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Glendalough Lower Lake

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!

Aperture ƒ/6.3
Camera Canon EOS 20D
Focal length 18mm
ISO 200
Shutter speed 1/125s

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Donncha Ɠ Caoimh is a software developer at Automattic and WordPress plugin developer. He posts photos at In Photos and can also be found on Twitter.

12 replies on “Glendalough Lower Lake”

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.

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!

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…

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
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

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