In September Mrs Stace and I went to the UK and Ireland so go to a friends wedding, and then went for a trip to the UK to see my parents and a flying visit to Leicester to see my grandparents. I think I have posted a basic description of the trip previously - but I don't think that I have posted pictures just yet...
These pictures are of the morning that we went to visit the Giants Causeway. It was wet, windy but with plenty of light - and at one point we thought we were in trouble in the cliff face; but not as much as the poor American Tourist that I had to help around the a point in the cliff where the (end of) hurricane was blowing the hardest and most randomly.
The rock of the causeway itself is amazing to look at. The black areas are dangerous, the yellow / gold are safe (when it's not in hurricane winds :p) Where they have been wet and are drying you can see the colour changing back to gold again. Whilst it the causeway was not as large as I was expecting, it was still wonderful to visit and I'd gladly go back again (but not to the Causeway Hotel!)
Here are a few non-processed (I have to put that proviso in there...) shots:
|The black and gold rock of the causeway|
|A couple of rock pools where the water never drains|
|A few of the columns of the larger of the two causeways|
|Just to give you an idea of how windy it was on the cliff face! I never managed to capture the spray as I wanted, but this is the nicest that I have|
|On top of the causeway - playing with the camera position|
|And again :)|
|This one I have to play with a little longer, I was going for the ghostly water effect, but the light was too bright and even at the highest F number I could not open the shutter for long enough|