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Photography Classes

Photograph by Mariela Martin

Photograph by Mariela Martin

Mariela of Lismore Gallery and Photographic Studio in Lismore, Co. Waterford has a schedule of new classes for 2010. The courses include one day workshops and ten week courses. They take place in the Lismore Gallery and Photographic Studio which includes a great darkroom. The course titles are

Black and White Film Development and Print Process (One day workshop)
How to Take a Better Photograph (One day workshop)

Basic Black and White Photography (Ten Week Course)
Advanced Black and White Photography (Ten Week Course)

For more information on the courses click here.


An American artist living in Lismore. Mariela moved here in 2005 for inspiration and a quiet life. The gallery hosts a variety of artists both local and national, with a concentration on fine art film photography. We opened our doors in August 2008.

Contact: Mariela Martin
Address: Main Street, Lismore, Co Waterford.
Phone: +353 (0)58 72824
Mobile: +353 (0)86 2327996
Website: or

– Rory

Lismore Gallery & Photographic Studio


Four CorkAP’ers spent last Sunday in the darkroom of the Lismore Gallery & Photographic Studio – Dee, Padraig, Sanda, and myself. Despite the fact that it was a shame to spend such a nice, sunny day in the dark, we had a great time, and it was very productive. Mariela could not have been more accomodating, providing equipment, chemicals and an excellent wet side of the dark room (ie bloody big sink!). A little bit of a learning curve when we arrived, as there was an eclectic mix of enlargers, all with their own methods of timing, but they worked well, and we had no problems once we got used to them.

The darkroom is available commercially, and for very reasonable rates. For more inormation contact Mariela on +353 (0)58 72824, or visit the website at or

If you are in the West Waterford area, Lismore is a lovely little town. The gallery is on the main street, and is currently showing an exhibition by artist Niamh Flanagan. So drop in for a look and a chat.

(Image above (c) Mariela Martin)

– Rory