Category Archives: General Posts

No exactly photo blog posts but general info, rants, thoughts and more…

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Photo Review of 2015

2015 is over and 2016 is barely a few days old. I decided to look back at a few of the my photos from 2015. I didn’t really update the site much in 2015 but I’m hoping […]

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Tramore Photo Shortlisted on Morris Oil Calendar 2016

I am delighted that one of my photos was shortlisted for the Morris Oil Calendar 2016. The shot of Tramore and the Metal Man has been selected under the theme “Friendly, Reliable, Local” in this photo […]

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The Dunbrody, New Ross, Co. Wexford

Last Saturday I noticed that the sky was lining up to create a nice sunset. I jumped in the car and decided to look for a new spot to take some shots. I hadn’t been […]

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Waterford by Night – Blast from the Past

I was recently going through some photos and I found a shot taken from the now closed Ardree Hotel in 2005, Waterford by Night. It was my first long exposure and without a tripod I […]

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Woodland Evening Light

I always like unusual lighting conditions and on a recent woodland walk I noticed a tree which was being lit in spots thanks to the overhead canopy and surrounding trees filtering the light. This resulted […]

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Robin on Tree Stump

I was testing my new Canon 70-300 lens and spotted this Robin Red Breast standing in a patch of sunlight on a tree stump. I took 2 shots, in the first you couldn’t see his […]

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Beauty of Swans

During a recent visit to Naas I went for a walk around the lakes near the hospital, and although I lived in Naas for some time, this is an area I had never visited. The […]

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2013 – My Year in Photo Blogging

WordPress via the Jetpack plugin publish reports on your blogs which are very interesting.  If you have a WordPress blog and you have not yet installed Jetpack then you really should as there are some […]

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Swans on the Lake Revisited – Morris Oil Calendar Final 12

Back in March I posted a photo called “Swans on the Lake”. I recently submitted this to the Morris Oil calendar competition and it has been now shortlisted in the final 12. I am now […]

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2012 Photography Year in Review

With 2012 now over, I am having a look back at the photoblog, my photos during 2012, the blog traffic and what photography blog posts were the most popular during 2012. I got the WordPress […]

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iPhoto7 – iPhone Photography Challenge : 20/Project52

I played around with the idea of using the camera which is with me 100% of the time, my trusty iPhone4S which has a great 8Mb pixel camera. One photo per day for 5 to […]

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Waterford Photo on 3e Weather Forecast

One of my photos, “Sunrise over Waterford City” will be shown on the 3e weather forecast on Friday 20th April at 6:28pm. The photo which I took from the bridge in Waterford is shown below. […]

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