2011 Photo Contest, Portraits, Stories, 3rd prize

Fair Trade

Photographer

Kenneth O'Halloran

10 July, 2010

Fairs in Ireland are more than places of trade, often forming an important social and cultural event in the county calendar.

About

Kenneth O'Halloran

Kenneth O'Halloran comes from a small village in the west of Ireland, where his father is the local undertaker. He completed a course in commercial photography at Dun Laoghaire C...

Background story

Puck Fair, Killorglin, County Kerry, Ireland Fairs in Ireland are more than places of trade, often forming an important social and cultural event in the county calendar. Women regard them as occasions worth dressing up for. Many fairs focus on horse-trading, carried out to a large extent by traveling people, who belong to an ancient Gaelic nomadic tradition. Some fairs have histories dating back for centuries.

Technical information

Shutter Speed
1/125-1/250
F-Stop
f5.6-f/8

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