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Atlantic reach – Irish Light Collection

You can read about the Atlantic Reach project here. The proceeds are going to the Samaritans.

My contributions to the project are below.

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evening at Glassilaun beach, Connemara

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the wind that shakes the reeds on a small lough in Connemara

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I will be back

I hadn’t planned to shoot a series of postcards 😩, but that’s pretty much how things turned out in the first days of my first visit ever to Cinque Terre and Portovenere.

But once the tourists and the heat have subsided, I will be back, and I will enjoy the cool and peaceful dawns, the sea breeze, and have time to seek out a few less clichéd and crowded corners of this beautiful part of Italy.

A word to photographers: go on your own, or with 1 or 2 like-minded spirits. It’s so easy to get around – just be prepared for a fair bit of walking up and down stairs and hillside paths 😉

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Windows in the afternoon sun

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Instead of cooling off in the shade, we went trudging around in the afternoon heat. No wonder shuttered windows look so appealing in the summer sun.

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5 lands in 5 days

Another attractive seaside village, although not exactly far from the maddening crowds, given the season and the weather. Here and there, vying for tripod or selfie space at the blue hour goes with the terrain.

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Oh I do like to be beside…

… the Scottish seaside 😎IMG_0264

In the best possible company 😉

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surrounded by welcoming signs 😳

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Guarded by sentinels

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and picnicking with the seagulls 😲

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Some find it hot…

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Others feel the chill

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And some go paddling

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Homeward bound at dusk

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exhausted 😴😴😴

PS Shoulder out of action for another 6-9 months, making do with my phone.

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Ups and downs in Lisbon

One can be as bad as the other, but the ups are usually worse.

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The way to Greenland

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You sure this is the way to Greenland?

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