Category Archives: Photo

Sometimes words are not enough, and images tell the story better.

MoJo Kit

Kit used in the course of mobile journalism #mojo (mostly radio/audio at present) 1- Hama Traveller Compact Pro tripod 2- Canon 450D DSLR Camera + Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Standard Zoom Lens 3- SD Cards 4- Audac CMX230 microphone 5- Samsung Galaxy S5 6- Panasonix RP-HC200 headphones 7- 1m XLR microphone cable 8- JTS NX-8 microphone 9- Zoom H4n recorder 10- Foam windscreen 11/12- Sony dictaphone + stereo microphone… Read Article →

Moneygall prepares for Obama

Some images from a visit to Barack Obama’s ancestral hometown of Moneygall, Co Offaly, earlier this week. All images © Gerard Cunningham


I’m sure that lots has been written on online branding and identity, much of it by spoofing “social media consultants”, and some of it even useful. Either way, I was experineting with different twitter avatars last night, and because twitter chose to disable picture uploads, I now find myself stuck with an unfamiliar avatar. On the right, the usual mugshot to be found on profiles including my other website (,… Read Article →

Karnag rocks!

I’ve had a long standing interest in the local archaeology of Donegal, which ranges from the neolithic to medieval eras in Gleann Cholm Cille, but I’ve never really had a reference point with which to compare it. Now, having spent the last few days in Brittany, I’ve had the opportunity to see our stone age monuments in a European context.


I spent the day at the Glencolmcille Agricultural Show, where I was lucky enough to win three Firsts in the Photographic section. [Click on images for larger view]