Showing posts for 'john coveney photography'. Clear search

Strawberry Moon on the Front Pages!

June 18, 2019 - It was great to wake up today to see my “Strawberry Moon” – the midsummer full moon - on the front pages of the Irish Ti...
Read the Full Post »

EIRE sign at St. John's Point Lighthouse in Donegal and D-Day

June 06, 2019 - As today is the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Normandy Landings on D-Day in 1944, I remembered some of my recent shot...
Read the Full Post »

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...
Read the Full Post »

Dragons Thrive Best Here!

April 15, 2019 - "Shall we begin?" (the title & this quote are from Rhaenyra and Daenerys Targaryen - source) The final series of Game...
Read the Full Post »

Bray Air Display 2018 - People, Place . . . and Wildlife??

July 31, 2018 - I previously shot the Bray Air Display in 2010 and 2016 and I’ve blogged about those shots here, here and here - as well...
Read the Full Post »

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...
Read the Full Post »

Fashion between the Showers at the 2018 Summer Ladies Day at Navan Raceourse

June 04, 2018 - Despite the showers at Navan Racecourse last Saturday 2 June, it was great to photograph the large crowd of fashionistas...
Read the Full Post »

Summer Fashion at Navan Racecourse's Ladies Days 2015-2017

May 31, 2018 - I’m delighted to asked back to Navan Racecourse to shoot their summer Ladies Day this Saturday 2 June. It’s hard to beli...
Read the Full Post »

Poolbeg Jogger

May 12, 2018 - I’m delighted to have had two of my favourite types of shots published in The Times (Ireland Edition) this month. The fi...
Read the Full Post »

New Year Supermoon or Wolf Moon over Roches Point in Cork Harbour

January 04, 2018 - I was back in my old hometown of Cork for a few days over the New Year and despite the stormy weather of the past week o...
Read the Full Post »

Best 2017 Moonshots

December 30, 2017 - Updated 17 January 2018: I've added shots at the end of the Irish Examiner press cutting of the Hunters Moon shot along...
Read the Full Post »

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...
Read the Full Post »

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...
Read the Full Post »

If Horses Could Fly in my Best of 2017 Series

December 24, 2017 - Continuing with my Best of 2017 series. I do a lot of fashion and social photography at racecourses but I like to think...
Read the Full Post »

The Blaskets from Dunmore Head

December 23, 2017 - Today's image from my best of the year series is a failed moon shot from west Kerry, where we took the family holiday in...
Read the Full Post »

Crookhaven by Moonlight

December 21, 2017 - Starting with my update on the 2016 Winter Solstice yesterday, I'll be posting most days until early in 2018 with some o...
Read the Full Post »

Winter Solstice at Newgrange - updated

December 20, 2017 - Last year I made two magical visits to Newgrange in brilliant sunshine for the winter solstice on 18 and 22 December. I...
Read the Full Post »

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...
Read the Full Post »

Red-throated Pipit on Mizen Head - a good shot of an elusive bird

October 14, 2017 - I’m taking a weekend birding and shooting around Crookhaven and Mizen Head in Co. Cork and I was lucky enough to get a g...
Read the Full Post »

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...
Read the Full Post »

Successful Journey to Hell & Back for my A Distinction

September 23, 2017 - Since 2014 I’ve been shooting thousands of images at the Hell and Back endurance events at the Killruddery Estate in Co.
Read the Full Post »

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...
Read the Full Post »

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...
Read the Full Post »

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...
Read the Full Post »

Horse Racing at Tinahely Point to Point

February 20, 2017 - Yesterday, Offshoot camera club went to a Point-to-Point in Tinahely in beautiful south Co. Wicklow. It was run by the B...
Read the Full Post »

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...
Read the Full Post »

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...
Read the Full Post »

Shooting the KBC Wedfest in The Chocolate Factory

January 27, 2017 - On Sun 22 January I was asked by Green Shoes Events to shoot the KBC Wedfest 2017 – Ireland’s biggest alternative weddin...
Read the Full Post »

DONATE to Goal Mile in Shanganagh Park

December 27, 2016 - One of Ireland’s best known Christmas charity events, the Goal Mile, was in Shanganagh Park in Shankill this Christmas D...
Read the Full Post »

Stunning Winter Solstice at Newgrange

December 21, 2016 - 19 December 2017: Updated with additional pictures from my second visit to Newgrange on 22 December 2016 and minor edits...
Read the Full Post »

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...
Read the Full Post »

How I Shoot Ladies Days at Navan Races

December 07, 2016 - On 27 Nov, I was delighted to be back again at Navan Racecourse to photograph their Winter Ladies Day. Shooting these ev...
Read the Full Post »

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...
Read the Full Post »

Architectural Interiors at the Freemason's Hall in Dublin

November 19, 2016 - Recently, Offshoot’s got access to the Freemasons’ Hall in Molesworth Street in Dublin city centre. The building dates f...
Read the Full Post »

Winter Fashion at Navan Races – Nothing Else Like It!

