Waterford photographer Shane O'Neill has captured this great time-lapse video of the 2011 Tall Ships Races that were hosted in Waterford, Ireland earlier this month. Shane is a graduate of the Dun Laoghaire College of Art and Design and runs his own successful photography business Aspect Photography.
They are over 100 miles wide, over a mile high, and are regular occurrences in Phoenix, Az. These clouds, called Haboobs, happen in arid areas of the world, most commonly the Sahara desert, the Arabian Peninsula, the Central United Stats, affecting states as diverse as Kuwait and Iraq, to Texas and New Mexico.
Canadian photographers at 2D Photography Inc. have created an amazing giant Rube Goldberg machine using their 2,500sq. ft. photographic studio and equipment. The project took six months from conception to completion, with the entire scene shot in a single take.
Grand Rapids is a dying city, or that’s what Newsweek said in a feature published in January. But Robert Bliss and some friends disagreed, they set about to create a music video that would show the vibrancy they saw in the city.
US President Barack Obama's indestructible limo, nicknamed 'The Beast', got stuck leaving the US Embassy in Dublin earlier today. An exit ramp trapped the vehicle in which Barack Obama and the first lady Michelle Obama were traveling in following lunch with US Ambassador Dan Rooney.
Today was an historic day for Ireland. In what is seen as a sign of the peace and close friendship between The Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom the country saw the first State visit by a British monarch.
Meanwhile, on Twitter the visit proved to be a goldmine for the best of Irish online comedy (and lightening fast Photoshop skills). Here are some of the best from today.
YouTube is sending copyright infringers to school, copyright school that is. The video sharing site has set up an online “school” to educate frequent copyright infringers about the dangers of posting material they do not own.
Was your @irishrail train delayed? Didn't have exact change for the @BusAthaCliath bus? Well scenes from this classic Irish Film Board/Bord Scannán na hÉireann funded short by Monster Animation about the trials of the daily commute should be familiar.
Team COCO have published a short and humorous video [1:04] that takes a satirical look at the iPad 2, and Apple fans' enigmatic loyalty to the brand. Last week the iPad 2 was officially announced by Steve Jobs, although the response so far by many has been muted.
The election is over, the votes have been counted and the results are in – Fine Gael’s Enda Kenny will be Ireland’s next Taoiseach. And as is to be expected Kenny’s performance on the series of televised debates has become one of Ireland’s fastest growing memes.
The now infamous Johnny Yacuntya has released another spoof video to a list of already acclaimed uploads. This time he targets the outgoing Taioseach Brian Cowen and TV3 presenter Vincent Browne, where, as usual, little love is shown between the two. Browne attempts to argue his case regarding the integrity and build quality of the world's leading tractor brand, the Massey Ferguson - something which Cowen whole-heartdely refuses to accept.
A have-a-go hero granny, Ann Timson, helped foil a gang of bank robbers as they attempted to break into a Northamton Jewellery store in broad daylight yesterday. In the video the Ms Timson can be seen running across a busy road towards the thieves as they busily attempt to smash the glass on the Michael Jones Jewellers store front. As she approaches the thieves Timson, who is in her 70s, swings her hand bag at the robbers, eventually dispersing them.
Photographer Patryk Kizny has combined HDR and time-lapse photography to create this stunning short film titled The Chapel. The piece explores the inside of a protestant chapel in Zeliszów, Poland built in 1797 with some great visual effects achieved.