We try and venture up into the Mourne Mountains at least once every month. It is amazing how the same locations can look completely different depending on the light and ultimately the weather.
One of my favourite photographic techniques has to be the art of long exposure photography, it is the most relaxing creative process as it forces the photographer to sit, pause and consume the landscape.
Over the last few years I have spent the days between Christmas and New Year putting together a little retrospective view of the 12 months that preceded.
I have been using a Fujifilm X100 series cameras since 2011 and I thought it might be worth looking back at my journey from the Fujifilm X100 through to the X100S and the X100T.
Last week I was nominated, by a number of fellow photographers to take part in the five day black and white challenge via both Facebook and Instagram.
Publishing your photographs online comes with the real risk that will you discover your images used on other websites and publications without your permission. It isn't fair, it isn't right but sadly, it happens.
It is no secret that I love the striking contrast of the Mourne Mountains and the stunning Tyrella beach. As a result we visit the location regularly and spent the last week staying at the beach.
One of the advantages (or negatives) of the "clocks going back" in the UK is that it's dark from early evening allowed some astrophotography of the Mourne mountains.
Looking back over my archive of images I have changed and refined the way I manage my images in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom since first using the beta al…