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Alcove in Kilfenora Cathedral, Ireland

You step back in time when you walk through cemetery of the Kilfenora Cathedral. You pass tall, ancient Celtic crosses as you make your way to the ruins. The old chancel (the space around the altar) of Cathedral is now covered with a glass roof to protect the crosses and stone structures of the Cathedral. […]

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Dunguaire Castle, Kinvara, Ireland

It sits at the edge of Galway Bay. Dunguaire Castle is located in the seaside town of Kinvara along the western coast of Ireland. To the north is the Connemara area and to the south is the Burren. Then and Now Dunguarie Castle was built in 1510 and has been the dominant structure in the […]

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On the Side of a Pub

Creative Signs in Ireland The rolling hills, the national parks, the ancient sites and the rugged western coast are some examples of the beauty of this wonderful country. However, there are other interesting things you will come across as you visit. Here is an example of one I found on the side of a pub. […]

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Kylemore Abbey in the West of Ireland

As we approach St. Patrick’s Day, I thought I would post a photographic series of my favorite places in Ireland. Beauty in the West of Ireland One of the most beautiful places in the west of Ireland is Kylemore Abbey. The setting is beautiful. It is one of those “you have to see it to […]

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Along M-66 in Michigan

Miss Molly’s Drive In Roadside signage has been a part of the national landscape for over a hundred years. Many of these old signs are disappearing as they make room for progress. I love to take photos of these wonderful signs. I want to document them before they are gone. I took this photo on […]

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Holiday Photo Tips

Its the holiday season and you will likely be taking lots of photographs. To be sure you get the best possible photographs you need to consider these tips. Watch the background! It is so easy to spoil an otherwise beautiful photograph because you have a terrible background. For example, photographing people on a couch that […]

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The Mechanical Landscape

Landscape photography is a passion of mine. I have extended the definition of landscape photography to include things mechanical. No, I haven’t set the natural world aside. I have found true beauty in the natural and the mechanical world. This photograph is an example of what I mean. Look at the graceful line of the […]

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The Creative Process

How does the creative process start? I suppose it depends on the individual artist. For me, it begins in several ways. Sometimes it is when I am in the field working on a project. At other times, it begins when I am sitting and daydreaming about an image I want to create. The spark of […]

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Irish Coast Along Slea Head Drive

Irish Coast Along Slea Head Drive One of the places I love to be is the Irish Coast. Specifically I love the southwest Irish coast. I could spend the rest of my life exploring this area. The wind, the waves and the sound of the waves crashing as the Atlantic meets the coast of Ireland […]

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The Bridge After Sundown

The Bridge After Sundown The sun goes down and the air cools along the beautiful Straits of Mackinac. This is the magnificent Mackinac Bridge that spans the Straits which connect Lake Michigan with Lake Huron. By day, the bridge is a beautiful man-made structure, but at night it takes on a magical quality. The lights […]

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