Anima Fotografie's photos with the sky

A bird flew by my window

A bird flew by my window
And I saw it fly by, just after the rain, at sunset. Then later I saw it again, frozen in this moment, forever...
Added on November  5, 2009

East Pier Sunrise

East Pier Sunrise
I was on my way to work this morning. I saw the somber sea (sun) & sky & had to stop. About a minute before I managed to find somewhere to park away from the rush hour traffic on the coast road a beautiful demi sun was peeping beneath that cloud cover abo…
Added on October 22, 2009

Cloudy Day

Cloudy Day
The sky above my head this afternoon.

Unprocessed jpeg.
Added on October 22, 2009

October Sun

October Sun
Looking above the upper lake at Glendalough towards the distant tree line high above the far shore. The mid October afternoon Sun was playing cat & mouse with the passing clouds. Everyone around me was looking down at the lake. I'm glad I looked up.

Unpr…
Added on October 18, 2009

flying by a star

flying by a star
Seen late this afternoon over my garden. A severe crop admittedly, but unprocessed in any way...
Added on October 17, 2009

Orbiting a Star

Orbiting a Star
Two gulls in orbit around a star high in the sky above my garden this afternoon. A beautiful visual birthday treat...

This is an unprocessed jpeg. Polarizing lens used.
Added on October 17, 2009

Night Light

Night Light
An unprocessed jpeg.
Added on October 10, 2009

As long as space endures

As long as space endures
As long as space endures.
And as long as sentient beings exist.
Until then, may I too remain.
To dispel the miseries of the world.

Shantideva (8th century)
Added on July 16, 2009

your life

your life
Spending all your life trying to achieve ordinary worldly goals would be like to net fish in a dry river-bed. Clearly understanding this, make a firm decision not to allow your life to pursue such a useless course.

Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche
Added on July 16, 2009

No Faith in Faith (Don't let the Sun set on Reason)

No Faith in Faith (Don't let the Sun set on Reason)
Nothing can be more contrary to religion and the clergy than reason and common sense.
(Voltaire)

Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful.
(Seneca the Younger)

A casual stroll through the lunat…
Added on July  2, 2009

strange sun

strange sun
The question is not to know what is the meaning of life, but what meaning I can give to my life.

14th Dalai Lama
Added on July  2, 2009

Dissolve

Dissolve
Just as clouds form, last for a while and then dissolve back into the empty sky, so deluded thoughts arise, remain for a while and then vanish in the voidness of mind; in reality nothing at all has happened.

Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche
Added on July  2, 2009

two boys & a tree against the sky

two boys & a tree against the sky
My son & a friend near my home in Ireland...
Added on July  2, 2009

Sunset Pseudo Tornado

Sunset Pseudo Tornado
Actually a jet contrail drifting high above the Dublin Mountains just after Sunset. The first photographed this year...RAW to jpeg conversion via Picasa 3.
Added on January 22, 2009

And the Day will turn to Night

And the Day will turn to Night
More morning experiments with high shutter speed. Taken from my kid's bedroom window.

Exposure: 1/3200 sec
Added on December 18, 2008

a secret world outside my window

a secret world outside my window
Minimal processing, just a high shutter speed (1/2,000th sec) revealing wonders of light, shade & colour...who said you shouldn't shoot into the Sun?

:)

Taken from my bedroom window on a morning in December...
Added on December 18, 2008

dark, dark in the daytime

dark, dark in the daytime
I discovered that a very fast shutter speed (one 6,400th of a sec) on a sunny morning transports one to a parallel universe, literally...

:)

RAW file, minimally processed in Picasa 3.
Added on December 18, 2008

morning as evening

morning as evening
More morning experiments with high shutter speeds. Note the bird in flight, down low to the right...

Exposure: 0.001 sec (1/1600)
Added on December 18, 2008