Following on from last years fancy schmancy awards post, this is the 2014 version. I’ve been lucky enough to receive 12 international awards for my photography this year. Awards are not high on my priorities, it’s much more important for me that the people I work with are happy with my images rather than the…Details
Each month there is a competition night in Limerick Camera Club with five categories – Open Colour, Open Monochrome, Beginner Colour, Beginner Monochrome and Challenge. At the end of the year all images that placed first, second or third in the monthly competitions come back for one final round of judging by an external judge.…Details
I’ve been lucky enough to receive some international awards for my photography in the last few weeks. Awards are not high on my priorities, it’s much more important for me that the people I work with are happy with my images rather than the opinion of a team of judges. Each month, the Society of…Details
On Friday I found myself in the beautiful surroundings of Doneraile Park in Cork. The weather was fresh (but cold), daffodils were beginning to bloom and Spring was in the air. I was preparing for a wedding so I was exploring the park to find the best locations to take photographs. After about an hour…Details
While on my way home from the photography convention last week I was feeling inspired after hearing so many great speakers, but I was stuck on a train and the only camera I had with me was the camera on my iPhone. The latest version has a panorama feature which allows you to move the…Details
I just got a delivery of wedding albums from some hard working elves so I’m on my way to visit some happy newlyweds.
I’ll write a little review of 2012 soon, but for now I just want to wish you a happy Christmas filled with fun, family and friends.
Wow. I just got word that the panel of judges in the SWPP (Society of Wedding and Portrait Photographers) have nominated me for Photographer of the Year for my photograph of Grand Central on Thanksgiving. The SWPP is a worldwide association of photographers so to be chosen from among all of the great photographs taken…Details
This time last year I was lucky enough to be in New York with my wife, tucking into some deep fried turkey, sweet potatoes and other delights expertly prepared by my sister-in-law and her family. It was a lovely experience. In the days leading up to thanksgiving we spent a few days exploring New York City. Here’s a little taster…
Unfortunately the weather wasn’t what we expected from the sunny New York in the movies. It rained for most of the time we were in the city. This limited our adventures aDetails
In the last post I mentioned I had a few days of down time in Kerry. It was great to recharge the batteries and get away from the office. Taking time out is a brilliant creativity boost and I finally got around to trying something that I had wanted to do for a while. Below…Details
Last week I took a few days of (long overdue!) holidays and went to Kerry with my wife for some rest and recuperation. We mostly stayed in Killarney but we did venture out on a day trip to the Dingle Peninsula too. It was Arthur’s day so we got to see some great live music (by Neon Wolf and Walking On Cars) and we had a lovely chat with Micháel O’Sé in a pub too (author of the Leaving Certificate book “A Thig Ná Thit Orm”). We also enjoyed some Murphy’s Ice Cream in the driving, horizontal rain!
On the way we stopped at Inch beach for a while. It was nice to take some personal photographs for a change. Here are a few little bits and pieces that grabbed my eye along the sand dunes…Details