Ireland

Matthew sadler

Matthew Sadler

Footballer Mathew Sadler is immortalised in a playing card, unfortunately discarded on the ground in Youghal, County Cork. Aperture ƒ/10 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 106mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/60s

Tribute to Jacko

Tribute to Jacko

A stencilled tribute to Michael Jackson on Parnell Bridge near Cork City Hall. Aperture ƒ/5.6 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 18mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/60s

The 8A Bus

A man gets on the 8A bus to Curraheen on Patrick Street, Cork last Saturday. This was on the way to the photowalk, walking up the street with Chris to where Will had double parked because he was driving home again. Chris had dropped his camera in the car when he got out!

100 Cork

100% Cork

A butchers shop in The English Market was all decorated in white and red flags last Saturday. Did Cork have a big game last weekend? Aperture ƒ/4 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 10mm ISO 1600 Shutter speed 1/250s

Hurling on the beach

Hurling on the beach

A man leans on a hurley while his son runs after the sliotar (off picture) down the beach at Garrettstown last March. Aperture ƒ/14 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 200mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/800s

Out of the rain

Out of the rain

A young lady steps out of the rain on Tuckey Street, Cork last Saturday. What you don’t see in this shot is the large group of photographers behind me, sheltering under the awning outside Tribes. A torrential rain shower had just passed and thankfully was the last we saw. PS. Cork photowalkers! Upload your images […]

Beaty Treatment at The Body Shop

Beauty Treatment at The Body Shop

I’m still recovering after the photowalk yesterday! I took a quick look through my photos this evening and decided I’m not over the moon about any of them. A couple are ok, but there’s that little critical part of my mind saying, “crap, crap, crap, blah, ‘s ok, focus is off, boring, what were you […]

The Worldwide Photowalkers

The Worldwide Photowalkers

41 had signed up but some couldn’t make it unfortunately. In the end, a more manageable 23 turned up. Here’s most of us as pictured afterwards in The Old Oak bar where we went for drinks and sandwiches. I had a great time today, I think everyone else did too by their reactions. The day […]

cork

Walking the photos in Cork

Here’s a possible route for our 2 hours photowalk around Cork today: Start at the GPO, near the big A marker above. Head south (down) to the river to Morrison’s Quay where we can shoot Holy Trinity and the river bank of the South Channel. Head west towards Sullivans Quay where we can shoot Parliament […]

Cork City Hall

Cork City Hall, on the banks of the River Lee. Shot on the same night as yesterday’s shot of Gardner House. Also not the first time I’ve posted a photo of City Hall! Only 9 places left for the photowalk. Unfortunately the weather forecast for Saturday is bad so umbrellas and raincoats are a must. […]

Gardner House

Gardner House

As I mentioned already in my Polish Coal post, my dad worked in Suttons Coals for years. Gardner House on the South Mall in Cork used to be called Suttons House but then coal’s fortunes changed. Oil and gas became more popular. Legislation banned any coal other than smokeless coal from urban areas and the […]

Rock Landscape

Rock Landscape

Just beyond the pier at Kilkee Beach lie these rocks and pools of sea water. Aperture ƒ/7.1 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 11mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/80s

Sand Crab

Sand Crab

A sand crab, moments before it was destroyed by the gleeful swipe of a 2 year old’s foot. Aperture ƒ/6.3 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 10mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/80s

Lucht Snamha

Lucht Snamha

A warning sign on the beach in Youghal, County Cork. Aperture ƒ/10 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 18mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/250s

Open Happiness

Open Happiness

Youghal, last April. Coca Cola sells happiness while Tesco tries to sell bargains. PS. I just posted a gallery of photos from the IBA 09 photowalk last February. Aperture ƒ/9 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 18mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/200s