John Maher - aka Skin & Bones - the man behind the Sombrero & Pancho! A very clever, honest, hard working man. I'd be pleasantly surprised if he has survived this long...doubtful as it was so long ago 1987/88.
John kindly consented to me photographing him and it was all over in a few minutes without any fuss. For the technically minded the photo was shot using simple daylight through a single window in the Pub which was initially against our backs.
So I simply turned to my right he turned to his left to face one another and that was it - you can't see it but he has a pint in his hand. As the light falls into the pub it looses it's power and naturally falls to darkness the further it travels from the window. Had to gently nurse it along in photoshop to make the darks convincing...
Location: Kilorglin, Co. Kerry
Photographer: Colm Keating