OCTOBER WALK ON MOUNT EAGLE

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It was a fairly short walk, a few weeks ago, on Mount Eagle, which is on the west end of the Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry, Ireland. I didn’t go to the top, but it was just a bit of much needed uphill exercise and an opportunity to take a few photos along the way. I have of course taken many photos on this route before, but in this climate the views are ever changing.

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The winter colours are so lovely in the October sunshine.

 

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Mount Brandon in the distance, above and below, so clear with no heavy cloud on top.

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Dingle Bay, above, with the mountains of the Iveragh Peninsula, South Kerry, across the water. The peaks of Carauntoohil, Irelands highest mountain can be seen.

 

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The Blasket Islands, above and below.

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Views over the fields of Dunquin, in these last few pics.

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On my website I have many more photos taken from this mountain, many from the top also. Please take a look, using this taglink:

https://www.helene-brennan.com/tag/mount+eagle

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SYMPHONY ON SEA, Lorenzo Movement

Following on my earlier post  ‘Symphony on sea atlantic movement‘ The following photos were taken the day after Storm Lorenzo last week. I stayed indoors on the day, following the general advice, and it was actually a bit of a non event in this area, not at all as bad as expected. When I went out the next day there was still a respectable amount of turbulence on the water, which I attempted to capture in my photos. I look for movement with pattern, colour and tonal contrasts.

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BEACH FUN

Stone piles, sand castles and other beach creations.

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Often while beach walking, I come across the remnants of a day’s fun on the beach. The children (or adults, in some cases) have gone home, leaving their creations for the tide and the wind. I enjoy imagining the fun that was had in these acts of creativity.

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Thanks for viewing. If you have enjoyed my photos, check out Dingle Peninsula photos and more on my website:

http://www.helene-brennan.com/c25–photos-of-dingle-peninsula

EVENING BEACH WALK

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A few evening shots while walking on Murioch Beach, Dingle Peninsula:

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More Dingle Peninsula photos on my website:

http://www.helene-brennan.com/c25–photos-of-dingle-peninsula

MORNING BOAT TRIP FROM DINGLE

The following photos were taken on a recent trip to the Blasket  Islands. Here, I am showing the shots taken when leaving Dingle Harbour before reaching the islands. Island photos to follow later.

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The wash from the boat made interesting patterns in the morning light. The town of Dingle sits on the shoreline.

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The above small tower is known as Hussey’s Folly. Built in the late 1840s during the years of the famine, for the purpose of providing famine relief employment.

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Dingle lighthouse, above and below.

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The cliffs around this coast have beautiful and colourful rock formations.

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The tower above is Eask Tower, pointing the way into Dingle Harbour, the building of which also provided famine relief employment in the 1840s .

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Dunmore Head above.

Thanks for looking.  It would be really nice if you could take a look at my website for more photos of the Dingle Peninsula:

http://www.helene-brennan.com/c25–photos-of-dingle-peninsula

And if you like paintings, here are my paintings of the Dingle Peninsula:

http://www.helene-brennan.com/c15-paintings-of-the-dingle-peninsula

BLACK AND WHITE

Occasionally I enjoying creating black and white images. So here are some of them.  All images from County Kerry, Ireland.

 

Above, Béal Bán, Ballyferriter.  Below, Murioch Beach.

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Wine Strand, above and below.

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Feothanach Beach, on a rather stormy day.

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Boat wreck, Banna Beach, above and below.

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Kerry stone sheds, below.

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Béal Bán above and below.

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Murioch Beach, above.

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Seal, at Great Blasket Island

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Béal Bán above.

Thanks for looking. Many more photos of Kerry and other places can be seen on my website:

http://www.helene-brennan.com/c12-ireland

Enquiries welcome, and can be made via my website.

SUNSHINE, SEASIDE AND SERENITY

An afternoon walk on Ventry Beach, Dingle Peninsula, Ireland.

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I hope you have enjoyed my photos. Please check out this tag on my website for more images of Ventry Beach:

http://www.helene-brennan.com/tag/ventry+beach

 

Also, click here for earlier posts on Ventry:

And more:

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