Here you can see the progression of my lighting technique from 2010-2016. Keep improving and keep striving to improve your technique. Many photographers won't show their earlier work, but I'm not ashamed. Photography takes practice and effort.
Los Angeles Photographer Kevin Gilligan photographs Dublin, Ireland.
Built in honor of Ireland's patron saint, Saint Patrick's Cathedral is adjacent to the famous well where tradition has it Saint Patrick baptised converts on his visit to Dublin. The massive and gorgeous cathedral was built in 1220!
The Long Room at Trinity College Dublin is nearly 65 meters in length and houses 200,000 of the libraries oldest books. The ancient book of Kells (four gospels in Latin and written around the year 800) is housed nearby and is not to be missed on any tour of Dublin.
Met this gent in Merrion Square, next to the statue of Oscar Wilde. He is a professor of Irish literature and we had a great chat about Wilde and Irish history. It was such a pleasant and memorable conversation, I pleaded with him to let me take a picture of him.
The Temple Bar District is a major center for nightlife in Dublin. The area retained its' medieval street pattern and cobblestoned streets. The area likely got its name from the Temple family, the first provost of Trinity College Dublin.
Newgrange is an ancient temple constructed over 5,000 years ago (about 3,200 B.C.). It is older than Stonehenge in England and approximately 500 years older than the Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt. It is located in the Boyne Valley and has been designated as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Newgrange is known for the almost magical illumination of its passage and chamber by the winter solstice sun. This is a remarkable achievment considering the time when it was built.
The General Post Office (GPO) in Dublin is situated on O'Connell Street, the City's main thoroughfare. During the 1916 Easter Rising, the GPO was the headquarters of the leaders of the uprising, all of whom were subsequently executed. The building still has bullet holes.