The Irish Flag, or Tricolour hangs outside the Muskerry Arms Pub in Blarney. More here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Ireland
The beautiful weather recently provided a perfect opportunity to shoot outside. Yay!
Cork Film Festival starts on the 14th of October this year and will run until the 21st.
They’ve obviously spent quite a bit on advertising as these banners are visible all the way up Patrick Street.
Still, I’ve never been to a film during the festival. Others take time off work and sit in darkened theatres for the duration of the festival soaking up the celluloid culture.
The sun is hidden by a tall building in San Francisco while mother and daughter wait for the lights to change.
In front of Tesco on Paul Street, Cork by night. This is a long exposure show I made by putting my camera on the ground and leaning the lens on my wallet.
Judging by the lighting it was probably a small aperture too. Love that effect!
Believe it or not this may have been a mooring post for boats in the 1700s. At the time the River Lee ran through the Grand Parade and boats were tied to this on the quayside. Now it’s a busy street.
It is reputed that this post was a cannon used in the Siege of Cork in 1690. Up until last year it sat on the corner of the pavement but as you can see here the new surface flattened everything out.
It’s been sitting there for as long as I remember, does anyone know anything more about it?
Colourful buildings on the Grand Parade look out onto the continuing construction on the street. Who knows when it’ll end?
A cyclist races across across an almost empty junction in San Francisco.
I just love the sign on top of the building. Totally out of place amid the beautiful architecture and detail of it’s resting place.
The logo on his shirt, "Bull’s Tavern" caught my eye as we waited on the sidewalk for the lights to change.
This is near Union Square in San Francisco. Check out the Macy’s sign! Shopping heaven for those so addicted.
This used to be an electricity switching station for the trams that traveled around Cork city and suburbs many years ago.