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Sunset at Drake’s Pool

We took Oscar and ourselves for a walk in Drake’s Pool last Sunday. We arranged to meet Donal and Celine there.

While the girls enjoyed a leisurely walk, us guys trailed after them making photos of everything!

Drake’s Pool is just outside Crosshaven, and is named for Sir Francis Drake.

Aperture ƒ/22
Camera Canon EOS 20D
Focal length 20mm
ISO 200
Shutter speed 1/500s
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West Cork Landscape

The beautiful countryside north-east of Dunmanway in West Cork.

Aperture ƒ/9
Camera Canon EOS 20D
Focal length 18mm
ISO 200
Shutter speed 1/200s
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Fly in the air

I was sitting on the ground photographing a group practising Capoeira in the Peace Park when I spotted a fly hovering right in front of me! Needless to say I tried to shoot him and this is the result!

Aperture ƒ/3.5
Camera Canon EOS 20D
Focal length 18mm
ISO 200
Shutter speed 1/8000s
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Spring Blooms

I can never remember the names of flowers and trees and today is no exception. I captured this image almost a month ago after Jacinta spotted this beautiful display of nature.

We are to be married today, it’s all hectic around here but our prayers have been answered and the rain is clearing off. I’m looking forward to saying “I do” later and making Jacinta my beautiful wife!
Slightly later… we got a mention on the radio when Ian Dempsey read out my text. A pity he fluffed up my surname but their text machine must have mangled it somehow! Jacinta reminded me that it’s a cherry blossom in the photo above!

Aperture ƒ/8
Camera Canon EOS 20D
Focal length 48mm
ISO 200
Shutter speed 1/125s
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Sunlit leaf

The afternoon sun beats down out of a blue sky on a cold March day.

Aperture ƒ/6.3
Camera Canon EOS 20D
Focal length 200mm
ISO 200
Shutter speed 1/6400s
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Long Legged Bird

God help anyone who finds this picture through Google. I wonder what they were really looking for!
Matt, any idea what kind of bird this is?
Pictured in the aviary at Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo.

In other news, I received an email from GE Health. My photo of a skateboarder is on their website and will be displayed in Times Square in April!

Aperture ƒ/5
Camera Canon EOS 20D
Focal length 155mm
ISO 800
Shutter speed 1/60s
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Blarney Photos Trees

Fog Laden Trees

Trees in Blarney on a foggy day

Aperture ƒ/6.3
Camera Canon EOS 20D
Focal length 18mm
ISO 200
Shutter speed 1/50s
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Castle in Monochrome

Blarney Castle, taken moments before clouds completely covered the sky.

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The Claw

A tree in Blarney Castle Gardens

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The Land of Blarney

Looking out from Blarney Castle yesterday morning.

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Wonderful Colour

It’s horrible outside. It’s cold, snow and sleet are falling and the sun hardly warms the air. This reminds me of how nice it was only a few weeks ago. We’re in for a cold weekend!

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Winter Trees