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  • Alfredo Caliz | Writing, life and other animals
    photograph of Long Strand West Cork Photo Blog Photography West Cork 6 Responses May 26 2010 Our friend Spanish photographer Alfredo Caliz has an exhibition of his work running in Barcelona at the moment and has some of the photographs featured in Spain s leading newspaper El Pais for which he s shot countless assignments over the years One of the shots featured is this amazing image of Long Strand in West Cork somewhere we visit with him and his family every summer when they re over here I m sure Alfredo wouldn t mind me sharing it with you here Photo Copyright 2008 Alfredo Caliz all rights reserved Posted by Calvin at 23 30 Tagged with Alfredo Caliz El Pais Long Strand West Cork Subscribe to feed Get posts in your favourite feed reader Now blogging about Ireland s Wildlife and Nature Read Calvin s writing on Ireland s leading Wildlife and Nature blog Ireland s Wildlife on Facebook Recent Posts Empire it s finally out there Ireland s Wildlife sails past 4 000 likes on Facebook Web content help limited time offer Web Content Review Here comes the rain again West Cork Summer Unlimited Professional WordPress Themes for

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  • Long Strand | Writing, life and other animals
    El Pais for which he s shot countless assignments over the years One of the shots featured is this amazing image of Long Strand in West Cork somewhere we visit with him and his family every summer when they re over here I m sure Alfredo wouldn t mind me sharing it with you here Photo Copyright 2008 Alfredo Caliz all rights reserved Posted by Calvin at 23 30 Tagged with Alfredo Caliz El Pais Long Strand West Cork Castlefreke Horses Photo Blog Photography No Responses Feb 08 2010 Walking on Long Strand the other day we doubled back across the dunes and back along the road It s a conservation area and to promote plant biodiversity they have horses grazing the dunes over the winter I looked up and saw these two cresting a large dune silhouetted against the overcast sky Technorati Tags photography photo blog horses castlefreke West Cork Long Strand Posted by Calvin at 13 07 Tagged with Castlefreke Long Strand Nikon D90 Photo Blog Photography West Cork Subscribe to feed Get posts in your favourite feed reader Now blogging about Ireland s Wildlife and Nature Read Calvin s writing on Ireland s leading Wildlife and Nature

    Original URL path: http://blog.cjwriting.com/tag/long-strand/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Herring Gull (Larus argentatus) photographs | Writing, life and other animals
    your garden or a couple of blackbirds squabbling in the local park there s action and drama all around you More common species are by definition more accessible and are often easier to get close to improving your chances of capturing that winning shot This Herring Gull Larus argentatus was hanging around Lough Ine near Skibbereen on 06 April I had the camera with me and took a few shots as it came in to land Nikon D90 Sigma 28 200 Zoom 300mm 35mm equivalent f5 6 Be Sociable Share Tweet Share this Click to share on Twitter Opens in new window Share on Facebook Opens in new window Click to share on Google Opens in new window Related Posted by Calvin at 13 54 Tagged with Herring Gull Nikon D90 Larus argentatus Lough Ine Photography West Cork Wildlife 2 Responses to Herring Gull Larus argentatus photographs Paul Kiernan says 8 April 2010 at 15 12 Very nice I think I have a pair nesting on my roof here in Kinsale They re there every morning anyway atop an old chimney with sticks etc poking out of it Calvin says 18 April 2010 at 0 25 Thanks Paul hope the gulls aren t driving you too nuts with their racket They can be a pretty raucous lot Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your Comment You may use these HTML tags and attributes a href title abbr title acronym title b blockquote cite cite code del datetime em i q cite s strike strong Name required E mail required URI Notify me of follow up comments by email Notify me of new posts by email Killer whales in West Cork Chameleons eat your heart out Subscribe to feed Get posts in your favourite feed reader Now blogging about Ireland s Wildlife

    Original URL path: http://blog.cjwriting.com/2010/04/08/herring-gull-larus-argentatus-photographs/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Herring Gull. Nikon D90 | Writing, life and other animals
    parts of photographing wildlife or at least attempting to is how even our most familiar wildlife species can offer the opportunity to capture truly spectacular images Whether it s a robin in your back yard a fox visiting your garden or a couple of blackbirds squabbling in the local park there s action and drama all around you More common species are by definition more accessible and are often easier to get close to improving your chances of capturing that winning shot This Herring Gull Larus argentatus was hanging around Lough Ine near Skibbereen on 06 April I had the camera with me and took a few shots as it came in to land Nikon D90 Sigma 28 200 Zoom 300mm 35mm equivalent f5 6 Posted by Calvin at 13 54 Tagged with Herring Gull Nikon D90 Larus argentatus Lough Ine Photography West Cork Wildlife Subscribe to feed Get posts in your favourite feed reader Now blogging about Ireland s Wildlife and Nature Read Calvin s writing on Ireland s leading Wildlife and Nature blog Ireland s Wildlife on Facebook Recent Posts Empire it s finally out there Ireland s Wildlife sails past 4 000 likes on Facebook Web content

