Black and White

What’s in the bag?

What’s in the bag? A young lady checked her bag just outside Paul Street Shopping Centre in Cork. Wide angle lens makes for weird contortions but I like it!

2 bikes in Daunt Square

2 bikes in Daunt Square His and hers bikes locked up against a pole in Daunt Square, Cork last February. Looking at this with fresh eyes, I was lucky to catch the people behind the bikes without at least one of them standing behind the pole! I love the expressions of the two girls closest […]

Tired of shopping

Tired of shopping Sometimes you just want to move to the side and let life pass you by. Don’t forget to jump on again! Image made on Paul Street, next door to Bully’s Restaurant in Cork.

MAAS lighting up the street

MAAS lighting up the street A close up of the MAAS logo on one of the street lights on Oliver Plunkett Street.

Construction on the Grand Parade

Construction on the Grand Parade Pictured several months ago in February, pedestrians were blocked off from the construction work by high fences but not high enough to stop someone sticking a camera over the top. This is one of the construction vehicles. Looks like a mix of a forklift and a crane doesn’t it?

The happy child

The happy child It is wonderful to see a child smile and laugh and this little fella certainly was cheerful! Three buggies in one shot, tell me there isn’t an explosion in births in Ireland! This was shot on Patrick’s Street, right in front of Boots. There’s someone eating in Abrakebabra in the background! I […]

Pedestrians this way

Pedestrians this way Walking through a building site can be a hazardous task, especially when it’s one of the main streets of a city. Thankfully there are signs to lead the way through the maze of construction equipment, pot holes, broken paving and pipes. And then you get to the construction site. Image made in […]

St. Patrick’s Day Photographers

St. Patrick’s Day Photographers I’ve noticed more and more people with cameras at major public events. St. Patrick’s Day is no exception and I made this shot as we walked toward St. Patrick’s Street in Cork, unfortunately too late for the parade, but we had enjoyed a good meal so I wasn’t too bothered! How […]

Grand Parade on the Lee

Grand Parade on the Lee This is the Grand Parade in Cork, from across the River Lee on Sullivan’s Quay. It was the graffiti on the river wall, “Tek”, that prompted me to shoot this image and I like how it came out. It does lose something in this resized version because of the distant […]

Door 1234

Door 1234 I spotted this doorway just down the street from here while wandering around Killarney, Co. Kerry. 1234 – I had to snap it. Other Photos: Setting Sun, Day 12, The House On Burnaby: Black & White, Gazania, Alkos, I Ran the Cork City Marathon Today

Light trails on Oliver Plunkett Street

Light trails on Oliver Plunkett Street Light trails from a passing car leave their mark on this long exposure shot of Oliver Plunkett Street in Cork. Can you see pink lights on the vertical poles standing at the edge of the pavement? On my Linux box they’re clear as day but I can’t see them […]

Clouds over Dingle

Clouds over Dingle Clouds floated by on a glorious September afternoon in Dingle, Co. Kerry. Tourists relaxed on seating on the waterfront. I just love clouds and wide angle shots!

The curious dog

The curious dog While wandering about on St. Patrick’s Day this year I spotted this adorable little dog. I got a few snaps and his owner didn’t seem to mind. The doggy was more than happy at the attention and sniffed eagerly at my lens!

Yummy crisps

Yummy crisps What’s in a name? In Ireland and the UK they’re called crisps, but in the US they’re chips. Whatever they’re called they’re universally loved. I bet it’s all the MSG in them. The monosodium glutamate in them is the flavour enhancer that makes you want to have just-one-more-crisp. The Wikipedia page on the […]

Square tiles and doorway

Square tiles and doorway A man leaves Larry Tompkins Pub on Lavitt’s Quay, Cork. This was taken on St. Patrick’s Day this year!