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"Out of the Darkness"


Simon Graham's 2003 picture of a fashion show is one of the images featured in a new exhibition of NI Press Photography at the Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast.

Thomas McMullan's Uncontrolled Explosion

Visitors to the free admission exhibition can see powerful images such as Thomas McMullan's 2001 shot of a British army robot detonating a van bomb.

Pic: Fred Hoare

The exhibition runs from 8 to 24 March, and features the best of 40 years of photography. In this picture, Fred Hoare captures a confrontation between police and republicans.

 Cathal McNaughton's Sheep at Sunset

Images on show range from violence at the height of the Troubles to tranquil rural scenes, such as Cathal McNaughton's Sheep at Sunset (2002).

Pic: Alan Lewis

In this 2002 picture by Alan Lewis, six-year-old twins were at home when a loyalist pipebomb exploded.

Pic: Crispin Rodwell

In Crispin Rodwell's photograph, Orangemen face police and soldiers at Drumcree in 1998.

Flying feet

Ian Trevithick snapped these three girls in full flight at the 2004 Irish Dancing World Championship at Belfast's Waterfront Hall.

Bobby Ingram

Fire crews tackle a blaze caused by a bomb in Belfast in Bobby Ingram's 1977 picture.

Pic: Alan Lewis

Alan Lewis captures the 1997 funeral of one of two policemen killed by the IRA just before it announced its ceasefire.

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