Monthly Archives: July 2010
This image was shot in two parts, The Shotgun with smoke on a nice moody background and the rugby balls separately.
I really enjoy shooting strong simple still life in the studio.
This shot is all about keeping things simple – one light, no colour, no Photoshop – just good old-fashioned emulsion and chemicals!
It’s a digital router etching out type in Styrofoam for Shane Cullen’s piece, The Agreement. The two little arms are air jets to keep the process clean. The artist used to do similar work by hand, but considering these panels were 12 feet high and he had 55 to complete, he would still be at it today! The shot was taken in Spring, 2002.
I used to do a lot of gigs on my trusty Nikon FM2, using either Kodak Tri-X, or the new kid on the block, Kodak T-Max.
This was shot on T-Max @ 3200 iso, and I just love the grain.
Day or night?
I shot this image of Killary Harbour 20 years ago on a classic camera, The Hasselblad SWC for The Visitor magazine, I think it was a double page spread and it looked the business.
It was shot into full sun, but interestingly, it looks similar to some previous posts which were Moonlit.
This is Coliemore Harbour in Dalkey, County Dublin.
The island in the distance is Dalkey Island which is a fascinating place with it’s church ruins, Martello tower and gun battery.
I was awarded a Silver IPPA award for this image, in the landscape category.
I just adore this image myself.
It’s a slightly stronger composition without the boat but I love the idea of the collision! The island is in Dalkey, known as The Muglins, the lighthouse is 130years old.
I was awarded a bronze IPPA award for this image, in the landscape category.
I shot this early one misty morning, into full sun, which was hidden behind the Obelisk.
The Obelisk is located on Killiney hill, County Dublin.I exposed for the shadows, as I love silhouettes.
A small bit of post-processing in Adobe bridge really helped bring it to life.
What really made it special for me, was waiting for someone to give it a bit of scale, Due to the dense mist, Mick the local groundsman was unaware I was even there.
I was awarded a silver IPPA award for this image, in the landscape category.