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Dalkey Island's Heritage and Wildlife - A Photo Essay

July 21, 2021 - It was a bright sunny first Sunday of July 2021 when I went to Dalkey Island, Co. Dublin - a magical offshore island onl...
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Darkness into Light - comparing the Huawei P20Pro and a DSLR

May 11, 2019 - I was up early this morning for the annual Darkness Into Light walk at 4.15am in Kilgobbet Park between Cabinteely, Ball...
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How (Not?) to Photograph a Lunar Eclipse – Dublin September 2015

July 27, 2018 - Early this week, the Dublin weather forecast for this evening’s lunar eclipse on 27 July 2018 looked promising and I was...
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Gales, Storms and Hurricanes of 2017

December 29, 2017 - Continuing with my look back of the past year, here are some of my favourite storm shots. The first is from the Great So...
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Fave Christmas 2016 Swim Composites at the Forty Foot

December 26, 2017 - Continuing with my look back over the last year, here are my favourite composites (#2-5) from the 2016 Christmas Swim at...
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Memorial for Loss of Dun Laoghaire Lifeboat Crew on Christmas Eve 1895

December 25, 2017 - I'm taking a break from my 2017 look back to show the best of my shots from yesterday at the annual memorial for the los...
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Shankill Smartphoneography

October 28, 2017 - Friday was a fab late autumn day in Shankill but I was running around doing bits and pieces with no time for shooting...
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SCAN Photography Series

October 01, 2017 - UPDATE 6 November 2017:- I've now completed the third article - this deals with editing your shots on your phone and pro...
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Another Day - Another "Storm"

February 26, 2017 - Storm Doris was probably still blowing somewhere over Europe when news of her successor, Ewan started popping up in my f...
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Crescent Moon over The Muglins - Calm After Storm Doris

February 24, 2017 - After the drama of yesterday's Storm Doris, I was out early again this morning to capture the waning crescent Moon risin...
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Clearing Up Storm Doris Damage in Shankill & Bray

February 23, 2017 - It was a bit fresh early this morning as Storm Doris passed over Dublin so I headed into Dun Laoghaire hoping to get som...
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Save Bulloch Harbour!

February 06, 2017 - Bulloch (or Bullock) Harbour between Dun Laoghaire and Dalkey is one of my favourite shooting locations so I'm upset by...
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Gale at The Great South Wall in Poolbeg, in Co. Dublin

February 02, 2017 - It was a bit wild at the Great South Wall in Poolbeg in Co. Dublin during the southeasterly gale and 4.0m high tide this...
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Plunge Pics at Dublin's Christmas Swim & How I Shot Them

December 30, 2016 - As well as shooting the Goal Mile in Shanganagh Park on Christmas morning, I also went into to the Forty Foot in Sandyco...
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Red Sky at Whiterock

December 16, 2016 - Landscape shots available here. Last Sunday morning, I got out for my first landscape shoot in a while and I decided to...
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Surfing the DART at Seapoint

November 22, 2016 - I’ve done a bit of daylight storm chasing in Co. Clare, here and here – and around my local patch in Dun Laoghaire. Howe...
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A Rock of a Man at Bulloch Harbour

September 09, 2016 - Contact me for prints. A dusk shot taken on Offshoot's last summer meeting on 29 August - the topic was silhouettes a...
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Vintage Fashion & Motors Shoot at Shanganagh Castle

August 24, 2016 - Contact me for debs, grads or any other events shots. More pictures from this shoot here. A while ago, I wanted to “p...
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Sunset at Seapoint after Showers

July 20, 2016 - On Monday 11th June, Offshoot had its second summer outdoor meeting at the Martello Tower at Seapoint, led by Matt O’Bri...
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People at Cuala Mini-All-Ireland

July 06, 2016 - I've previously posted the best of my shots from the Cuala Mini-All-Ireland parade and players - and here's the final po...
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Players at Cuala Mini-all-Ireland

July 04, 2016 - Last Friday, I posted the first of three blog posts on Cuala's 2016 Mini-All-Ireland - the parade through Dalkey Village...
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Cuala Mini-All-Ireland Parade

July 01, 2016 - It was great to be asked by Cuala GAA - the best sports club in Ireland according to the Irish Times - to photograph the...
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Minty!

October 19, 2015 - Just a quick post prompted by a Facebook memory from October 2012. I was picnicking with the kids at Dublin Zoo when thi...
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Sabrina's Makeover & Shoot

May 26, 2015 - Vintage Ireland organized a prize for readers of Her.ie for the recent Fashion and Decor Fair - an overnight stay for tw...
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People & Fashion at the Spring 2015 Vintage Fair

April 30, 2015 - Last Sunday, I was again commissioned by Vintage Ireland to shoot at the Spring 2015 Vintage Fashion and D ecor Fair at...
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First Flutterby of the Year!

March 23, 2015 - I was in Cabinteely Park yesterday with the gang and I sneaked off for a look at the woods behind the big house. A butte...
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Solar Eclipse in Shankill

March 20, 2015 - The clouds over Shankill were just thick enough to allow me see the eclipse comfortably without eye protection - probabl...
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Patrick's Day Portraits in Dublin

March 17, 2015 - St. Patricks Day is a great opportunity to get street portraits - either in the parade or in the happy crowds for a whil...
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Happy St. Patrick's Day

March 16, 2015 - For the day that's in it - the March page from the St. Anne's Calendar that I shot last autumn - click on the pic to rea...
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Conjunction of the Moon, Venus and Mars Over Shankill

February 22, 2015 - Herself arrived home with the shopping last Friday evening and said I should get out and look at the sky. She was right,...
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Linnet at Shanaganagh Park in Shankill

February 16, 2015 - The South Dublin Branch of BirdWatch Ireland have recently put up feeders in Shanganagh Park, near where I live in Shank...
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Attack of the Giant Crocuses

February 14, 2015 - Just a quick post for the day that's in it - crocuses on the green in my estate. I took this one day last February with...
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"Crabs Might Fly" is a winner!

February 24, 2014 - Well, the topic of today’s blog post chose itself – the news that my “Crabs Might Fly” image won the “Best Overall Image...
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Faces of Dublin's Chinese New Year

February 05, 2014 - I went into Temple Bar in Dublin City Centre with the family last Sunday to see the Chinese New Year festival and the sl...
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Safe Harbour

February 01, 2014 - I was out and about north of the Liffey today but with limited time for photography except for a quick visit to Howth Ha...
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Happy Christmas

December 24, 2013 - This shot was taken three years ago this evening towards the end of the big snow of December 2010. As it was forecast to...
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Shankill in the News

December 15, 2013 - Shankill was in the news this week when the New York Times illustrated it's story on Ireland's exit from the bailout wit...
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