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Light, sky, clouds, dark, strange colours, contrast, odd composition.
It must mean mood. Not mean mood. Just the meaning of mood, in a picture. Not the, becoming mean of a mood. Ok, just moody. (I was running at the time I snapped this, so t’was not I who was in the mood.)
‘In the mood’ can be good though, a Miles Davis ‘Kind of Blue.’

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September 17, 2012 at 6:29 am

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Found Objects with iPhone

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Sometimes the beautiful and intriguing come along when one least expects it.


And sometimes the beautiful can be intriguing.

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August 15, 2012 at 12:18 am

iPhone ever ready

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The iPhone is a fun note taker. As much for it’s ability to process pictures in camera as for it’s image quality, which is fine as a note taker.

Photographers, especially neophytes, crave symmetry. Symmetry in gear, composition, exposure. Indeed sometimes old dogs have to break the ‘mould’ (sic) and learn from the happy mistakes of the young.


This picture was processed through the Best Picture app and then put through the Photoshop app, Photoshop has extended it’s library of frames and 99.99% are crap. In fact the one frame I loved and would actually pay for is gone. That’s the big problem with these apps. A lack of consistency.

Consistency is one of those things all snappers should crave.

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July 18, 2012 at 9:39 am

A poem by Seamus Heaney

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June 16, 2012 at 5:55 pm

Here we go here we go here we go…

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Watched the match with Croatia tonight, never saw so many upset fans in all my time following the irish soccer team. Oh well… Idon’t normally stick in a newspaper pic, but irish fans are so happy and positive, my heart goes out to them tonight…

Painter and Decorator John Meehan with his partner Laura Abbbey, in front of his especially painted home. John Meehan is a Painter Decorator with seventeen years experience, he is unemployed at the moment and wanted to do something special for the Republic of Ireland Campaign during the Europen Football Championship 2012. Photographed in Crumlin, Dublin. The Republic of Ireland Soccer Team’s Euro 2012 campaign which starts in Poznan, Poland. Euro 2012 Finals 09.06.12©Seán Dwyer

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June 10, 2012 at 11:13 pm

Greystones South Beach

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June 6, 2012 at 10:12 pm

Blink and it’s gone

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So much happens, we live in space. Even if we are unaware. Time is fleeting.  Time is all we have.