Irish photos

Stuck in the middle with you

Stuck in the middle with you

A construction platform of some type sits in the River Lee, Cork in this photo shot in April 2008. I’m sure I have a photo of it up by Sullivan’s Quay too. Aperture ƒ/10 Camera Canon EOS 20D Focal length 14mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/200s

More naked

More Naked

Look up and see naked branches cover the sky with their evil and treacherous appendages, and then walk straight into some dog sh*t that an uncaring owner neglected to clean up. Aperture ƒ/10 Camera Canon EOS 20D Focal length 10mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/250s

Yellow Spots

Yellow Spots

Yellow spots mark the parking spaces while the Elysian looms overhead! Aperture ƒ/8 Camera Canon EOS 20D Focal length 10mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/200s

SVP Christmas Collection

SVP Christmas Collection

Volunteers sang their hearts out in Ballincollig a few days ago for the Society of St. Vincent de Paul Christmas Collection. Happy Christmas! Hope you have a great day! Aperture ƒ/3.5 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 18mm ISO 400 Shutter speed 1/30s

Elysian Under Cover

Elysian Under Cover

The Elysian, as it was in March 2008, still under construction while the Irish Economy economy fell apart around it. Aperture ƒ/9 Camera Canon EOS 20D Focal length 10mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/200s

Bare Trees Budding Trees

Bare Trees, Budding Trees

Bare naked trees are all you’ll see along the Marina in Blackrock at this time of year but in April the leaves are budding and life is returning. Aperture ƒ/10 Camera Canon EOS 20D Focal length 14mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/200s

The Clarion on the Lee

The Clarion on the Lee

The Clarion Hotel and the Boardwalk on the River Lee, Cork. March 2008. Aperture ƒ/8 Camera Canon EOS 20D Focal length 10mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/200s

Everyday Legend

Everyday Legend

I am Legend. Aperture ƒ/7.1 Camera Canon EOS 20D Focal length 18mm ISO 800 Shutter speed 1/125s

Potted Flowers

Potted Flowers

Flowers in a garden centre, probably the one out in Inniscarra. In the new year I’m sorely tempted to change the posting frequency on this blog from daily to every third day. Blogging should bring pleasure and be a means of expressing oneself while stimulating your audience and improving oneself. I have so little time […]

Bantry Field

Bantry Field

A field in Bantry, County Cork. Way up in the hills surrounding the town. Aperture ƒ/10 Camera Canon EOS 20D Focal length 22mm ISO 200 Shutter speed 1/160s

Happy on the Köln

Happy on the Köln

A very happy crew member of the Köln when she docked in Cork in 2005. Now that I’ve archived my photo collection to DVD (only 41 DVDs for 2009 so far!) I’m converting RAW files to Jpeg to reduce the insane storage requirements of 179GB of data for 2009 alone. As an example, I squashed […]

Let the Flog Gas flow

Let The Flo Gas Flow!

Two Flo Gas gas cylinders sit inside the office of a derelict garage near Blarney. Aperture ƒ/3.5 Camera Canon EOS 20D Focal length 10mm ISO 200 Shutter speed 1/30s

Strong Shadows

Strong Shadows

Strong shadows in exceptionally bright sunlight in May 2008 in Blarney. Aperture ƒ/9 Camera Canon EOS 20D Focal length 10mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/200s

Thumbs up for Comandante João Belo

Members of the crew of the F480 Comandante João Belo as the ship was known in 2005. In 2008 it was sold to Uruguay, with official transfer on 8th April 2008, renamed ROU-01 URUGUAY.

In the Knows

In the Knows

An Alpaca stared intently at me while he munched on some straw in Blarney on Saturday. Aperture ƒ/1.8 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 50mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/500s