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Tony Murphy
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This Blog is Being Continued at a New Address
Blogspot has served me well for many years and I've enjoyed posting in this space. However, I've recently built a New Website and will be continuing my regular posts there. So if you're visiting for the first time, follow the link and stay in touch. T
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Some Recent 'Being Irish' Images
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Remembering Eddie Murphy
  I was familiar with Eddie during my student days at NCAD and later got to know him when I became a member of staff at the college. He was interested in everyone and everything and because of my association with Ballina and the River Moy, when we met, we u...
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A Sony Day in Dublin
A little bit of somewhere else in Dublin. Presently test-driving a Sony RX100 ll compact camera. So far, relatively pleased with some of the images. Shooting JPEGs as CS5 won't process the RX RAW files ... and I'm damned if I'm going to be shelling out for ...
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Ballina - Co. Mayo
The weather presently, is very acceptable indeed and we're all optimistic in anticipation of the Summer which officially begin this week. The above photo is taken from the pedestrian bridge at the salmon weir in Ballina, a place very close to my heart. It's...
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March Light
One of the benefits of spending time travelling across the country is the endless variety of light and landscape that presents itself ... onOne of the benefits of spending time travelling across the country is the endless variety of light and landscape that...
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Tedium of the Daily Commute
To make the journey more interesting, for a few days recently I mounted the camera on a tripod in the rear seat and experimented with slow shutter-speeds and off-camera sync flash. Not the first time doing this, viewers may recall a similar (more successful...
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William Klein visits Dublin
Legendary photographer and artist William Klein , speaking after the screening of his film ' Who Are You, Polly Magoo ' at the IFI, Dublin last Thursday evening. I don't do 'hero-worship' but I was delighted to be there to see this great man in the flesh.
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St. Patrick's Cathedral Dublin
It's been 20-years or more since I'd been inside St. Patrick's Cathedral, I'd forgotten how beautiful it was. My visit today was formal, attending the funeral of the late Patricia Casey. The ceremony was a splendid and emotional event, punctuated with contr...
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Untitled
An image from the archives used recently in a Digital Darkroom Workshop. Out of focus grab shot destined for the Trash until you familiarise yourself with Daidō Moriyama ? The original colour file was over-exposed and lacked punch. I by-passed a RAW convers...
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