Hare's Gap

The New Year Mourne Walk

Each new year we venture into the Mourne Mountains; normally on new year's day and involving a full hike to the top of Slieve Donard, this year was...
Blue Lough Walk

The Mournes : The Blue Lough

Staying at Tyrella wouldn't be complete with a walk through the Mourne Mountains. Last month the adventure was Hare's Gap so the five mile round trip...
Hare's Gap

The Mournes : Hare’s Gap

The Mourne Mountains in Northern Ireland are a sight to behold spread along the County Down coastline. The forest lined range of mountains offer a...
Water Fall X-Pro1

The Long Exposure eBook

Long exposure photography is about capturing space and silence, like visually holding your breath; it is about capturing the beauty and calmness of a scene.
Dunluce Castle


Dunluce Castle on Northern Ireland's Antrim coast is said to be the inspiration for CS Lewis and the royal castle of Cair Paravel. More recently the...
Slieve Donard

Climbing Donard

Today’s weather offered a mix of thunder, humidity, rain, cold and warm spells all while we made our way to the top of Northern Ireland’s highest...
Blackford Dolphin

Belfast and Donegal

There is a school of thought, I think incorrectly suggests that landscape photography needs to be a wide as possible. Although I disagree with this...
Silent Valley with the X-T1

Silent Valley

Having shot some music photography with the X-T1 and 35mm Fujinon lens it was time to head to the stunning Mourne Mountains. The X-T1 is so fresh the...
Blackford Dolphin, Harland and Wolff

Harland and Wolff at Night

Famous for boat building and not just the Titanic, the Harland and Wolff cranes (Samson and Goliath) are an established trademark of the city of...