Architecture

Chetwynd Viaduct

Chetwynd Viaduct From the Air

I always the this bridge as “The Viaduct”, but it’s actually named the Chetwynd Viaduct. Here’s the view from a my flight home a few weeks as it came in to land at Cork Airport. Aperture ƒ/6.3 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 200mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/100s

I’m Still Standing

It’s wonderful how some of the old buildings in Cork are preserved while all around them their neighbours are demolished and shiny new edifices rise. This one is of course on Emmett Place.

Cross in the Roof

Cross in the Roof

Another (and final) shot of the roof in the Sanctuaire de Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré in Quebec, Canada. I will post more from this church but this is the final shot of the main roof. Love the intricate design. Aperture ƒ/8 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 10mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 2.5s

Look up at the roof

The ceiling of the Sanctuaire de Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré in Quebec is quite a sight. In a low light situation you can’t get a more stable support than the floor at your feet, lucky me. A wide angle lens meant I had to run for cover lest the camera capture me in the image. The 2 second […]

Sanctuaire de Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré

Sanctuaire de Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré

The Saint Anne-de-Beaupré Basilica in Quebec is an imposing but beautiful building. It’s surrounded by flat river side countryside and low lying buildings so it really stands out. Got lots more photos from inside, hopefully to be posted over the next few days. Aperture ƒ/11 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 10mm ISO 100 Shutter […]

Signs of Quebec Industry

On the journey into Quebec City from where we’re staying it’s impossible not to miss the plumes of steam (and smoke?) rising from a number of buildings, seemingly right in the middle of an urban area. According to our guide the buildings contain a cigarette factory and a paper recycling plant. Up close one of […]

Night Over Quebec

Night Over Quebec

Night falls over Quebec as we finish our tour and photowalk around the city. ISO 1600 came in very useful as the sky got darker! Pictured here are a few of the buildings just outside the old city walls. I think the Hilton is the building on the right. Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length […]

County Hall and the Chimney

County Hall and the Chimney

Cork County Hall, as seen from a nearby hill in Sunday’s Well. Argh! I hate coming up with blog post titles. Aperture ƒ/11 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 59mm ISO 400 Shutter speed 1/250s

Around by St. Lukes

Around by St. Luke’s

A white van rounds the corner at St. Luke’s Church at St Luke’s Cross in Cork. Taken on the photowalk a few weeks back. Aperture ƒ/5.6 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 10mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/60s

South Mall

Parked Cars on South Mall

Cars parked on South Mall, Cork. The financial district of the city. Aperture ƒ/5.6 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 18mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/80s

St Patrick and the Volkswagen

St Patrick and the Volkswagen

A Volkswagen Beetle parked across the road from St. Patrick’s Catholic Church on the Lower Glanmire Road in Cork. The church was built in 1840. The car, not so old. Shot on the recent photowalk in the city. Aperture ƒ/11 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 18mm ISO 400 Shutter speed 1/320s

North Cathedral Framed

North Cathedral Framed

The North Cathedral, Cork as seen from a window of St. Anne’s Tower or Shandon Bells. Aperture ƒ/11 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 10mm ISO 400 Shutter speed 1/250s

On the Boardwalk

On the Boardwalk

Phew! What a day! Today we had a great photowalk in Cork. I hesitate to say this, but I think it was probably the most enjoyable photowalk I’ve ever been on. We started out in the Montenotte Hotel, with tea and scones and a chat. After refreshments we headed up on the roof for a […]

Half Moon Glass

Half Moon Glass

The development of Half Moon Street and the adjoining Quay are coming along nicely, even with the old house in the middle of it that must have been kept for historical reasons. The other side of the building was pictured previously on Reflection on Half Moon Street. Photowalk is next Saturday! Make sure you sign […]

Cork Button Co Ltd

Cork Button Co Ltd

Cork Button Co Ltd still exist and trade from Pope’s Quay in Cork but I don’t think they occupy the building the pictured above. Aperture ƒ/10 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 18mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/250s