Black and White

Mostly black & white. Perhaps less so since I began including more than one photo per post. Dig in, you’ll find the black & white photo in there somewhere.

Drogheda in the sun

Severed heads and ice-cream cones, just another day in Drogheda. Looking outside today it’s hard to imagine how I managed to pick up such a bright tomato red shade on all exposed skin yesterday while on the annual Drogheda Photowalk. We met late morning and began the day’s walking tour around the town, which I will admit is bigger than I had previously thought.  From our meeting spot we headed to Millmount museum where we were treated to a veryRead More

Garden Rambling

Back to the grounds of IMMA before I retire these two rolls worth of scans into the cavernous expanses of my photo archive. First, some Pan F 50 lovingly modified by lightroom. Secondly some SFX, split toned in the only method I know; Ham-fisted. That’s about it for IMMA this time around I think. Of the 26 or so photos from this session I haven’t put up, I think they’ll have to remain semi-retired sitting in the ‘current jobs’ folderRead More

Cloistered

Another from IMMA, this time shot on Ilford PanF+ (5o ISO) to somewhat illustrate the difference between this and the previous shot in SFX 200. Both rolls processed using Rodinal for the recommended time. I love using PanF+ but at 50 ISO, a tripod is quite often if not always necessary. Again I’m very impressed with how the metered prism did with the exposure and I’ll continue to use it now instead of carrying around the light meter or justRead More

The Royal Hospital

After yesterdays ‘oh shit I can’t post what I wanted to post so I’ll post something else taken with the same camera’ entry, here’s what I wanted to post. Having got my hands on some fresh developer, this is the result of the test SFX 200 roll I’ve had sitting in the fridge for over a year. It taunted me every time I went in there for milk so it had to get used. Having looked over the roll, I’dRead More

Crossing

While taking my time on the way back to the ferry from Derbyshire on a nice sunny morning, I found this place while quite lost. I was looking for a place to buy a sandwich and a cup of tea before hitting Holyhead for the ferry but that’s neither here nor there. For those interested in my sandwich and tea exploits, I did eventually find a shop with marvelously cheap & tasty sandwiches only about 5 mins from this spot. It struckRead More

Another part of Holland

Struck me last night while clearing out some old photo sets from Lightroom, I’ve uploaded relatively few photos from various trips to Holland. These are from 2009 and have sat pretty much unseen since I took them. I’ve blogged a couple of them in the past but neglected the rest. Inkeeping with my attempt at uploading sets instead of singles, here’s the full set. Well, here are a few of them anyway. The rest of them are tucked away inRead More

Flowers Made Easy

The Flowers Made Easy photowalk yesterday in Dublin went off without a hitch, thanks to all the folks at Flowers Made Easy and those at photowalk.ie that made the trip possible. To sum it up in as few words as possible, it was like a trip to the Botanic Gardens but without all the required walking. Also, as you may have been tipped off by the photo above, Fran was knocking about with some foam props. There was also anRead More

Right Shape

Scotland. Can I go back now please?

Bread and Water

November 25, 2010 Black and White, Canon 5D, Cork, Event

Insufficient lodgings at the Cork Gaol. I guess hardwood floors and a place to rest your weary head is better than nothing. No playstations or conjugal visits.

Gaolbirds

November 21, 2010 Black and White, Cork, Event

Outside the Gaol for the Cork photowalk. Weather played nicely, very nicely in fact. Thanks to all who showed up. 11 down, 1 to go.

Eyefulls of Soot

Head goes out the window, clickity click. Head comes back in the window with scorched eyeballs. Owidy ow. But worth it.

Airstrip

Coming back in to land at Newcastle Aerodrome. On the strip ready for take off, proprietor John Nugent’s 1948 US Army Cub.

A loose grasp

A field somewhere in Holland. Not too far from Bleskensgraaf. Fuji Neopan 100 Acros or 400. Cant remember. Appears to have been developed with the last of the gone off Rodinal.

Out Back

September 30, 2010 Black and White, Dublin, Landscape

Really liking what that heathen app is producing. Mostly.

Alternative Transport

September 28, 2010 Black and White, Canon 5D, Holland

Dordrecht, over a year ago. Time for another holiday I think.

The Pitch Inspector

September 15, 2010 Black and White, Canon 5D, Dublin, Event

From the Dublin Zoo Photowalk back in July

Just Passing By

September 6, 2010 Black and White, Dublin, Event, Film, People

The potential buyers and the ‘just passing by’ers at Peoples Photography 2010

Steam train to Mallaig

On The Jacobite heading from Fort William to Mallaig. Pre-set the camera, stuck it out the window and this is the result. Can’t say fairer than that.

Print Shopping

Choosing a print from the thousands on display over the weekend.

Trolley Boy

Just messing around with sliders at this stage. Watching people pass by while ‘shopping’ was attended to. Some town not too far from Dordrecht and quite close to Bleskensgraaf. That’s all I can tell you. I haven’t got a clue where I was.