A riot of colour from Peru One of the more colourful stalls at the open air market during the St Patrick’s Festival in Cork!
The candle seller’s red hat This man was selling scented candles on a small table in front of the Crawford Art Gallery. The sense of smell is one of our most primitive and releases memories and stirs emotions. He was doing a brisk trade. When I saw his woolly red hat I had to make [...]
Cork St Patrick’s Festival Market One side of Academy Street was taken up by a long line of stalls populated by an international host of sellers! There were biscuits and cakes from Brittany, soaps and wooden toys from France, clothes and trinkets from Peru and lots more. I took a few shots of this scene [...]
Mr Crow uses his head Mr Crow teaches juggling The look of joy Mr Crow’s balancing act “On the count of three you pull!” Mr Crow is crazy, there’s no question of that. First of all he introduced his ex-girlfriend’s head, which he swung around his own head while juggling 3 doll heads! He “helped” [...]
Feed The Birds! This was taken yesterday in my back garden. We had some beautiful light after a very dull start to the day and I took advantage of it. I used the Canon 75-300 IS lens but the bird feeder is about 3m away from my backdoor so I can’t get as close as [...]
Bent Walk by the River Lee in Cork City and you’ll come across vertical bars embedded in the river wall. Here’s one that was bent out of shape by some force, possibly a long time ago. In the background is the Cork Opera House. The texture and grain of the bar appeals to me. It’s [...]
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