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Early Morning Wind Turbine

Early Morning Wind Turbine

A wind turbine in the hills coming back from Gougane Barra.


Apertureƒ/8
CameraILCE-7M3
Focal length600mm
ISO200
Shutter speed1/500s

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Morning Light on Blarney Castle

Morning Light on Blarney Castle

This morning is a beautiful start to the week. Fog in the distance and the fiery orange ball of the sun shining through clear skies. Blarney Castle was lit up in a lovely orange glow and I had to spend a few minutes away from the busy bustle of life to get this photo.


Apertureƒ/4.9
CameraSM-G998B
Focal length30.6mm
ISO64
Shutter speed1/50s

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The Weir in Ballincollig Regional Park

The Weir in Ballincollig Regional Park

On a particularly foggy morning in December 2002 I wandered around Ballincollig Regional Park. I photographed the weir that morning in the mist. Wasn’t much to be heard except the rushing of the water.

Some fifteen years later the centre of the weir would collapse. The OPW may rebuild it at a cost of over €1m. Hopefully that happens.


Apertureƒ/2.8
CameraFinePix2800ZOOM
Focal length8.2mm
ISO100
Shutter speed1/170s

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Fog in the Light

Fog in the Light

A street light shines through the fog on a gloomy night recently. Many parts of the country had fog warnings but for someone on foot it lent a mysterious feel to ordinary scenes.


Apertureƒ/1.8
CameraSM-G998B
Focal length6.7mm
ISO1600
Shutter speed1/17s

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A shipwreck in Dingle

A shipwreck in Dingle

A very decayed boat on it’s side in Dingle Harbour back in 2010.


Apertureƒ/5.6
CameraCanon EOS 40D
Focal length75mm
ISO100
Shutter speed1/200s

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Fog in the Conor Pass

Fog in the Conor Pass

Looking down on the clouds of fog in the Conor Pass. April 2019.

Aperture ƒ/8
Camera ILCE-7M3
Focal length 20mm
ISO 100
Shutter speed 1/13s
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Fog rolls into the Conor Pass

Fog rolls into the Conor Pass

It was a beautiful evening in Dingle. Light clouds in the distance promised a fantastic sunset. I decided to head to Stradbally Beach to the north of the town but time was running out. Up and down the Conor Pass and as I drove along the road I saw clouds rolls in off the sea and worried they would hide the sun. I looked to my left and saw a blazing red ball of fire hanging a few degrees above the horizon and hoped I’d get my camera out in time to photograph it.

It was my first time to Stradbally Beach and the road I hoped to follow to the beach turned out to be a private caravan & camping site, with a gate across the entrance. I drove on. The sun dipped below the high dunes next to the road and eventually I came across an opening where quickly parked. I grabbed my camera and tripod and ran to the beach, only to see a sliver of the red sun disappear behind the cloud on the horizon! To say I was disappointed is an understatement!
I consoled myself by taking photos of a nearby headland in the cloud, and the rotting wooden stakes of a beach fence that might look good in black and white.

As I drove back to Dingle I saw that clouds were creeping inland from the sea and the sky was still somewhat bright. This photo was taken on the way into the Conor Pass. It was stunning to see and even though I was eaten alive by midgies I’m glad I stopped and it made up for my earlier disappointment.

The Conor Pass and the north side of the Dingle Peninsula was covered in the cloud the next day. The south side basked in boiling heat!

Aperture ƒ/10
Camera ILCE-7M3
Focal length 24mm
ISO 100
Shutter speed 3.2s
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Cork Ireland Photography Photos

The evening rolls on

The evening rolls on

The sun setting on a cold evening in February 2016 near Killeagh, Co Cork.

Aperture ƒ/8
Camera Canon EOS 6D
Focal length 40mm
ISO 50
Shutter speed 1/80s
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Cork Ireland Photography Photos

Foggy Trees

Blarney Castle, Cork.

Aperture ƒ/8
Camera Canon EOS 6D
Focal length 251mm
ISO 125
Shutter speed 1/250s
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Cork Ireland Photography Photos

Fog over the Lookout Tower

Blarney Castle, Cork. December 2016.

Aperture ƒ/8
Camera Canon EOS 6D
Focal length 28mm
ISO 100
Shutter speed 1/80s
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Cork Ireland Photography Photos

Fog near the river

Blarney, Cork. December 2016.

Aperture ƒ/8
Camera Canon EOS 6D
Focal length 28mm
ISO 100
Shutter speed 1/400s
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Cork Ireland Photography Photos

Tables in the fog

The grounds of Blarney Castle, December 8th, 2016.

Aperture ƒ/8
Camera Canon EOS 6D
Focal length 28mm
ISO 100
Shutter speed 1/250s