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Nick Bradshaw

Email: info@fotonic.ie
Phone: 0879208260
Website: http://www.fotonic.ie/

SELECTED WORKS

Shortlisted - Reportage - 2022
DUBLIN’S FEATHERED FRIENDS

The pandemic offered photographers an opportunity to look beyond their normal remit, allowing the capturing of these wildlife images all within Dublin City boundaries.

SHORTLISTED - Portrait - 2021
CLOWN MIKEY GERBOLA, LITTLE HOPE OF RE-OPENING 2020

Mikey Gerbola, owner of Circus Gerbola, in the circus wagon where he was born and raised. Mikey and his team were parked up awaiting news of reopening after Covid-19 restrictions.

SHORTLISTED - Nature & The Environment - 2021
TROPICAL VISITOR THE BROWN BOOBY SHAKES OFF THE IRISH RAIN

A brown booby shakes off the rain drops as he rests. Normally found in the tropics, this one strayed off-course all the way to Ireland’s East coast to become the first brown booby found on the island.

SHORTLISTED - Arts and Entertainment - 2021
RED CARPET MOMENT

Shane MacGowan and his partner Victoria Mary Clarke greet President Michael D. Higgins and Sabina Higgins on the red carpet before the premier of the film Citizens of Boomtown.

SHORTLISTED - Daily Life & People - 2020
HERE’S LOOKING AT YOU!

Cattle on the outskirts of Kilkenny

SHORTLISTED - Portrait - 2020
MAGDALENE LAUNDRY SURVIVOR DIANE CROGHAN

Magdalene Laundry survivor Diane Croghan at an exhibition in Collins’ Barracks, Dublin

SHORTLISTED - Nature & The Environment - 2020
A HERON’S PATIENCE PAYS OFF

A heron with a brown trout in the Dodder River, Milltown

SHORTLISTED - Arts and Entertainment - 2020
WAITING IN THE WINGS

Cast getting ready for “Bloodlines”, a Rohingya live performance in the VISUAL Gallery and Theatre, Carlow

SHORTLISTED - Daily Life & People - 2019
WHALE OF A TIME

Dermot O’Neill (9), from Clontarf in Dublin, reaches for master flyer Andrew Beattie’s giant whale kite on Dollymount Strand in June, during The Dublin Kite Festival

SHORTLISTED - Politics - 2019
‘COSY’ LEAD FOR MICHAEL D

A Michael D. Higgins tea-cosy spotted on the campaign trail

SHORTLISTED - Arts and Entertainment - 2019
JUNK KOUTURE

Model in a headpiece created with recycled 'junk' for the National Junk Kouture Fashion Show and Awards

SHORTLISTED - Arts and Entertainment - 2019
GRAVITY’S GARDEN

Super Garden mentor Monica Alvarez losing her hat as she stumbled across a gravity defying Shane Houlihan enjoying the upside down garden at Bord Bia’s Bloom Festival in the Phoenix Park, Dublin

SHORTLISTED - Politics - 2018
BOWING OUT - GERRY ADAMS

BOWING OUT - GERRY ADAMS

SHORTLISTED - Politics - 2016
BERTIE AT THE BACK DOOR

Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern leaving the Banking Enquiry via the back door to Leinster House

SHORTLISTED - Portrait - 2016
THEATRE FIRE

Liam Lambert and 'Judge' of the renowned Lambert Puppet Theatre showing the obvious Fire damage after an arson attack at the Thretre

SHORTLISTED - Arts and Entertainment - 2015
'MAGNIFIKATZ' - CAT SHOW

International judge Aline Noel, from Canada, with Sphynx Haven Queen Elizabeth, a four-month-old, Sphynx female

1ST PLACE - Nature & The Environment - 2012
MONSTER RAIN, CLOTHES LINE REEMERGING FROM FLOOD WATERS

The Floods that hit Dublin and Wicklow resulted from 'monster rain' a phenomenon that is increasing in Europe

SHORTLISTED - Nature & The Environment - 2013
POOLBEG POWER STATION CHIMNEYS

A sandpiper forrages with the ESB thermal station chimney's reflected in the tide on Sandymount Strand

