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Canon 10-22 Canon 20D Cork Ireland Landscape Photos Sea Sky Water

The old boat at Mizen Head

The old boat at Mizen Head

Next time you’re out at Mizen Head you might notice this abandoned boat lying upside down by the visitor center. I almost missed it but I looked back to get a shot of the cliffs in the background. This makes a nice foreground I think.

Anyway, must have been an awful chore dragging that boat all the way up from the water. It was tiring enough pushing a buggy (and later carrying my bored baby) up from the bridge connecting the lighthouse to the mainland.

It’s a beautiful location. If you’re in West Cork be sure to visit!

Aperture ƒ/8
Camera Canon EOS 20D
Focal length 10mm
ISO 100
Shutter speed 1/200s
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Bantry Black and White Boat Canon 10-22 Canon 20D Cork Ireland Urban

Boats and fishing tackle

boats and fishing tackle

Boats and lobster pots (I presume?) lie on the quay in Bantry. This area is a must see for photographers. There are so many things to see you could spend hours there just snapping away!

Aperture ƒ/5.6
Camera Canon EOS 20D
Focal length 10mm
ISO 100
Shutter speed 1/80s
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Baile na nGall Boat Canon 20D Ireland Kerry Look up Photos Sigma 10-20 Sky Sun

Guide Me

Guide Me

Guide Me, a boat left high and dry above the beach at Baile Na nGall in Co. Kerry.

Declan from O’Learys Camera World rang this morning. My lens has arrived. I’ll go collect it tomorrow!

Aperture ƒ/14
Camera Canon EOS 20D
Focal length 10mm
ISO 100
Shutter speed 1/500s
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Bantry Black and White Boat Canon 10-22 Canon 20D Cork Ireland Photos Urban Water

Learning the ropes

Ropes tie up small boats in Bantry, Co Cork. The tide is very far out and many boats are stranded in the mud.

I love the texture of rope. Yummy.

Looking forward to meeting you all at the photowalk tomorrow!

Aperture ƒ/7.1
Camera Canon EOS 20D
Focal length 10mm
ISO 100
Shutter speed 1/125s
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Boat Canon 20D Cork Currabinny Ireland Landscape Photos Sea Sigma 10-20 Sky Water

Cork Harbour from Curabinny

This is the small quay at Currabinny across the water from Crosshaven in Cork Harbour.

As today was such an awful day with driving rain, sleet and ice I think a nice calm photo was in order. This was taken in April last year.

I’m travelling soon. I realised yesterday that I may not have my Sigma 10-20 lens to bring with me. Boo!

Aperture ƒ/8
Camera Canon EOS 20D
Focal length 10mm
ISO 200
Shutter speed 1/125s
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Boat Dingle Ireland Kerry Photos Sigma 10-20 Vehicles

Cu Na Mara

A bright red trawler pictured in Dingle Harbour last September.

The name of the vessel, “Cu Na Mara”, literally means "Hound of the Seas"!

Bigeoino says I made it to the front of “Cork Places”. Does anyone know what that is? Is it a magazine? I’m going to ask in Easons later today.

Aperture ƒ/5
Camera Canon EOS 20D
Focal length 59mm
ISO 100
Shutter speed 1/1000s
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Boat Canon 20D Dingle Ireland Kerry Photos Sigma 10-20 Sky Sun Urban

Maxol fuels the boats

A fuel truck from Maxol fuels a boat docked at Dingle Harbour with diesel.

Meanwhile, a long lorry next to it is loaded with goods from the boat. Busy times.

Aperture ƒ/4
Camera Canon EOS 20D
Focal length 10mm
ISO 100
Shutter speed 1/800s
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Boat Canon 20D Dingle Ireland Kerry Photos Sea Sigma 10-20 Water

Blue boat out of water

Two small boats tied up and out of the water on the Dingle Peninsula, Co. Kerry.

Aperture ƒ/8
Camera Canon EOS 20D
Focal length 10mm
ISO 100
Shutter speed 1/125s
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Canon 20D Dingle Ireland Kerry Photos Sigma 10-20 Sky

You’re a star

So that’s what happens to reality tv show judges when they retire. They go off to Dingle and work on a trawler!

In the background is an old burned out trawler that has been tied up to the quay in Dingle for at least the last 18 months. I have photos of it from last year too!

Aperture ƒ/4.5
Camera Canon EOS 20D
Focal length 11mm
ISO 100
Shutter speed 1/1000s
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Black and White Boat Canon 20D Cobh Cork Ireland Photos Sigma 10-20 Water

Lysfoss heads into Cork

A large cargo ship of the Lys Line company called "Lysfoss" makes it’s way into Cork while a small fishing boat is tied to the pier in Cobh.

In the distance the harbour pilot can be seen heading for the small harbour in Cobh.

It’s fascinating what comes up on Google:
The Lysfoss went aground (pdf) in 2001. This page says a vessel of the same name was in dry dock and had repairs made on 2 separate occasions.
The Lysfoss sailing schedule.

Aperture ƒ/8
Camera Canon EOS 20D
Focal length 10mm
ISO 200
Shutter speed 1/40s
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Black and White Boat Canary Islands Candid Lanzarote Panasonic FZ5 People Photos Water

Watching the fish underwater in Lanzarote

A young boy watches fish swim past on a boat off the coast of Lanzarote in the Canary Islands. The boat’s staff threw food overboard for the fish while the passengers went below decks to watch from the observation windows. As it was the start of the season in May, the boat was nowhere near full and everyone got a good look at the marine life swimming past.

This is the first picture I’ve posted from our honeymoon in Lanzarote last year. I took so many photos it’s daunting to look through them and pick out the ones I want to publish.

Aperture ƒ/2.8
Camera DMC-FZ5
Focal length 6mm
ISO 80
Shutter speed 1/50s
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Ballycotton Beach Black and White Boat Canon 20D Cork Ireland Photos Sea Sigma 10-20 Vehicles Water

Boats at the quay

Small boats or dingies tied up at the pier in Ballycotton, Co. Cork.

I was looking straight down when I shot this and had to crop out a tiny bit off the bottom where the pier was. The tide was way out, I expect the owners of these small boats weren’t in a hurry to get out on the water.

Owen Higgins wasn’t very happy that he wasn’t nominated for the Irish Blog Awards. Treasa blogged about his rant, quoting bits that he has since removed. He later commented on Treasa’s post that he didn’t understand how the nomination process worked. Go show him some love by visiting his site. Some of his photos are quite good!

Aperture ƒ/10
Camera Canon EOS 20D
Focal length 10mm
ISO 100
Shutter speed 1/200s