Housing market slow? The Irish housing market is slowing down but sales are still being made. A tiny house down the road from this one in Blarney sold a few weeks ago even though I’m sure you could hardly swing a cat in it …
You’re a star So that’s what happens to reality tv show judges when they retire. They go off to Dingle and work on a trawler! In the background is an old burned out trawler that has been tied up to the quay in Dingle for at least the last 18 months. I have photos of […]
Towering over the Elysian building site It’s amazing how much this building site has changed in the last few years. This was taken last May. Now if you took this picture much of the sky would be blocked out by the 3 or 4 storey building work on this side of the site.
Hmm. I’m seething! I’m angry! I’m pissed off! Yesterday I explained why I “reserve all rights” on my photographs. I want control over how and where they are used. I don’t want a photo of my 7 month old son to appear in an inappropriate context. There are other restrictions on usage. When I photograph […]
The Stanley Super 800 crowd The crowd went mad cheering and shouting when filming of Stanley Super 800′s Gatecrashing video finally stopped. You wouldn’t believe how many takes a music video takes but they were as vibrant and cheerful at the end as at the start! Amazing! Image processed through the “Urban Acid” plugin that […]
On Saturday I took my Canon 20D into a camera shop here in Cork and asked how much they’d give for it as a trade in against a Canon 40D. After a few minutes I found out the disappointing answer. €300. Depreciation is a bitch isn’t it? The Canon 40D body is €1200 here. I […]
Randall’s Court Starlights We stayed in The Randles Court Hotel in Killarney, Co. Kerry last February and one night I wandered out to take a few shots. This was a long exposure shot, with the aperture closed down as much as possible to f/22. Lovely hotel too!
Inside Sullivan’s Quay A look inside the old Christian Brother school on Sullivan’s Quay in Cork. The place is a mess. Desks and tables thrown about. Computer monitors sit staring into space and a basketball ring attached to the far wall unused for who knows how long.
Sullivan’s Quay sold! The old Christian Brother’s school on Sullivan’s Quay was put up for auction and sold recently. It’s in a prime city centre location but is also a very old building. My brother attended there briefly when the Model School transferred from Anglesea St near the end of it’s life. Interesting bits: School […]
Grand Parade in the shade The buildings of the Grand Parade in Cork face away from the setting sung on a cold February afternoon earlier this year. Cork bathes in the frosty sunlight. This image was of course made of two images, one for the sky and one for the city. It was handheld and […]