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Ireland 2018: One Space Left

Sept. 7-18, 2018
St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin

Here’s a quick update on next year’s Ireland Photo Tour… we are nearly full (9/10 spaces filled)!

If you’re interested in joining this tour, please contact Pat Hand at Dancing Moon Travel immediately. Pat can also put you on a waiting list in the event of a cancellation or if we add a second session.

Contact Dancing Moon Travel to Book Now or Join the Waiting List
 1-(404) 735-5774

Ireland Photo Adventure 2018

Photograph Ireland September 7-18, 2018

11-night photo tour and travel photography workshop from Dublin, Ireland

Giants Causeway, Northern Ireland Coast

I’m pleased to announce my first-ever overseas land photo tour, in conjunction with Dancing Moon Travel, to photograph Ireland! This event is something that’s been over six months in the making, and it will be an incredible “bucket list” event.  Continue reading Ireland Photo Adventure 2018

POTD: Giant’s Causeway

Sunset at the Giant's Causeway, Northern Ireland.
Sunset at the Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland.

The Giant’s Causeway is a unique coastal formation of basalt columns that jut out into the ocean on Ireland’s northern coast. I made sure to visit there at sunset, and I was rewarded with some really nice clouds. I used HDR from two exposures (Lightroom HDR tutorial) to capture the full range of tones in the scene.

Nikon D750 with 16-35mm f/4 AFS G VR Nikkor lens
f/13, ISO 100 (2-exposures).

View or purchase this image at my 500px gallery 

POTD: Dark Hedges

The Dark Hedges, Ballymoney, Northern Ireland
The Dark Hedges, Ballymoney, Northern Ireland. Nikon D750 with 24-120mm f/4 AFS G VR Nikkor lens

I’m back from a wonderful trip to Ireland. If you’re a Game of Thrones fan, you’ll probably recognize this location as being the “King’s Road.” This avenue of beech trees was planted in the 1700’s and remains a really awesome location! For this shot I used a combination of HDR capture (Nikon D750), Topaz Impression 2, and Flypaper Textures overlaid in Adobe Photoshop. Now back to my recovery from jet lag…