With a relatively fast shutter speed, it’s possible to capture water in the midst of its magic. By the way, if you find yourself on Grafton Street in Dublin, consider walking up to its end and having a stroll around St. Stephen’s Green. A few acres of peace.
The joy of street photography for me lies in the opportunity to capture life as it is lived, unposed, spontaneous, a frozen authentic moment.
Ireland’s cloudy, rainy winter days are wonderful for photography. Here’s an image I made recently on such a day, then enhanced with some digital magic.
An extraordinary home for the rare books collection at Trinity, and only a few steps removed from the famed Book of Kells.
The geometries in nature are captivating, are they not? These limbs have the grace of ballet dancers, moving up a wall at so slow a pace that we simply don’t see it happening.
I’m not a trained artist, as any trained artist presumably will realize immediately, but I enjoy trying my hand at drawing with my finger on my iPad, then enhancing the work using apps.
An image needn’t be planned. I made this one while passing the scene on the Dublin-to-Cork bus.
Candid street photography interests me more than any other genre. It is art, and it is a contribution to history.
This piece began life as a photograph. I applied a number of digital filters to it, including a filter that gives it the appearance of a painting.