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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
Procida procession

Easter Procession on Procida, Italy with the Voitglander Bessa

[column2][/column2] [column2 last=yes][/column2] [column2] [/column2] [column2 last=yes] [/column2] So far food wise the staple mains of pasta, pizza and a bounty of fish at a sublime level didn’t disappoint….

May 5, 2016

Collage on Cyanotype using 6×9 Medium Format Film

Every day brings new things, sometimes it’s not what you expected. And this is so true of alternative process when comes to cyanotype. The story is, after the…

April 30, 2016

Caffenol Development – What’s brewing in the lab ?

Coffee, Vitamin C and Washing soda Pouring out the caffenol Homemade developer called Caffenol This is the harmony recipe from 600ml Water (Tap is ok) 6.25 tsp Washing…

April 29, 2016

A blue weekend with Cyanotype process

Welcome to a very blue weekend of April 23rd 2016. Yes in terms of the downside of the weather with overcast skies and rain with expected snow too – yikes!…

April 26, 2016

Voigtlander Bessa in Rome using Medium Format

Now the Bessa had proved itself a viable option for travel. It was time to pack the gear for a Roman hoilday of some description – an adventure!…

April 11, 2016

Analog Adventures in Medium Format in Graz

Well each day brings something new, which is always good when its medium format photography. I mean what’s not to like? But before all that a long rewarded break…

April 5, 2016

Tin Type Wet Plate Exposure for Collodion

Continuing on from previous journey into the alternative process. I’ve been trying. Rushing home from work to catch the last bit of sunshine from the end of day….

March 6, 2016

The Alternative Process, Wet Plate and Collodion

First Plates on Collodion My initial experience with wet plate collodion. Above is my first plate using this medium. Oh yes I’ve a lot to learn but it…

February 28, 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

Perchtenlauf Graz 2015 – Krampus in Austria

It’s that time again in Austria where the demons from the Alps become alive. Well at least in fancy scary dress! It was late Sunday evening all I…

November 29, 2015

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

Medina in Marrakech, Morocco streets of wonder

On my travel to Marrakech in the walled city of the Medina where the Souks with their talkative market traders and dealers one can still find the glimpses…

April 15, 2015

Alternative city photography guide to Vienna

Ever wonder how to photograph a city without looking like a tourist and getting great results ?  In this blog post I’ll explain some interesting tips and a ways to…

March 3, 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

Beautiful Flower Macros and why I learned to like Sony A7R ?

A while back in August  in 2014 I purchased the Sony A7R along with Canon lens adaptor. These are some of the macro and flower images I made….

February 20, 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

Winter landscape for fun with the XF 14mm Fujifilm lens

I took the wide angle lens for my Fujifilm X-T1 camera out on a bright and cheerful Saturday morning. The lens in question is known as the XF…

February 17, 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

Olympus 55mm f/1.2 on Sony A7R – Kids Portraits

I managed to get my hands on an adaptor for an oldie. An old Olympus Zuiko lens used back in 80’s. I actually really don’t know how old…

February 6, 2015

Vienna on the street with Sony A7R and Fuji X-T1

I figured it was time to get the Sony A7R camera onto the street to see how it performed. The first image below, is one I’ve taken either…

January 29, 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