My photograph (above) showing the winter sun setting behind Poolbeg Generating Station, has been chosen for the National Union of Journalists Photography Matters exhibition, opening in London, UK on May 18th 2009.
Here’s some pages from Photographer magazine, Ukraine/Russia Jan-Feb 2009 featuring my Iceberg images from trips as blogger and press officer to the Southern Ocean and Antarctica on board the Greenpeace ship Esperanza in 2007 and 2008, to find the Japanese whaling fleet. The text is in Russian.
Believe it or not, some of my photographs of New Zealand were used in in Series 2 of the HBO TV Series Flight of the Conchords – as the rather misguided New Zealand tourism posters on the wall of Deputy Cultural Attache Murray Hewitt’s office. You can see the posters and my images here…
Ok, it helps if you read Spanish for this one – I’ve had an article published in the Spanish Lonely Planet magazine, thanks to Luis at Granangular. It’s based on my book, Haunted Dublin, published in October 2008. The article is basically a summary of many of the things in the book, with tales of black dogs, phantom cats, headless horsemen – even bodiless heads – and the murderous black pig that stalked the streets around Christchurch cathedral (above).
Here’s a photograph I just had published in the British Airways flight magazine Highlife. it’s accompanying a piece by Irish novelist Marian Keys. I hadn’t realised it was published until a friend was on a BA flight and stumbled across my credit beside the photograph – and then another friend sent it to me in the post.
This is an expanded version of an article I had published in 2006, as part of the programme for Conor McPherson’s play The Seafarer, currently being staged at the National Theatre in London. I was asked to write a piece dealing with the mythology of Howth and places in the Dublin landscape. I soon discovered a sinister relationship between some of these places…
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