An Garda

A member of An Garda Síochána directed traffic in Blarney last night when Santa visited and the lights were turned on in the village. This is a long exposure zoomed shot, of about one second duration with the flash firing at the end of the exposure. To replicate: Make sure you set your flash toRead More »

An Apple for Blarney

I discovered there’s an apple tree on the Waterloo Road near Blarney recently when I spotted apples on the road while out walking. Originally I thought I’d post this as a bright colourful photo but then I wanted to show off the texture of the fruit against the rough, stony surface of the road. BlackRead More »

Red Red Fruit

Red fruit from a tree in the grounds of Blarney Castle. I have no idea what tree they come from as the name plate on the trunk is far below the wall where I photographed them. I’ll update the post when I find out! I found out that they’re called “Cornus kousa” thanks to AdamRead More »

Happy Playing Music

A man busking in Emmett Place, Cork a few weeks ago. I forgot to ask his name and he apologised for his playing as he was learning a new song so he was likely going to be strumming the same chords over and over again. This was shot when I was out with Blarney PhotographyRead More »