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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”┬áin this photo […]

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SuperMoon Shot with New 70-300 Lens

My Canon 70-300 lens got a battering over the past few years (I had it over 6 years) so I invested in a brand new 70-300. The latest version of this zoom lens has IS […]

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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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10 things to Remember before or during your Photography shoot

This is my 6th year using a DSLR and my 12th year of using a digital camera and over this time I have learned a few photography lessons … some, the hard way!! This post […]

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Notre-Dame Basilica, Place d’Armes, Montreal

The Notre-Dame Basilica, is located in Place d’Armes, Montreal, opposite where the photo of the Maisonneuve Monument was taken. Again the area was swarming with tourists so I opted for a long exposure. The shot […]

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Montreal Street View – 32/Project52

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 […]

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Woodstown Beach, Co. Waterford – Sunset : 19/Project52

Eventually got the camera out and with some nice weather over the weekend I saw this during a walk on Woodstown beach as the sun was setting. I liked the reflection of the sun on […]

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Last of the Spring Flowers : 15/Project 52

All this week I had made multiple attempts at taking a nice shot of a field of rapeseed against quite a vivid skyline, but every time I tried something in the shot just wasn’t working. […]

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Moonshot – 9/Project 52

Once again this past week the weather didn’t cooperate with my plans. ISS was in our skies last week and Monday and Tuesday it was too cloudy, Wednesday I didn’t have access to my camera, […]

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Hook Head, Co. Wexford, Sun Beams – 3/Project 52

A few days ago I took a photo at Hook Head which I liked. I hadn’t planned on using it for this weeks Project 52 photo, but having gone out tonight to take some night […]

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Sunrise over River Nore – 2/Project52

Second week of my Project52 was a bit more difficult with the weather not cooperating. Dull overcast days are tricky to shoot as the colours are not as vibrant as when the sun is peeking […]

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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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