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St. Mark’s Square

Going back home soon. I’ll be there only for a couple of days, so I’ll have to choose carefully what to photograph.. St. Mark Square can’t be left out I guess! Advertisements

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Dun Briste – Downpatrick Head

This impressive sea stack really looks as a sort of rocky platform rising from the ocean. All those clearly distinct layers of rock and its sharp edges gives it a robotic touch that makes it even more fascinating. I tried a long exposure to make the rock stand out more from the ocean, so toContinue reading “Dun Briste – Downpatrick Head”

The Custom House – Dublin

Since I moved to Ireland landscape photography has taken more and more space into my routine, and I love being there in the outdoors with my gear, walking or hiking while looking for some new natural spot. Still, cityscape keeps always a place into my photographic heart! And this year the Custom House in Dublin,Continue reading “The Custom House – Dublin”

Fanad head

What a start today! Not exactly the smoothest possible.. I woke up at 5 am to try and catch the sunrise at Shrove beach, but the door of my hotel was locked and nobody was around to open it. I went back to my room, got out from the window (thank to my girlfriend whoContinue reading “Fanad head”

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”

The Golden Hour in Photography – The Giant’s Causeway

I still find it simply amazing to think that every day we have two magic moments. I’m talking about the two magic hours which take place daily, around sunrise and sunset. What gives that magical feel is actually the light. And not only it’s possible to enjoy that magic atmosphere in real life, it’s alsoContinue reading “The Golden Hour in Photography – The Giant’s Causeway”

The Giant’s Causeway – Plan for It!

No matter if you are a travel photographer or an enthusiast tourist, nobody is happy to go back home with just a bunch of dull pictures. It’s quite frustrating to look at those images and realise they don’t reflect the emotion and the atmosphere you experienced in that particular moment. Still, this is a veryContinue reading “The Giant’s Causeway – Plan for It!”

The Giant’s Causeway – Northern Ireland

Hello fellow photographers! Let’s start the year with one of the most iconic place in Ireland: the Giant’s Causeway, rightfully considered one of the greatest natural wonder in the United Kingdom, and a world heritage site by UNESCO, located on the north coast of Northern Ireland. This incredibly peculiar natural structure owns its origin toContinue reading “The Giant’s Causeway – Northern 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”

Lake Glendalough – Ireland

It is curious how one of the most solitary and remote places of Ireland had now become one of the most visited and photographed around the country. However, it is really easy to understand the popularity of this enchanted place at the very first sight. Here it is my first approach to Glendalough, or theContinue reading “Lake Glendalough – Ireland”

The Bog Road

Wandering through the region of Connemara will bring you to some of the most magnificient and desolated scenery of Ireland. You will be probably impressed by its tranquil yet powerful landscape, something that will easily take you back a few decades. Location: The Bog Road, Connemara, Galway County, West Ireland. What to shoot: Capture the unique atmosphereContinue reading “The Bog Road”

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