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Cormorants Skimming the Waves off Inishmore

George Row

Derry, United Kingdom

Artist's Description

[Aran Islands, Atlantic, coast, Calendar, cormorants, Inishmore, iPad cover, iPhone cover, Irish, leggings, mugs, postcard, scarf, sea birds, skirt, throw pillows, tote bag, waves, wildlife, >500, >1,000 >2,000 >3,000 >4,000 views, Featured, Six features]

  1. 12 th January 2015 View Count reached 4,004
  1. 28 th October 2014 Achieved its Sixth feature in the group Poppin’ Pillows
  1. 27 th October 2014 Achieved its fifth feature in the group Decorative Pillows – yes this is one of the photographs I have made available as a Pillow
  1. 29 th April 2014 View Count reached 3,000
    Taken on a Canon 5D Mk II with a 24-70 zoom lens at 70mm. Shot in Raw mode, exposure: f11 1/160. Processed in Apple’s Aperture, heavily cropped – but otherwise minimal post production processing.
    These cormorants were skimming the waves below the cliffs near the ancient Dun Aengus stone fort, on Inishmore – the largest of the three Aran Islands in Galway Bay off Irelands West coast – while I was standing on the limestone pavement at the top of the cliff.
     
    History of this Image on RedBubble
  2. 28 th October 2014 Achieved its Sixth feature in the group Poppin’ Pillows
  3. 27 th October 2014 Achieved its fifth feature in the group Decorative Pillows – yes this is one of the photographs I have made available as a Pillow
  4. 29 th April 2014 View Count reached 3,000
  5. 17th October 2013 Added to Featured Images by RedBubble
  6. 13 th October 2013 Achieved its fourth feature in the group A Vision Of Flight
  7. 8 th May 2013 View Count reached 2,003
  8. 13th June 2012 featured in “Amazing Wildlife”
  9. 10th June 2012 view count passed 1250
  10. 23 March 2012 featured in “Down by the Sea”
  11. 15th Sept 2011 view count passed 501
  12. 3rd Sept 2010 view count passed 101
  13. Mon 30 Aug 2010 featured in “The Happy of it All”
  14. 16th July 2010 uploaded to Red Bubble

 
I have to admit that this was an opportunist shot. I was setting up the tripod for something else entirely … these four flew by and I just grabbed the camera and took a burst of shots – this one had the best combination of wing formations.
This photograph is part of my postcard range. You can follow on to another gorgeous Very Ireland Post card
 

Techie Photographic Details
Taken on a Canon 5D Mk II with a 24-70 zoom lens at 70mm. Shot in Raw mode, exposure: f11 1/160. Processed in Apple’s Aperture, heavily cropped – but otherwise minimal post production processing.

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