Michael O'Regan

Michael O’Regan and a Customer

Michael O’Regan is a well known sight on St. Patrick Street, Cork, selling the Evening Echo for over forty years from a couple of spots on the street.
Ten years ago I took a photo of him and promised I’d make a print for him. It took some time but last weekend I handed him a large print of that same photo. He was delighted, and posed for another photo along with a customer who had just bought a paper off him!

Aperture ƒ/8
Camera Canon EOS 6D
Focal length 50mm
ISO 2000
Shutter speed 1/250s
Humour on the street

Humour on the Street

Humour on the street was the subject of the latest Cork Street Photography Meetup. While I didn’t actually meet any of the group in town as I was with my son I did get a few photos, and one qualifies as humorous. :)

Aperture ƒ/8
Camera Canon EOS 6D
Focal length 24mm
ISO 250
Shutter speed 1/320s

Caught in the Rain

Caught in the Rain

Rain, sleet and snow fell in the space of five minutes a week ago during the Cork Streetphotography photowalk. These lads were caught in the middle of it on St. Patrick’s Street.

Aperture ƒ/8
Camera Canon EOS 6D
Focal length 105mm
ISO 500
Shutter speed 1/160s

The fugitive can’t run fast enough!

The 96fm fugitive

The 96FM Fugitive is a character listeners of Cork radio station 96FM watch out for as DJs on the radio station give out clues as to his whereabouts. Find him and you’ll win a cash prize!

A few weeks ago they told people he was in Blarney and I was asked at least three times if I was the fugitive. OK, I hadn’t shaved that morning yet but did I really look that suspicious?

Aperture ƒ/7.1
Camera Canon EOS 6D
Focal length 20mm
ISO 4000
Shutter speed 1/125s

Smile

Smile

Smile

Smile

Smile

Smile

Smile

Smile

The beautiful smiling woman in the background is on a poster covering one of the front windows of the old Moderne premises on St Patrick’s Street, Cork.

While out with Blarney Photography Club we stopped to make some photos of this striking yellow background with passers by in front. There were five of us there so we were hardly inconspicuous but people kindly ignored us! :)

Aperture ƒ/4.5
Camera Canon EOS 6D
Focal length 102mm
ISO 250
Shutter speed 1/320s