Saturday, December 22, 2007

Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Friday, December 14, 2007

Purple

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Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Wednesday, December 5, 2007

Saturday, December 1, 2007

Blush

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Friday, November 30, 2007

Thursday, November 29, 2007

Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Saturday, November 24, 2007

Thursday, November 22, 2007

Earth Brown




Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Saturday, November 10, 2007

Fairy Garden


Friday, November 9, 2007

Rusty Red


Thursday, November 8, 2007

Wednesday, November 7, 2007

Bleak


Tuesday, November 6, 2007

November on the Fen, Kildare


We went out onto the fen in Kildare, belonging to my other half's family, for a spot of archery. It's a lovely tract of bog and I couldn;t resist a series of photos trying to capture some of those earthy browns and rusts.

Friday, November 2, 2007

samhain dance


the barriers between the worlds is thin, fire flickers on the Hill of Tara: we peer at the world through a veil.

Thursday, November 1, 2007

Tara Church



The Churchyard on Tara in Autumn sunlight, Sunday 28th October.

Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Lia Fail, Tara


View from the Lia Fail or Stone of Destiny at Tara, across the countryside (south-west facing); hard to believe that this wonderful place is under threat from a motorway, the peace there on sunday mornign was indescribable. In a few months there will be noise and light pollution and the landscape will be dissected by a monstrosity of a road. Shame on us.

Saturday, October 27, 2007

Friday, October 26, 2007

Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Thursday, October 11, 2007

Orkney, Summer 2007


View from the Orkney Ferry crossing to Sanday, Summer 2007

Tuesday, October 9, 2007

City Park


I like the texture of this one, the dappling of leaves both on tree and ground and the subtle variation of shades.

Saturday, October 6, 2007

Autumn WIllow


Taken this mornign 6/10/07 on the way to work in Kimmage, a suburb of Dublin, Ireland.

Friday, October 5, 2007

Friday, September 28, 2007

bird in flight (using Chameleon)





Got Chameleon
It's really good fun :) OK I am doing pretty crude work so far, but I am going to have a real attempt at doing some nice stuff over the next few weeks. We are busy designing wedding stationary etc so this is a great tool, already it's made layering and photo-colalging much easier.


Saturday, September 22, 2007

Freefall


I took a lot of photos of the waterfalls in Yosemite on my visit there; the sheer power and scale of them and the granduer of Nature in that place made for many happy hours of photography. This was taken with the camera I ahd at the time, a pretty ropey little enttity but I stilll got a couple of shots overall that I liked.
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Friday, September 21, 2007

Thursday, September 20, 2007

Sun through Redwood Giants, Yosemite


"we were dwarfed by them: overawed and submissive before their grandeur"
Sunlight through the Redwoods, Yosemite, USA

Lochs and Fjords


Many a heated debate travelling around the west coast of Scotland on what was a Loch and what was a Fjord :)

Saturday, September 15, 2007

Pink


Barbie sunset :) I love this pink, and the subtle shades - the forground is too dark though, I need to do some work on it. But overall, I like.

Thursday, September 13, 2007

Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Brora, Loch Brora





We hiked miles to Loch Brora. Well, ok we hiked a few miles to the Loch- near Doll, and Gollspie this is a wonderful area and the loch itself is dark blue set into lush green. In the distance are bare mountains reminiscent of Connemara. You approach through a forest walk and then out into the open glen. As we tried to find a way down to the Loch itself we were confronted by Stag, sporting a large crown of antlers who more or less pointed us in the right direction. A magical place, and a wonderful day.

Thursday, September 6, 2007

Daisy, Daisy


Tuesday, September 4, 2007

Black Sheep

yet another reminder of our lovely Spring here in Ireland; taken in march, lambs in a field in wicklow.

At Table


Friday, August 31, 2007

Eday; Under Northern Skies


The small village of Stromness, on Orkney, Orkney Isles, under a blue Summer sky. Taken from the Northlink Ferry on the way to Scrabster/Thurso.

Thursday, August 30, 2007

Mountain Mist...


The shore of Loch ness; a mist suddenly descends at twilight in early July and clings to the mountains.

Saturday, August 25, 2007

Edinburgh Blues



Not the typical view of the Edinburgh rooftops and Old City, but I liked the splash of blue against the grey; taken a month before the tattoo as the stands were being prepared (Scotland July 2nd 2007)

Donkey Moments


As children we were obsessed with Donkeys. The west of Ireland was filled with them; you couldn't travel a Connemara road without meeting with a field of them. We made my unfortunate father stop at every hand's turn so we could get out and pet them; we kept our pockets filled with wrapped sugar lumps from every restaurant and café that we stopped at on our holidays. You rarely see them now, I had to wait until Sanday to snap these!

Friday, August 24, 2007

Sea Green


Baginbun Beach, Wexford - walking along the shore, the green of the kelp catches the eye on a dull and overcast day.

Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Cloud Watching

When we were kids we used to lie back on a hill or a flat piece of ground and watch clouds; I saw pictures in clouds, entire epics written in the sky....
The Curragh, early Summer, twilight.

Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Rock of Dunamaise ruined Keep


Easter 2007 (when we actually had sunshine!) I took a series of shots of the Rock of Dunamaise, Portlaoise; the ruined castle is the oldest in Ireland and s ite of great historical value. It's also a lvoely, open accessible area to visit.

Saturday, August 18, 2007

Sea Mist


Crossing from Orkney Island (or the Mainland as the Okney locals call it!) to Sanday as the famous sea mist clung obstinately to the cliffs of one of the many islands. I've been over and back a few tiems now, and while mostly I have had sunny, bright crossings in my head the mist is always present, it's an iconic aspect of travelling round the Orkneys

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