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By John_Humphreys
These are pictures of the theatre company Histrionic Productions in rehearsal for John Retallack's stage adaptation of the novel 'Junk' by Melvin Burgess.

'Junk' is an award winning novel about young people who leave the comforts of their suburban homes and slide into drug addiction.

Histrionics Productions is a company of young actors based in Limerick who are not professional but a number of them plan to pursue acting as a career. Rehearsals are carried out in an old church that is now used as a community centre. The play will run at the Belltable Arts Centre in Limerick from 14th to 16th August.

All photographs were taken with available light using a Nikon D2X and a 50mm/f1.4 prime lens.

Tags: Theatre Ireland Young people Drugs Limerick Junk Portraits and people Histrionics Melvin burgess

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banehawi Plus
12 1.5k 3534 Canada
4 Aug 2008 3:04PM
Like how youve included the director in all shots, - and cant beat the prime for these settings either.


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mikeyjuggler 9 373 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2008 3:43PM
good set of photos
mrswoolybill Plus
9 986 1501 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2008 6:13PM
Excellent reportage set, some fine individual shots (I particularly enjoy V2), building up into a real picture of the scene. Something very dear to my heart here - real communication.
woolybill1 Plus
10 22 68 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2008 6:59PM
Excellent reportage, so suited to mono. The depiction of the director at work is particularly impressive.
bliba Plus
10 2 Austria
4 Aug 2008 7:47PM
a fine set......
MilanaG 10 Bulgaria
6 Aug 2008 7:19PM
Very good set of shots...very interesting result!
sbphoto 12 19 Ireland
7 Aug 2008 9:14PM
Very interesting set, John. isn't the 50mm a very under rated lenses.
10 Aug 2008 11:00AM
Superb set with some good use of DOF
pennyspike 13 2.1k 29 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2008 11:08PM
A good series John. I know the story very well and can see the characters even from the stills.
I wish them well.

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