Irish Water Protest Pt. 2

Back in September, Dublin residents were protesting the installation of water meters and the formation of Irish Water. During that time the protests themselves were quite small. Around a 100 people or so at times. When I arrived back in Dublin a couple weeks ago I stumbled upon a protest in the city center. To my surprise I saw at least a couple thousand people, if not more, chanting about burning their bills and the un-willingness to pay Irish Water.

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Dutched Watermelon

I watched the couple after I snapped this photo wondering if the watermelon belonged to them. I gave up after a few minutes but they never touched it or looked at it. What was this watermelon, wrapped, doing there lopsided on the garbage can. Meh! Dublin, Ireland (June 2014) Leica M7 + Voigtlander Ultron 28mm f/2 + Ilford XP2 400

Hollow Eyes

I took this photograph back in September when I was wandering the streets of Dublin. I saw someone careening towards me on a bike, weaving through pedestrians and yelling at the top of his lungs. Just as he blew past me I snapped this photo. Compositionally it’s nothing special. He’s positioned to far to the right edge of frame, and the shutter was too slow. BUT I like the fact that he’s completely smeared. When I look at his face

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