Glendalough derives it’s name from the Irish name for the area, “Gleann Da Loch” which roughly translates as “glen of the two lakes”. It was a cold enough day so we only got a good look at the lower lake, but I’m looking forward to visiting again!
Gr8 to see a fellow irish photoblog! Thanks 4 ur recent comments….
This is a lovely shot – well done. Composition is pretty good and seems nice and clear…only distraction is the blown out sky – but thats what happens in Ireland..if your camera allow u to shoow in RAW you can sometimes repair it….Thans and keep up the good work…PC
I’ve learned a few techniques using gradients in Photoshop that allow you to recover some sky. It’s very difficult to get it just right though. Might be worth investing in a split neutral density filter.
Wonderful forground. I Love the tree’s in the top right. Excellent shot,
Thanks for the comments, it was even nicer than the photo shows!
I thought about working on the sky but I don’t have time these days for much post-processing and I found it pleasing the way it was!
Very nice Donncha. I’ve been there quite a few times but none recently, alas. Brings me back
looks like a good place to visit someday 🙂
The sea is wonderful – so smooth.
Beautiful Landscape!!! I want holiday on this place 🙂
Glendalough – stunning at any time of year…
It is no wonder that Glendalough is one of the top tourist attractions in Ireland. It is but a short distance away from Ireland’s busiest roads and yet, to visit Glendalough is to literally step back in time. Anyone that tires of the sights in Gl…
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We have just returned from a great Day Tour to Wicklow with lots of free time to walk through this area
the company was DAY TOURS UNPLUGGED http://www.daytoursunplugged.ie
There guides are fantastic, and we got lots of photos, we also went up through the Sally Gap
and Wicklow mountains there was a small group 20 persons A GREAT DAY OUT
With a little more definition in the background this picture would be even better.
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