Photography Assignment 5

For this final assignment in Second year we had to make a magazine cover from scratch using all our own materials. Deciding on a magazine to work with we then brought in models and took professional shots in the studio. Then looking at elements of style for our magazines we edited these studio shots into [...]

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Photography Assignment 4.

This assignment involved a photostory. Below are some of the final images. An interview with the woman involved can be found in my general articles titled – Mary O’Farrell interview.  

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Photography Assignment 3

A scene in the middle of a wooded area shows many discarded items including a tyre, a shopping trolley, an umbrella and a ramp. Over time these items have become part of the scenery. The greenery has extended and camouflaged the tyre. The trolly has rusted and taken on the colour of the burnt bushes that surround it. This [...]

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Photography Assignment 2.

This second assignment was to learn basic skills with photoshop and to insert two images from National Geographic into the front cover of Newsweek.

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Photography Assignment 1

This is the first of my photographs. It is to demonstrate blur action. The aim of this assignment was to experiment with the manual settings on our cameras. It was a basic introduction to photography assignment.  This second shot was to demonstrate an outdoor exterior shot.  This is the second of my outdoor shots.  This [...]

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Head of the Class – Park NS.

Published – East Cork Journal – Thursday, April 10 2008. Interview with Principal Niamh O’Connor. This week I visited Park National School and talked to Principal Niamh O’Connor. I had no idea what to expect from the school as I had never heard of it before. After taking the many winding roads and hills and [...]

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Head of the Class – Gael Scoil.

Published – East Cork Journal, Thursday March 13th, 2008. Interview with  Príomhoide Mairéad Uí Fhloinn. Gaelscolaíocht d’ardchaighdeán a chur ar fáil do gach pháiste i dteannta le hachmhainn iomlán an pháiste agus an cultúr Gaelach a chothú  ’s a neartú iontu agus iad i gcaidreamh beo le Dia agus le daoine eile. To provide each child with [...]

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Head of the Class- Castlemartyr NS

Published – East Cork Journal – Thursday, February 21st 2008.  Interview with Principal Jane Flannery. My visit to this school was certainly unlike that of any of the other schools I have gone to. When I walked through the doors I could hear singing coming from the hall and after being introduced to Principal Jane [...]

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Head of the Class- CBS

Published – East Cork Journal – Thursday, February 14th 2008. Interview with Pat Fitzgerald, Midleton CBS.   This week I met with Principal Pat Fitzgerald to talk about CBS Primary School in Midleton. The current school building was built back in 1967 and before this the school was situated across the road where it was [...]

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Head of the Class – Saleen

Published Thursday November 22nd, 2007. Interview with Peter Gunning Principal of Scoil Na Scairte Leithe, Saleen. I arrived at the school at lunch time when all the children were outside playing in the yard. It was hard to imagine how so many children could fit inside such a small building. Of course later on a [...]

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