PPAI

PRESS PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR
2012

Press Photogrpaher of the
Year 2012

Julien Behal

Email: julienbehalphotography@gmail.com
Phone: 00 353 87 9782542
Website: www.julienbehal.com
PRESIDENTIAL WELCOME

by Julien Behal

President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama arrive to address the crowd in College Green, Dublin, during their visit to Ireland.

SHANTYTOWN LIFE

by Julien Behal

Daily Life and its struggles for the poor tenants of the shantytowns around Cape Town, South Africa Series of Pictures taken on a assigment to the Shanty Towns around Cape Town to explore whether life has changed for the poor shack dwellers since the World Cup 2010 and after twenty years of the ANC in power.

LEADER FALL

by Julien Behal

Jockey James Barry falling off the leader 'Excellent as Usual' during a Handicap Hurdle during the Galway Festival

EASTER 1916

by Julien Behal

Katie Diamond holds an Easter Lilly, symbol of the 1916 Rebellion against British Rule in Ireland during the annual 1916 Easter Rising Commemoration.

STATE OF THE NATION

by Julien Behal

Marcia Kinsella living alone on the Widow's Pension in Dublin, watches Taoiseach Enda Kenny's State of the Nation address about the austerity Budget.

ELVIS IMPERSONATORS

by Julien Behal

Contestants in the All Ireland Elvis Festival at Fairways Hotel, Dundalk Co.Louth strike a pose in the setting sun

BEAR HUG

by Julien Behal

Broadcaster Pat Kenny laughs as Sinn Fein's Gerry Adams hugs Enda Kenny of Fine Gael during the first election televised debate

HOME TO VOTE

by Julien Behal

Returning home Former Islander Bridgie O'Malley is welcomed home to vote on Inishbiggle a small inhabited island during the General Election 2011

SPIRITUAL VISON

by Julien Behal

Tibet's spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, checks his glasses before addressing devotees on his first trip to Ireland in 20 years .

WAITING TO PERFORM

by Julien Behal

Dancers waiting for their cue to perform during a show highlighting Indian Culture in Dublin during Diwali, popularly known as the festival of lights.

WAITING FOR OBAMA

by Julien Behal

Julia Hayes holds a US flag in her bedroom in Moneygall, Co Offaly ahead of the President Barack Obama's arrival later in the month.

NORRIS QUITS

by Julien Behal

Senator David Norris outside his home in Dublin after he announced that he pulled out of the Presidential race