About my Photography

ShaneMcDonald.me is my photoblog – one of 3 personal websites which I run. I thought separating the content out would make for more targeted content, shanemcdonald.org and shanemcdonald.com are the other 2 sites.

I always had an interest in photography, had a very basic Olympus back in 2001 and used this when travelling around the world in 2003. I upgraded to a Fuji S7000 in 2005 and started using advanced settings in fully manual, doing long exposure shots and playing around with high speed photography. I was really enjoying taking photos and decided to take up photography as a serious hobby in 2007 after I won the Imagine Arts Festival Photography competition with the photo below which .

Waterford City by Night

My favourite photography subjects are landscapes, nature, wildlife, night shoots / long exposures and shots which particularly nice lighting. I also enjoy generating HDR (High Dynamic Range) images.

I am a member of the Carrick Camera Club since 2009 and my photos have been published in Newspapers, Magazines, Brochures and shown on TV and Online, including;

  • Irish Independent
  • Irish Times
  • RTE.ie
  • Hotel Brochures
  • GoIreland Email Newsletter
  • Ardmore Pattern Festival Calendar 2013 & 2014
  • Morris Oil Calendar 2013 & 2014
  • 3e Weather
  • Various Local Newspapers in Ireland & UK

I always appreciate visitor  comments and feedback,  so please feel free to leave a comment on any post or contact me directly. The work is all non-commercial and I enjoy taking and sharing photos.

Links to my Facebook, Flickr and Twitter (@shanesphoto) accounts are below if you want to follow me on those platforms.


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