Classes and Tuition

Photography Classes.

Coolbawn Cross Photography have over 35 years of teaching experience and remain as passionate today as when we first started.  A wide variety of options are available, from 6 week long night classes to one to one individual tuition and day-long workshops.  Classes take place in a variety of locations with updates posted here and on

Upcoming Classes.

Saturday April 25th 2020

Beginners level full day workshop – mixing theory and practice.

10.00am to 5.00pm (Arrive at 9.30 for breakfast!)

Terryglass Hall (new meeting room with 85″ flat screen HD TV )

  • Tea/(good) coffee, homemade scones etc on arrival.
  • The day will comprise of a mix of theory and practice – using some of the beautiful locations around the multi-award winning village of Terryglass
  • Lunch at the Derg Inn (price included).
  • Comprehensive Notes.

Cost – €75


Brief outline of course content:

  1. What makes a good photo?  An exploration of the elements required to create a successful image.
  2. Photographic Composition. – The key techniques used to arrange the elements in a photograph.
  3. Portraiture: How to photograph individuals and groups in a variety of settings.
  4. Basic file management and introduction to editing of digital photographs.
  5. Special areas of interest: Nature, sport, close up, night time photography etc.
  6. Taking photography further – buying/upgrading a camera, lenses and other accessories.
  7. Max 10 participants.

All theory will be backed up by practical demonstrations.

Please note a specific camera is not required for this course

Please note – local artist, Susan Cronin, will also run an oil painting workshop on the same day and at the same time in the main hall.  For more information contact Susan:


To reserve a place simply email or phone/text 087 2044324