Mmmmhh, beer….. Yes, I do love beer. And so, shortly after moving to Ireland I found out that this country is an absolute El Dorado for micro breweries and craft beer producers! It was only the logical next step to do some research and find out where the nearest of these delightful facilities could be […]Read more "A Visit at the West Kerry Brewery"
(Very) Early morning at Dunmore Head, the most westerly point on the Irish mainland… Getting up at 4:30 is never something I particularly cherish, neither is driving narrow country roads in pitch darkness, but watching the sun rise on this stunning place more than compensates for the effort! Caution: extra care advised when marching out to the outer […]Read more "Gallery: Sunrise at Dunmore Head, Dingle Peninsula"
The 4th Killarney Adventure Race took place on this first Saturday in October and I had the pleasure to be there shooting… Forget about the frequent downpours that soaked everybody to the skin from the start of the race (including yours truly). Not that I would be in a shape to participate in such a […]Read more "Impressions from the Helly Hansen Killarney Adventure Race"
Inch village is about 19 km west of Castlemaine in county Kerry, on the famous Wild Atlantic Way. Inch strand is a small peninsula that sticks out into the Dingle Bay like a tooth and on a day like today is a paradise for surfers and other sporty people. But even just sighseeing blows your […]Read more "Inch Strand on the Dingle Peninsula"
Over a hundred years after the idea was first discussed, the bridge across the Danube between Calafat (Romania) and Vidin (Bulgaria) was finally opened in the Spring of 2013. (please click in the images for larger view) Only a few months after the opening, the international press began to call it Bridge to Nowhere because […]Read more "The ‘Bridge to Nowhere’"
Strip mining machinery at the Maritsa Iztok opencast coal mine in southeastern Bulgaria The Maritsa Iztok mining complex supplies brown coal to the three thermal power plants in the vicinity (Maritsa Iztok 1 – 3). The burning of brown coal in such huge amounts is also the reason that the air in the region is […]Read more "Pic of the Week: Early Morning at the Coal Mine"
On 17 December I was with Guardian journalist Dan Boffey during his hour-long interview with Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev The president’s palace is not exactly the kind of environment I am usually shooting in, so apart from having to dress up the light situation kind of caught my by surprise. Frankly, it was a b…., […]Read more "Three Kinds of Light: ‘Shooting’ the President"