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Irish Boys
Frank Brault

Irish Boys

Killeagh, County Cork, Ireland

This is my favorite of all the pictures I have taken over the years. They were diagonally across the street from me and I happened to have my camera (Canon film SLR) with a long zoom lens on it). I surreptitiously snapped the picture and they were gone an instant later. This copy was made with an Olympus DSLR.

Canon SLR film

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Irene Wehrli21-Jun-2013 16:39
The gang - I just love this picture, just hanging around...
Irene
maggie_falconi03-May-2012 02:06
A fantastic shot !! love the composition, exposure, the boy's expressions.. everything is wonderful in this capture! Congratulations Frank!!! V
marko gregoric14-Oct-2011 18:44
Superb atosphere.. Great work. V
BleuEvanescence03-Oct-2011 00:43
This image is full of character.
The many facets of "boys will be boys" is shining wall to wall here.
Every detail has its importance, even the big drops splashing on the ground
and coming out of the fountain.
A wonderful page in their life.
C'est génial.
Tom LeRoy08-Aug-2011 16:27
Love the expressions of the boys! So telling! Excellent composition and photo!V!
j>a>e>17 :):):)09-May-2011 07:51
AWEsome lesson for how to chill out & BEEE FREEE!!!! :):):):) CAPRE DIEM GIFT!!!! :):):):)
alfredo camba jr.11-Jan-2011 10:18
Very nice and interesting candid shot! Beautiful capture! V
Mary Bowles31-Dec-2010 18:02
Up to mischief, every one.
Wonderful picture.
I can see why it is your favourite.
Martha Albuquerque03-Nov-2010 09:58
Very cool indeed!! <3
bill friedlander07-Sep-2010 00:21
The hair color gives them away. Nice group shot. I think the fisherman will have a tough time catching anything there. V
Marcia Rules15-Aug-2010 16:15
terrific moment that grabs the viewer and evokes earlier times. Well done Frank. BV!
Mairéad02-Jun-2010 21:46
It's a great shot from simpler times - nowadays they'd head to the shop for Coke Cola
steven mccarthy 14-Aug-2009 00:05
i actually live in this village where this was taken and know the people in it even though they are a lot older now. great photo
Etched Moment17-Apr-2007 10:37
I can see why you like this photo so much. It has a wonderful vintage mood to it. There's so much going on in this shot. Amazing capture! (Miriam)