Temple Bar Dublin

Temple Bar Dublin

One of my Night Photography sessions. The photograph was taken in 2010 on Christmas eve. Temple Bar is a colourful quarter of Dublin City which, almost accidentally it could be said, over the years developed a bohemian ‘Left Bank’ character, while retaining in its cobbled streets and old buildings a charm no longer to be found in many other parts …

Pongal Festival : India

Was travelling on a motorbike in South India when I came across this fantastic local festival in the middle of nowhere. Pongala is a Hindu religious festival. The name ‘Pongala’ means ‘to boil over’ and refers to the ritualistic offering of porridge made of rice, sweet brown molasses, coconut gratings, nuts and raisins. Generally women devotees participate in this ritual.