Black and White

Under the Boardwalk

Under the Boardwalk

Under the boardwalk? Well, not really but I couldn’t resist the title. This is under the quay in Monkstown, Co Cork a few weeks ago. Aperture ƒ/7.1 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 18mm ISO 400 Shutter speed 1/125s

Mother and child

Mother and Child

A statue of a mother and child stands near where we stayed in Reykjavik, Iceland. Aperture ƒ/11 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 144mm ISO 400 Shutter speed 1/500s

Houses of Parliament

Houses of Parliament

The Houses of Parliament in London, UK dominate the skyline near the river. Aperture ƒ/5 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 59mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/1250s

Birds eye view

Bird’s eye view in London

A pigeon watching the passing pedestrians on a bridge near the London Eye in the United Kingdom. Aperture ƒ/6.3 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 200mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/400s

Dungarvan Cakes

Dungarvan Cakes

Cakes in the window of a shop/café in the square in Dungarvan, Co Waterford. Aperture ƒ/1.8 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 50mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/250s

Frak that Cup

Frak that Cup

In the window. Aperture ƒ/5.6 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 40mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/100s

Is that an axe

Is that an axe?

A statue of Leif Ericsson stands in front of the Church of Hallgrimur, Reykjavik, Iceland. Aperture ƒ/5.6 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 18mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/1000s

Empty Seats in Pairc Ui Chaoimh

Empty Seats in Pairc Ui Chaoimh

One evening while walking near Pairc Ui Chaoimh we noticed the gate at the Blackrock end open so wandered in for a quick look around. I hadn’t been in there in years but it was nice to look around and take a few shots. Must have been a GAA meeting or something that evening … […]

Clonakilty Skyline

Clonakilty Skyline

Clonakilty in County Cork as shot from the multi storey car park adjoining Supervalu. Aperture ƒ/8 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 18mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/160s

An entertaining statue

An entertaining statue

A street performer in Galway City last September. Put money in his box and he’d shake a bit and make some noise. Only kids stopped to watch him. Adults hurried by. Aperture ƒ/8 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 21mm ISO 400 Shutter speed 1/125s

The Penguin and the Man

The Penguin and the Man

Graffiti on the Crawford Art Gallery about a year ago. There’s something weird going on with my feed here. I messed up the Feedburner redirect for a few days but fixed it and now posts from Holy Shmoly are appearing here too! I’ve disabled the redirect entirely now. Maybe that’ll fix it and my next […]

LMG and Ammunition Box

Gun Barrel and Ammo Box

A heavy machine gun on display in Cork City Gaol in August last year. Aperture ƒ/10 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 72mm ISO 400 Shutter speed 1/200s

Clontarf Bridge

Clontarf Bridge

Clontarf Bridge in Cork is a bridge across the River Lee, opened in 1912 and still very much in use. Originally built to link two railways it’s now used for road traffic! This Cokipedia page has lots more info on the bridge and this page mentions that the bridge, “could be lifted to allow the […]

b-w metal

Black and White Metal

The metal of a school desk leg in my Dad’s garden. On a much nicer day than today, awful outside right now! Cold wind, wet. Glad I’m inside now! Aperture ƒ/1.8 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 50mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/2500s

The Old Rocking Chair

The Old Rocking Chair

Old? Probably not. A quite new rocking chair outside a shop in Killrush, Co Clare back in April 2009. Photographed while we were on holiday and we were lucky to have a beautiful day. Unfortunately not every day was good but we made the best of it! Aperture ƒ/5.6 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length […]