High Rise Crane (print) A view of the crane helping in the construction of a new office block behind Cork City Hall. This is from the lobby of the carpark next door. Other views of the same site: Building a City Sunset, Craning to See the Sky.
Purple Sky (print) After shooting the Tenacious I looked behind me and smiled as I saw a great reflection of the beautiful sky on this car. Wisps of cloud filtered the sun momentarily as I captured this image and a bit of post-processing helped to make the reflection stand out!
Beer kegs on the quay Beer kegs on Union Quay. The Lobby is open again isn’t it? Yum, I like Erdinger! This was taken only moments after this one which probably explains why a keg is sitting at the base of a life ring pole. It’s not some weird “save him and feed him beer” …
Skibereen or Hospital A sign in the foreground of the main square in Bantry, Co. Cork. We went to Ahakista eventually! This is made from one exposure but I had this great looking sky and underexposed buildings and ground detail. To get an even exposure I split the photo using two layers and adjusted the …
A Life Line A life ring may save your life some day.
De-construction on Grand Parade The construction site that is the Grand Parade right now but it will soon look like Patrick’s Street with broad pavements, paving and those flag bearing poles that are so prominent on our main thoroughfare. No Fred photos today, I haven’t had time to work on any. Expect more next week!
Sunset at Drake’s Pool We took Oscar and ourselves for a walk in Drake’s Pool last Sunday. We arranged to meet Donal and Celine there. While the girls enjoyed a leisurely walk, us guys trailed after them making photos of everything! Drake’s Pool is just outside Crosshaven, and is named for Sir Francis Drake.
The Commodore Hotel The Commodore Hotel in Cobh, built in 1854, is an attractive hotel sitting on the main road of the town. Inside, the old world decoration of the lobby, restaurant and bar are inviting.
Please Recycle Empty beer can on the rocky beach at Church Bay, Co. Cork.
West Cork Landscape The beautiful countryside north-east of Dunmanway in West Cork.