#wideanglewednesday with a Tokina 12-24mm f4.

I really want to get back to posting here more regularly. I seem to have skipped a whole year… what was that about? I did have a problem with my Tokina 12-24mm Ultra… Continue reading

Glendalough, County Wicklow, with an Ultra Wide lens

A lovely morning for Good Friday this year, so we gathered up the kids and headed up into County Wicklow. Literally heading “up” as we went into the mountains and through the Wicklow… Continue reading

RIP Picasa, but no thank you Google Photos

For many years I have been using Google’s Picasa to organize my images. I have found the Face Recognition to be helpful, the editing tools are handy for quick fixes, and above all… Continue reading

Raw Processing Software Options

I am looking at software at the moment. For a while I was working with Linux. I really loved the operating systems, I have used a few of them from Ubuntu, to Mint,… Continue reading

Blog, website or both?

I’ve been struggling with my website for some time. Trying to make it look professional, interesting and engaging, and at the same time keeping on top of writing posts for my blog and… Continue reading


I met this lovely young lady named Dakota, along with her younger brother back in October 2010. Recently, her mother came into the photo-lab, and told me the very sad news that she… Continue reading

The Winter, The Willow and The Promise of Spring

It’s now the middle of January, and I’ve been seeing posts about the new year for a couple of weeks. They vary from the “New year, new me,” to the “New Years Projects,”… Continue reading

2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys have prepared a 2015 annual report for my blog. Not bad considering how little I have posted this year! Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds… Continue reading

A busy summer…

I recently noticed that I haven’t posted to my blog since April. The summer kind of flew by me in a high speed blur of 1 second exposure proportions! From the communion season… Continue reading

A new Flashgun…

I have finally managed to shake off this recent bout of Flu, and with a fine spring day, we moved out into the garden this afternoon. I recently purchased a Metz 48 flashgun… Continue reading