Music Posters Music posters for sale in a market in Dublin a few weeks ago.
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 […]