Lisbon LX Factory

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

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 35...

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Steel Wool Photos in Dun Laoghaire

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

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

Bloomsday – Joyce’s Tower

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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Summer at Farmleigh

Summer at Farmleigh

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 version)

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My Photo Used in dlrtimes Magazine

My Photo Used in dlrtimes Magazine

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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Photography Training in London

Photography Training in London

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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New Orleans – Street Sign photos

New Orleans – Street Sign photos

I recently had the opportunity to take photographs of some food prepared by Terry who has now reached the final of the RTE Masterchef Ireland competition. At the time of posting, I know he's in the final - the last 3 remaining contestants - but I don't know who...

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A Streetcar Named Desire

A Streetcar Named Desire

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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Christmas photos from Dun Laoghaire Pier

Christmas photos from Dun Laoghaire Pier

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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