Kinsale – Light and Time is a unique photography book featuring the collected and written work of photographer John Collins. Spanning four decades of life in the iconic Irish coastal Cork region of Kinsale, the collection features compelling documentary, landscape and underwater photographs, narrated by engaging personal essays by the author.
John Collins is a photographic artist and writer with varied interests in lens-based practice, including documentary, landscape and underwater. A keen observer of light and life, John learned the craft of photography in commercial, wedding, and portraiture before moving to a career in healthcare. This gave him the flexibility to concentrate on personal projects, including his books Cool Waters/Emerald Seas (2006), Shortcut (2019), Last Orders (2021). John holds a Certificate in Professional Photography (2001) and has read postgraduate programs with the Open College of the Arts.