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Allihies area from the old Cloan hills road.

Allihies from a mountain view

Nikon D7000, 24-85mm f3.5 lens.
Allihies, west cork
Irish Landscape photography : Nigel Borrington

Allihies, west cork, offers one of Ireland’s most remote and stunning Landscapes, This shot was taken on a visit Last year.

The old Cloan, copper mining road out of the town gives some stunning landscape views of the area below

copper mines allihies pan1

It also passes the old copper mines in the hills above the town.

15 responses

  1. 1annecasey

    Stunning images Nigel – you have captured the ancient essence and rugged beauty of the landscape beautifully. : )))

    May 11, 2013 at 1:19 pm

  2. victoriaaphotography

    That landscape is stunning. The image looks like you were very high up. The second image looks like a painting.

    May 11, 2013 at 3:35 pm

    • Thank you Victoria…

      Allihies is one one my favourite places in Ireland, I cannot wait to get the camera out whenever I visit!

      May 11, 2013 at 4:09 pm

  3. artscottnet

    Beautiful images, what a view down below!

    May 12, 2013 at 1:06 am

  4. Wow! Stunning. I agree with Victoria: the second image looks like a painting. πŸ™‚

    May 12, 2013 at 1:52 am

  5. I love the ‘patchwork’ look of the Allihies.

    May 12, 2013 at 1:56 am

    • Hello Rene, yes the old field patterns are just amazing here πŸ™‚

      May 12, 2013 at 12:25 pm

  6. Both these shots are just gorgeous! Nice work!

    May 12, 2013 at 11:55 am

    • Hello Hayley.

      Thank you for your comment, very pleased you liked them πŸ™‚


      May 12, 2013 at 12:26 pm

  7. The first photo is breathtaking. The second one would make a great wallhanging πŸ™‚

    May 13, 2013 at 1:25 pm

  8. Love the second image; reminds me of something by Caspar David Friedrich.

    May 29, 2013 at 10:53 am

    • Thank you πŸ™‚ That’s a wonderful comment, I will take a good look at his work over the next days ….

      May 30, 2013 at 12:54 am

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