Child Asleep A child sleeps while the rest of his family mill about. Taken in the same market as yesterday’s music posters in Dublin.
Middle East War Protest On Saturday afternoon, Cork Alliance Against War held a protest against the war in Lebanon. After reading this story about the Kudsi family I have a lot more sympathy for them. Their house was bombed early one morning and most of the household was wiped out. “In the early hours of […]
Queen at the Ballet Queen at the Ballet Queen at the Ballet – Radio GaGa Queen at the Ballet – Radio GaGa Queen at the Ballet – God Save The Queen Queen at the Ballet is a ballet accompanied by the music of Queen. It features an on-stage orchestra, and two charismatic vocalists sing and […]
Begging Children pass a Romanian woman begging in Cork. She is part of a growing group of gypsies who have come to Ireland as refugees. Unfortunately many of them have realised that Ireland is a land of rich pickings while their application for asylum is processed. New laws have changed matters but Ireland is still […]
Run for the bus! A bit of an experiment this one. As I walked along Merchant’s Quay this woman and her husband barrelled past. The picture of her husband is simply a blur but I like what I got of her. The streaky lines are caused by an excessive dodge/burn tool but I like the […]
Skibereen or Hospital A sign in the foreground of the main square in Bantry, Co. Cork. We went to Ahakista eventually! This is made from one exposure but I had this great looking sky and underexposed buildings and ground detail. To get an even exposure I split the photo using two layers and adjusted the […]
Moynihan’s Poultry A long exposure shot in the English Market in the vicinity of one of the many chicken meat shops. The camera was set to f/8.0 and placed on top of a wall. In this semi-dark passage the exposure was 1/4 second blurring the passing people nicely but capturing the relatively motionless shop keepers.
Mick Flannery at the Spiegeltent The Lynch Mob join Mick Flannery Mick Flannery played to a sold out audience in the Spiegeltent last night. He has an amazing voice, he’s a great song writer and the audience were up in arms crying and shouting for encores at the end of the gig. The Lynch Mob […]