There’s a little photography meme going around Facebook and Instagram at the moment: Seven days, seven black and white photos of your life, no people, no explanation. Challenge someone each day. I’m not a fan of forcibly spreading this sort of thing, so I didn’t explicitly challenge anyone, but I liked the idea of doing … Read More
On the way to the Giant’s Causeway, our bus stopped in at Carnlough so we could have a drink and stretch our legs. It’s a small village in Northern Ireland, to which one might ascribe the words ‘quaint’ and ‘picturesque’. We weren’t there very long, but I did catch this photo of a man and … Read More
A small alcove off the Long Room in the Old Library at Trinity College, Dublin.
The Lion of Lucerne commemorates the Swiss Guards killed in the French Revolution. Mark Twain described it as “the most mournful and moving piece of stone in the world.”
I will admit that this photo is pretty much the entire reason I diverted to Ireland on our first trip to Europe. Our flight landed in Dublin at 9:30pm, and we were up before dawn to get on a bus to the north coast of Northern Ireland. It was an exhausting experience, but totally worth … Read More
Mountains are always great for landscape photography. Up in the Blue Mountains, there are many bushwalks and lookout points that afford spectacular views of the valleys beyond. I took this shot somewhere out near Echo Point. On cool winter days, the mist hangs around the mountains, clinging to the rocks and trees, often throughout the … Read More