Thoughts on Life, Art, Photography, Technology, Teaching and Travel…..
I flew into Raleigh yesterday afternoon after a hectic “mad capped” day of traveling from Downtown Dublin to the Dublin airport, turning in the Rental Car and getting Andei to her Ryan Air flight for Rome and to my flight back to the states. Driving in Ireland can be stressful to say the least. I’m still getting used to driving back on the right side of the road. I’m not going to attempt putting into words how incredibly special this trip was for me. Sharing my love for Ireland with my daughter and taking her to all my favorite places in Ireland was a dream come true.
We not only got some excellent photographs – we got to spend some quality time together and that to me is what really made the trip worthwhile. Our mutual love for photography added an additional dimension to the trip – I must admit I learned some new things from her as far as photography is concerned. It’s very easy to get caught up in one’s own personal style. Andei looks at EVERYTHING in such a new and fresh way, where as I can be jaded and not see potential photographs in the “little things” – I am so impressed by her “photographic eye” and creative sensibility. Here are a few more images from our last days in Ireland. They are all Andei’s photographs. I was shooting black & white pinhole with my Diana Camera.