H.A.R.T. Fundraiser at Maxi Zoo

H.A.R.T. is an animal rescue organisation operating in the north Cork area who do great work rehoming all sorts of animals. They held a fund raising event in the Maxi Zoo in Douglas Shopping Centre yesterday and we went along to show our support. Here are a few photos! Aperture ƒ/8 Camera Canon EOS 6D Focal length 82mm ISO 2000 Shutter speed 1/125s

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Myrtleville Seascape

Got my new tripod today! It’s a generic Q666 tripod I bought on ebay. Here’s an Amazon link to it. I’ve only unpacked it, and played around with it briefly but I’m very happy with it. It does have an odd oil smell to it but I presume that will disappear with time, or I’ll try wiping it down. Aperture ƒ/16 Camera Canon EOS 6D Focal length 26mm ISO 50 Shutter speed 30s

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Meteor Streak

Last night my son and I hopped in the car and travelled upstream of the Inniscarra dam on the River Lee around here where I hoped it would be fairly dark to shoot the Perseids meteor shower. The sunset was lovely and I’ll be posting photos of that over the next few days but I was disappointed at the light pollution from Cork City on the clouds above. It was only by almost 2230 that the clouds moved away and more of the sky became visible. I saw one meteor streak through the upper atmosphere to the north-north-east, while my son saw one almost overhead. Disappointing but we were getting… Read More

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