This article discusses some of the photographic decisions we made at Belleek Castle during our trip to Ireland in 2019. It also provides some image comparisons in terms of out-of-camera jpegs and finished images produced from corresponding RAW files.
When planning our 2019 photography tour to Ireland, my wife identified Kylemore Abbey as one of her ‘must see’ destinations. She was intrigued with the architecture and the rustic location.
Planning a self-drive photography tour is always a creative and enjoyable experience. My wife and I do our best to ensure that we will enjoy the journey as much as the destinations we visit. This article shares a selection of images captured handheld as we drove from the Clifden area to Kylemore Abbey in Ireland.
If find yourself travelling in the Adare area of Ireland, a visit to the Holy Trinity Abbey Church is something to consider.
The latest CIPA data for November shows that the camera market has continued to contract for each month in 2019. While some folks seem to enjoy speculating about the failure of one camera brand or another, camera market decline risks have broader potential impacts for all of us who are interested in photography.
During our trip to Ireland last year my wife and I visited Muckross House, and participated in a guided tour. Unfortunately no photography is allowed on the inside of the property. This article shares a selection of exterior photographs and discusses Muckross House post processing approaches.
Like many people, my wife and I enjoy self-drive vacations and photography tours. Avoiding cities whenever possible, we like to explore the countryside. This article discusses incorporating roads into landscape photography. All of the images featured in this article were captured on the same day as we toured the Ring of Beara in Ireland.
Plenty of camera gear announcements are usually made at the CES Show which started yesterday in Las Vegas. No doubt there will be a plethora of equipment that will stimulate the Gear Acquisition Syndrome yearnings in many photographers. This article discusses some approaches that can be used to help determine the best gear to meet our individual needs. One of them is the Camera Buying Triangle.
Part of our planned self-drive tour of Ireland included a visit to the Drombeg Stone Circle. We arrived on an overcast, wet morning and discovered that we were the only tourists at the site.
This past April my wife and I did a self-drive tour of Ireland, circumnavigating the island. Our journey took us along the south east coast through the Copper Coast area of Ireland. This article shares a small selection of photographs captured along this part of the coastline of Ireland.