Ellen McDermott is a conceptual photographer living and working in Dublin, Ireland, but her work is represented in New York by the Clic Gallery and has been exhibited in many places around the world.
I had the pleasure of seeing Ellen McDermott talk about some of her work in the Dublin Camera Club last Tuesday. It was very inspiring and she was nice enough to answer many questions from the audience.
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I’ve decided that every month I will create a post with the best photos taken by me in the previous month. This will be the first month when I do this, but expect a post at the beginning of each month. Some of these photos might be new to you, while some you may have already seen.
Generally speaking these will be photos that got positive attention on Flickr, 500px, Facebook or that I simply really liked and decided to include.
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Back in August of last year I was telling you that I purchased a Canon 60D because I decided I want to take up photography. Since then I’ve done a quite a few courses online, mostly on Lynda.com, watched a lot of YouTube videos and read a lot of articles. I feel that I barely scratched the surface, but that doesn’t mean that I feel discouraged, or that I don’t want to continue. In fact, I’m loving every minute of it.
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I had the pleasure of seeing three great sand sculptures, made in the Dublin Castle courtyard, so I whipped out my camera and took some photographs.
Any well made sculpture will impress you but, somehow knowing that it was made in sand, these impressed me even more. Perhaps because it appealed to the child in me, who was trying to make sand sculptures on the beach, but somehow they always turned out in the shape of the bucket.
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Well, I did it, I finally pulled the trigger and got a DSLR camera. Since I’ve done so, I learned that DSLR means Digital Single Lens Reflex.
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Today was a lovely day, so I decided to go to the city centre for a walk. Not too far away from the city centre, you can find the Garden of Remembrance. It has been erected as a memorial garden dedicated to the heroes that gave their lives away for Irish Freedom.
I hope you like the photos.
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