shopping

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!

Looking up at Union Square

Looking up at Union Square A festival or competition was being held on the beautiful August day we wandered through Union Square, San Francisco. It provided ample inspiration for photos although we didn’t linger long because we wanted to see more of the city. The statue pictured is in the center of the Square and, […]

Mom and the girls

Mom and the girls A mother and her daughters on St. Patrick Street, Cork last year. Look carefully in the window. Can you see what time of year it was?

Solitary figure

Solitary figure A man bends over and adjusts his shopping bag outside Tesco shopping center on Paul St. I was waiting outside the shopping center and this scene enfolded in front of me. On a busy street people studiously ignore each other. Strangers pass by without a glance, busy with their own lives, friends gather […]

Last minute shopping

Last minute shopping Today many major cities and towns around the world are going to be thronged with shoppers doing last minute shopping before Christmas Day. Traffic is going to crawl and frustrate and the crowds will be suffocating. I’m glad I’m staying at home. We may head out to the Lough later for a […]

Go faster! Go faster!

Go faster! Go faster! A young girl in a buggy leans forward as her mother pushes her along St. Patrick’s Street, Cork. Looks like her mother was busy shopping in Penney’s and elsewhere so I’m sure she’ll look forward to getting home! I like this: This Flight Tonight, and make sure you download the linked […]

This city’s a drag

This city’s a drag Two women, dragged along by a young girl so they won’t stop at the market on Cornmarket Street, Cork. I can just imagine the conversion: “But I want to go home noooowwwww.” “No, hold on, we went to all your shops, I want to look at more boots.” “Ummm, that stall […]

Moynihan’s Poultry

Moynihan’s Poultry A long exposure shot in the English Market in the vicinity of one of the many chicken meat shops. The camera was set to f/8.0 and placed on top of a wall. In this semi-dark passage the exposure was 1/4 second blurring the passing people nicely but capturing the relatively motionless shop keepers.

Tom Murphy Men’s Wear

Tom Murphy Men’s Wear Dermot Fagan with a selection of waist coats We returned my wedding suit yesterday to Tom Murphy Men’s Wear and Dress Hire Service. Irish people love to complain about the shoddy service they receive when shopping but rarely do they shout about a great shopping experience when helpful and enthusiastic staff […]

I hate shopping

I hate shopping A child with a very bored expression in the middle of Christmas shopping!

Wet Day Shopping

Wet Day Shopping Couple walking along Patricks Street Cork on Saturday.