The tree in the wheat field

The tree in the wheat field

On the way to Rocky Bay last week we spotted this field so we just had to take a few photos! This is also the first photo I’ve used Affinity Photo on. The original image is below.

The tree in the wheat field

I used the inpainting tool in Affinity Photo to get rid of the branches on the left and a few other things. I did try the same in Lightroom but the clone and heal tools just didn’t work nearly as well. Affinity photo is easy to set up as an external editor in Lightroom, and it even supports 16 bit colour which is a big bonus when working on images!

Aperture ƒ/8
Camera Canon EOS 6D
Focal length 32mm
ISO 2500
Shutter speed 1/125s
Mullinhassig Waterfall

Mullinhassig Waterfall

Poulanassig Waterfall, incorrectly known as Mullinhassig Waterfall is a small waterfall about 30 minutes drive from Blarney, just beyond Coachford. This was my first visit there but it was simple to find through Google Maps.

This Wikipedia page is full of useful information about the surrounding woods.

Aperture ƒ/22
Camera Canon EOS 6D
Focal length 40mm
ISO 100
Shutter speed 10s

Blarney Castle in the Snow

Blarney Castle in the Snow

Snow fell last night in Ireland and everything came to a halt as people all over the country gasped in wonder at the strange white stuff on the ground. Thankfully it looks like it won’t last. We’re not equipped to deal with this sort of weather at all!

Blarney Castle opened later than usual but the paths were all cleared so of course I had to go tramping away in the snow covered grass..

Aperture ƒ/11
Camera Canon EOS 6D
Focal length 24mm
ISO 100
Shutter speed 1/50s