Ireland

Pretty in Pink

Pretty in Pink

Beautiful, pretty pink flowers in Fitzgerald’s Park, Cork in July 2007. I already posted a photo of these flowers but this one was sitting in my TODO box for so long it had to see the light of day! Aperture ƒ/11 Camera Canon EOS 20D Focal length 200mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/80s

The Big Slide

The Big Slide

In Fitzgerald’s Park a week ago the Street Performance World Championship 2009 brought the crowds to the park. This multi story slide was one of the main attractions. Huge long queue for it though. Aperture ƒ/9 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 18mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/200s

Sean Og

Sean Og

One of the boats at Kilkee Beach, County Clare. Aperture ƒ/9 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 10mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/160s

Bunratty Castle Interior

Bunratty Castle Interior

One of the rooms in Bunratty Castle, County Clare. It’s a long exposure shot, what you don’t see here are all the visitors milling about! Aperture ƒ/20 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 13mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 8s

O'Brien's Tower

O’Brien’s Tower

O’Brien’s Tower overlooks the Cliffs of Moher in County Clare. The tower was built in 1835 according to the Wikipedia page on the building. The tower was built on the Cliffs of Moher in 1835 by local landlord Sir Cornellius O’Brien as an observation tower for the hundreds of Victorian tourists that frequented the cliffs […]

Emergency at Kilkee Beach

Emergency at Kilkee Beach

The lifeboat at Kilkee is stored at the top of this ramp going down to the water at the beach. At low tide it’s quite a distance and the wide angle makes a great job of getting it all in! Those two dots on the beach are my family! Aperture ƒ/9 Camera Canon EOS 40D […]

Daly's Bridge

Daly’s Bridge

Daly’s Bridge over the River Lee, or The Shakey Bridge is it’s locally. Shot on the way back to the car after SPWC on Sunday. This is the bridge that David Rowell & Co built! Aperture ƒ/6.3 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 18mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/100s

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Street Performance World Championship 2009

Some photos from last Sunday when the Street Performance World Championship was held in Fitzgerald’s Park, Cork. I actually didn’t really see any performers because of the huge crowds. The place was packed with people. No wonder, when we went down around 6pm it was a glorious evening! These photos have also been uploaded to […]

The Cliffs of Moher

The Cliffs of Moher

The Cliffs of Moher, majestic cliffs in County Clare looking out on the Atlantic Ocean. 7UP are part of the campaign to name the cliffs as one of the new 7 natural wonders of the world. You’ve probably seen the crazy adverts! It was a really miserable day when we got there. Shooting was really […]

Polish Coal

Polish Coal

The coal industry here in Ireland has gone through a huge decline in the last 2 decade. In major urban areas only smokeless coal is allowed and even then many people have gas or oil central heating. The days of frequent smog warnings are a thing of the past thankfully. Here in Blarney some will […]

Storm Clouds over Spanish Point

Storm clouds over Spanish Point

A large and ominous storm cloud blew over Spanish Point in County Clare while we visited the beach there. Thankfully it only rained a tiny bit and didn’t spoil our time in the sand and on the rocks! Aperture ƒ/9 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 18mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/200s

The O Connell Monument

The O’Connell Monument

The O’Connell Monument in Ennis town is an impressive monument to Daniel O’Connell, a legend in Irish history. THE O’CONNELL MONUMENT: This is an impressive Doric column erected on the site of the old courthouse where Daniel O’Connell was declared M.P. for Clare in 1828, an historic event which was later to result in the […]

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Polaroid

A camera shop on the main street in Ennis, County Clare proudly boasts it sell Polaroid products. I wanted to go in but the time just wasn’t right. Love all the red in this image. This is about as close as you’ll see me get to film on this blog! Aperture ƒ/9 Camera Canon EOS […]

Blue Doors

Blue Doors

Old blue doors near the Lough in Cork City. Shot on our photowalk there last year. There are still places left in the World Wide Photowalk here in Cork. If you’re around on July 18th, sign up and join us! Aperture ƒ/6.3 Camera Canon EOS 20D Focal length 10mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/40s

Irish highrise property

Highrise Property

The Elysian, as seen from Merchant’s Quay carpark on a bright day in May. You can also see numerous other buildings and get a feel for how the 17 storeys of this tall building looms over the rest of the city. Must be a great view from up there! Aperture ƒ/10 Camera Canon EOS 40D […]