Three Mallard Drakes chilling at Castle Espie WWT Centre.
The Quoile River, Downpatrick
A celebration of street entertainment over the Mayday holiday weekend. The festival is the largest comedy and street theatre festival in the country, taking place mostly in Cathedral Quarter but also throughout the city. It was a dull wet day and I have desaturated some of the colours to add atmosphere.
Trying out the Panasonic 20mm 1.7 lens by photographing the Salmon of Knowledge or ‘Big Fish’ at Donegall Quay. Although new to me the lens was bought second hand from MPB. This is the second lens I’ve bought from them and they’ve both been fine. They seem to grade their stock modestly as both lenses …
The Antrim Coast Road on a Spring day
Island Hill or Rough Island is a small island on Strangford Lough accessed by a causeway at low tide.
Another rainbow, this time Belfast Lough. I had been at the shore testing a new camera and turned to leave when a girl shouted “Look, look, a rainbow.” I turned and fired off a few exposures with the camera on program as it faded.
Sales on Alamy have nearly zeroed for me recently, although some others seem to be doing fairly well. I can’t be sure if it’s just normal ebb and flow or something I’m doing, or more probably something I’m not doing. I haven’t submitted any images this year and a quick read at the Alamy forum …