Monthly Archives: January 2015

Attracted to the light(house)

I live close to the coast and even though I don’t consider myself as a landscape photographer and I don’t always take advantage of the natural beauty that surrounds me. Photographers have always been attracted to capturing lighthouses and I think that … Continue reading

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The Cuban Piano Project

Late one night I heard a radio report about a group of Irish piano tuners who travel to Cuba every year to repair the pianos there. I was very intrigued by this story and felt it may be something that … Continue reading

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The Green Kitchen part II

You could see that this house had connections with America, lying around on the floor was a book of the American Constitution and a copy of PT109 about JFK’s time in the navy. As I made my way upstairs in … Continue reading

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The Green Kitchen – part I

Driving on a lonely road in West Cork on a cold April morning I find myself stopped for road works in the middle of nowhere. While waiting for the lights to turn green I contemplate if I should drive on as … Continue reading

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When one door closes, another opens!

In 2005 the Irish Government purchased 57 Steinway grand pianos for the Cork School of Music. At the time this was the largest order that Steinway had ever received in their 154 year history.  All the pianos were built in Hamburg … Continue reading

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In the Dark – Mill No.1

Mill No.1 is a photograph from the series The Last Cooper. This work documents the interior spaces of the now closed Beamish and Crawford brewery in Cork. The title of this project comes from my father who worked here as … Continue reading

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Short Stories – Daina Kārkliņa

I think that I prefer doing portraits than any other type of photography. There is always a back story to all my projects and these usually contain a historic narrative. For me photographing people is far more interesting. There is an … Continue reading

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Maria and Raul

Maria and Raul, Havana, Cuba Continue reading

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Vincente is 87 years old and in the final stages of dementia. Continue reading

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