Eleven Years Apart

Eleven Years Apart

Eleven Years Apart

The photos above were shot eleven years apart. The first was shot in 2004 while the second was shot only a few weeks ago in early February, 2015. You may recognise the man. He sells newspapers in the St. Augustine’s Church, on the corner of Washington Street and Grand Parade. I presented him with a print of both photos and I think he was quite taken with them. Unfortunately I didn’t get his name while I talked with him as a customer came along but I’ll ask him next time!

Aperture ƒ/8
Camera CYBERSHOT
Focal length 9.7mm
ISO 100
Shutter speed 1/50s

Skateboards in Emmett Place

Skateboards

I posted a number of these photos before but not all, and I’ve given them a “lick of paint” in Lightroom so they’re developed differently now anyway. I’ll update this gallery if I work on any of the other photos from that day.

Emmett Place, Cork in 2005.


Aperture ƒ/3.5
Camera Canon EOS 20D
Focal length 18mm
ISO 100
Shutter speed 1/6400s

Lean on the Wall

Lean on the Wall

Just outside the English Market, Grand Parade, Cork.

Street photography is hard. It’s difficult to shoot candid photos of people on the street and get a picture in focus that is pin sharp.

To aid me in that task I used the auto ISO setting on my camera, with a minimum shutter speed of an excessively fast 1/250 sec and I kept the aperture at f/8 which gives a greater depth of field at the expense of light entering the lens.
That means more of the photo is in focus, even if my lens focuses on the wrong subject, but the higher ISO makes the photo noisier. It certainly paid off when I shot from the hip as I did in this photo. Oh, and you need balls too.

Aperture ƒ/8
Camera Canon EOS 6D
Focal length 35mm
ISO 1250
Shutter speed 1/250s

Cork Street Photography Meetup One

Some of the photos I took for the Cork Streetphotography meetup on January 31st, 2015. You can find more images on the Flickr Group. Check the meetup page for details of the next photowalk later this month!

Aperture ƒ/10
Camera Canon EOS 6D
Focal length 105mm
ISO 125
Shutter speed 1/125s

Caught in the Rain

Caught in the Rain

Rain, sleet and snow fell in the space of five minutes a week ago during the Cork Streetphotography photowalk. These lads were caught in the middle of it on St. Patrick’s Street.

Aperture ƒ/8
Camera Canon EOS 6D
Focal length 105mm
ISO 500
Shutter speed 1/160s