SHORTLISTED - Reportage - 2017
TAKING OF THE GPO

6th. class Pupils from St. Patrick's boys School Ringsend Dublin went to the GPO to ‘take the GPO' in costume for their 1916 Rising reenactment. Pictures include Classmates Paul Kobus Rhys Ennis Evan Kelch Darragh Ryan Leinard Regalado Sean McPeake Josh King (Padraig Pearse) Sean Ebbs (O'Rahilly) Lee Eager Alex Eager and Jake Bui

SHORTLISTED - Politics - 2013
US SECRETARY OF STATE HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

The US Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton delivered a major address on global human rights in Dublin

SHORTLISTED - Politics - 2016
POLITICAL PORTRAITURE

Conor Casby's three works 'Denis O'Brien; Enda Kenny and Joan Burton on display prior to ehhibition

SHORTLISTED - Politics - 2006
HEAD OF FIANNA FAIL

An Taoiseach Bertie Ahern TD at the parties Ard Fheis in Dublin

SHORTLISTED - Politics - 2014
LORD TRIMBLE

Lord Trimble, former First Minister for Northern Ireland, gowning prior to his acceptance of an honorary Doctorate of Philosophy at Dublin City University

Profile - 2016
RONAN WOODHOUSE

8 year Old Ronan Woodhouse walked to the Dail, he was appealing to the Taoiseach for the return of his Medical Card

SHORTLISTED - Nature & The Environment - 2013
UNDER COVER

A Cat enjoying the shelter/Cover offered by a bird table !

Profile - 2016
‘BANANA LADY’

Wide Open Opera kicks off MusicTown 2015, the Capital’s newest festival, by bringing contemporary opera to the streets with an animated and lively performance - Just Sell My Bananas will feature ‘Banana Lady’ selling her bananas from an old pram while three relentlessly cheerful bananas come to life singing with a jazzy Latin pazzaz

Profile - 2016
ST JOHN'S NIGHT - TORY ISLAND

Formerly, and until recently, they would light a large, midnight fire at a high vantage point close to the cliffs north of An Baile Thiar – another spectacular rocky height known as Móraid

Profile - 2016
ROBBIE REDMOND IN HIS BOEING STEARMAN

Robbie Redmond in his BOEING STEARMAN, This vintage biplane was built in 1942 in the US and was renamed the ‘Spirit of Tipperary’ when it came to Ireland

Profile - 2016
93 YEAR OLD FORMER WW2 PILOT TED VEAL

93 year old former WW2 pilot Ted Veal and friend Ann Colfer on the front row of Tayto Parks Rollercoaster' The Cú Chulainn Coaster amongst Family and friends "The last time I felt like that I was upside down in a Tigermoth"

Profile - 2016
HUNGER STRIKE COMMEMORATION 2015

NEWS - 'National Hunger strike Commemoration March' Family Members of those who died during the hunger strikes who carried photographic portraits of the strikers at the commemoration march.

Profile - 2016
AUTHOR EOIN MCNAMEE
Profile - 2016
WAITING ON RETURNING TROOPS

Baldonnel Airport where family wait in the rain to greet loved ones returning from active duty abroad

Profile - 2016
TORY BONFIRE NIGHT
Profile - 2016
ST STEPHENS DAY HUNT
Profile - 2016
SISTER ACT

Mary Banotti and Nora Owen sharing a laugh

Profile - 2016
UNTITLED
Profile - 2016
BRAY SUMMERFEST AIRSHOW

Picture shows the Swiss Air Force Aerobatic Team in extreme close formation during the show which attracted in excess of 90,000 spectators

Profile - 2016
WAITING IN THE WINGS

Young preformers waiting patiently for their turn to preform for Chinese New Year in Dublin

Profile - 2016
WICKLOW 200

Wicklow 200 Cycle Ride. Its a 200 Km's Non Competitive Ride which takes place around the roads of Wicklow and attracted 3000 entrants

Profile - 2016
AUTHOR PETER MURPHY
Profile - 2016
PRO CHOICE V PRO LIFE

As Pro-Life group march Pro-choice supporters held a counter-demonstration at the Spire. Pro-choice supporters show their dissatisfaction as the parade passes by on O'Connell Street

Profile - 2016
PROTESTING AT THE DAIL
Profile - 2016
EDDIE GOGGINS - AEROBATIC PILOT

Onboard with Eddie Goggins - Glad to have had the experience but, wont need to do it again !

Profile - 2016
UNTITLED

AUTHOR JOHN BANVILLE