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Atkin’s Hall Silhouette

Atkin's Hall Silhouette

The spires and roof of Atkin’s Hall overlooking the Lee Fields make for a striking silhouette against the afterglow of the setting sun.

From a recent outing with Blarney Photography Club.


Apertureƒ/8
CameraILCE-7M3
Focal length77mm
ISO1250
Shutter speed1/80s

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Silhouetted by the Sunset

Silhouetted by the Sunset

A fantastic night’s sky just after the sun has set in Dingle, Co. Kerry.


Apertureƒ/3.5
CameraILCE-7M3
Focal length24mm
ISO100
Shutter speed1/60s

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Spinning around the sunset

Spinning around the sunset

All the fun of the swings on the Star Flyer at the Spin City Funfair in Dingle, Co Kerry.


Apertureƒ/9
CameraILCE-7M3
Focal length233mm
ISO100
Shutter speed1/500s

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The fish points south

The fish points south

The top of Shandon Bells, the tower of St. Anne’s Church in Cork City as seen from Bell’s Field. I’d like to visit that tower again and photograph Bell’s Field from there. 🙂

From a recent outing with Blarney Photography Club.


Apertureƒ/8
CameraILCE-7M3
Focal length571.8mm
ISO1000
Shutter speed1/1000s

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Along the Marina

Along the Marina

Looking along the Marina in Blackrock on a quiet Friday afternoon. The trees have started to shed their leaves, but the recent rains must be helping. The heatwave in August has passed. I still see plenty of green.


Apertureƒ/8
CameraILCE-7M3
Focal length146mm
ISO2500
Shutter speed1/160s

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Elisabeth Leaves Cork

Elisabeth Leaves Cork

The container ship Elisabeth left Cork yesterday at 17:19 on its way to Southampton in the UK. Here it is rounding the bend by Blackrock Castle as it heads into the harbour and out to sea.


Apertureƒ/8
CameraILCE-7M3
Focal length240mm
ISO100
Shutter speed1/320s

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The Hills of Five Finger Strand

The Hills of Five Finger Strand

Five Fingers Strand in Co Donegal on a beautiful July evening in 2018. The sun was setting soon, and the light was barely turning golden, casting shadows on the hills overlooking the water.


Apertureƒ/8
CameraILCE-7M3
Focal length32mm
ISO100
Shutter speed1/160s

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Heron in the River Lee

Heron in the River Lee
A heron walks along the weir by the Lee Fields, waiting for fish.
Heron in the River Lee
A heron waiting for fish to swim past on the weir in the River Lee.

While on an outing with Blarney Photography Club to the Lee Fields, we were lucky enough to see a very patient heron attempt to catch his dinner.

The light was falling, and it cast a lovely warm glow on everything.

The heron did catch a fish eventually. I was 100m away down river and on hearing a shout looked up and caught a very blurry photo of the bird with the fish in it’s mouth.

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Fishing in the Lee

Fishing in the Lee
Fishing in the Lee

A fisherman sits on a fallen tree in the middle of the River Lee by the Lee Fields. He eventually left with no fish.


Apertureƒ/6.3
CameraILCE-7M3
Focal length600mm
ISO5000
Shutter speed1/500s

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The North Side

The North Side

The north side of Cork City, looking at the Cathedral of St. Mary & St. Anne and the Church of the Ascension, Gurranabraher.

Prompted by a photo I saw Joe Healy post this morning on Twitter. It hasn’t changed much since 1984.


Apertureƒ/8
CameraILCE-7M3
Focal length98mm
ISO100
Shutter speed1/10s

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A fish out of water

A fish out of water

A fish jumps out of the water of the River Lee by the Lee Fields in Cork a few weeks ago.

Most of the fishermen gathered on the banks had no luck. The fish were after the little flies buzzing over the water!


Apertureƒ/6.3
CameraILCE-7M3
Focal length240mm
ISO4000
Shutter speed1/500s

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The Buildings of the Lee Fields

Old Cork Waterworks
The Old Cork Waterworks
County Hall
County Hall
Unfinished Student Accomodation
Unfinished Student Accommodation

From the very old buildings of the Cork Waterworks across the River Lee to County Hall built in the last fifty years to unfinished student accommodation on the old Coca-Cola bottling site.

Taken on a recent outing with Blarney Photography Club.


Apertureƒ/5
CameraILCE-7M3
Focal length156.5mm
ISO200
Shutter speed1/160s