Lisbon LX Factory

Photos from LX Factory in Lisbon. Lots of street art and murals which I've concentrated on here. Located under the 25 de Abril Bridge, it's set in and around a number of disused industrial buildings. These were formerly a textile and print works. It consists of shops,...

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Flavours of New Zealand – Wine Fair

I recently photographed the "Flavours of New Zealand" wine fair event in the Aviva Stadium. It was held in the Havelock  suite, with a great view out over the pitch. It was a very interesting day - starting with a masterclass led by Martin Moran. The main display of...

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Steel Wool Photos in Dun Laoghaire

Some recent photos from Dún Laoghaire - the locations used were around the 40 foot in Sandycove and Coliemore Harbour, on two different nights. This technique involves using long exposures at twilight (or later) to capture the trails produced by spinning burning steel...

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Restored Pavilion in the People’s Park, Dun Laoghaire

Had a tour around recently as part of Open House Dublin organised by the IAF. The Pavilion in the People's Park, Dun Laoghaire has been extensively restored and extended a bit, with lots of glass walling. It will shortly be opening (November 2014) as a Fallon &...

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Bloomsday – Joyce’s Tower

Panorama taken from the James Joyce Tower in Sandycove. (Click on the image - then click again on the resultant page image again to see the (large) fullsize...

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Just a brief departure from my normal photographs in honour of our national holiday (and wine is another of my interests, apart from photography). The label is a humorous special version from Niepoort - they produce one from different countries each year, and now it's...

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My Photo Used in dlrtimes Magazine

Recently, the largest cruise line in the world - Queen Mary 2 - visited Dun Laoghaire. I posted some photos of this on my Facebook (personal) page - and one of them has now been used in the Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown Council magazine - dlrtimes. Here's my original photo :...

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Photography Training in London

I truly believe you never stop learning. So, each year, I set aside some time (and money) to attend photography workshops and training. This year, I attended the Societies Photo Convention and classes in London. Overall, I must have gone to about 12 different seminars...

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New Orleans in Signs

An alternative look at New Orleans via the huge variety of street signs and ads I photographed there. Everything from bar and venue signs, political statements to faded wall adverts. A vibrant, fascinating, musical amazing city. Big Irish connections as well - many of...

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A Streetcar Named Desire

In recognition of the end of Mardi Gras today in New Orleans, here's a photo of a streetcar. Sadly, it no longer runs to Desire, so that's photoshopped-in (from an actual historical tram sign). You can read about the origin of the name, and the Tennessee Williams play...

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