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”

A taste of Ireland

It has been quite a while since last post, but after moving to a new country and now settling with a new job, it’s time to start wandering length and breadth through the beautiful Ireland, looking for the best photographic spots and collecting as many tips and suggestions as possible to share with you, alongContinue reading “A taste of Ireland”

Monticello – Jefferson’s house

One last postcard from the United States from my last trip before starting again with some new views of Venice. Location: This time we are in the beautiful state of Virginia, the “Mother of Presidents”, and our subject is the gorgeous Monticello plantation and house. Thomas Jefferson, the third President of the United States, startedContinue reading “Monticello – Jefferson’s house”

Sunset over The Seven Mile Bridge

The Old Seven Mile Bridge offers one of the most memorable walk or short bike ride ever. If you are visiting Florida, you probably wouldn’t miss the famous Overseas Highway, a 127.5 mile (205.2 km) highway carrying U.S. Route 1 (US 1) through the Florida Keys. I took this picture at sunset from the northernContinue reading “Sunset over The Seven Mile Bridge”

Postcard from Venice: Traffic over the Grand Canal

I still have a couple of gorgeous photographic spots to share with you from my recent trip to the United States, but now is the time for a postcard from Venice: one of the most classic view of “Canal Grande”. Location: Accademia Bridge (Ponte dell’Accademia). Together with the Rialto Bridge, the Ponte degli Scalzi, and theContinue reading “Postcard from Venice: Traffic over the Grand Canal”

Night in Chinatown – New York

Chinatown has been our “nest” during the days we spent in New York last month. How not to pay homage to this colorful and lively niche in Manhattan? Here I share a picture I took during one of my early morning strolls, when I was heading towards the Brooklyn Bridge, but couldn’t resist to theContinue reading “Night in Chinatown – New York”

Manhattan Skyline

Vacations are over, time to get back to everyday life and start again with our routine. Time to recollect memories and pictures too, of course! But also time to say a special “thanks” to all the persons who contributed making this journey through the United States something special: to Jean and Alex who greeted usContinue reading “Manhattan Skyline”

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