The Historic Blarney Village

On Saturday last a new map was launched celebrating the heritage and history of Blarney in Co. Cork. A number of free events were put on during the day and a modest crowd showed up for what turned out to be a very entertaining hour walking around the square in the village. Here’s a fewRead More »

Cork Street Photography June Photowalk

Some photos I took in Cork City yesterday as part of the June Photowalk with Cork Street Photography “in the Style of Garry Winogrand”. I only used a wide angle lens all day, and in processing I mostly avoided cropping the photos, although I did use the lens correction tool in Lightroom that straightens photosRead More »

Blarney Half Marathon 2008

The annual Blarney Half Marathon ran through the village and surrounding countryside yesterday. Here’s a gallery of shots I took while walking the dog. A light drizzle of rain soaked everyone, and hurried my steps home and back to the warmth. The weather was much nicer last year! Aperture ƒ/8 Camera Canon EOS 40D FocalRead More »

The Thieving Duck Photoshoot

Many moons ago I posted the infamous Thieving Duck that went viral when someone robbed it, added a funny story and emailed it around. Apparently it’s been seen all over the world which is kinda cool. It even made it to snopes.com too! Anyway, I can finally reveal a few more shots from that photoshootRead More »