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Pure joy! A child on drums!

Pure joy! A child on drums! Can you imagine the noise? Well, don’t worry, it was in the middle of the street! A child took control of the drums while the adults took a break during the Cork Folk Festival. From the programme I guess the group singing and dancing with accompanied drums and music […]

All the fun of the Ceili Mor

All the fun of the Ceili Mor The Ceili Mor on St. Patrick’s Street, Cork, last weekend. Last year the Ceili Mor attracted 8,371 people who broke the world record for the largest Irish dancing event! This year was a more modest event but still the people showed up and joined in, slowly at first, […]

O’Connell and Quane

O’Connell and Quane Daniel O’Connell and Michael Quane on the beach at Fountainstown. They’d been out on the kayaks for several hours but were kind enough to chat to us and allow me to take their photo. Michael Quane is a celebrated artist who has exhibited internationally and has many public works to his name […]

Staring at me

Staring at me Am I feeling conspicuous or what? I tried shooting from the hip yesterday with the strap of my camera over my shoulder and my camera in a horizontal position instead of being wrapped around my hand in a vertical orientation. It proved useful, but I found that: More of my shots were […]

The Brown Line to Kimball

The Brown Line to Kimball Aboard one of the trains of the Chicago L, the elevated and underground train network in Chicago. I think this was taken near the south end of the Loop, possibly around the corner from the library. The last time I was in Chicago I took the L for nostalgic reasons […]

Wrigley Building Sky Bridge

Wrigley Building Sky Bridge This is the sky bridge between the two sections of the Wrigley Building in Chicago. We were walking through when I looked up and immediately noticed the leading lines of the buildings and the walkway. Way back in 2003 I photographed the Wrigley Building a few times and I’m pretty sure […]

Sears Tower and Flagpole

Sears Tower and Flagpole Sears Tower in Chicago and it’s reflection in a flagpole on the grounds of the building. I love the light and shadows in this image and the mirror image of the reflection.

Children, wait in line

Children, wait in line Children wait for their teachers in down town Chicago last year. They were standing on the pavement (oh ok, side walk) near the Chicago Board of Trade. I presume on a school outing, hope they enjoyed themselves! I’ve been holding on to this photo for months now and since I don’t […]

Joyce and the Spire

Joyce and the Spire James Joyce, forever forced to look upon the Spire on O’Connell Street Dublin. Here’s a humorous look at the names of the statues and monuments in Dublin. I had heard that the Spire was nicknamed the “Stiletto in the Ghetto”, but I hadn’t heard it called, “North Pole”! Overhead wires destroy […]

Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet

Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet A Boeing 747 is readied for another flight, with hand luggage on board. This is the plane that flew me to London Heathrow from San Francisco. I shot the photo through the plate glass of the departures lounge. It was converted to b/w and dodged/burned afterwards. The panoramic format works really […]

Six Apart Mark

Six Apart Mark Niall Kennedy drove myself and Mark Jaquith around on a small sight seeing tour of the local attractions in San Francisco after WordCamp last Saturday. A visit to the offices of Six Apart proved to be too good a thing to pass up so we posed for a few photos on their […]

Low Fat = Low Flavor

Low Fat = Low Flavor Sign above the doorway leaving Memphis Minnies, San Francisco. We had a delicious lunch there! Yum! I like this: lightning storm

Child Asleep

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.

Cork College of Commerce

Cork College of Commerce The main entrance and sides of the Cork College of Commerce on Morrison’s Island, Cork.

Tenacious in Cork

Tenacious in Cork (print) The sailing vessel, Tenacious, docked in Cork a few weeks back. I spotted the top masts over the buildings of the quayside while we went home so I had to stop! She’s a beautiful ship and apparently the largest wooden tall ship built in England in the last 100 years! She […]