the photography geek

Aug 20

Can you hear me now ?

Can you hear me now ?

Aug 19

Nikon D750? Finally, A Successor to the D700?

Nikon D750? Finally, A Successor to the D700?

Nikon Rumors posted an interesting little tid-bit today, that I have to say has me quite excited. For some time now they have been reporting on the rumour that Nikon are to announce a new full frame DSLR at Photokina, but other information has been somewhat sketchy. Well, today, the site said that they’re pretty sure that the name of this mysterious new DSLR will be the D750. This little nugget…

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Lightroom Presets Bundle now Available

I mentioned this briefly last week when I was introducing my “Steely Blue” set of Lightroom presets. The first 6 of my Lightroom Preset packs are now available for sale in a digital bundle. I noticed that some people were buying all the presets at once and I wanted to make it a bit easier so I created a bundle. I also wanted to be able to give a discount if you buy all 6 at once, so I took the…

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Aug 18

Statue outside St. Stephens green in #Dublin

Statue outside St. Stephens green in #Dublin

Random Acts of Photography - Street Photography Update Edition

It’s a beautiful monday morning here in Dublin today, and to get the week started it’s time for another edition of Random Acts of Photography. I’ve been doing a lot of Street Photography recently, or photography that could roughly be called street photography. Either way, the photos have been piling up, and so I thought I’d share a few of my recent ones….at random of course!

These were shot on a…

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Aug 13

Street Photography Pairs with the Fuji X-E1

Street Photography Pairs with the Fuji X-E1

I was out shooting some street photography earlier today with my trusty little Fuji X-E1 and I noticed that I had taken a lot of portrait orientation shots. As I was sorting through the shots I noticed that all the vertical images paired up nicely, so I thought I’d do a set of paired images, just for the fun of it. All of these were taken around the streets of Dublin city, using a Fujifilm X-E1…

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I laughed out loud when I saw this #foodhumour #seenindublin

I laughed out loud when I saw this #foodhumour #seenindublin

Mornin’ Phil #dublin

Mornin’ Phil #dublin

Coffee at sunrise!

Coffee at sunrise!

Aug 12

Introducing Steely Blue for Lightroom

I’m delighted to announce that my latest set of Lightroom Presets, “Steely Blue” for Lightroom is now available. “Steely Blue” is a set of presets for Lightroom designed to bring out detail and enhance the colours in an image without creating a style that looks too much like a special effect. The look also enhances the dynamic range of the picture to which it is applied, by compressing the…

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Aug 11

Yep, Autumn is definitely here! #dublin #vscocam

Yep, Autumn is definitely here! #dublin #vscocam

Hello there Mr. Snail ! 
#macro #nature

Hello there Mr. Snail !
#macro #nature

Aug 09

Eyre square in #Galway the other night as the sun was going down.
#Ireland

Eyre square in #Galway the other night as the sun was going down.
#Ireland

Aug 08

Weekly Photography News Roundup for August 8th

This weeks featured photo is “Yellow Door” – Shot on a Sony NEX–7. If you missed it earlier in the week, check out my retrospective review of the NEX–7

Welcome to another weekly roundup, my weekly series highlighting the eclectic mix of interesting photography related news from around the web that I’ve come across during the previous week. There’s lots of news and interesting blog posts this…

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Aug 07

Sheep in a field by the train tracks in the west of Ireland #vscocam

Sheep in a field by the train tracks in the west of Ireland #vscocam