    Original URL path: http://blog.cjwriting.com/tag/herring-gull-nikon-d90/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Photography | Writing, life and other animals
    and see some great photos of the action on the day over on Roger Overall s blog Posted by Calvin at 0 42 Tagged with charity Cork help Help Portrait Photography portraits Ferret photos Pets Photo Blog Photography No Responses Oct 22 2009 Paul O Mahony Omaniblog on Twitter was asking for Ferret Photos so here are a few from the archives of Frida Frankie my dynamic duo I realised whilst digging these out and they re not the best that I have surprisingly few ferret photos in my library and will have to remedy that over the coming weeks They re lots of fun quick on their feet and full of mischief They d probably be great practice subjects for wildlife work Posted by Calvin at 13 54 Tagged with ferrets Pets Photo Blog Photography Recognised from my Twitter pic family Photo Blog Photography social media Weird Whimsy 1 Response Aug 11 2009 So there I was on a remote West Cork headland chucking a line into the water on the off chance of picking up a couple of passing mackerel On the nearby pebbly beach the rest of the family were waiting eagerly for the barbecue to heat up View Great spots in West Cork in a larger map Showing an insensitive but I have to admit well founded lack of faith in my fishing prowess our friends had brought along some fresh mackerel just in case We d also packed a supply of emergency sausages so we wouldn t go hungry The fish weren t biting so I decided to switch the mackerel lures for a spinner and try my luck at that As I turned I saw two people looking out to sea obviously scouting the location for some reason One of them asked if I d caught anything which was fair enough The other asked Is your name Calvin Continue reading Posted by Calvin at 16 35 Tagged with curious Fishing Photography Roger Overall strange Summer Twitter West Cork Grey Heron Ardea cinera on the wing Animals Photo Blog Photography Wildlife No Responses Jul 29 2009 Shot from the car window in Union Hall This fellow was feeding in the lagoon For such big birds up to 1 metre in height with a wingspan pushing 2 metres they re incredibly nervous and skittish As I stopped and lowered the car window this one moved quickly away and then took flight This image is cropped from the full frame handy having 12MP to play with The shot I m really after is a perfect reflection of a hunting heron in glass calm water but it s proving a tricky endeavour In the meantime I quite like this shot Posted by Calvin at 17 02 Tagged with Grey Heron Photography Union Hall West Cork Wildlife July in West Cork would you go out in it Photo Blog West Cork No Responses Jul 09 2009 View from our hall window the other evening amazing light and a fabulous

    Original URL path: http://blog.cjwriting.com/tag/photography/ (2016-02-15)
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  • New neighbours | Writing, life and other animals
    next door shot using available light scarce enough in the shed in question hand held Nothing that special as a photograph but posting it here because of the undeniable Ahhh factor Be Sociable Share Tweet Share this Click to share on Twitter Opens in new window Share on Facebook Opens in new window Click to share on Google Opens in new window Related Posted by Calvin at 10 16 Tagged with calves Photo Blog spring Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your Comment You may use these HTML tags and attributes a href title abbr title acronym title b blockquote cite cite code del datetime em i q cite s strike strong Name required E mail required URI Notify me of follow up comments by email Notify me of new posts by email Castlefreke Horses Herring Gull Larus argentatus photographs Subscribe to feed Get posts in your favourite feed reader Now blogging about Ireland s Wildlife and Nature Read Calvin s writing on Ireland s leading Wildlife and Nature blog Ireland s Wildlife on Facebook Recent Posts Empire it s finally out there Ireland s Wildlife sails past 4 000 likes on Facebook Web content help limited time offer Web Content

    Original URL path: http://blog.cjwriting.com/2010/02/24/new-neighbours/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Calves | Writing, life and other animals
    special as a photograph but posting it here because of the undeniable Ahhh factor Posted by Calvin at 10 16 Tagged with calves Photo Blog spring Subscribe to feed Get posts in your favourite feed reader Now blogging about Ireland s Wildlife and Nature Read Calvin s writing on Ireland s leading Wildlife and Nature blog Ireland s Wildlife on Facebook Recent Posts Empire it s finally out there Ireland

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  • Photo Blog | Writing, life and other animals
    work Posted by Calvin at 13 54 Tagged with ferrets Pets Photo Blog Photography Decisions decisions Photo Blog No Responses Jul 13 2009 It s a weekly ritual that never seems to get any easier The girls tackling the sticky dilemma of picking sweets Posted by Calvin at 10 58 Tagged with kids Parenting Photo Blog sweets Fresh from the dairy Photo Blog No Responses Jul 08 2009 The girls next door on their way from the milking parlour They pass right by our back wall how s that for country living Posted by Calvin at 17 50 Tagged with cattle cows dairy Nikon D90 Photo Blog Epiphany of the Mulroy Bay II Photo Blog Photography 1 Response Nov 24 2008 I The Mullroy Bay II wallowing half submerged at high tide lit with orange filters on an array of 5 000 000 candle power handheld lanterns I was invited by Marc Holden of Firehorse Imaging to attend and photograph an extremely unusual event on Saturday 15 11 08 Local artist Sheelagh Broderick was inspired by the half submerged hulk of a disused trawler The Mulroy Bay II to highlight the plight of the local fishing industry and the effect it s having on West Cork s coastal communities Sheelagh contacted Chantelle Stewart of Guerilla Lighting and together they hatched an intricately coordinated plan to light the stricken vessel from the water They used two RIBs and an army of volunteers armed with 5 000 000 candle power handheld lanterns and filters to pick out the vessel in the darkness I d been given a Manfrotto 055ProB tripod with the amazing 322RC2 trigger grip ball head for my birthday the day before so jumped at the chance to put the combination to the test Still I was VERY wary of

    Original URL path: http://blog.cjwriting.com/tag/photo-blog/ (2016-02-15)
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