Posts Tagged: Garrettstown

Pure Pleasure

Aperture ƒ/8
Camera Canon EOS 6D
Focal length 105mm
ISO 100
Shutter speed 1/200s

Watching the incoming tide

Sunset and Clouds

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Aperture ƒ/8
Camera Canon EOS 20D
Focal length 75mm
ISO 200
Shutter speed 1/400s

Garrettstown Seawall

Photo for Friday, 18th July

Aperture ƒ/8
Camera Canon EOS 40D
Focal length 162mm
ISO 200
Shutter speed 1/320s

Oscar on the beach again!

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This photo of Oscar was taken in 2007 at Garrettstown Beach where Oscar loved to chase tennis balls. We always thought he was middle aged back then and nowadays he doesn’t do much running around at all. It’s hard to believe that was seven years ago!

Aperture ƒ/5.6
Camera Canon EOS 20D
Focal length 144mm
ISO 100
Shutter speed 1/100s

Into the Water

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Garrettstown, New Year’s Day 2007.

Aperture ƒ/5.6
Camera Canon EOS 20D
Focal length 59mm
ISO 200
Shutter speed 1/80s

Everyone in for a swim!

Everyone in for a swim

We spent this evening at Garrettstown Beach. Wow, what a day. First time swimming in the sea in several years. IT WAS COLD! I’d forgotten just how cold the Atlantic can be.

Aperture ƒ/10
Camera Canon EOS 40D
Focal length 24mm
ISO 100
Shutter speed 1/200s

Braving the water at Garrettstown

Braving the water at Garrettstown

The weather for the first 3 and a bit months of this year have been miserable. It’s been raining, and cold and windy and miserable. The sun has poked through the clouds for a few days at a time, or more usually in between rain showers it would brighten slightly before the clouds gathered for another onslaught.

So, even though there was a good possibility of rain and the forecast said there were 54km/h winds yesterday I decided we should go to the beach! Luckily it wasn’t freezing but the wind was almost enough to blow us off our feet and it whipped the sea up into a churning mess of white flecking waves and foam on the rocks. Sometimes I couldn’t even take a photo before the wind blew against my zoom lens so much it was hard to hold steady!

It didn’t stop others either. There were well over 20 cars down there, most people sitting in their vehicles watching and listening to the wind howl. Some braved the waves.

Aperture ƒ/5.6
Camera Canon EOS 40D
Focal length 162mm
ISO 200
Shutter speed 1/1600s

Waves Crash

Waves crash into the sea wall at Garrettstown Beach, Co Cork a few weeks ago. Beautiful day for a trip down there and the wind blew the sea into violent waves pounding the man made obstructions on shore.

Aperture ƒ/9
Camera Canon EOS 40D
Focal length 200mm
ISO 100
Shutter speed 1/400s