A couple of months back, Em of Emulsive.org got in touch to tell me that Andre Domingues, everyone’s favourite co-captain of the Negative Positives Film Photography Podcast, was going to be visiting Ireland for a brief stop-over on his way home from Photokina. Continue reading
I stumbled across Killone Abbey on GoogleMaps recently when planning some other excursion. Being just a few miles from home, Emily and I nipped over last Sunday afternoon and took a wander through the conker trees and cattle, accompanied by a roll of Kodak Tri-X that needed using up…
This roll has been hanging around in the camera for a couple of months. It was summer and so black and white wasn’t getting much of a look in and I used other cameras instead.
But looking back on the pictures, there’s some cool memories of our first summer in Ireland… 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