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So Long Meteors…

This is Ireland. Don’t ever dare plan to photograph full-moons rising… or eclipses… or meteor showers. Just don’t! Yes… you can get lucky and spot something of interest but if you don’t have the camera ready it will be gone … Continue reading

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Focus… or not?

Is it only me but I think crappy lenses give rubbish out of focus photo resulted. However, good, crisp lenses help create great bokeh effects when the focus is dialled all out of whack! I’ve posted nighttime badly focused pics … Continue reading

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BOOOOO… Whoooo… HoOoOo!!

Ireland’s most haunted place? So they say! Loftus Hall, on the Hook Peninsula, is fast becoming an attraction of note. We only had a few minutes to snap away while on our whistle-stop peninsula trip but there are already plans … Continue reading

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Resilient – So Long 2016!

Another year… yes, another year has come and gone. We, as a family has gone through much. But then, I’m sure you can say the same! It’s been an interesting year on the news front. Some folk will be happy… … Continue reading

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Happy Spook’s Day!

Yep… may the ghouls not eat you raw… may they at least do you somewhere between rare and medium… otherwise it may be a tad messy! Then… on the other-hand… the banshees and underworld ladies of the night may like … Continue reading

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Weightless…

Keeping with things aviation and the concept of weightlessness… how better than to defy gravity than to orbit the earth in the International Space Station? I’m known to spend hours outside trying to get the ISS as it passes overhead. … Continue reading

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Framed!

This week Ailsa asks us to put things in perspective… sorry, I mean in frame! Why not? It’s fun! Pardon my interpretation but I’ve used liberal poetic licence… why not? It’s fun!!

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WALL!

I really couldn’t make up my mind what to give you for this one. Wall? Or… Wall! Ireland is so full of history that I could likely post a wall pic every day for a year and never show the … Continue reading

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