Monthly Archives: August 2011

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Photo of the Week – Mount Juliet House, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland

I was testing out a nice Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8 L USM Lens and with the weather being so nice I decided to try a shot I had taken many times before – Mount Juliet […]

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International Space Station Pictured over new Waterford Bridge

I was hoping the International Space Station would track directly over the new Waterford Bridge and had set up my camera at around 10pm with the ISS pass scheduled for 10:05pm over Waterford. I could […]

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Photo of the Week – Firebreather

I took this photo of a firebreather at an event in Mount Juliet, Co. Kilkenny. It was my first time using the Canon L Series of Lens (the Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8 L USM Lens […]

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How to blur backgrounds using the aperture

Over the past few months there have been many daily searches to this site about depth of field and how to blur backgrounds. Professional photographers use this technique and this post will address some of […]

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Waterford Spraoi Parade – Photo of the Week, from the Spraoi Parade

This weeks Photo of the Week is from the Waterford Spraoi parade which took place on Sunday 31st July 2011. The theme of this years Spraoi Parade is “An Bosca Beo” – the “Box of […]

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