Diving In

I took it upon myself to create this short series of pictures. It is a photo essay on the beautiful geometric nature of the Blackrock diving boards and their surrounds at Salthill, County Galway. The graphic form and lines of the place, and its minimal yet strong colour palette are a study in functionality, simplicity and beauty. The coastline along our west coast is a wild and a rugged one - for the most part¬†stormy seas, rocky shores and roaring winds. When I consider the tension between the clean shapes, lines, forms of…Read more →

Faces that must be captured

Every now and then I see a face that I am compelled to photograph. If I fail to react to that impulse I leave feeling a deep sense of lost opportunity. A very heightened awareness that I have missed something very special. And I so often do this. I walk away. Crippled with self doubt and rationalizations. I was not going to let it happen this time. Maybe its because I was in Brooklyn NY and feeling empowered, maybe it was the wine, maybe it was the glorious light that made me feel…Read more →