Through a lens brightly: The era of digital photography

Digital allows photographers such as Leon Farrell and his colleagues at Photocall Ireland to capture the kind of iconic images featured below

12th March, 2017
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The Rainbow Disco, as part of the Street Performance World Championship, July 13, 2013

“I only had one chance to get this picture, and had to make a decision as to how to photograph it, choosing the long lens 70-200mm. I started taking the picture on continuous shooting two seconds before the countdown, and after a few seconds I couldn’t see the people through the multicoloured powder. I was lucky the camera could take 14 frames per second, helping me to capture this detail.” Leon Farrell...

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