Creevy Pier – Donegal

Hey fellow photographers,hope the summer has treated you well. Summer break is over for me, time to go back and explore the Irish coast looking for hidden piers and cozy villages!! 💚📷 This is Creevy Pier in Donegal, I loved the calmness of that spot but I’m looking forward to get back in stormy season!Continue reading “Creevy Pier – Donegal”

The Milky Way over Lough Gill – Sligo

Hello fellow photographers! This time I tried my hand at one of the most fascinating fields in photography, in my opinion. It is also a field that requires a lot of commitment and experience, while I’m just a rookie. Night photography has the charm of bringing into view the unseen, it allows to capture throughContinue reading “The Milky Way over Lough Gill – Sligo”

Fanad Head Lighthouse – Donegal

Dear fellow photographers, this week exploration of Irish best photographic spots brings us straight to the North, in Donegal, where one of the most beautiful lighthouses of the world stands. The Fanad Head Lighthouse marks the entrance into Lough Swilly, one of the very few Irish glacial fjords, and was built in 1812 following theContinue reading “Fanad Head Lighthouse – Donegal”

Mullaghmore at Dusk – Ireland

Dear fellow photographers, finally we were blessed with a gorgeous sunny day here in the north west of Ireland. After weeks of rain and wind, it’s really something, and even less excuses not to take your camera out. This week image is one of the simplest composition I can think of. There is barely aContinue reading “Mullaghmore at Dusk – Ireland”

Twelve Pines Island – Connemara

Dear fellow photographers, this week our trip to discover most iconic photographic spots across Ireland brings us to another hidden gem in this fabulous country. If you made it up to Galway and really want to add some landscape shots to your trip, I strongly suggest to drive east for about one hour towards Connemara.Continue reading “Twelve Pines Island – Connemara”

Benbulben – County Sligo

Hey fellow photographers! Last time we were in Donegal photographing the snowy summit of one of the most iconic mountains of the region: Mount Errigal. This time we kept hunting for iconic mountains and we were lucky enough to find snow again, not so common in Ireland. Our shooting brought us to one of theContinue reading “Benbulben – County Sligo”

Mount Errigal – Donegal

Hey fellow photographers, hope the beginning of the new year has brought you great inspiration and gorgeous pictures. I went back to one of my favourite places here in the North of Ireland, Donegal, to photograph Mount Errigal. I cannot stress enough how important it is to plan before going for a landscape shooting trip.Continue reading “Mount Errigal – Donegal”

Stormy day in Sligo

Windy days are quite common here on the Irish West coast. Even though they usually come with rain showers and a dull cloudy sky, it doesn’t mean that you can’t take your camera out and go for a nice landscape photo session. In those days my preference goes to seascapes. Breaking waves are a greatContinue reading “Stormy day in Sligo”

Lough Gill – Sligo

“I will arise and go now, and go to Innisfree”, WB Yeats. The lake isle of Innisfree was one of the favorite places of the Irish poet Yeats. I went there yesterday looking for some “photographic inspiration” and wasn’t disappointed at all! Location: Innisfree isle, Lough Gill, County Sligo, Ireland. What to shoot: Lake Gill offers severalContinue reading “Lough Gill – Sligo”

Poulnabrone Dolmen – Ireland

  Hi fellow photographers! It has been difficult to find the time to write any posts in the past month; I have preferred to spend most of the spare time doing what I like most, which is travelling all around Ireland, exploring its hidden gems, doing a lot of spot scouting, combining photography with hikingContinue reading “Poulnabrone Dolmen – Ireland”

Hello 2017!

Hello 2017! And welcome to all of you, fellow photographers, into this new year. I hope you had a fantastic winter break! I also hope you are now ready to take your camera out again and follow me into the great journey of exploring the world around us, looking for the most breathtaking views, theContinue reading “Hello 2017!”

Lough Gill – Sligo

I have been offered the opportunity to test a landscape preset editing package, created and commercialized by “Sleeklens“, a Danish growing company specialized in products for Lightroom and Photoshop, such as presets and brushes. In particular I tried the Through The Woods bundle, designed especially for landscape photography. I have to say that I wasn’tContinue reading “Lough Gill – Sligo”

Athlone Bridge

  Straight to the heart of Ireland. This week our photographic spot hunting leads us to the picturesque and historic town of Athlone, near the geographical centre of Ireland, known as the “gateway to the West”. The Shannon river splits this enchanting city in two, with most services and businesses on its eastern bank, whileContinue reading “Athlone Bridge”

Night Lights over Samuel Beckett Bridge

After a long winter hibernation it’s time to get the gear out and start photographing (and sharing) again! The goal is to do as much spot hunting as possible, take some good pictures, and share the best hints and suggestions about photographic opportunities across Ireland. Be it street life, landscape or seascape photography, the “EmeraldContinue reading “Night Lights over Samuel Beckett Bridge”

Grand Canal Dock – Dublin

Time to continue our photographic tour of Irish beauty in black and white. I was saying how modernity and ancient inheritance coexist around Ireland’s capital, Dublin, and if you fancy some architecture photography, or even some abstract photography, you are not going to be disappointed if you take a tour through Dublin’s most modern neighbourhood.Continue reading “Grand Canal Dock – Dublin”

Samuel Beckett Bridge – Dublin

Let’s start a new short series of black and white pictures of the capital of Ireland. Founded as a Viking settlement, Dublin (that in Old Irish means dark pool) has grown to the rank of one of the top thirty global cities in the world, due to its importance as a centre for education, theContinue reading “Samuel Beckett Bridge – Dublin”

Lake Glendalough – Ireland in B&W

Happy 2016! What better way to start a new year than taking some time for yourself and do what you like the most? So here I am, with another picture from my last trip to Glendalough and the valley of the two lakes, one of my favourite photographic spot in Ireland. As you can seeContinue reading “Lake Glendalough – Ireland in B&W”

Hook Lighthouse

This week photographic hint bring us to the southern coast of Ireland, where one of the oldest lighthouses is still operational, marking the dangerous coastline of Hook peninsula. Location: Hook Head, County Wexford, Ireland. What to shoot: Hook Lighthouse claims to be the oldest intact operational Lighthouse in the world. Its tower is about 800 years oldContinue reading “Hook Lighthouse”

The Wreck

From the serenity of the peaceful lake of Glendalough, to the inquietude of this picture I took a couple of weeks ago, during one of my scouting for new photographic spots in Ireland, when I bumped into this wreck sinisterly abandoned on the roadside. Location: Wicklow Mountains National Park, County Wicklow, Ireland. What to shoot: Two routesContinue reading “The Wreck”

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