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Kylemore Abbey Connemara Galway

I took this photo with the lillies and wood jetty in the foreground to lead the viewer across the lake towards Kylemore. The contrast and dark blue of the water was enhanced in post production, bringing up the colours and quality of the water that was already present in the photo. While the jetty to the left acts as a frame and counter balance to the reeds on the right. So from the left the eye wanders from the jetty […]


Sunset Over Doolin Co. Clare

I photographed this scene in Doolin yesterday evening with the Aran Islands in the background, the light opened up briefly in the distance over the Aran Islands and silhouetting the castle. Within 10-15 minutes there were 5-6 enthusiastic local budding photographers gathered around also who had rushed up the hill at speed in their cars from Doolin village. Soon after this amazing sunset light vanished, for another evening.


Trip To The Magical Burren

I took a trip out to the Burren in July and the route I took was through the port village of Kinvara and onto Ballyvaughan and Fanore. Of course I had been out this way on more than one occasion previously.  The weather that day was intermittent between showers and sunshine, ideal for some dramatic lighting and colours. I am writing more soon here … The Burren (Irish: Boireann, meaning “great rock”) is a karst landscape in County Clare, Ireland. […]

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Food Photograph And What Makes A Successful Image

Successful Food Photography Businesses such as hotels and restaurants who engage in a proper food photography project can win out out over the competition, simply by virtue of creating compelling and emotive images. It’s true to say we eat with our eyes and food photography when done right has the power to connect emotively with the viewer. It has the power to create a want factor in the mind and heart of the person. Those who see a particularly emotive […]