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Woodland Evening Light

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Jul 01 2014
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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 in only a section of the tree being lit and thus created an effect which I very much liked. The shot is shown below. This shot was taken on 22nd June at 7pm so there was a lot of light around and sunset was around 10pm however this area of the woodland was dark apart from the spots of light hitting the ivy and tree. […]

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Montreal Street View – 32/Project52

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Oct 20 2012
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Street Photography is something I have being trying to do some more of recently and this next shot is a photo from Montreal which I really like because of the lighting and the way the sun hits the buildings. The sun was setting and the sky still had a bit of interest. There were also some interesting buildings in the shot, the old impressive building with the turret, the Hotel Nelson with the red brick and the building in the direct foreground which had very interesting windows and caught the light well. I really like this shot, perhaps taking the […]

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Waterford City in the Early Morning – 5/Project 52

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Feb 01 2012
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This weeks Project 52 photo was quite easy, as it just happened that I had the camera & tripod with me (fairly common these days) and that I was near the bridge in Waterford as the sun was coming up. The sun was nestling behind the clouds which gave a nice ray / beam of light over the city. I ended up with a few different versions of this photo. The one below is the photo which I think represented the actual view of Waterford as I took the photo. The bridge in Waterford was the ideal vantage point to […]

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Photo of the Week – Fog in Kilkenny

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Nov 24 2011
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November is always a good time for getting photos with early morning mist and fog. This can create some lovely effects when the sun is rising as the light breaks through the fog and starts adding color to the landscape. I went out and about this week, early in the morning to capture some shots of the morning fog lingering. I managed to get a nice location with some sheep and some interesting trees. The trees in the distance give a nice layer as they are slightly shrouded in the fog at a distance. The purple sky and warm light […]

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Why Snow appears Blue in Photographs…

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Dec 05 2010

Do you want to know How To Photograph Snow and have it come out white? Why does snow appear blue in photos … and how can you correct it? We have had a lot of Snow in Ireland over the last week and I have seen a lot of pictures on Facebook / Flickr which have a blue or non-natural snow colour. This post explains why thBasically, snow reflects a lot of light including the blue colour from the sky and any other lights which may be nearby (i.e. Neon / Yellow Street lights), and this can confuse the sensor […]

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