2012 July

Servicemen Instructions

Servicemen Instructions

Cork City Gaol, August 2010. Aperture ƒ/11 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 200mm ISO 400 Shutter speed 1/500s

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Behind the scenes of the Thieving Duck

Long time readers will remember the thieving duck photo that I made in 2005. Scratch that, many people who use email, Facebook, Twitter or other social media website will be familiar with this photo. A recent post on Reddit showed me just how tired some people are of it as a meme! I would dearly […]

John Jameson Whiskey

John Jameson Whiskey

A small statue in one of the display cabinets in the Jameson Distillery, Midleton, Co Cork. Aperture ƒ/4 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 10mm ISO 640 Shutter speed 1/13s

Engrossed

Engrossed

Patrick Street, Cork. October 2011. Aperture ƒ/6.3 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 200mm ISO 400 Shutter speed 1/400s

Lifesaver

Life Saver

Somewhere in Co Clare, July 2011. Aperture ƒ/11 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 59mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/250s

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Save instead of Export in GIMP 2.8

Version 2.8 of GIMP saves images as .xcf files by default when you hit CTRL-S. I remember a development version did this years ago but it was reversed before final release due to user feedback AFAIR. I can understand the reasoning behind this decision but I hate it. It really, really bugs me. I don’t […]

Fort Camden Roof

Fort Camden Roof

Fort Camden, Crosshaven in Co Cork. August 2011 Aperture ƒ/16 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 10mm ISO 400 Shutter speed 1/500s

Gravestones Flat

Gravestones Flat

An old graveyard in Spiddal, Co Galway. September 2011. Aperture ƒ/10 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 18mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/250s