An Garda

A member of An Garda Síochána directed traffic in Blarney last night when Santa visited and the lights were turned on in the village. This is a long exposure zoomed shot, of about one second duration with the flash firing at the end of the exposure. To replicate: Make sure you set your flash toRead More »

Happy Playing Music

A man busking in Emmett Place, Cork a few weeks ago. I forgot to ask his name and he apologised for his playing as he was learning a new song so he was likely going to be strumming the same chords over and over again. This was shot when I was out with Blarney PhotographyRead More »

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 thereRead More »

Still Pushing Buggies

A new book featuring pictures of Cork was published recently, Cork in the 1960s. The front cover is a photo of two women pushing a buggy and a pram on St. Patrick’s Street. I was on that street today and when I saw the book in the window of Waterstones I had to make thisRead More »

In a world of their own

This couple were engrossed in conversation walking across the busy junction of Washington Street and The Grand Parade without waiting for the lights. A moment later the man looked towards traffic and put his hand out to stop a car that was heading towards them! Unbelievable. Day 5 of ‪#‎FiveDayBlackAndWhiteChallenge‬. Since I was tagged 3Read More »