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Thursday, 29 November 2001 23:35

Dun Briste or The Broken Fort

The sea stack of Dun Briste on County Mayo's north coast is one of the most spectacular scenes on a spectacular coastline stretching over 2,500km along Ireland's Atlantic seaboard.

Dun Briste or Dún Briste meaning Broken Fort in Irish refers to this small but impressive vertical island on the edge of the Atlantic. In this image, layers of rocks on the stacks exposed sides hint at a sedimentary geological origin.

Published in Guide
Thursday, 29 November 2001 23:35

In the Woods of Ireland with Camera

The woodlands of Ireland make a perfect location for photography during all seasons, late spring is just perfect with fresh green leaves and mixed lighting giving the perfect combination for capturing colour.

Just like the autumnal scenes I photographed here, the spring path through this Irish forest gave us a splendid afternoon of photography on a recent photography workshop with Jim from San Diego. 

The day started with images of a nearby lake, its character lay in its densely wooded shores and islands with a blue cloud-filled sky. Following a downpour and break for lunch we headed on to this location, an old woodland, but not ancient, comprised mainly of beech, ash and a few horse chestnuts.

At one point a group of walkers pass us by and we wait for them to amble off into the distance before continuing on our own journey again. A few ruins dot the forest, the walls covered with moss lie in tumble-down condition with hawthorn growing low and spreading in one corner. Taking another path we find some more interesting woodland scenes.

Photography in woodlands presents many challenges, the quality of the light is as important as it is for any landscape photography, even in the depths of a forest the slightest breeze can cause movement in branches.

Panoramic Ireland's photography tours, photography workshops and experiences are suitable for everyone, from woodland landscapes to street photography and for all levels. You don't need a high-end DSLR, just a camera (preferably with manual controls) and lots of enthusiasm. For more information contact us here.

Published in Photo Tours
Sunday, 29 November -0001 23:34

The Panoramic Ireland Review of 2014 in Images

I have started my review of 2014 in images over on another section of the site.

Last year saw me visit many counties, cover the Wild Atlantic Way and write articles on the Antrim Coast's Game of Thrones connection and street art in Dublin as well as Belfast's peace walls - now a focal point for community based art.

Published in Guide
Sunday, 29 November -0001 23:34

Panoramic Ireland on an Antrim Photo Tour

Antrim Photography Experience

I wrote about a recent photography workshop on the Antrim Coast with two Sicilians, see here - we went along the coast, photographing waterfalls, green fields, rocky coastline and of course the Dark Hedges. This is real landscape photography territory.

Published in Photo Tours
Sunday, 29 November -0001 23:34

Le quatorze juillet - Pour les Francais

Parfois Panoramic Ireland vais à la France et l'un de mes endroits préférés est le Mont Saint Michel. J'aime bien la France et je parle un peu de Francais. Je prends le ferry d'Irlande en France habituellement de Rosslare a Cherbourg. Puis je visite le grand ouest de France.

Si vous avez regardé à travers le site que vous pouvez voir que j'ai organiser privée photographie éprouve à Dublin, Belfast et dans toute l'Irlande.

Si vous souhaitez prendre un voyage de photographie et d'acquérir de nouvelles compétences, voir de nouveaux endroits au meilleur moment de la journée puis, s'il vous plaît envoyez-moi un email.

Je suis Irlandais, je suis photographe et je voudrais vous montrer le meilleur de l'Irlande et la façon d'améliorer votre photographie.

Panoramic Ireland - pour voir l'Irlande.

Published in Photo Tours
Friday, 30 November 2001 00:00

Antrim Coast Photography Tour

Panoramic Ireland - Causeway Coast - Antrim Photo Workshop

Panoramic Ireland Causeway Coast Antrim Photography Workshop June 2014

Come join me for the weekend of the 21st and 22nd of June for a photography workshop on the beautiful Causeway Coast of Northern Ireland.

Published in Photo Tours
Thursday, 04 April 2013 00:00

Irish Trader - Baltray, Irish Sea

Wreck of The Irish Trader

Irish Trader Shipwreck, Baltray

I have often led photography workshops to the beach at Baltray for one reason - the shipwreck of the Irish Trader seen here surrounded by the Irish Sea on a very windy day.

The ship was run aground here in 1974 during storms in the Irish Sea and it has remained on the flat sandy beach ever since.

Published in Photo Tours
Friday, 30 November 2001 00:00

Dunluce Castle, Co. Antrim

Dunluce Cow, bovine landscapes of Co. Antrim

Cow of Dunluce

I took this image in 2006 in my native Northern Ireland. On a beautifully sunny June day with few tourists around. I often get asked if it is real, along with the header image on my Facebook page of this cow's fieldmate, both were taken on the same day and both are real rather than Photoshopped.

Published in Photo Tours
Sunday, 29 November -0001 23:34

Long Exposure Photography Class Ireland

Panoramic Ireland - Photography Classes in Ireland

This year I am running several photography classes around the coast of Ireland, from Antrim to Dingle these classes are suitable for all levels from beginner to advanced and all you need is a camera. It doesn't matter what type of camera you have, there is no snobbery here.

Published in Photo Tours
Friday, 30 November 2001 00:00

Dublin Street Art - Colourful Evolution

I recently wrote and photographed an article about the street art or graffiti art of Dublin for top US website Untapped Cities

The city is being transformed day by day by the work of various artists, often collaborating with businesses, city authorities and residents groups to brighten walls, shutters and enliven whole quarters of the city. 

From derelict districts to upmarket boutique shops wanting an extra presence on the streetscape out of hours, artists are creating something big in Dublin.

Published in Photo Tours
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