So Green

Ireland. It’s really green. Hard to believe it was ten years ago when I took these photographs. Revisiting them now. I had the opportunity to move to Ireland for work, and was visiting looking for a place to rent.  Afterwards a work colleague treated me to a lovely hike around this glacial valley near Glendalough, […]

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Ballymaloe

A few shots from an overnight at the historic Ballymaloe House in east County Cork, Ireland in October 2016. Camera: Canon EOS M3 Lens: EF-M 18-55mm IS STM Exposure: ISO 200   55mm   f/8   1/80 It was a second visit to this lovely country house.  Enjoyed their locally sourced modern Irish menu offerings.  The house and […]

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BACKSTORY: Ballyquin Beach

I developed a love of photographing beaches and coastlines while living in Ireland. Since it is an island nation, it features nearly 2000 miles (3200km) of varied and mostly spectacular coastline.  The waters are pure in most spots, the beaches unspoiled, and you never feel like there is a crowd. There were several times we’d head to a favorite beach and would […]

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BACKSTORY: Youghal

This is the first of backstories re photos in my galleries that I’ll be writing on occasion and posting to this blog. If a photo has a backstory you will see a “Backstory” link below it. Youghal is one half medieval walled town and one half Victorian beach resort. It is the place where Walter Raleigh first […]

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BACKSTORY: Dalkey Drama

Foul weather reminds me of how much I revel being outdoors, if by the sea, in a good old fashioned Irish storm.     While living in Dalkey, just outside of Dublin, anytime there was a strong storm I would often head outside with my camera to face the incredibly windy Irish Sea air and […]

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