Category Archives: People

Easter Egg Trail

On Saturday the company I contract for held an Easter Egg Trail in Merrion Square Park in aid of the children’s charity Barnardos. With some unusually great weather for this time of year, it was a great day for the … Continue reading

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The Battle of Clontarf 1014AD

Good Friday! Not so good for the Vikings… Good Friday is a religious holiday observed primarily by Christians to commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary in 33AD. However in Ireland Good Friday is also remembered … Continue reading

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THE BIG INTERVIEW

  For this intrepid Irish “ruin hunter,” a picture says… This has been in the pipeline for some time now and its finally here, my very first interview, I am really stoked about this. A number of weeks ago I was … Continue reading

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Re-work Wednesday 14

  For this week, I am going back yet again to another image from 2011 and the local Re-enactment group Lord Edward’s Own. Aside from my regular ruin hunting, I just love to capture these type of images when I can. I … Continue reading

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Donnelly’s Hollow

Now this is the type of place that I don’t come across too often. This quaint little monument, which is situated a short distance from the old military graveyard on the Curragh plains, commemorates the site of a famous prize … Continue reading

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Re-work Wednesday 11

So this week, I decided to try something a little bit different from the norm. This shot was taken last year during the annual Venice of Ireland Festival in Monasterevin. In the image surrounding the fully functioning 2 lb cannon are members … Continue reading

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Paddy’s Day Parade 2014

Sadly this year the annual parade and festivities in Monasterevin could not go ahead, hopefully next year the parade will return in full swing. But after the fantastic Irish win in the Six Nations against France, the lack of a … Continue reading

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Re-work Wednesday 9

  Week nine see’s me journey back to 2012 and the small town of Athy in Co. Kildare. The image features Crom-Abu bridge with White Castle to the right.  This was one of many shots I took the day after … Continue reading

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Re-work Wednesday 8

This week I decided to try something different. Another shot from my early days in 2011 when I honestly had not a clue as to how to use my camera. All I knew was what I wanted my shots to … Continue reading

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Portrait Shoot: Chelsea

Finally the last model we shot at the weekend in the Japanese Gardens and National Stud was Chelsea. After a few test shots out on the decking we decided to give the Japanese gardens another go. Here are just a few samples from the shoot with … Continue reading

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