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Victoria Park, Belfast

The best way to burn off one or two of those Christmas Day calories is by taking a good walk on Boxing Day, and on this Boxing Day, 2018, the sun was shining in Belfast, and I was visiting a family in Sydenham, and where better for a walk after my visit than Victoria Park, one of Belfast’s legendary green spaces in the industrial landscape.

Vic Park 1

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#Comber, Co.Down

A Walk in Comber…

Photography should never just be a profession or occupation.  It should be a passion – for when the photographer loses the passion for image-making, just for the sheer joy of making an image, it is time to put the camera on eBay.

There is great satisfaction in going to a town or village or landmark or area, and just making images for no other reason than to make images!  When I indulge my passion for photography, I like to use film, to shoot with my Nikon F100, and to shoot in Black and White.  I like to develop those images in chemicals myself, at home, at the kitchen sink, using methods I learned many years ago.

Last week, I took a walk through Comber, our nearest town, just 5 minutes  from Ballygowan, and shot a couple of rolls of film. Continue reading #Comber, Co.Down