Tag: Northern Ireland
Photos from my new book, Textures of Ireland
Here are a few of the photos I share in my new book, Textures of Ireland — black-and-white film photos from all over the Irish isle.
My new book: Textures of Ireland
I’ve published a book of black-and-white film photographs I made all over Ireland!
The Harbour Bar Nikon N2000, 35mm f/2.8 AI Nikkor Kodak T-Max 400 2016 This isn’t the best ever photo of this historic bar in Portrush, Northern Ireland. But it’s a great memory of meeting fellow photoblogger Michael McNeill.
The North Atlantic at Carrick-a-Rede Canon PowerShot S95 2016 I’m almost done telling stories and showing photographs from our trip to Ireland. I’m feeling a little nostalgic for the stories I told of our trip just a few months ago! So here’s a photo from Carrick-a-Rede, which we saw in our first days in Ireland.
Always meet a fellow blogger when you get the chance
Our day along Northern Ireland’s Atlantic coast brought us near the home of fellow film photography blogger Michael McNeill. He writes the North East Liberties blog, which is named for the area of Northern Ireland that Michael calls home. When he read here that we were coming to Ireland, he wrote to offer a meetup. We…
The Giant’s Causeway
When lava cools rapidly, it creates a dark gray rock called basalt. In some places around the world, ancient volcanic activity led to basalt in perfect hexagonal columns. One of those places is on the North Atlantic coast of Northern Ireland, a place called The Giant’s Causeway. It’s thought that volcanic activity here more than 50…
The rope bridge to Carrick-a-Rede Island
It’s a wobbly, undulating bridge of rope and wire binding planks of Douglas fir, 100 feet in the air, connecting the Northern Ireland mainland to the island of Carrick-a-Rede. Similar bridges have crossed this span for more than three centuries. Margaret and I found the bridge to be sturdy and its swaying to be gentle.…