Since arriving to Ireland, a couple of people have been very helpful in suggesting things that I should get out and see. Among them, (fellow photographer of street art) Emily was kind enough send me a link the Waterford Walls festival and the guided walks that follow the event. Continue reading
I got out for a walk on Sunday along a stretch of coastline that is known for the cliffs halfway along it. The visitor’s centre at the Cliffs of Moher attracts 1.4 million visitors each year and is one of the most visited sites in Ireland. The use of the cliffs in Harry Potter movies and as the backdrop to a load of music videos mean that they’re only going to get more popular. Continue reading
I was extremely fortunate to further my ‘Irish Education’ by attending my first hurling game last month. It wasn’t just any game either, it was the replay of the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championships Semi-Final between local rivals Galway and my adopted County Clare.
I took along my Leica M6 and the Lomography Minitar Art Lens, a set-up so small I could carry it in a pocket, and snapped a few shots of the day. Continue reading
Once every couple of months, I throw a film into my old Canon EOS5 (the Plastic Fantastic) and follow my daughter around for the day, shooting the stuff she gets up to. I’ll then print out the best frames of the roll and add them to a shoe box that contains pictures telling the story of her life so far. One day, when she’s old enough to be embarrassed by it, I’ll give her the box. Continue reading