Regular Random – A little Droning

I showed some footage and photos from our little drone, Defiant#1 the other week. We can’t always be out flying it, A/ There a lot of places you cannot fly it, B/ I think it needs to be something interesting C/ the conditions have to be favourable. So on a recent exploration of the local…

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Monday Musings

Another weekend over, Saturday was such horrible weather I really did play chicken and stayed home, some of my fellow TOGS braved the weather for the annual Zombie Walk, but alas this year I did not attend, again. One day I will get there. So Saturday was spent doing some useful things (I hope), I…

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Cee’s Compose Yourself Challenge – Week 21, Landscapes

Has it really been 21 weeks?  Wow time does fly and I know we are only posting twice a month so I guess it has actually been longer. This week Cee asks us to concentrate on Landscapes and compositional rules. Essay Keep your horizon level.  We talked about this during our composition classes, but unless…

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30 Day Photographic Challenge – Day 19, Panorama Shots

Day 19 – Beautoful Panoramas

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30 Day Photographic Challenge – Day 11, Landscapes

Day 11 is focusing on Landscapes, I shoot a lot of landscapes, some good, some not so good. I also love to add some drama with Long Exposures, Lens Flare, storm clouds or stormy seas. Sometimes it’s great to cover foreground, middle and back grounds in a single shot, other times it is not always…

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Featured Photographer – Daniel O’Brien

“Living in Craughwell, Co. Galway, I’ve been taking photos for over 10 years and my style is very natural and genuine. My photo shoots are always relaxed, full of laughter and lots of fun. Although I’m interested in a lot of areas of photography – my passion is the portrait shoot – families, children and…

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Featured Photographer – Jude Allen

Jude Allen is another photographer I have been following on Social Media for quite awhile, his imagery is a little different, but there is something special there, something about his work speaks to me, they are full of life and color and symmetry. This Dude is not afraid of heights, that is for sure and…

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How to Create the Orton Effect

Tutorial on how to create the Orton effect – my way

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Tuesday’s Tales from the Shoot – Why it’s OK to be a Woman and shoot Portraits AND Landscapes

This week’s topic is a little controversial, I guess that I have seen a bit of discussion lately about; Women are very good at Landscape Photography, not just shooting Portraits. I just wanted to jump in – I do not think it needs to be either / or. I, myself work in a Male dominated…

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