November 11, 2016 - I’m delighted to be asked by Navan Racecourse to shoot their upcoming Ladies Day on Sunday November 27 th. As Horse Raci...
Read the Full Post »

Birding in Barleycove

November 05, 2016 - I was in Cork recently when news broke of a Red-flanked Bluetail on Mizen Head. This Eurasian Taiga relative of the Robi...
Read the Full Post »

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...
Read the Full Post »

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...
Read the Full Post »

Spectacular Sunset over Bishopstown

August 10, 2016 - Spectacular " mackerel sky " at sunset over Bishopstown tonight. I took this handheld panorama with my Panasonic LF1 poc...
Read the Full Post »

Young Cuckoos, Poisonous Moths & Arctic Explorers

July 31, 2016 - UPDATE 2 AUG - lots of info on how Cuckoos can eat toxic moths on Brian Carruthers excellent video clip of the Newcastle...
Read the Full Post »

Bray Air Display Day 2 - Another 100 Shots

July 27, 2016 - I was very pleased with my shots on the first day of the Bray Air Display - and they generated lots of interest here on...
Read the Full Post »

100 Shots - Day 1 Bray Air Display - Updated

July 24, 2016 - Yesterday, I posted some tips for shooting the Bray Air Display based on my experience from the 2010 Display and the 201...
Read the Full Post »

Tips for Shooting the Bray Airshow

July 23, 2016 - Shooting Bray Air Show With the Bray Air Display on this weekend, I blogged about the best of my shots from Dublin’s Fl...
Read the Full Post »

Dublin's 2013 Flightfest

July 22, 2016 - I’m planning to get to the Bray Air Display this weekend for the first time since 2010, so I decided to finally finish e...
Read the Full Post »

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...
Read the Full Post »

If you go down in the woods today . . . . !!

July 09, 2016 - One evening recently, I was minding my own business taking a quiet walk through a wooded corner of Killiney Hill until I...
Read the Full Post »

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...
Read the Full Post »

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...
Read the Full Post »

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...
Read the Full Post »

People, Punters, Parties, Ponies, Bookies and Jockeys

June 21, 2016 - I recently blogged here & here about my fashion shots from the Summer Ladies day at Navan Racecourse. While the Ladies'...
Read the Full Post »

Flickr Nostaligia

June 15, 2016 - Flickr was perhaps THE photo app of the noughties - and between 2010 and 2012 my shots regularly appeared in the Explore...
Read the Full Post »

Racing Fashion at Navan Racecourse

June 14, 2016 - It was great to be asked back again by the team at Navan Racecourse to photograph their summer Ladies Day – A Legacy of...
Read the Full Post »

Easter 1916 Centenary

March 28, 2016 - We headed into town yesterday to catch the Defence and Emergency Services parade to commemorate the 1916 Rising. I got t...
Read the Full Post »

Fashionable Shades of Green

March 25, 2016 - Recently, Maureen of The Hummingbird Rooms who I had previously met at the Vintage Fair, asked me to do a fashion shoot...
Read the Full Post »

Northern Lights Arcing over Dublin Bay

March 06, 2016 - I wrote a while back of my Aurora adventure in Co. Louth and since then I wondered if it would be possible to see the No...
Read the Full Post »

Pictures Are All We Have

February 25, 2016 - Words Are All We Have - Samuel Beckett. Here's two shots of this month's full Moon setting over Dublin's Docklands duri...
Read the Full Post »

Landscapes & Birds in Cork

January 25, 2016 - I was in Cork for the weekend, and with a full Moon early on Sunday, I was looking forward to trying some lunar Leeside...
Read the Full Post »

Dipping in Duncannon

January 16, 2016 - Several times over the last few months, I’ve written about my successful “twitches” for the American Bittern, for Glauco...
Read the Full Post »

Glaucous-winged Gull in Castletownbere in West Cork

January 03, 2016 - Yesterday afternoon we had the astonishing news of Abi Brewer’s and Ciaran Cronin’s Brown Booby in Owenahincha - within...
Read the Full Post »

Calm Before the Storm in Cork City

December 29, 2015 - As I write this evening, Storm Frank blusters and drenches outside my mother’s house in Cork. It’s hard to believe it wa...
Read the Full Post »

My First Aurora Borealis

December 21, 2015 - At dinner time last night, tweet notifications starting coming thick and fast from Aurora Alert Ireland about Northern L...
Read the Full Post »

Probably the Best Food Market in Ireland!

