Extra Extra 5: WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge

All these shots were taken at the Button Factory in Dublin, Tuesday, 10 June 2014:

Jaime Nanci Barron & the Blue Boys at the Button Factory in Dublin's Temple Bar District:  June 10, 2014

Jaime Nanci Barron & the Blue Boys at the Button Factory in Dublin’s Temple Bar District: June 10, 2014.  The “Extra” in the shot is the lone photographer at one side of the stage.

Still Jaime Nanci Barron's set.  The "Extra" that makes the shot interesting -- at least in self's humble opinion --  are the two people standing and speaking casually in front of the stage.

The “Extra” that makes the shot “different” — at least in self’s humble opinion — are the two people standing and speaking casually in front of the stage. Jaime’s band was just starting to do warm-ups.

The "Extra" here is the way the lighting throws individual members of the audience's silhouettes into sharp relief.

The “Extra” here is the way the lighting throws individual members of the audience’s silhouettes into sharp relief.

Self had a blast at the concert last week.  The occasion was the launch of a fund-raising CD, on what would have been screen legend Judy Garland’s 92nd birthday.

Stay tuned, dear blog readers.  Stay tuned.

 

 

Extra Extra 4: WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge

On the train back to Dublin from Sligo, self’s last full day in Ireland:

The sky, of course:  the sky makes this picture.

The sky, of course: the sky makes this picture.

A painting by Janet Pierce, who self met at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre in Annaghmakerrig.  Janet’s paintings are currently on exhibit at the Hamilton Gallery in Sligo, through Aug. 9.

The window, of course: The window is the "something extra."

The window, of course: The window is the “something extra.”

The artist herself:

The "Something Extra":  The hand, the smile, the armful of yellow roses

The “Something Extra”: The hand, the smile, the armful of yellow roses

Stay tuned, dear blog readers.  Stay tuned.

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