Posts Tagged: photography

20140607 UPSP

Mr Ulster enters a photo competition: Urban Picnic Street Photography

Nothing like a competition to focus the mind. Urban Picnic Street Photography organises an annual competition, with entrants allowed to submit three of their finest. I don’t fancy my chances, as I’m relatively new to this game. But if it

20140607 UPSP

Mr Ulster enters a photo competition: Urban Picnic Street Photography

Nothing like a competition to focus the mind. Urban Picnic Street Photography organises an annual competition, with entrants allowed to submit three of their finest. I don’t fancy my chances, as I’m relatively new to this game. But if it

20131022 JFK Proud Book

Review: Jacques Lowe: My Kennedy Years (Proud Gallery)

Thanks to an article published in British Airways’ in-flight magazine, High Life, I learned of a photo exhibition of the work of Jacques Lowe, who was a personal and professional photographer for John F. Kennedy. On display at the Proud

20131022 JFK Proud Book

Review: Jacques Lowe: My Kennedy Years (Proud Gallery)

Thanks to an article published in British Airways’ in-flight magazine, High Life, I learned of a photo exhibition of the work of Jacques Lowe, who was a personal and professional photographer for John F. Kennedy. On display at the Proud

20130517 Belfast Exposed

Northern Ireland: 30 Years of Photography. Discuss.

To mark its 30th anniversary, Belfast Exposed has organised an extensive exhibition of photographic work, displayed both at its premises on Donegall Street as well as at The MAC. The exhibition — Northern Ireland: 30 Years of Photography — “focuses

20130517 Belfast Exposed

Northern Ireland: 30 Years of Photography. Discuss.

To mark its 30th anniversary, Belfast Exposed has organised an extensive exhibition of photographic work, displayed both at its premises on Donegall Street as well as at The MAC. The exhibition — Northern Ireland: 30 Years of Photography — “focuses

20130121 POTD 2012

POTD 2012

At the start of 2012, I resolved to take a photo a day, a 365-day (actually, 366-day with the leap year). I did it. Most of the time the daily image presented itself subconsciously, whether walking to or from my

20130121 POTD 2012

POTD 2012

At the start of 2012, I resolved to take a photo a day, a 365-day (actually, 366-day with the leap year). I did it. Most of the time the daily image presented itself subconsciously, whether walking to or from my

20120211 IMG_1490

Mr Ulster learns street photography

Recently I took a one-day course on street photography, held at Belfast Exposed. My motivation was that while I learned how to use a camera 30 years ago (printing from black and white film shot in a Canon AE1 Program),

20120211 IMG_1490

Mr Ulster learns street photography

Recently I took a one-day course on street photography, held at Belfast Exposed. My motivation was that while I learned how to use a camera 30 years ago (printing from black and white film shot in a Canon AE1 Program),

20120112 Foyle Foto Exhibitions

Foto Foyle 2012 Exhibitions

As coincidence would have it, I was in Derry-Londonderry for a set of meetings and decided to stay on for an early evening launch event of the 2012 Foto Foyle programme of photo exhibitions. Inside The Playhouse was a display

20120112 Foyle Foto Exhibitions

Foto Foyle 2012 Exhibitions

As coincidence would have it, I was in Derry-Londonderry for a set of meetings and decided to stay on for an early evening launch event of the 2012 Foto Foyle programme of photo exhibitions. Inside The Playhouse was a display

Open Cities photo exhibition in Belfast

http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=7225865&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=1&color=ffffff&fullscreen=1 Last night I attended the launch of the Open Cities photography exhibition, which is on display at the Victoria Square mall in Belfast. Belfast City Lord Mayor, Naomi Long, gave a fine speech (video above), in which she described

Open Cities photo exhibition in Belfast

http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=7225865&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=1&color=ffffff&fullscreen=1 Last night I attended the launch of the Open Cities photography exhibition, which is on display at the Victoria Square mall in Belfast. Belfast City Lord Mayor, Naomi Long, gave a fine speech (video above), in which she described

20090113 Buchanan Mixed

Review: Roderick Buchanan (Ormeau Baths)

I viewed the Roderick Buchanan exhibition at the Ormeau Baths Gallery. I was intrigued by the references to sectarianism. Much of what was displayed was drawn on his “Histrionics” work, commissioned by the Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow Museums, in

20090113 Buchanan Mixed

Review: Roderick Buchanan (Ormeau Baths)