December 06, 2015 - I’m in Cork for the weekend and I had a few hours free on Saturday morning – but what to shoot during the height of Stor...
Read the Full Post »

First Twitchable American Bittern in West Cork

November 27, 2015 - UPDATE: In my original post I stated that I believed the American Bittern was an adult but subsequently, there was discu...
Read the Full Post »

Vintage Irene in the Irish Examiner

November 09, 2015 - The autumn Vintage Fair is coming up on Sunday week on 22 November at the Royal Marine Hotel in Dun Laoghaire - and it f...
Read the Full Post »

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...
Read the Full Post »

Out All Day Birdwatching

September 27, 2015 - Out All Day Birdwatching - from Coney Island by Van Morrison UPDATE Nov 2016: I just came across this anonymous article...
Read the Full Post »

June Moon over the Bay

June 07, 2015 - The skies cleared for this month's full moon and I got out last Tuesday and Wednesday evenings - part of my long term pr...
Read the Full Post »

Shankill Cleanup

May 28, 2015 - I did a shoot recently for the local Tidy Towns as reported in the the current edition of the SCAN (Shankill Community A...
Read the Full Post »

Sarah's Style

May 27, 2015 - To celebrate Sarah’s recently announced engagement, and inspired by her friend Gilli's creation, here’s my collage of my...
Read the Full Post »

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...
Read the Full Post »

Shooting the Queen Mary 2 on Dublin Bay

May 21, 2015 - Yesterday morning, 20 May, Matt O'Brien and I were up ultra early to shoot the Queen Mary 2 as she arrived on her first...
Read the Full Post »

When Style Goes Racing Met John Coveney Photography at Punchestown Ladies Day

May 06, 2015 - On Friday 1st May at Ladies Day in Punchestown, I worked with fashion blogger Elaine Bury of Style Goes Racing. The brie...
Read the Full Post »

Ailish's over here guys!

May 02, 2015 - Gorgeous Milliner Ailish McElroy at Punchestown Ladies Day on 1 May. I was focussed on shooting Ailish, I didn't even no...
Read the Full Post »

Style Goes Racing Meets John Coveney Photography at Punchestown Friday 1 May

April 30, 2015 - Elaine Bury of Style Goes Racing and photographer John Coveney will be interviewing and shooting best dressed contestant...
Read the Full Post »

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...
Read the Full Post »

Vintage Racing Fashion in Irish Independent Weekend Magazine

April 25, 2015 - The Vintage Racing Fashion Shoot is in the Irish Indpendent's Weekend Magazine today! See lots more from the shoot here.
Read the Full Post »

Vintage Race Day Fashion Shoot

April 24, 2015 - A fashion shoot I was commissioned to do a few weeks back to promote the Vintage Fashion & Decor Fair that is taking pla...
Read the Full Post »

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...
Read the Full Post »

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...
Read the Full Post »

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...
Read the Full Post »

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...
Read the Full Post »

Four Lights and a Texter

March 13, 2015 - There was a full moon last week and with a forecast of reasonably clear skies I was hopeful that I could add to my lunar...
Read the Full Post »

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...
Read the Full Post »

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...
Read the Full Post »

In the Irish Photographic Federation Spotlight

January 27, 2015 - My Profile in the current Newsletter of the Irish Photographic Federation "In the Spotlight: John Coveney LIPF Q: Which...
Read the Full Post »

Calendar Shoot!

December 16, 2014 - Well it’s been four months since my last post – clearly my photography has gone to hell in a handcart since then. I won’...
Read the Full Post »

Into the Deep - Pelagic Birds & Cetaceans off Co. Mayo

August 13, 2014 - For Irish birders, a “ pelagic ” is a chance to get up close views and shots of seabirds that they normally see distantl...
Read the Full Post »

Archive
January February March April May June July August September October November December (6)
January (6) February (4) March (4) April (2) May June July August (2) September October November December (1)
January (1) February (6) March April May June July August (1) September (1) October (3) November December (8)
January (2) February March April May (2) June (1) July (2) August September October November December
January February March April (1) May (1) June (2) July August September October November December
January February March April May June July August September October November December
January February March April May June July August September October November December