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Firstlight App Review – Tom Winters Barbers

Over the past few months I have been beta testing Firstlight on Android by the Filmmic Pro developers I was kindly given an opportunity by Stephen Winters who runs a very popular barbers Tom Winters in North Main Street Cork to do a photoshoot using Firstlight on my Samsung S9+ . I found using the […]

Reflections on 2019 and Social Media

I look back on 2019 with fond memories. At the beginning of the year I was in a place of frustration. I didn’t have a plan where my photography was going to take me in the year. I knew in my heart what I wanted to do but I also knew it was going to […]

Smartphone Photography Workshop – 10th August – Cork

Smartphone Photography Workshop 10th August Cork   Are you photographer looking to learn how to capture outstanding photos? This hands on 1 day workshop and photowalk is suitable for all levels .It will give you all the tools you need to be creative and capture incredible pictures using various apps to make your photo’s stand […]

Launch of ” John Adams The Candidate” The Origin Gallery

John studied at  the Crawford College of Art  and the NACD. He  works as a  full-time professional artist and arts event organiser.  He lives and works in Coliemore – The Artists House, near the waterfront in Cobh, Co. Cork. He has  also opened his house as a community art space for exhibitions, theatre, poetry, storytelling, music […]

MojoFest 2018 – Galway

I recently spent 3 days at Mojofest in Galway, which consisted of learning and breaking boundaries, none of which would have been possible without the passion and sheer determination to make this happen by the man himself Mr Glen Mulcahy. A big thanks has to go to  National University of Galway for hosting the event and  […]

Launch of Black Water by Cormac O’ Keeffe

  Cormac O’Keeffe is the award-winning security correspondent for the Irish Examiner  launched his début novel Black Water in Dubray Books on 19th April.  The book  is set around the along a stretch of the evocative Grand Canal in Dublin. Cormac has used his many years experience, Knowledge and  contacts to make this novel a compelling read  […]

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 , […]