THE JOHN RINTY MONAGHAN STATUE IN BELFAST

THE JOHN RINTY MONAGHAN STATUE IN BELFAST WHEN IRISH EYES ARE SMILING

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Every time I visit Belfast it rains and this year the weather was really good even though I visited in March rather than June, July or August. Unfortunately I had a bad fall and damaged three ribs and my camera body as well as the Voigtlander lens which was only two days old. A few weeks ago I had to upgrade to the Sony A7RIV.

John Joseph "Rinty" Monaghan (21 August 1918 – 3 March 1984) was a world flyweight boxing champion from Belfast. He became famous in the post-war period, eventually rising to become undisputed world champion and a hero to many people in his home city of Belfast.

Belfast City Council erected a statue to Monaghan at Cathedral Gardens on 20 August 2015. The 10 foot high bronze statue on a granite plinth was designed by Alan Beattie Herriot and features Monaghan holding a microphone and singing "When Irish Eyes are Smiling".

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MY MAIN CAMERA

SONY a7RIV

The camera has a full-frame 61MP BSI-CMOS sensor with 15 stops of dynamic range. Personally I find it to be much better than my A7RIII


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