There's a certain amount of random chance to any photograph taken outside of a studio. But there was a tiny bit of planning on my part when capturing this beautiful moment at the monastic ruins of Ross Errilly Friary in County Galway, in the west of Ireland.
I visited these ruins on a tour bus in winter. There were only a small handful of people along with me taking in these wilds of Connemara. The people with me were in another part of the old medieval monastery. I happened to overhear birds shuffling about in some hidden spot in the walls. I thought just maybe my colleagues in the next room over might startle the birds out of hiding and I framed this shot and waited.
It turned out to be a precious few seconds wait before the birds...
Life is full of happy surprises. After just over a decade working in the 9 to 5 cube world, I threw caution to the wind to follow my dreams of being a full time visual artist. That was five years ago! Is it easy? No, but something truly worthwhile is rarely simple.
My body of work is wide ranging from photograhic scenes of far away places, more near and dear locations, and more fanciful artwork. It's all crafted with a heartfelt love for finding the beauty in little captured moments. My artwork also hangs on walls near and far from private homes to businesses who have chosen to decorate with my art.
Whether you've purchased one piece or a house full or you simply admire and share with your friends, your patronage of my art is...
Shop with Confidence (Fine Art America Return Policy)
Our return policy is very simple:
If you're not happy with a purchase that you made on FineArtAmerica.com, for any reason, you can return it to us within 30 days of the order date. As soon as it arrives, we'll issue a full refund for the entire purchase price. Please note - Fine Art America does not reimburse the outgoing or return shipping charges unless the return is due to a defect in quality.