Nature, environment, Icebergs. Fine art, Arctic and environmental photographer: Dave Walsh, Ireland - tearsheets

By: Dave Walsh Photo  05/12/2011
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Nature, environment, Icebergs. Fine art, Arctic and environmental photographer: Dave Walsh, Ireland

A portfolio of five of my photographs has been featured in issue four of the excellent Irish photography magazine The Shot. A big thanks to editors Karl and John who are masterminding the project; each issue showcases five photographers with five images each, and five hundred words to talk about themselves and their photography. The [..]


I’m pleased to see that one of my Tasmanian Devil pictures has shown up in May/June edition of Sierra Club magazine, in an article called Sympathy for the Devils. UPDATE June 28th: This image has also been used by New Scientist article, “Tasmanian devils were sitting ducks for deadly cancer”.


My friend, distant cousin and co-conspirator Barry Kavanagh has seen fit to use my portrait of him – made on the fly one night in Dublin’s Long Hall pub, on the cover of the new Dacianos album, Fables for Another Time.


A recent addition to Dublin’s low-rise skyline and spanning the Irish capital’s River Liffey, the harp-like silhouette of Santiago Caletrava’s Samuel Beckett Bridge is a technical marvel bordering in Celtic Kitsch. These qualities attracted me and my camera – even to the point of doing long picture exposures on cold snowy nights. It’s paid off, [..]


I don’t doubt that I often make pictures of strange objects – but it’s a little bizarre to see one’s image turn up in a book like Christopher Salyers’ Vending Machines: Coined Consumerism, published by Mark Batty.


Here’s some pages from Photographer magazine, Ukraine/Russia Jan-Feb 2009 featuring my Iceberg images from trips as blogger and press officer to the Southern Ocean and Antarctica on board the Greenpeace ship Esperanza in 2007 and 2008, to find the Japanese whaling fleet. The text is in Russian.


Believe it or not, some of my photographs of New Zealand were used in in Series 2 of the HBO TV Series Flight of the Conchords – as the rather misguided New Zealand tourism posters on the wall of Deputy Cultural Attache Murray Hewitt’s office. You can see the posters and my images here…


Ok, it helps if you read Spanish for this one – I’ve had an article published in the Spanish Lonely Planet magazine, thanks to Luis at Granangular. It’s based on my book, Haunted Dublin, published in October 2008. The article is basically a summary of many of the things in the book, with tales of [..]


Emmon – Secrets & Lies – albino wallaby, originally uploaded by blather. Here’s a CD from Swedish electro diva Emmon, that uses my albino wallaby portrait – taken last year in Tasmania, as the cover image. Thanks to Sebastian Hess at Wonderland records!


Here’s a photograph I just had published in the British Airways flight magazine Highlife. it’s accompanying a piece by Irish novelist Marian Keys. I hadn’t realised it was published until a friend was on a BA flight and stumbled across my credit beside the photograph – and then another friend sent it to me in [..]


This is an expanded version of an article I had published in 2006, as part of the programme for Conor McPherson’s play The Seafarer, currently being staged at the National Theatre in London. I was asked to write a piece dealing with the mythology of Howth and places in the Dublin landscape. I soon discovered [..]


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New Work | Nature, environment, Icebergs. Fine art, Arctic and environmental photographer: Dave Walsh, Ireland

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Nature, environment, Icebergs. Fine art, Arctic and environmental photographer: Dave Walsh, Ireland - news

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Nature, environment, Icebergs. Fine art, Arctic and environmental photographer: Dave Walsh, Ireland - awards

This imag of a “Ribbed Iceberg”, in Kangerdlussuaq Fjord, East Greenland, from on board the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise in 2009, has been shortlisted for the prestigious Extreme Environment competition, run by the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, in Hobart, Australia. The Extreme Environment Photographic Exhibition brings together some of the most beautiful and awe-inspiring. Fine art, Arctic and environmental photographer.


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Nature, environment, Icebergs. Fine art, Arctic and environmental photographer: Dave Walsh, Ireland - feature slide

I’m pleased to see that one of my Tasmanian Devil pictures has shown up in May/June edition of Sierra Club magazine, in an article called Sympathy for the Devils. An ugly, and probably mildly tasteless set of images, where I photograph people photographing flowers, and often show off their backsides along the way. Woman in blue jeans photographing flowers at the Keukenhof Photographing flowers and undwear at the Keukenhof Photographing People.