Curragh Trees

3 exposures. 1, 1/15 and 1/3 @ f22. Nikon D90 and Sigma 10-20.

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Rock of Dunamaise

Majestically towering over the Laois countryside is the Rock of Dunamaise – the remains of a celtic fortification. This is one of Ireland's most famous landmarks and has a long and diverse history attached to it. Aoife, daughter of the King of Leinster received it as a part of her dowry on her marriage to Strongbow. The fort was also part of the O'Moore territory. It is a gathering point for the O'Lalor Clan Rally which takes place in October.

3 exposure HDR. 1/20, 1/80 and 1/5 @ f18 and ISO 200. Texture applied in Photoshop.