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NATURAL PORTRAITURE FOR LEFTFIELD

Jan 8th 2017 | 0 COMMENTS

You might be surprised to learn that it is very tricky to carry on a conversation whilst also making a portrait.

The trouble with any conversation during a portrait session is that, beyond the niceties of ‘Hello’ and ‘Nice weather we are having’, if you really get stuck into a topic ...

The Frames in The Deep Shade - Winter filming memories

Dec 6th 2016 | 0 COMMENTS
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4 years ago today (6th December 2012)  we released the trailer for the feature film I made The Frames In The Deep Shade. It went on to play to a packed house at the Dublin Film Festival and open in cinemas in early 2013.

I filmed the majority of it during their 20th anniversary tour and we finished up in Ireland playing shows at the end of 2010 so there is a lot of ...

A London diary of photographs

Mar 2nd 2015 | 0 COMMENTS
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These photographs are a short diary of living in London for almost 20 years. As a street photographer I have always tried to treat everywhere as a democratic subject. London with its vast sprawl has a natural energy fed from this hive of villages belying the notion that it is just one city. It is many things. Old, overcrowded, European, multicultural, disrespectful, embracing. It’s alive and it doesn’t care about you but I have enjoyed walking its streets open to its life. I think any city on this scale is easy to hate but if you look and see you can find whatever you want. It’s an energy. You can never capture it. For every photograph I take I am acutely aware of the many moments around me, passing me by, the many lives and stories that churn and churn. Perhaps the joy of recording and choosing an image is the opportunity to look at it and imagine what might be going on, for that moment.

I was born in in Dublin but I feel like a Londoner these days, its my home. I moved there in 1997 and have been taking photographs here wherever I ...

What does Rock and Roll look like?

Jan 15th 2014 | 0 COMMENTS

A short film of photographs from the recording session for ‘Ladies On The Way’ by hofman

Brrrr, bloody freezing session , in a barn, in the dead of winter. I photographed hofman recording their debut single, a proper 7" piece of shellac, that Steve Lemacq and ...
 

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Conor is a photographer and film maker based in London. His images can be viewed on his website on the PHOTOGRAPHY and FILM links above. This blog is a good place to see all sorts of personal work and general projects in progress.

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