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22 Sep

Essex Dogs

In d. People & Animals by admin / September 22, 2011 / 3 Comments

The good thing about taking a photo of a dog is that they (normally) don’t walk away from you or shy from the camera.

essex dog Essex Dogs

19 Sep

Orange Wedge

A slightly abstract photo of the Galway Hooker sculpture in Eyre Square, Galway. The sculpture on its own looks odd, just a load of red/orange metal bits stuck into the ground. But when you realise that it represents the sails of a boat/ship then it’s something that you can put into context and it stands on it’s own as a piece of art representing old Galway.

Galway Hooker Sculpture Eyre Square Orange Wedge

16 Sep

Smokers Delight

In a. Galway,d. People & Animals by admin / September 16, 2011 / 4 Comments

Smokers Delight

This is my favourite photo from my recent street photography adventure in Galway City. I asked him could I take his photo and he didn’t mind at all. He seemed very content; sitting outside a pub on Quay Street with a pint and a fag just watching the world go by. The album title Smokers Delight jumped into my head.

I posted two photos; one showing his pint and cigarette smoke, the other one cropped tighter. I prefer the un-cropped one. How about you, which do you prefer?
I think I like this street photography lark; it’s different than ‘normal’ photography. You don’t get time to compose, take multiple photos, check settings etc. It’s more off the cuff and it’s exciting to look through the photos at home with anticipation to see if I got any good photos. (Sad, aren’t I?)

galway street photography smokie Smokers Delight

galway street photography smokie2 Smokers Delight

Smokers Delight is a deliciously relaxed album from 1995 by Nightmares On Wax (a.k.a. George Evelyn or DJ EASE)

13 Sep

Your Face (Galway Street Photography)

In a. Galway,d. People & Animals by admin / September 13, 2011 / 0 Comments

Some more photos from my recent street walking adventures around Galway City. I found that sometimes if people notice me with my camera they keep looking at me, others ignore me and some walk away. This lot ignored me (thankfully).

Galway Street Photography waiter Your Face (Galway Street Photography)

Galway tourists Your Face (Galway Street Photography)

Harry Fitz Galway Your Face (Galway Street Photography)