Chris O'Dell


Chris O'Dell's Photography Archives

On this site you will find photographs from my archives, dating from1958 to the present day.

I am a cinematographer and photographer living in West Cork, Ireland.  I spent years traveling and shooting documentary films,
and many popular drama series and one-off films for television.  This life took me to curious places and introduced me to
 many fascinating people.

 I will be continually adding work to this website as I trawl through my archives.
My photography is represented in the permanent collection of the National Portrait Gallery, London, and in a number of private collections including those of Ulrike Crespo, Michael Satke, David Puttnam, Sean Boeniger, and Sandy Lieberson.
Observant visitors to my site will notice that photographs are not categorised, apart from the separate page for portraits and people.
 This may change at a later date when there are enough images to make it necessary.
Until then I fear that you will have to rummage through this random selection.

Reproduction policy and copyright theft
All images are low resolution jpeg compressions and are sized at between 800 and 600 pixels wide at 72 ppi for
display on this site and are therefore unsuitable for reproduction other than at the size and resolution displayed here.
I do not deface my photographs with watermarks and so have found it impossible to prevent people from
downloading my copyright images without permission and using them on their websites, but I am usually able to
trace the culprits.  Therefore I will allow the use of my images on other websites, on condition that a credit line
is attached to the image stating "photograph © Chris O'Dell" and those of you feeling generous can make a
contribution of €10 per image used by PayPal to my email address link here.
  All such remunerations will be shared
between Médecins Sans Frontières and the Irish Red Cross,

For all other kinds of print reproduction I can supply high resolution copies in jpeg or tiff format of any image
displayed at modest rates.
  Email me with the image/s required and purpose (ie: journal, book reproduction, postcard, brochure) and I will quote for reproduction rights.   I retain copyright at all times.

Exhibition prints all these photograph are available size A2 on Permajet Distinction Fine Art paper 325gsm price €100 including
packing and posrtage to all parts of the world.
  Send email here with title of image and I will invoice you via PayPal (you do not
need a PayPal account, you can pay with major credit/debit cards).



Places and Events
Information about each image in this section can be found by clicking on each picture.
Scroll down for places and events.

Mertola, Portugal

Kilcoe Churchyard
Kilcoe Churchyard

Ballydehob Habour
Ballydehob Harbour

Wellsteeds of Reading
Wellsteeds of Reading

Lisheen Co Cork

Lisheen, West Cork

Lenticular cloudscape
Lenticular clouds forming over Mount Gabriel (27th July 2016)

Red Boat
Red Boat in Schull

Barley Cove West Cork
Barley Cove - West Cork

Wall 1
The Wall

Brandenburg Gate
The Brandenburg Gate

Kilcoe Castle and Rainbow
Rainbow over Kilcoe Castle

Cobh waterfront
Cobh Waterfront

Roaringwater bay - 2 castles
Two Castles


Zaire - smelting iron
Smelting Iron in the Congo

World Youth Festival East Berlin 1964
World Youth Rally East Berlin 1964

Chris O'Dell - Rome - Constantine
Emperor Constantine

Chris O'Dell Garden
A corner of my garden

Chris O'Dell - Reading rooftop 1
Reading, Berkshire.  Rooftops 1958

Reading rooftops
Reading, Berkshire.  Rooftops 1958

Chris O'Dell - Karnak - Egypt
Karnak - Egypt

Chris O'Dell - Old Soochow
Old Soochow

Chris O'Dell Ethiopia 1
Ethiopia, the Roof of Africa

Chris O'Dell East Berlin 1960
Neue Kirche, East Berlin, 1964

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