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Black and White Canon 40D London Look up Photography Photos Sigma 18-200 United Kingdom Urban

Bird’s eye view in London

A pigeon watching the passing pedestrians on a bridge near the London Eye in the United Kingdom.

Aperture ƒ/6.3
Camera Canon EOS 40D
Focal length 200mm
ISO 100
Shutter speed 1/400s
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Canon 40D London Look up Photography Photos Sigma 18-200 United Kingdom

All Aboard the London Eye!

Another shot of the London Eye in the UK. One more to go!

Aperture ƒ/6.3
Camera Canon EOS 40D
Focal length 200mm
ISO 100
Shutter speed 1/500s
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Architecture Canon 40D London Look up Photos Sigma 18-200 Sky United Kingdom Urban

The London Eye

While on my way to Iceland a few months ago I had about 10 hours to kill while in London. Thankfully John Godley collected me at the airport and gave me a quick tour of the city centre!

I got loads of photos of the London Eye, here’s one of them.

Aperture ƒ/11
Camera Canon EOS 40D
Focal length 144mm
ISO 100
Shutter speed 1/500s
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Abstract Architecture Cadiz Canon 40D Look up Photography Photos Sigma 10-20 Sky Spain Urban

Four Points Cadiz

Cadiz is a city and port in the Iberian Peninsula in Spain. The centre of the city is filled with old alleys and narrow streets. Here’s I shot straight upwards at the junction of 4 such alleys, I think it was here near the local cathedral.

Many years ago I took a similar photo of buildings in San Francisco.

Aperture ƒ/11
Camera Canon EOS 40D
Focal length 10mm
ISO 400
Shutter speed 1/250s
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Canon 40D Cork Crosshaven Ireland Look up Photography Photos Sigma 10-20 Sky

Old Shed in Camden Fort

Camden Fort near Crosshaven in Co Cork was part of a photowalk last Sunday and we visited Spike Island on Saturday, it was great visiting such historical sites. We were so lucky with the weather as the rain stayed off and Camden Fort on Sunday was bathed in strong sunlight!

Both sites are still being developed. Camden Fort is manned by volunteers with a few people paid by FAS who helped clear 21 years of undergrowth and weeds. You should visit and talk to the volunteers as they’re so enthusiastic about the project and friendly you’ll spend quite a lot of time talking! Our trip to Spike Island was way too short and we all agreed that we didn’t have enough time to explore it fully.

More photos from the photowalk:

  1. Spike Island Photowalk
  2. Fort Camden Photowalk
  3. Home From Home
  4. Cobh, as seen from Spike Island

And I hope Denis posts some of his photos soon!

Aperture ƒ/8
Camera Canon EOS 40D
Focal length 10mm
ISO 100
Shutter speed 1/125s
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Canon 40D Florida Look up Photography Photos Seaside Sigma 10-20 United States

American Beer

A restaurant in Seaside, Florida with the obligatory US flag flying overhead.

Aperture ƒ/7.1
Camera Canon EOS 40D
Focal length 10mm
ISO 100
Shutter speed 1/100s
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Canon 40D Ireland Kerry Landscape Look up Nature Photography Photos Sea Sigma 10-20 Slea Head

Fencing out the Atlantic

Fencing out the Atlantic

A fence on the road on Slea Head in County Kerry. The waters of the Atlantic lie just beyond.

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Canada Canon 40D Look up Nature Photography Photos Sigma 10-20 Sky Trees Urban

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
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Blarney Canon 40D Cork Ireland Look up Photography Photos Sigma 10-20 Sky

Chemtrails and Clouds and Evening Sky

Chemtrails and Clouds and Evening Sky

I’ve already covered the chemtrails conspiracy but they’re such a frequent and visible part of the sky that I have to shoot them sometimes.

This was taken in Blarney, the trail is from a high flying plane going west to the USA.

Arrangements for the photowalk on the 26th are surging ahead. Pat got in touch to say we can shoot from the roof of the Montenotte Hotel where we meet. The speedboat is organised (max 4 passengers but I won’t be going, stomach is still feeling fragile!) and then a complementary lunch for all photowalkers in the Boardwalk Bar & Grill around noon. See the photowalk post if you’re interested in staying in the hotel on the previous night.
Should be the best photowalk yet!

Aperture ƒ/13
Camera Canon EOS 40D
Focal length 10mm
ISO 400
Shutter speed 1/320s
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Architecture Canon 40D Cork Ireland Look up Photography Photos Sigma 10-20 Signs Sky Urban Youghal

This is No. 26

This is No 26

Number 26, a house in Youghal, County Cork.

Aperture ƒ/8
Camera Canon EOS 40D
Focal length 10mm
ISO 100
Shutter speed 1/125s
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Architecture Black and White Canon 40D Cork Ireland Look up Photography Photos Sigma 18-200 Signs Urban Washington Street

Culhan(e)

Culhane

Mannix and Culhane on Washington Street occupies a low single storey building on the corner with North Main Street. Did they lose the top floors of their building a few years ago? I remember a girl was killed just up the road when falling masonry from a neighbouring building fell on her.
I have a vague recollection that this building was found to be similarly weak but maybe I’m making it all up in my head.

Aperture ƒ/5.6
Camera Canon EOS 40D
Focal length 125mm
ISO 100
Shutter speed 1/250s
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Boat Candid Canon 10-22 Canon 20D Dingle Ireland Kerry Look up People Photography Photos Sky

Man on the Boat

Man on the Boat

A trawler at the quay in Dingle, Co Kerry.

Aperture ƒ/4
Camera Canon EOS 20D
Focal length 10mm
ISO 100
Shutter speed 1/1000s