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Launch night – Niall McDiarmid Exhibition

In 2017 I was one of many people who pre ordered a book Town to Town by Niall McDiarmid. This book caught my attention due the simplicity but eye catching photographs. The photographs sensitively captured over a 7 year period capture distinctive characters on  Britain’s streets that we often miss. The book its self is […]

Impromptu street encounters in Bristol

  A couple of weeks I had the chance to go to Bristol, usually when I travel I have an idea of the type of shots I want to get , however this time is was going to be different as I didn’t plan ahead, I wanted to see where the streets were going to […]

The Alsham Bakery

I had the privilege of visiting  Mohamed Ghnaimi  at The Alsham Bakery in Cork.  Mohamed is originally from Syria and had his tiling business it all stopped when the war broke out. He and his family fled Syria without anything and came to Ireland in 2015 however his sisters are married and still in Syria and hoped […]

Thoughts and memories of 2017

I have thought about what I am going to write about for 2017 and I wanted this to be about memories but also to be honest . I remember the 1st of January 2017 and I set out what I wanted to achieve in 2017 , yes I wanted to achieve more Instagram followers , […]

Tom Winters Barber

I  recently had the privilege of getting to spending a few hours with Tom recently in his new barber shop in Cork. All of these were shot on a Fuji XT-10 35 mm

Flash Street Photography Part 2

After posting a few weeks  on Flash Photography I have had requests to write another post . As I mentioned for me I am having to learn a new way of shooting . Many of you know I have always shot candidly with very little interaction with members of the public as the majority of […]

Flash Street Photography Part 1

Most people know I am known for my mobile photography, however, I thrive on new challenges and pushing my own limits. I am very comfortable taking mobile phone shots. I wanted to use the opportunity while I was on holiday in Bordeaux to challenge and take myself completely out of my comfort zone and shoot […]

The Famous Horse Fair at Puck Fair

These photos are  from one of Ireland’s oldest  and continuously-run Horse Fairs which  originally took place on the streets of Killorglin, as was the tradition of many of the fairs where the buying and  Selling horses, ponies, donkeys & equipment starts very early in the morning, and continues throughout the opening day at one of […]

Liberties Snapped Photography Exhibition

The concept of the exhibition Liberties Snapped came out of a conversation with Ger O’ Donnell, the Director of the Liberties festival. We discussed the possibility of holding mobile phone workshops and an exhibition showing some of the work produced by the attendees. It was decided to hold 2 four hour workshops including a photowalk […]

On the Street of Killarney the battle of the Munster Giants

Brendan O Se and I made our way into Killarney for the yearly rival of the two teams Kerry and Cork for the Munster Football match . For those who aren’t aware of these two teams bring together a huge crowd of over 36,000 to the match The streets in  Killarney are filled with colour […]