Posts Tagged: tree

Sunset over Playa Blanca

Sunset over Playa Blanca

After a hectic day on the beach the sun sets behind a lone palm tree facing the calm seas in Playa Blanca, Lanzarote.

Aperture ƒ/2.2
Camera SM-G900F
Focal length 4.8mm
ISO 40
Shutter speed 1/320s

A Peaceful Tree in Iceland

A tree wrapped in a woven covering with the peace sign on it in Reykjavik. Anyone know the story behind it?

Aperture ƒ/10
Camera Canon EOS 40D
Focal length 10mm
ISO 400
Shutter speed 1/200s

Electronic waste in the countryside

Electronic waste in the countryside

Last February we spent a weekend in Bantry where I made a couple of very nice shots when I drove into the hills surrounding the town. The area was so nice that I wandered up the road on foot a few yards for a better shot of this lone tree. I was disgusted to see the beige boxes of a PC and monitor lying half hidden in the tall grass of the bog.

Perhaps I should have climbed down and retrieved them but Adam was asleep in the car and we were miles from anywhere. I didn’t want to risk slipping and hurting myself. It’s such a shame those electronics weren’t recycled at the local dump. I wonder what Gardai would find if they looked at the drive in that PC. I wonder if they’d care?

Tomorrow – AJ tried booking Robodock tickets for himself but could only book for the 12 noon show. I thought we could pay at the entrance but obviously it’s popular and booked up. Maybe the bad weather will keep people away but I should be there before 3pm! Keep an eye on my Twitter account for updates!

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Aperture ƒ/8
Camera Canon EOS 20D
Focal length 10mm
ISO 200
Shutter speed 1/200s

Desert Tree

One of the many trees growing in the arid desert surrounding the ranch Automattic stayed in while in Arizona.

Brilliant Winter Leaves

Just over a month ago, some of the trees around here still had leaves. I took the camera with me one evening when we went for a walk around the park.

The leaves were a lovely bright and vibrant colour, but obviously this has been a little touched up in the GIMP afterwards! 🙂

Winter Leaves

It’s cold out there and the trees are almost bare. Some leaves still hang on however!

Santa & Cole in Cork

Santa came to Cork early this year, sort of. This metal work is from somewhere on the Grand Parade in Cork. It’s designed by the firm of Santa & Cole, obviously, and seems to be a perfect place for people to throw their litter unfortunately.

Mushrooms in the roots

Mushrooms grow from the roots of a tree in Fitzgerald’s Park, Cork. I just loved the colour and texture of the fungus, especially in the light of the sunset behind me.