Montenegro Favourites

For such a small country Montenegro hosts a surprising variety of natural beauty. It is difficult not to be amazed in front of constant and stunning changes in the landscapes. Landscape is anything but dull. Lakes and mountains, mountain passes, canyons and bridges. No wonder it is know as the hidden pearl of the Mediterranean. ...

Auroras

Seeing the Aurora Borealis / Northern Lights is something we should all do at least once in a life time. Chasing the aurora in Iceland has been an amazing (somewhat cold) adventure over the last few years. Book those flights & go chasing the lights. They are definitely one of the most beautiful and captivating events ...

Connemara Light – Trip Report

I spent the long weekend in the company of some lovely people teaching them landscape photography and soaking up some amazing scenery and light on Ireland's west coat. To be a bit more specific Connemara. The workshop was a great success and we we're really treated to some amazing light. If you want to join ...

Mist & Atmosphere

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Mist & Fog might not be everyones favourite, but for a photographer they create a wonderfully moody & atmospheric feel to the subject. They transform everyday scenes & landscapes into something unique, often mystical, sometimes remarkable. Let’s not forget spooky. So, wake up early on a misty / foggy morning and explore natures beauty through a ...

Irish Lakes

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Abundant with beautiful lakes & rivers our Emerald Isle has a lot to offer to photographers and visitors. Here is a selection of my personal favourites from the last few years of my photographers journey. Lakes / Loughs – crystal clear water, stillness & beautiful colours … Upper Lake Glendalough, Wicklow, Ireland Glenullin Lough, Co. Mayo, Ireland Derryclare ...

I Love Trees

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I just love shooting trees in my landscape photography. Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter. You always get a different feel to the forest. Throughout my career I have visited many amazing places & trees have always had a special place in my photography. I guess my love affair started in Wicklow and the publication of my first book ...

Awards So Far … 2016

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We had a very busy February with Scotland & Iceland workshops & also with some awards and more nominations !!!  I am delighted to announce that I've been named  Bank of Ireland Pictorial & Travel Photographer of the year at the Irish Professional Photographers Association Awards.  Winning Portfolio And ... scooped second place in the Landscape category with this portfolio And not ...

Christmas Goodness

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Hi Folks, Great to meet many of you at the National Crafts and Design Fair last week. Hope you enjoyed it and found some interesting art and crafts. We are delighted with the show and have received great feedback about our new projects In a Different Light & The Bay. If you fancy some ExploreLight art for ...

Stephen and Deanna – Burning Man 2014

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I love Burning Man. I love the atmosphere, the art, the insane weather but mostly I love the people. I had the honour to shoot Stephen and Deanna's handfasting ceremony on my last visit in 2014. We know each other through Burning Man connections from our sweet green isle. Great people, great atmosphere .. and wedding photography ...