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icy dreams ltd

Icy Dream’s LTD

Icy Dreams LTD, an ice cream van outside Fitzgerald’s Park, Cork. Apostrophe Police? Aperture ƒ/10 Camera Canon EOS 20D Focal length 72mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/200s

the 13th boy

The 13th Boy

Spectators at the St Patrick’s Day Parade in Cork this year. Aperture ƒ/10 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 48mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/160s

patricks day crowds

Patrick’s Day Crowds

Enthusiastic crowds gather on South Mall in Cork for the St Patrick’s Day parade this year. As you can imagine it was pretty awful trying to see the parade with such a large crowd. The hands at the bottom of the frame are those of a tall man who stood right in front of me. […]

patricks day spectator

Patrick’s Day Spectator

A spectator watching the St Patrick’s Day Parade in Cork yesterday climbed up on the National Monument on the Grand Parade to get a better view. Lucky him. As I said yesterday, it was easier and more enjoyable photographing the parade spectators than the parade! Aperture ƒ/6.3 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 200mm ISO […]

oooooh!

Oooooh!

A girl sitting in the warm roasting sun in Kinsale, Co Cork last summer. Decisive moment? She smiled in the next moment! Aperture ƒ/7.1 Camera Canon EOS 20D Focal length 200mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/250s

bird's eye view

Bird’s Eye View

Bird’s eye view from the top of Shandon Bells on the north side of Cork City. If you look carefully you’ll see a few photobloggers sitting on the steps of the church. Scary taking this photo. I held the camera over empty space while holding the strap! See you all later at the Irish Blog […]

churchill

Churchill

Girl reading a book on Winston Churchill on the Underground in London.

hotel los fariones

Hotel Los Fariones

Snow? Ice? Cold rain and biting wind? What are you talking about? Look at the sunshine streaming down through the palm trees! The swimming pool is nice and refreshing. I can dream can’t I? This is the view from our room in Hotel Los Fariones in Puerto Del Carmen. Lovely hotel, and while we were […]

last-of-the-construction-workers

Last of the Construction Workers

Recession, recession, re… The R Word. Construction workers on the site of the new shopping center in Cork City on Patrick’s Street. I walked past this entrance a few times and the guy in the blue jumper was standing in the same place, watching me each time. Scary. Aperture ƒ/3.5 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal […]

smiles-all-around

Smiles all around

The smiling attractive face of a model appeared on the hoarding surrounding the building site that is Dunnes Stores in Cork several months ago. It hasn’t had much of an effect on all however. Aperture ƒ/5 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 10mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/60s

Gavin

Gavin

Dunnes Stores in the centre of Cork City is being rebuilt as part of a major development. This is the first in a series of photos I’ll publish over the next few days. This was taken very close to this photo shot about 10 months before! Aperture ƒ/8 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 10mm […]

singing

Singing

One of the carol singers featured a few days ago singing her heart out on Patrick’s Street, Cork. Aperture ƒ/5.6 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 162mm ISO 800 Shutter speed 1/125s

always asking

Always Asking

Castle Street, Cork. Aperture ƒ/4.5 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 11mm ISO 400 Shutter speed 1/200s

pentax

Pentax

Camera straps say so much about you. Mine says “Canon”. What does your strap say? Nikon? Sony? My dad used to shoot with a Pentax SLR for years so I have fond memories of the brand. I’m curious about their DSLRs. Anyone have one? Aperture ƒ/4 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 21mm ISO 1600 […]

carol singers

Carol Singers

Carol singers on Patrick’s Street yesterday. It’s nice to see carollers again. It seems they haven’t been out much in previous years but this year I spotted 3 groups dotted around the city streets singing their hearts out. So, yesterday I said that Pat Phelan’s generosity giving away a phone, a 20″ LCD screen and […]