13 Feb 2016
Tags: Blogging, cattle, cattle breeders, cows, different, Nguni, Nguni cows, photography, six word saturday, Zimbabwe
Cows in Ireland
There are so many different breeds of cows, black, white, brown and a combination of all these colours. I particularly like the spotted cows below, a special breed found in Zimbabwe and South Africa called the Nguni.
Linked to Cate’s Six Word Saturday
25 Nov 2015
Tags: castle ruins, greenery, hiking, hobbies, Kinsale, Kinsale Lions Club, outdoor activities, photography, scenery, scenic Ireland, walking, Wordless Wednesday
Long walk in Kinsale
18 Nov 2015
in blogging, Ireland
Tags: closed railways, colour photography, Farrangalway, Kinsale, old railway line, photography, progress, railway, railway station, recycling old buildings, ticket office, Wordless Wednesday
Old railway station at Farrangalway, Kinsale,Co Cork
31 Oct 2015
Tags: Bridge of Sighs, CCY, Cee's challenge, Dolomites, gondolas, Italy, photography, photos, scenic Venice, ski life, Venice, Venice waterways, waterways
Gondolas at the ready
This week Cee’s Compose Yourself Challenge is to show leading lines. These photos were mainly taken in Italy last year, and the ones taken in Venice naturally involve water and canals. I hope you like my choices.
Chairlift to the top of the mountain
Light on the water
Going round the bend at Lake Garda
23 Oct 2015
in blogging, nature, Travel
Tags: amazing, buildings, Geyser, Hot Spring, interesting, nature, Nevada, photography
Amazing photos and video of a Geyser in Nevada.
Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog
Be sure to watch the video at the end.
In the early twentieth century, a farmer decided that he needed to improve the agriculture on his ranch in Nevada. He figured that a well needed to be dug to bring water and nutrients to the soil above.
He lived in a barren desert and the water stored deep beneath the Earth’s crust would have provided a more sustainable crop for this harsh and dry area. He knew that a well with ample water was needed to supply bountiful crops.
What he didn’t know was what was waiting for him deep below the soil. He began to dig a deep well when problems soon arose. After digging deep into the Earth searching for water, he found what he was looking for. The problem was that the water was incredibly hot. Over 200 degrees in fact, making it impossible to create a…
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22 Oct 2015
in blogging, Ireland, Travel
Tags: aspect ratio, blue sea, editing, photo edit, photography, scenery, summer, tips and tricks
In photography, Aspect Ratio is something that I had vaguely heard of, never used much, (except maybe by accident when editing photos – but I admired the look of it in other photographers’ work. Now thanks to a great post by Luvo Photography – What is Aspect Ratio and How to Use it – I picked a few of my sunny September photos and played around with them – hope you like the result.
Whale Watching in West Cork
The lone boatman
Blue on Blue
Looking towards the horizon