Category: Photography

  • A visit to the National Botanic Gardens

    A visit to the National Botanic Gardens

    Saturday gone, K and I hopped on a bus to go to Ireland’s National Botanic Gardens at Glasnevin in Dublin. It’s a 10 minute walk to the terminus of the line just south-west of where I live, and about an hour on the bus to reach Glasnevin. The view from the top level of the…

  • Flirtations with a flash

    Flirtations with a flash

    Many, many moons ago I picked up a set of Pocket Wizard Plus Xs (archive) and a pair of LumoPro LP180s (archive) to complement the Nikon SB80 that I already owned. David “Strobist” Hobby (archive) had been quite enthusiastic about this hardware, and at the time I thought I might be going more into my…

  • Tripping North

    Tripping North

    After a week of on-call post Christmas, I had a week of PTO with K visiting (we spent Christmas with her parents in Germany). The weather was variable, as it usually is in Ireland, but we got in a few nice walks; we had a rental car for the week, so we were able to…

  • DMYC Regatta 2022

    DMYC Regatta 2022

    Yesterday was the 2022 regatta at the DMYC – we had to skip the 2020 one for obvious reasons. I hadn’t heard about any arrangements for photos, so I decided to grab the D750 with my travel 28-300 lens and wander up the pier to see if I could at least capture the cruiser starts…

  • A foggy day in Dun Laoghaire

    A foggy day in Dun Laoghaire

    Sunday was a bright sunny day a few hundred metres from the shore, but the shoreline was swathed in a bank of fog that appeared to stretch from Dalkey to Howth. While walking past People’s Park, I turned around and noticed the light angling from the roof line. Waited a bit for a pedestrian, and…

  • Dublin Bay at night

    Dublin Bay at night