This is the Maxol Petrol Station in Blarney. This is a long exposure shot and I just managed to get the Cork-Blarney bus in the frame!
On a foggy morning a web will sparkle in the ambient light because of the moisture in the air.
I spent an inordinate amount of time crouched down shooting this dead bush!
Trees in Blarney on a foggy day
Tonight Santa visits as the Christian world celebrates the birth of Jesus over 2000 years ago.
Pictured at the Blarney Woollen Mills a week ago.
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Don’t go to bed reading a photographic book, you’ll get up again to “try out” the new techniques you read about.
One of the Blarney Castle roses.
The original was very saturated and detail was lost in the bright red of the petals. Making a monochrome image made the detail stand out and drops became visible again.
A little dodge and burn to finish.
Blarney Castle, taken moments before clouds completely covered the sky.