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...
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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...
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The Mini Adventure – End of the Road

I have been waiting to publish the last of the Mini Adventure series. I look the last few photos of the mini with the new Fujifilm X100s and the images were under embargo until now. The photos were shot...
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FlixelPix Free Lightroom Presets

Summer in the United Kingdom and Ireland can be a little hit and miss but 2012 has definitely been a classic 'miss' from floods to weeks of rain and dull summer days. I have taken a number of photos this...
Billingham F1.4 and Fujifilm

The Billingham F-Stop f1.4

Quality camera equipment needs quality protection. I've hunted long and hard for a camera bag that offers both the right amount of storage with the right amount of protection. Most of the bags I've tried have...
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Long Exposures, XE-1 & 18-55mm

I was asked my opinion on how the Fujinon 18-55mm zoom lens would fare in Long Exposure Photography setting. Equipped with my trusty tripod I thought I would capture a few very quick test shots using the Fuji...