There Are No Fixed Stars – Day One – A Creative Response To Now
As I write, Ireland has today commenced a six-week period of restrictions under the Plan for Living with COVID-19. The assigned Level is 5 – the highest. We’ve been here before, though the concept of levels had not been devised at that stage. But this time, it feels a little different for me. I found…
New Victoria Street Set Opens on Coronation Street
In March 2018, Coronation Street celebrated the official opening of the new Victoria Street set.
There’s nothing better than exploring city streets, not knowing what you might find around each corner, and being so struck by what you see, that you just have to capture it. They’re never short of inspiration if you take the time to look.
By the Sea
The sea and sky commune to form an ever shifting palette of colour that never looks the same. Sometimes I’ll photograph it, other times I’ll let it pass without capturing it so I know that what I’m seeing is precious, transitory and unique; quite like ourselves when you think about it.
It’s morning, mere hours after sunrise. The light washes, with the tide, over Balbriggan beach. And I’m there, one eye on the time, the other ‘I’ on something transcending it. The ‘I’ wishes I could stay. Instead, it boards a train and silently glides south as both the sight, and the possibility, disappear from view.…
Photo Finish: Sunset in Skerries
Dublin looked resplendent in the sunshine this evening, and it really felt like spring was in the air. My camera and I took a trip to Skerries just before sunset, and the birds and seals in the harbour ensured I captured more than just the beautiful scenery. By Emma Hynes www.emmahynes.net Twitter: @ELHynes Facebook: @EmmaHynesWrites Instagram: emmalouhynes
A Stranger in my own Town
I’ve lived in Dublin my whole life, so it might seem safe to assume I know the city inside out. Or do I? There isn’t a season of the year when tourists aren’t wandering its streets, and I love to see them look upon it all with fresh eyes. It’s beautiful. They make me wish I could…