Lisburn Mayor's Carnival

Lisburn Mayor’s Parade 2013

Every year without fail we visit the Lisburn Lord Mayor's Parade and carnival. This year was unlike previous visits, a new route and probably the worst May weather in quite some time. Heavy rain, hale and even...
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I love Free Lightroom Presets

Adobe Lightroom is a powerful photo management and editing application that gets better and better with every release. Like any new piece of software it can be daunting editing your images and understanding...
FlixelPix : Twenty

Exhibition : TWENTY

I hosted my first solo exhibition in the Island Arts Centre back in 2010. Through the Mill was a series of images documenting the sad demise of the four hundred year old Barbour Mill in Hilden. DATE:...
Mourne View

To Mourne the Snow

During the recent Snow in Northern Ireland we attempted to make our way through Silent Valley but had to turn and go back. Not to be deterred we attempted the trip again today and despite a thaw we only...
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Stranorlar Waterfall

A planned visit to Donegal included a visit to the stunning Stranorlar waterfalls. Generally I use a number of filters to smooth out the water but give the terrible weather that has afflicted Ireland even at...
David C Clements, The Empire, Duke Special

David C Clements

I was shooting some video at Duke Special's Empire gig and was struck my the remarkable talent of the support act, David C Clements. David formerly of Six Star Hotel was support for Ed Sheeran at both the...
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The IF Campaign

Last month I was a contributor to a exhibition in Belfast to launch just one part of Northern Ireland's contribution to the IF Campaign. The IF campaign is a remarkable initiative focusing on a topic to...
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Long Exposure Divergence

The technique of capturing long exposure photographs never gets dull. You can exhaust every jetty, bridge and waterfall in your area but there will always b somewhere or something else to explore with the...
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Explore : Time Lapse with the Fuji X-E1

There is a growing trend amongst digital photographers to use their digital SLR cameras to capture stunning high definition time-lapse films. I thought I would start to explore the process using my X-E1 camera...