Window On the Sea 2

Below: Other abandoned houses I’ve come across on my many travels around Ireland. Hopefully by now some have been saved…

Listening

Relatives solemnly listen to marriage vows. While using selective focus I couldn’t quite get the angle I preferred without drawing…

Window On the Sea

While randomly following the coastline in north-west Ireland I came on a small harbour partly enclosed by this old wall.…

Galway Porter

There’s a stretch in the nights and the day’s work is done. With his back to the evening fire it’s…

Maps for Exploring Ireland

Besides satellite navigation and non-subscription online tools, any photographer who travels and hikes around Ireland will need good maps to…

Horn Head

Horn Head (157 metres, 515 feet) is a wild and rugged peninsula in north-west Donegal. If you’re into landscape photography…

“No Line Markins”

Driving around you never know what you’re going to see. Is this a phonetically inspired sign on a country road…

Sadie (1911-2003)

1) Canon EOS 620, Sigma 28-70mm f2.8, Ilford XP2 2) Canon EOS 50, Sigma 28-70mm f2.8, Ilford XP2 3) Canon…

Poulnabrone Dolmen

Poulnabrone is a dolmen (stone table) and portal tomb located in the Burren region of County Clare in Ireland. It’s…

Two Boys, 1976

It would seem these two lads are back out to play after lunch. Minolta SR-T 101, MC Rokkor – PF…

The Negative Advantage

In some ways I miss shooting sharp, high quality colour negative film. For a time I felt it had advantages…

Can Composition Be Taught?

I recently watched a TV programme that featured an artist who was using his considerable talents and skills to carve…

Winter Apples

“MODERN ART IS A ASS!” If Dickens’ Mr Bumble had the good sense to pooh-pooh one of the Law’s many…

A Camera To Paint With

One festive evening while wearily channel-hopping I came on an eye-catching scene. At first glance it seemed that an ageing…

Ramelton, County Donegal

A still autumn evening in Ramelton, County Donegal, Ireland. A burst of fill-flash brought out the colour in the overhanging…