We formed Cork Analogue Photographers sometime in June or July last summer, 2008. Can’t remember exactly, but an email, a meeting in a pub, and we were off. Since then we have put on three exhibitions, starting with Brew Cafe in Cork last September, then Lismore Gallery and Studio and Gallery Nautique earlier this summer. Not a bad first year! The first post made on this site was one year and one week ago, Aug 6th ’08. Since then there have been a further 102 posts, and last month, July had the highest number of visitors with 936. Not very high in internet terms, but I guess someone is looking.
The above image has nothing to do with birthdays, but Man Ray was one of my early influences in photography – when I discovered him, and realised what could be done in the darkroom (solarisation, rayographs), as well as with a camera, I was hooked