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Ireland, Dingle Panorama #1

Panorama of the Dingle Peninsula on the west coast of Ireland

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The story behind this image

A week's stay in the west of Ireland found my wife Liz and I re-visiting some of our favourite places along the Wild Atlantic Way coastal drive.

Remembering holidays from years ago, we decided to spend a day exploring old haunts around the beautiful Dingle Peninsula in County Kerry.

With its high mountains and dramatic coastline, the Dingle Peninsula is a sensory treat under any conditions, and we were especially blessed with mixed weather, both sunshine and clouds in equal measure, which made for some great photographic opportunities.

Such as this panoramic view overlooking the secluded bay at Clogher Strand, with cliffs and mountains receding into the background.

It's a shame that a mere photograph can't easily convey the sounds, feel and smell of this wonderful place.

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Image data

Filename - ireland dingle panorama 01

Lens - 24-105mm zoom @ 75mm

Exposure - 1/40 sec @ f5.6, ISO100

Filters - 2 stop neutral density graduated filter used to reduce the brightness of the sky. Polarising filter used to reduce glare and enhance colours.

Location - Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry, Ireland

Image enhancements - Adobe Lightroom

Comments - Panoramic image made by stitching multiple exposures.