I took a refreshing if somewhat blustery hike in the Dublin Mountains on Monday. The weather was dry with a brisk breeze when we started out at the bottom. However an hour and a half later when we stood on top of this particular stretch of the Dublin Way we were at risk of being toppled over. What this offered though was constantly changing light. The clouds overhead were heavy in patches but there was enough blue sky to let the light peek through. When we reached the summit and I stopped to take in the vista I was drawn to how the light was playing across the landscape as the clouds rushed overhead.
I took up my trusty 70 – 200 lens and waited. With a clear vision of a panoramic image with the Hell Fire Club Ruin over on Montpellier Hill playing a small part in the total composition I waited some more. Thankfully I didn’t have to wait too long, and managed to remain standing. The clouds opened up briefly and light began to spill across the landscape in front of me. I waited until the sunlight hit the large expanse of green just right of centre, and the Hell Fire Club on the far right (did you miss that?) and exposed a frame. Bingo 🙂