an amazing body of work on the landscape of Norway. She was a featured artist in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year, UK and is currently editor of GDT – Forum Naturfotografie. We are thrilled she will be joining us for the The Big Day discussing her amazing travels and journey into the arctic light.

Image by Sandra Bartocha

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Norman McCloskey runs a successful gallery in Kenmare and is one of Ireland’s foremost landscape photographers. You are likely to find Norman wondering around obscure parts of the Beara Peninsula or Killarney National Park. Norman will be presenting new work from his current project on Beara so its a great chance to get a unique insight into some hot of the press new imagery.

Image by Norman McCloskey


Peter Gordon will open the day with a sneak peak into the IrishLight Island workshops adventure 2017. We plan to compile video footage, imagery and a really great insight into the experience.

Image by Peter Gordon


Another huge coup for the festival this year with technical talks from both Nikon and Lee Filters. Get the inside track!

Fast Forward October … Book your Early Bird tickets NOW for only 60 Euro …

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