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Road Narrows

Road Narrows Taken in Monkstown, Co. Cork last night. Camera was handheld. I waited for a car to go past and with the camera set to AV mode and the flash on, I shot a 25 second exposure. I moved the camera from side to side to make the rear lights of the vehicle moreinteresting! […]

Welcome to 2006!

Welcome to 2006! It’s 2006 here in Ireland, and we’re celebrating in style! I can’t eat any more after dinner out in Aroma, a visit to a pub, an hour or two spent at a friend’s party and a visit to my brother Donal and Celine! Fireworks marking the end of the year in which […]

A flock of birds on the Lee

A flock of birds on the Lee I love the old style nature of this shot. The fog that day made the far distance disappear and the middle distance was shrouded in white!

Girls on the town

Girls on the town Pictured on Winthrop Street a few days ago.

English Market Seller

English Market Seller There’s a wonderful looking olive and spice stall in the English Market! Unfortunately it is always mobbed with customers making it difficult to capture a photo of it but I raised my camera into the air and shot this blind. The original is quite grainy as I used a high ISO of […]

Fog Laden Trees

Fog Laden Trees Trees in Blarney on a foggy day

Swans in darkness

Swans in darkness Swans pictured at The Lough last night.

Run around and around!

Run around and around! Children running around a labyrinth on The Grand Parade. Schools, churches, community groups and businesses around Cork were asked to design them as part of the closing ceremonies of Cork City of Culture 2005.

Audience

Audience Through a break in the crowd I spotted a little girl watching a band play on the street in front of Brown Thomas. Nollaig Shona daoibh! (translation)

Santa’s on his way!

Santa’s on his way! Tonight Santa visits as the Christian world celebrates the birth of Jesus over 2000 years ago.

Scapa Flo, Blackpool Shopping Center

Scapa Flo, Blackpool Shopping Center Scapa Flo played for free in aid of the Belarussian Orphanage Project. Pictured here are 3 of the band members.

Christmas Goods For Sale

Christmas Goods For Sale At Blackpool shopping center there was a charity event for the Belarussian Orphanage Project. A band played inside and just inside the main doors they were selling Christmas cards and small gifts. Not sure if I should have left this as a colour image but I think as a character study […]

Off The Wall

Off The Wall Pictured at the Blarney Woollen Mills a week ago. Links of the Day Retouching Magazine Cover – magazine photos have to feature pixel perfect beautiful men and women. This girlpower Flash presentation goes through all the little touch ups that go into improving a model’s eye, nose, cheeks, lips, breasts, waist and […]

A rose by any other colour

A rose by any other colour One of the Blarney Castle roses. The original was very saturated and detail was lost in the bright red of the petals. Making a monochrome image made the detail stand out and drops became visible again. A little dodge and burn to finish.