I viewed the Roderick Buchanan exhibition at the Ormeau Baths Gallery. I was intrigued by the references to sectarianism. Much of what was displayed was drawn on his “Histrionics” work, commissioned by the Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow Museums, in

John Carson: Friend Map revisited

During 1975 and 1976, artist John Carson visited friends and family in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and photographed them in their homes. The photographs were placed on a map of the area to create an artwork depicting a social network of

John Carson: Friend Map revisited

During 1975 and 1976, artist John Carson visited friends and family in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and photographed them in their homes. The photographs were placed on a map of the area to create an artwork depicting a social network of

Frames of Reality 2008

I am a big fan of the Peres Center for Peace, which is a non-governmental and non-partisan organisation dedicated to promoting peaceful relations between Arabs and Israelis. Its activities include the expected peace exchanges, but there’s also local business-to-business development, youth leadership, mixed sports,

Frames of Reality 2008

I am a big fan of the Peres Center for Peace, which is a non-governmental and non-partisan organisation dedicated to promoting peaceful relations between Arabs and Israelis. Its activities include the expected peace exchanges, but there’s also local business-to-business development, youth leadership, mixed sports,

Frames of Reality 2008

I am a big fan of the Peres Center for Peace, which is a non-governmental and non-partisan organisation dedicated to promoting peaceful relations between Arabs and Israelis. Its activities include the expected peace exchanges, but there’s also local business-to-business development,

Frames of Reality 2008

I am a big fan of the Peres Center for Peace, which is a non-governmental and non-partisan organisation dedicated to promoting peaceful relations between Arabs and Israelis. Its activities include the expected peace exchanges, but there’s also local business-to-business development,

Northern Ireland’s murals (Financial Times)

In the weekend travel section of the Financial Times, Simon Kuper writes a only-in-Northern-Ireland article, about the economy of Belfast’s murals. For Kuper, it’s a fine example of cross-community work, where ex-combatants from both sides of the wall, literally, cooperate

Northern Ireland’s murals (Financial Times)

In the weekend travel section of the Financial Times, Simon Kuper writes a only-in-Northern-Ireland article, about the economy of Belfast’s murals. For Kuper, it’s a fine example of cross-community work, where ex-combatants from both sides of the wall, literally, cooperate

Northern Ireland’s murals (Financial Times)

In the weekend travel section of the Financial Times, Simon Kuper writes a only-in-Northern-Ireland article, about the economy of Belfast’s murals. For Kuper, it’s a fine example of cross-community work, where ex-combatants from both sides of the wall, literally, cooperate

Northern Ireland’s murals (Financial Times)

In the weekend travel section of the Financial Times, Simon Kuper writes a only-in-Northern-Ireland article, about the economy of Belfast’s murals. For Kuper, it’s a fine example of cross-community work, where ex-combatants from both sides of the wall, literally, cooperate

Heading the new branding of Belfast (The Vacuum)

I enjoy the irreverent attitude of the monthly free newspaper, The Vacuum, which used to be subsidised by Belfast City Council until both partners fell out over taste. The Vacuum has a print run of about 15,000, and a scattered

Heading the new branding of Belfast (The Vacuum)

I enjoy the irreverent attitude of the monthly free newspaper, The Vacuum, which used to be subsidised by Belfast City Council until both partners fell out over taste. The Vacuum has a print run of about 15,000, and a scattered

Film review: Persepolis

I enjoyed the film Persepolis, which was shown at the Queen’s Film Theatre. The following is a review by Noel McAdam: Finely drawn picture of life after the Shah Graphic-novel nerds will love this well-crafted, intelligent and funny film about

Film review: Persepolis

I enjoyed the film Persepolis, which was shown at the Queen’s Film Theatre. The following is a review by Noel McAdam: Finely drawn picture of life after the Shah Graphic-novel nerds will love this well-crafted, intelligent and funny film about

Troubled Images on Tour in Portadown

[As published in the Winter 2007 edition of the Linen Hall Library Newsletter:] Back from a successful tour of Bethlehem, Nablus andRmallah in the West Bank, the award-winning Troubled Images exhibitionwas launched at the Millennium Court Arts Centre in Portadown

Troubled Images on Tour in Portadown

[As published in the Winter 2007 edition of the Linen Hall Library Newsletter:] Back from a successful tour of Bethlehem, Nablus andRmallah in the West Bank, the award-winning Troubled Images exhibitionwas launched at the Millennium Court Arts Centre in Portadown