Mist & Atmosphere


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

Clarity - Upper Lake, Glendalough National Park

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

I love shooting tree

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


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


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


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 ...

New Iceland Gallery..


We've updated explorelight.com with a new images gallery from Iceland. This represents our top selection from this years trips. Stop by and check them out.. https://explorelight.com/portfolio/new-fine-art-photography

Happy Easter from ExploreLight Photography!

Gale Force

Hi folks, hope you all had a very "Good Friday" and are enjoying whatever plans you have for the Easter long weekend. Some of you may be taking a week or two off around this time, if so.. hope you have a great break and take lots of great photographs of your holidays at home ...

Fine Art Photography Captured in Iceland by ExploreLight.


Hello folks, hope this week has been treating you well. With all the talk in the media about the extremely sad plane crash that happened this week in the French Alps, it puts things in perspective... how lucky we are to be alive. One of ExploreLight's award winning photographers Peter Gordon was on a shoot ...