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Analog Film in Croatia – FujiColor Pro 400H with Yashica Mat 124

Having used the Yashica Mat 124 now for over a year. It has definitely become a must to bring on any serious trip. This time around the black…

June 16, 2017

Kesselfall Steiermark – Austria, Ilford HP5+ with Ilfotec DD-X

Even those a grey and weary day was an upon us, photography was at hand. The results from the gloomy weather were a wee treat for the film…

March 19, 2017

Lassnitzklamm – Landscape Experience with Ilford Pan F

Oh yes finally I got out and about away from the desk. The plan for the weekend was a gorge, a canyon to photograph. It was certainly time…

March 10, 2017

Landscape close up – using close lens with Yashica Mat 124

Using the Close Lens No.3 with the Yashica Mat 124 The Yashica Mat is a lovely camera to use. I’m finding it really quite a fine functioning camera…

February 2, 2017

Yashica Mat 124 with Kodak film in freezing winter conditions

Before I get into the images from the Yashica with Kodak film, I feel I need to talk about how I got to this point with analog film….

January 30, 2017

Film is not dead – Yashica Mat 124 with Kodak Ektar

ORF Park, Graz – Yashica Mat 124 with Kodak Ektar (Self Developed in Tetenal) The images on this post are all from the Yashica Mat using Ektar Film…

January 10, 2017

Fujifilm XT-2 in the Fog

It was one of those unique days that only come once or twice a year up here in Ramsau am Dachstein.  Giorgia, boys and I dedided to head…

December 14, 2016

Aeolian Islands, Sicilian Landscape – Fujifilm XT-2 Travel Photography Part 1

A trip to Sicily should never be a short one. Especially when you encompass the food, culture, its people and of course the landscape. A straightforward plan to relax,…

December 8, 2016

Wet Plate Workshop with Borut Peterlin

  On recent participation in Borut Peterlin’s Wet Plate Workshop in Slovenia, I decided to put together a short video and photo gallery from the workshop. I found…

August 9, 2016

Me, My Family and a Polaroid Land Camera

Finally I got the Land Camera and the film that goes with it together.  It was time to go out into the wilds and use it! The last…

July 11, 2016

Natural Arches of Ireland

Arch hunting in Ireland The combination of photography and the outdoors has always been a natural extension to each other. When natural arches are added to this mix then…

May 21, 2016

New Year 2016 – Dun Bristé at Downpatrick Head

Firstly Happy New Year to you all who come visit my blog. Back in autumn late last year before arriving on Achill Island, a stop off to Downpatrick head…

January 7, 2016

Marvels of Achill Island along the Atlantic way – Co. Mayo Ireland

Later in the day after we’d returned back to Keel the village on Achill Island. The island is part of county Mayo connected by bridge. While the sky…

November 15, 2015

Inishmore further impressions from the edge of the world – Aran Islands, Ireland

Following on from my trip to the Aran Island, Inishmore. Below the beautiful square shapes in the cliff face on the way to worm hole. The drop from the…

November 13, 2015

Landscapes from the Aran Islands, Ireland

It was time to travel back to Ireland… Off the coast of Galway to the Inis Mór, the largest of the three islands. As an Irishman, I can say  –…

November 8, 2015

Six mills of the ‘Der Plötz’ in Ebenau – Part 2

Rising early on a Sunday morning at 5:50 am on a very overcast day. The question is will it rain and how heavy and how much? I had…

May 25, 2015

Six mills of the ‘Der Plötz’ in Ebenau – Part 1

The world of watermills hidden within a lush forest outside of Ebennau could be a backdrop to a long lost legend. If there were a Don Quixote of…

May 18, 2015

Hanging out at the 16th district in Vienna – City life with Fuji X-T1

While Wurstelstand in Vienna are world famous, I’ve lived in Austria long enough to blindsight them like Internet advertising. Gladly winter light not only wakens the senses. It makes…

February 23, 2015

A Salzburg bike ride in B&W with my Fuji X100

There is still life in my old Fuji X100 camera with 23mm lens – 35mm equivalent. This is the version without the S but to it’s credit its…

February 21, 2015

Winter macros by bike using the Fujifilm X100

It was yesterday when I took the old river bicycle path then to across the Salzach which runs through the city of Salzburg. Then it was along the…

February 18, 2015

Sony A7R with the Olympus 55mm and landscape photography

So how does the Olympus 55mm ƒ1.2 lens look like on the Sony A7R. Well not too bad as it happens. This oldie of a lens which is…

February 10, 2015

Lanzarote Landscape in Infrared

I had this idea of photographing the lunar type landscape of Lanzarote in infrared. I figured infrared would highlight the harshness and jaggedness of the lava rock. The…

January 17, 2015

Spring images from deepest Styria

I’m in deepest Syria in springtime using the wireless function of the Fujifilm XT-1 camera and the iPhone applications to transfer the images. Using the WordPress application on…

May 18, 2014

3 Awesome places to photograph on the West of Ireland

From my recent trip to Ireland, these are three classic places to visit on the west coast. Great to photograph even if you are travelling together with love…

February 14, 2014

Autumn Tree, Vintgar Gorge – Image and words

We got lost, We got found You! were like a cassette as it plays, The mixture of discovery, Bringing me on the journey, Roping me in, Tying me…

April 19, 2013

Ysperklamm – There are lovers in the forest

Words and Image by Gavin Lyons

March 29, 2013

The Copper Coast – Boatstrand Harbour Arch, Waterford, Ireland

This is the second visit to the Copper Coast in Waterford. I am still finding sea arches hidden away from view. This time around it’s behind Boatstrand Harbour….

January 15, 2013

A different landscape – Beach Textures in Waterford, Ireland

A collection of images from walking along the beaches of the Copper Coast and the beach of Tramore in county Waterford. The concept is simple as the design…

January 14, 2013

Use Fujifilm X100 for Landscape Photography

The Fujifilm X100 is truly a wonder, a small size camera offering a DSLR sensor size inside. I am amazed that I’m able to carry a couple of…

November 21, 2012