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Photographic Ideology and The Accidental Street Photographer

New Blog Post: Photographic Ideology and The Accidental Street Photographer

Lately I’ve been identified by several people as a “Street Photographer”. This kind of took me by surprise, as it’s not something that I ever really considered myself to be until recently. I certainly never set out to be a street photographer. I started heading out on photo walks across the city as a way of practising my craft and it kind of snowballed from there. The more I went out with my…

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Random Acts of Photography: Colour & Texture, Light & Shade

Random Acts of Photography: Colour & Texture, Light & Shade Edition

Walking through Dublin when the light is good (it does happen!) is always a feast for the artistic minded eye. Whether it is the colours of the city, the greens of Stephen’s green, or the glowing bronze of Molly Malone, or it’s the textures of the buildings, there’s always something to see. This time of the year, when the sun is out, it’s still fairly low, so there are some great long shadows too.

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Sometimes it pays to be in the right place at the right time

There’s one thing about street photography that is pretty important to the genre, and that’s the aspect of luck. In commercial photography, or travel, or portrait, or food, you are in control of everything and you can work whatever needs to be worked to get the picture you want. In street photography, you’re somewhat at the disposal of the whims of fate. While you can always get good shots with…

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I wax lyrical on the frustrations of being an artist, the passion of being a photographer, and share some black and white images.

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After a week of stormy weather, I ventured out to take some photos of Dublin’s red bricked buildings with my XE-1

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New Blog Post: “I go when the light tells me to”

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Shooting the beautiful light of the Irish winter sunshine on the streets of Dublin City with a Sony Nex-7

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Random Acts of Photography, New Year Edition

Spot the Old Lady!

It’s been a while since I’ve done one of these “Random Acts posts, and so,…

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A look back at my Favourite Photos of 2013

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"Adventure on The City Streets" in Cinemascope

Long time followers of this blog will know how much I love the cinemascope aspect ratio. It’s great…

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Photo of the Day: Hot Dog Vendor in New York City

Two people stand at a hot dog stand in New York’s 5th Avenue. I took this on my recent trip to New…

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New York City iPhone Photos

I’ve been in New York this past week, and things didn’t exactly go according to plan…

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Details of my New Photography Project: The Streets of Dublin - Candid Photography form Dublin City

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Photo of the Day: Strawberries For Sale

A woman sells fresh strawberries and other fruit on O’Connell Street in Dublin.

Taken with Sony…

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Photo of the Day: Minding The Sign


Just another slice of life on Dublin’s Grafton Street!

Taken With: Sony Nex-7  50mm f/1.8

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