Archive for the 'Photography' Category

Nightrider

[link] Sunday, January 11th, 2015

Speeding_car

Truncation

[link] Saturday, January 10th, 2015

Mill_Pond_tree_edited

The Mill Pond this afternoon.

The best camera…

[link] Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

seascape

… is always the one you happen to have with you. In Ireland last weekend I carried a Nikon DSLR but wound up mostly using my iPhone6 because it was so much better at handling the (difficult) light. The Apple camera is very impressive, especially in situations where HDR capability is needed to manage the luminance range. This isn’t a particularly good picture, but the scene completely defeated the Nikon.

Sundown in the West

[link] Saturday, January 3rd, 2015

Fintra

Late afternoon in Donegal today.

Cat + Mapplethorpe

[link] Monday, December 22nd, 2014

Cat+Mapplethorpe

Origins

[link] Monday, December 1st, 2014

Muckross_Nov29_cropped

We had lunch on Saturday at Muckross House, Killarney, the place where my interest in photography was first awakened. It was a grey, soft day with very muted light. And yet the place was absolutely beautiful, as ever.

Larger image here.

Taking global warming to heart

[link] Thursday, November 20th, 2014

For a first-time movie, this is quite something. It comes from a fascinating account of a session at NYU Journalism School on stills photographers using video to tell stories where stills don’t quite do the trick.

The view from here

[link] Saturday, October 25th, 2014

NPG_Cafe_blog

The restaurant in the National Portrait Gallery this morning.

England’s green and pleasant land

[link] Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

England_green_and_pleasant-blog

Just driving along near where I live this morning and I suddenly noticed this vista. Nothing spectacular: just quietly beautiful.
Because it’s a panoramic shot the bigger version has more impact.

Surrealism

[link] Sunday, September 28th, 2014

Surrealism-blog