The guys from Camera Store TV posted another review of the new Samsung NX 1 on YouTube and they seem to agree with most reviewers: the NX 1 is a great camera, both for stills and video. Apart from some minor things (like button layout), the only real problem seems to be AF performance in […]Read more "Another Samsung NX 1 Review: Great Camera, Except…"
The Franciscan friary at Muckross was founded in 1448 by Donal McCarthy Mor. The abbey was raided frequently by marauders, suppressed by order of Henry VIII and was finally sacked by Cromwell’s troops under General Ludlow in 1652. Today, the abbey is largely roofless but otherwise in surprisingly good condition. It is well worth to bring a […]Read more "Gallery: The Muckross Friary near Killarney"
3. Valentia Island A trip to Valentia Island is a popular detour for those travelling along the iconic Ring of Kerry. It also offers a wealth of beautiful locations for landscape photographers. As for me, I have to admit that my impressions were not entirely favorable during the first visit. Crossing the bridge from Portmagee over to the […]Read more "Top 5 Locations for Landscape Photography in Kerry, Ireland (Part 3)"
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Since I was watching steam locomotives as a kid I can’t help being fascinated by railways, especially historic ones. My son (approaching 3) has apparently inherited that interest, so on a sunny day in November 2014 we packed up and went to look for what is left of the Tralee & Dingle Railway. The narrow-gauge […]Read more "Tralee and Dingle Railway – Information Wanted"
2. Gap of Dunloe Today I am going to take you south across the Dingle Bay and into the Macgillycuddy’s Reeks. One of the most spectacular features in that chain of rugged mountains is the Gap of Dunloe, a steep valley that cuts the ridge in two. Yes, the Macgillycuddy’s Reeks is a mountain ridge! Don’t worry, to […]Read more "Top 5 Locations for Landscape Photography in Kerry, Ireland (Part 2)"
A second gallery of images taken at the 4th Killarney Adventure Race in October. The next Killarney Adventure Race is going to take place on the St. Patrick’s weekend, 14 March 2015. Aparently there are only 300 starters in each of the two categories, so you might want to book early. More information at www.stpatricksdayadventurerace.com More photos […]Read more "Killarney Adventure Race 2014"