Long exposure, twirling my camera around facing upwards towards the tree tops in a woods in Galway.
This extreme abstract photo was taken from the passenger seat of a moving car. The reddish/brown is a cluster of trees, blue the sky. The photo was then highly processed to give the painting-like effect
An extremely abstract macro photo which looks like cells under a microscope, but is not as exciting. Water bubbles with the colour inverted.
A long exposure photo of a musician playing double bass. The long exposure shows the musician’s hand movement and you can almost hear the sound of the double bass
Driving Through Limerick Tunnel
A long exposure from the passenger seat of car driving through Limerick Tunnel. The yellow is Limerick tunnel ceiling lights, red and yellow in centre other car lights. This is one of my favourite photos, I have it framed and on display at home.
Loom Bands. Loom Bands were a massive craze around 2015 with kids worldwide. My daughter had boxes full of the colourful rubber loom bands everywhere, I always noticed how colourful there were so wanted to capture the sea of colours.
Another picture captured at home; a bunch of colourful straws with the colours inverted in post processing.
Rose Petals Macro
Beautiful petals on a red rose.
Long exposure photo of a Wave Swinger fairground ride at Galway City. The Wave swinger is a duplicate of a Victorian favourite, the swinging chairs ride, with some fun modern touches such as the rotating top and the extra swing out spin.
Long exposure of a small waterfall in a canal in Westport, county Mayo.
Boat rope wrapped into ever decreasing circles. I find this photo very relaxing.
Colourful Crazy Golf
I’m always drawn to the vibrant, contrasting colours of a crazy golf (mini golf) course. I like the simplicity of this photo.
Crazy Golf Colours
I’m always drawn to the vibrant, contrasting colours of a crazy golf (mini golf) course. Some may find this an uninteresting photo but I like the simplicity, lines and curves.
Yet another picture found at home, these are condensation water drops on a window.
Scrap Metal Abstract
Abstract photo of a pile of scrap metal sitting at Galway docks, awaiting collection by ship for recycling. This fine metal material is called ‘swarf’
The G Hotel Light shades
The visually spectacular G hotel in Galway was designed by the famous milliner Philip Treacy. The main lounge ceiling has dozens of large, round light shades as an eye-catching feature, captured in this photo.
The Deep Dark Woods
Trees in Monevia woods, Galway with the colours inverted.
Straws, kids absolutely love them! And why wouldn’t they; they’re colourful, fun & make drinking more enjoyable.
Back To The Future- Car-Odometer Abstract
Camera zoomed in during long exposure photo of a car’s odometer. This reminded me of the film Back To The Future when Doc Martin’s Delorean hits 88mph and the Delorean time travels.
Beer Can Caps pattern
“To alcohol! The cause of… and solution to… all of life’s problems” Homer Simpson (Matt Groening). I’m drawn to the contrast of the light and dark.
Hair Curler Velcro Roller macro
This hair curler Velcro roller photo might give hygiene freaks a shiver down their spine. A macro photo of some hairs on a hair curler Velcro roller.
Hair Curler Velcro Roller close up
A hair curler Velcro roller close up photo.
Adidas- the famous 3 stripes
Perhaps a bit fo a fanboy photo? The iconic, famous 3 stripes of Adidas on a box of Adidas runners that I received as a birthday present. (Red Adidas Gazelle in case you’re wondering).
Robbie Keane Running
Long exposure photo of Robbie Keane sprinting for the ball, during Ireland vs Macedonia EURO 2012 qualifier at Aviva stadium, Dublin. The blur of his body perfectly conveys his burst of speed.
Croke Park seating pattern
Empty seats in Croke Park, home to the GAA. The solitary darker seat disrupts the perfect seating pattern, which puts a focus on the photo.
Croke Park seating pattern
Bentley Hubcap Abstract
A shiny, silver Bentley hubcap from a luxury Bentley car. Taken on a weekend in Knightsbridge London, where luxury cars are a dime a dozen.
Aviva Stadium- a sea of green
Abstract photo of a blue sky in Galway. Long exposure while panning my camera.
Coins, inverted colours
A pile of coins with inverted colours in post processing.
Abstract Ceiling Light
Ceiling lighting in a public building. Very abstract and somewhat intriguing I think.
Proof that you can capture a photo everywhere, even in the mundane when walking down the street. Colourful railings of St Marys primary school in Dublin, Ireland.
Galway Beach Ripple Marks
Did you know that the technical term for these sand ripples is ‘‘ripple marks’. The ripple marks are formed by an unidirectional flow of the current. In addition, this photo was taken on Ballyloughane beach in Galway, Ireland.
Colourful stairwell railings
The fabulously colourful stairwell railing at Hipocampos holiday apartments in Calpe, Spain. I’m drawn to the juxtaposition; the happy, bright colours leading to black nothingness.