Sunset sunlight on the Atlantic Ocean, Ireland

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Sunset sunlight on the Atlantic, Ireland Sunset sunlight on the Atlantic, Ireland

Bright and characterful sunset sunlight on Ireland's Atlantic Ocean.

This image comes from the western edge of the Emerald Isle as the late evening sunlight fades behind rain-bearing clouds to give dramatic lighting on the ocean's surface.

As we waited for the same sunlight to strike the Cliffs of Moher we turned our cameras toward the west and were not disappointed.

The sun then shone back on to the immensely scenic western edge of Ireland's landmass, see here:

As you can see it was a beautiful evening and one which was markedly different from a previous visit to the Cliffs of Moher:

That's the fun of photography in Ireland, you never know what the weather will give but it will always be interesting and quite likely challenging.

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Last modified on Saturday, 22 December 2018 01:41
Darren McLoughlin

Irishman and International travel photographer in search of the best bits of Ireland. Leading photography tours and experiences in Ireland.

Contributor to New York Times / Sunday Times / Irish Times / Echtra Echtra and Eonmusic

Cancer survivor.

Ask me about travel in Ireland or about photography in Ireland.

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