Author Archives: AdrianT.

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St. Aidan’s Cathedral, Enniscorthy, County Wexford

This is a vertical panorama of the interior of St. Aidan’s Cathedral in Enniscorthy, Wexford, Eire. It was designed by Augustus Welby Northmere Pugin (1812-1852) in the Gothic Revival style. Construction began in 1846, however, […]

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Inis Oírr, Aran Islands

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Staigue Ring Fort, County Kerry

Estimated to have been built sometime between 100 BCE and 400 CE, this ring fort probably protected a local chieftain’s family and servants. The walls are 6 metres high and 4 meteres thick at the […]

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Quin Friary Redeemed

While the previous image reflected the history of Quin Friary–dark and grim–this is how it looks today in the pleasant light of a May evening.

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Quin Friary, County Clare.

The stones that were used to construct Quin Friary were torn from the ruins of an earlier Anglo-Norman castle that was built by Thomas de Clare, Lord of Thomond in 1280. The Normans were no slouches when […]

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Interlude

I emphasized both the shadows and the highlights in this photo, then added some soft-focus effects with a light-toned vignette. It is almost abstract, now, which suits my purpose. I will be busy over the […]

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Hatley Garden

With Hatley Castle is the distance, this lute-playing cherub directs his gaze into the garden… Full sun afternoons and clear blue skies are not the best conditions for subtle garden or landscape photography, so let […]

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Deep Sleeper

I tend to neglect this blog, not out of lack of interest, but only because developing macro workshops and running Splendour Awaits takes up so much of my time. For a short while, I am […]

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