Horses in the Mournes

Winter in Summer : The Blue Lough

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. We had high...
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7 Long Exposure Photography Tips

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....
FlixelPix Review of 2014

A Photographic Review of 2014

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.  2014 was a slightly different year for...
Photos taken with the X100T

65 Photos taken with the X100 Series

I have been using a Fujifilm X100 series cameras since 2011 and I thought it might be worth looking back at my journey with this brilliant mirrorless-camera range from the Fujifilm X100 through to the X100S...
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Black and White Challenge

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. After the fifth nomination I decided it was time to grasp...
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Copyright Protection in Lightroom

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...
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Camera Freeze

When it comes to photography I normally only get excited with the latest camera or lens announcement and releases but Enlight Photo have released what has to be the coolest camera gift for photographers ever...
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Tyrella Beach

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 doing very,...
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A Journey in Astrophotography

One of the advantages (or negatives) of the "clocks going back" in the United Kingdom is that it's dark from early evening. A few days in the Mourne mountains offered an opportunity to capture the skies in an...