Urban

Abandoned Dingle Trawler

Right on the pier in Dingle are two trawlers that are slowly falling to pieces. The one pictured above is severely burned, windows burned out and broken. Moss grows on the deck amid the rubbish. I can’t believe it’s still there. It was there last year when we visited, and may even have been there […]

Bike Park

The bike park on Patrick’s Street, Cork.

Director's Cut

Director’s Cut

First of all Virgin Megastore was sold off to Zavvi and shortly afterwards they had a liquidation sale and went under. Now Director’s Cut are in there and it’s a depressing store. There’s no piped music to liven the dead atmosphere, oh dear! Aperture ƒ/9 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 33mm ISO 400 Shutter […]

Pub of the year for sale

Pub of the year for sale

The Woodford on Patrick’s Street Cork closed some time ago. Shame really as it was a nice pub. Aperture ƒ/7.1 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 21mm ISO 400 Shutter speed 1/100s

Old wood and yellow

Old Wood and Yellow

The gorgeous Autumn colours contrast with the dark and rough texture of the old wood of a fence. Shot in Quebec of course. Aperture ƒ/5 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 10mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/50s

Fire Hydrant 2

Fire Hydrant #2

I shot this while showing Lloyd the A-DEP feature of his camera. Just down the road from our main meeting house. Aperture ƒ/6.3 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 200mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/160s

Fire Hydrant 1

Fire Hydrant #1

So I went to Canada and took photos of fire hydrants, or fire plugs as they’re apparently known as in the US. First of three photos taken in Quebec. I love the white fencing behind. Houses near where we stayed in Mont-Sainte-Anne were all pretty and different. Beautiful part of the country. Aperture ƒ/7.1 Camera […]

Moderne Lighting

Moderne Lighting

Light trails along Patrick’s Street in Cork. Aperture ƒ/22 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 18mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 8s

Watch out! Duck! I said, “duck!”

Geese at The Lough feeding on the ground near the water’s edge. Most have their heads down pecking at scraps but one stubbornly kept a look out ..

Heavenly Cakes

Heavenly Cakes

Some of the delicious cakes in Heavens Cakes in the English Market. Deeeellliicious! Aperture ƒ/6.3 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 18mm ISO 400 Shutter speed 1/100s

Take off from Quebec Airport

Take off from Quebec Airport

Quebec Airport has all you might need: free wifi, free power at some seats and even a children’s toy area for the kids to play in! Nice sunset too! Aperture ƒ/5.6 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 125mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/60s

I’m Still Standing

It’s wonderful how some of the old buildings in Cork are preserved while all around them their neighbours are demolished and shiny new edifices rise. This one is of course on Emmett Place.

Red Red Rose

Red Red Rose

Red roses in my father-in-law’s garden, I think. This was shot way back in August but I’m fairly sure of the location. Aperture ƒ/1.8 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 50mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/1000s

Wet suits

Wet suits

Wet suits lie out in the sun to dry near Fountainstown Beach, County Cork. Aperture ƒ/5.6 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 125mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/100s

A whale of a time in Quebec

A whale of a time in Quebec

A street in Quebec is filled with drawings and messages hanging down from wires above our heads. Made me think of the “Fail Whale” when I saw this one. Sad. Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 200mm ISO 800 Shutter speed 1/200s