Out on the lakes of Killarney, Autumn time and colours
Autumn time in Ireland is a wonderful time to be a photographer or an artist, the landscape comes alive with colour.
There are many locations to be captured but one place I always think of at this time of year is the lakes at Killarney. It is possible to do boat trips around the lakes here almost all year around and hiring a small boat is great fun.
These images were taken last October time, most are taken from the boat you can see in the first image with some taken on parts of the banks of the lake that would just not reachable with out use of this boats.
It’s great fun to do something like this packing an lunch, loading a camera and tripod in to the boat and just heading off for the day.
The lakes of Killarney, an Autumn gallery
Sunday evening at Derriana lake
One Sunday evening during the summer, while visiting Derriana lake, county Kerry, we went for a walk along the local lanes.
We came across this old red tractor resting in a field above the lake, I felt this view reflected Sunday evenings very well.
A tractor, rested during the weekend, but ready to start all over again on Monday morning.
Its the weekend so why not get outside and find a place to walk in, somewhere like a (beach, river bank, coastal walk, a waterfall or a mountain ).
Stop take in the views and relax……
In A September woodland, County Kilkenny
The local Kilkenny woodlands in September are full of colour, the Leafs are starting to turn yellow and fall, their yellow colours are just wonderful.
The start of the Autumn fall, Kilkenny woodland gallery
A September morning walk along the river Suir brings some wonderfull views.
A light mist is lifting from the water and out of it are visible two of the much locally loved fishing boats, it getting to the time of year when they will be lifted out of the water and repainted but for now they still rest, slowly moving in the rivers flow.
Fishing Boats on the river Suir : A Gallery
Going up to the Comeragh mountains
Alone Looking At The Mountain
By Li Po
All the birds have flown up and gone;
A lonely cloud floats leisurely by.
We never tire of looking at each other –
Only the mountain and I.
The Comeragh mountains are located in the north west of county Waterford, Ireland, resting above the river Suir as it flows through county Tipperary.
I visit these mountain many times during the year and no day is ever the same, this place can be wonderful in the Summer and wild and unfriendly in the winter months. Ireland is not know for much snow fall, yet at least once a year these mountains will be covered in fresh snow.
This is a very special place, one I love to visit.
These Images are taken during the summer months on a walk upto Knocknaree ridge, which offers some stunning views of county Waterford and on a good day it’s coast line.
Knocknaree, Comeragh mountains, Gallery
A foggy September morning on Boats Strand
I was up early in the morning and went for a walk on Boats strand, county Waterford.
A mist hung over the Celtic Sea and over the land and cliffs, it was just wonderful, I took lots of images and wanted to share some of them here.
Boats strand, Image Gallery
The Raven Nature Reserve and Curracloe beach
located at Raven Point on the north side of Wexford ( Loch Garman) Harbour, Co. Wexford.
Raven Point is a spit, a type of peninsula created by deposited sand. It is a portion of an area consisting of a series of sand dunes known as the North Slob with views of the Irish sea and the harbour.
The Reserve is located beside Curracloe beach, best known for having featured in the Second World War themed motion picture ‘Saving Private Ryan.’
Raven Point is planted with a forest of pine and other evergreen trees. It is also a sanctuary for birds such as geese and wildlife especially the red squirrel. Seals can also be seen on the beaches and in Wexford Harbour.
A looped walk of the area goes to the tip of the Raven Point spit through the wood and back again via the beach.
It’s a wonderful place to visit for a day and offers long walks and one of Ireland best white sandy beaches.
Raven point a Gallery
A black and white Monday, these images of the landscape around county Kilkenny have been taken over the last three or four years.
I am selecting some landscape work this morning and wanted to share a few of them here.
County Kilkenny in black and white, a Gallery
Mullins Mill, Kells, country kilkenny
One feature of the landscape around county kilkenny is it’s old mills, the main river flowing through the county is the river Nore , the county however also has many smaller rivers, including the Kings river that flows from the Slieveardagh Hills in South Tipperary to the river Nore at stoneyford.
Along many of the rivers in county kilkenny you will find the remains of a once thriving milling industry that has long since stop any production, Most of these building however still stand today and some have been very well perserved.
Mullins Mill (Pictured here) in the town of Kells, has to be one of the best such example