Archive for the 'Photography' Category


[link] Sunday, January 11th, 2015



[link] Saturday, January 10th, 2015


The Mill Pond this afternoon.

The best camera…

[link] Tuesday, January 6th, 2015


… 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


Late afternoon in Donegal today.

Cat + Mapplethorpe

[link] Monday, December 22nd, 2014



[link] Monday, December 1st, 2014


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


The restaurant in the National Portrait Gallery this morning.

England’s green and pleasant land

[link] Tuesday, September 30th, 2014


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.


[link] Sunday, September 28th, 2014