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Royal Canal Sunsets

When you get special atmospheric sunsets they always seem to be a little better if there’s water to be seen. This photo was taken in mid June of this year along the Royal Canal. The colours are special and the … Continue reading

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Silhouette – WPhotoC

This week’s WordPress challenges allows us to show off some of the photos we take to see what the effect of the light would be on the outcome. Here’s a few of the tips given by Cheri about capturing silhouettes …  … Continue reading

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Positive Power

This is the second summer that I’m at the current job so this summery image always stops me in my tracks for a second or two when I walk to the station in the afternoon. When it’s bright and sunny … Continue reading

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Contrasting Contrasts? Lines and Wonders!

Last week’s challenge was contrasts. I did three posts linked to the challenge but the one that received the most attention was the one of the lady in pink/ cerise walking in the woodland. I’m sure when you scroll down … Continue reading

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Tranquility…

Some days one just sits! Yes, imagine sitting in the spot where I was standing when the photo was taken. Imagine just sitting there for a few hours. Meditating… or letting new story lines develop in the grey space above … Continue reading

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Contrasts – WPhotoC

I was going to move on to something different today but when this scene unfolded I couldn’t resist snapping away. You’ll have to agree with me… the one contrasting splash of colour in the sea of woodland brown and green … Continue reading

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The Moment!

I stood watching this couple for a minute or so. The lady was rather particular… the hand gestures going this way and that. They seemed totally oblivious to the fact that something was going on almost within arm’s length. Fortunately … Continue reading

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Stunning Colour

The Japanese Maple, Acer Palmatum, or as I thought Acer Japonica, are a tree species known worldwide for their colourful foliage. Last Saturday’s walk in Marlay Park had me stumbling upon a few fine specimens. Well, stumbling would me a … Continue reading

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Moody May Monday?

I woke at 06h58 on Sunday morning and by 07h05 I realised I would be back in the workplace in less than 24 hours! That was almost enough to really wind me up proper on a Sunday morning. Oh well, … Continue reading

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The Raven’s Nest

Every time I see these photos I think of a very creative lady. Her blog is named The Raven’s Nest. Please do yourself a visit… you’ll be surprised by the diversity of thoughts and images to enjoy! I was going … Continue reading

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