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Galway Judo Club : Galway Open
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So for a change of pace I decided to shoot the Galway Open Judo competition hosted by Galway Judo Club! The seniors were well over by the time I got there, bu the kids were still in full flow! Enjoy...

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Day Trippin’ on Inis Mór
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Inis Mor with Chika from Christopher Tierney on Vimeo.   Last OctoberI took a trip to Inis Mór with my friend Chikako! The only camera I had available was the iPhone, so that’s what I used :D Here are the results, hope you like them...

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Street Photography with an AE-1
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After playing with the 5DMKII the other week I thought I’d go down to the other end of the tech scale and mess around with a Camera that is literally older than me – a 1982 Canon AE-1. I was fretting over exposure but although there’s some light leakage in places and sometimes the film didn’t advance properly I was very pleased when I...

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Blackrock : Thirty Degrees and Sunny
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Blackrock – Thirty Degrees and Sunny from Christopher Tierney on Vimeo. The July 2013 heatwave had the thermometers reaching unheard of heights and sent people scurrying for the cool waters of the Atlantic. Here’s a little slice of Galwegian...

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Connemara Road Trip!
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Connemara Road Trip!

Mar 15, 2013 by

My friend Funatsu came back to Ireland this week for a few days of sightseeing, so I decided a little tour of Connemara was in order! I borrowed a camera and some nice glass from Neil Warner and took Funatsu and Hannae on a whistle-stop tour!       Route info View Connemara Day Trip in a larger...

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Baboró 2012
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Baboró 2012

Oct 28, 2012 by

Catch Me Baboró International Arts Festival for Children is the second-biggest arts festival in Galway behind the Galway Arts Festival. Each year thousands of children & adults are wowed by the theatre, dance, visual art and workshops hand picked by Festival Director Lali Morris. I developed the Baboró website and also voulnteer to produce Baboró TV for the team. These are some of the...

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Bouzouki session in Barna Woods
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A walk in Barna Woods turned into a Bouzouki/Photo session when Yui and I brought along our favourite instruments.  I went super-experimental with the light and shadow, then with some split toning in...

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A Very Roman Snowstorm
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A Very Roman Snowstorm

Aug 8, 2012 by

I was lucky enough to spend a very special weekend in Rome this year- when I was packing my bags there were warnings of severe weather on the news, and sure enough on my first full day in the Italian capital (during which I had a business meeting) the snow descended on the...

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Clew Bay Overnight Sea Kayaking Trip
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The GKC Crew ventured into the teeth of some pretty nasty weather this weekend and emerged into the gleaming sunday morning light for a second day of paddling on Clew Bay. We managed to sneak up on the Seals this time!...

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Blackrock Divers
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Blackrock Divers

May 27, 2012 by

Blackrock Diving from Christopher Tierney on Vimeo. If the temperatures are anything to go by it would seem that Summer has arrived in Ireland. One of the principal Galwegian summer rituals is a swim at the diving board at Blackrock. One of the most popular municipal facilities (and probably the single most photographed object) in Galway, the diving tower hosts hundreds if not thousands...

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Fun Surf Session in Lachinch
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Due to a lack of footrest I found myself with Lahinch on a GKC surf trip with no boat to paddle… fortunately I had my bases covered and brought along a waterproof cover for my SLR…. this was my first time trying out the camera cover and it worked out absolutely perfectly- I really love these shots, hope you enjoy them!...

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St Patrick’s Day 2012 in Galway
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Every St Patrick’s day there is a parade that aims to show a cross section of Galway life and society- and this year was no different! Thousands of people marched and celebrated the diversity and nature of Irish life, culture and sport whilst being cheered on by thousands more.  ...

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Galwayfest 2012
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Galwayfest 2012

Mar 12, 2012 by

Galwayfest 2012 was a Kayak Freestyle & Whitewater Boatercross competition based in Galway… I caught the action on Sunday on the Boluisce river in...

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rewind | 2011
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rewind | 2011

Jan 24, 2012 by

I decided to make a review video of my year 2011 – it turned out to be a much tougher and more arduous process than I first thought- I went through thousands of clips to condense everything into one three minute video. I’d like to thank everyone who tolerated my constant ducking behind a lens this last year- I hope to do even bigger...

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Winter Woods
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Winter Woods

Jan 21, 2012 by

I went for a walk in Barna Woods with my flatmate Yui…. with the late afternoon light it turned into a photo session using the trees as the...

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Digital Diary of Italy
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Digital Diary of Italy

Dec 31, 2011 by

Video : Seven days in Basilicata In September I was invited to spend a week in Basilicata, Italy with six other bloggers and filmmakers from the USA, France, Netherlands, South Africa and Italy. We set out to record our impressions of the region and make our own films about the experience. Matera Our journey started in Matera, where we were greeted warmly by the...

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