April 2016 Workshop || Copper Coast, Ireland

We still have a couple of spaces left for the Light Land and Sea April Seascapes Workshop in the gorgeous Copper Coast, in Southern Ireland.  Dates – April 22-24th; Cost – €350 Click here to register. We can have it all!  This area is perfect for both colour or black and white work and long or short exposures. […]


Perspective – Is it Impending Doom? or The Worst has Past? How we perceive our reality makes a huge difference in our happiness. I don’t do New Year’s resolutions and I’m not interested in dwelling on the past. My primary focus lately is to experience the best in each moment.  Sounds lovely, doesn’t it? Yeah, I […]

New Ireland Photography Workshops for 2016

I am extremely happy to announce that I’ll be co-leading, along with John Dunne, four photography workshops in Ireland in 2016!  I would absolutely love to see you there.  🙂 To find out more and to register, please visit Register Now  

ghostly photographers

Last Autumn, John Dunne, Andy Bitter and I lead our annual photowalk, this year to Donegal Ireland.  We all had a marvellous time and were for the most part treated to wonderful weather along with the stunning locations. This location, Burt Castle required smoozing with the locals for some creative parking permissions, mooing with a […]

Nathan Wirth’s Five Day Black & White Photographer Color Image Challenge, DAY FIVE

And finally we come to the end!!  I was challenged to participate by John Kosmopoulos, Niki Aguirre, Thomas Schaller and Sarra Robinson in Nathan’s BW/Color challenge.  I’m finished just in time to get my head back into black and white mode for the course I am teaching at PPSOP. 😀 I must also challenge one […]

Light, Land and Sea

I believe that your connection to a place profoundly affects your photography.  The deeper your understanding and attachment to a location is, the more impact your images will inherently have.  This is one of the reasons that photographers make breathtaking images of their own locales. But when you are traveling on a tight schedule without […]

Giants Causeway

This is by far, one of the best known and most loved tourist sites in Northern Ireland.  No visit to the country is complete without a trip to Giant’s Causeway.  +John Dunne and I are looking forward to sharing this place with you.  😉   #ireland #northernireland #giantscauseway #bushmills #tourismireland #causeway #coastal


A quick snap +John Dunne took of me in Ballintoy Harbour.  Nearly “filling my boot” and awfully darn happy.  🙂 #ireland #northernireland #irelandwithathena #LLS #ballintoy

Ballintoy Harbour

Back in one of my favorite places in the world, this time with one of my favorite photographers, +John Dunne, making arrangements for something special. How about a quick iPhone snap.  😀 #irelandwithathena #irelandwithjohnandathena #northernireland #tourismireland#ireland #lls #instagram #iphone5s