black and white photography, yosemite

black and white photos of Yosemite

Yosemite national park inspired by the famous american photographer Ansell Adams black and white photographs, I traveled to Yosemite national park in 2005. it was an awe inspiring photographic journey. Yosemite is located in the Sierra Nevada mountains of California. famous for its waterfalls and granite cliffs of “el Capitan” and the “Half Dome”. it is […]

black and white photography, University College Cork

Google Doodle honours Boole, father of the internet, UCC lecturer

NO BOOLE = NO GOOGLE (X+Y) November 2nd, 2015 is the 200th birthday of the father of modern day computing George Boole. Google has honoured Boole, with a dedicated Google Doodle, broadcast to billions of Google users across the world. If it wasn’t for George Boole, we wouldn’t be surfing the Internet today and I guess […]

Old head of kinsale lighthouse
black and white photography, lusitania

100 year anniversary of the sinking of the lusitania, off the old head of kinsale

Next month marks the 100th year anniversary of the sinking of the lusitania off the old head of kinsale. the british rms lusitania was once the world’s largest passenger ship. the lusitania tragically sank on the 7th of may 1915 at 2.00pm, 11 miles south of the old head of kinsale. she was hit by a torpedo fired by a german […]

wicklow 09 lf 7(cropped)
black and white photography, photo tips

what is the difference between a good and a bad photo?

every image we see, has its perfect composition and the closer we get to that, the better the photograph: it’s the difference between a bad photograph and a good one, a good photograph and a great one. it’s fundamental to both landscape and street photography, the one thing you must learn, the one thing your camera cannot do for you. […]