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As a fine art photographer the game is to express a feeling of timelessness and meaning within the physical elements of the captured scene. In order to convey this the absence of the colours that you would expect to see can in my view help...

Photographing Dingle is a joy for any landscape photographer particularly along the Peninsula along side Slea Head. The elevated views as you drive around this coastline gives a superb vantage point to access and visualise the potential for any artist to be inspired by, as...

Being a fine art photographer is a privilege and a statement of gratitude for the world around me. It somehow gives a healthy sense of able to be present in the moment and being fulfilled in the now. When looking through the lens I am...

The quirky photography collection of Irish Animals of Ireland by photographer Patrick Donald include scenes of various animals that you will find across Irelands beautiful landscape. From farm animals such as the ever inquisitive cows synonymous to the Irish Landscape to Photographs of Connemara ponies...

To me the true nature of a fine art photograph is 99.9999..% energy much like the same balance as the atoms that we are comprised of, a human is basically energy, that would be the 'being' side of the human and being able to tap...

In my experience so far as a documentary photographer the degree to which I am grateful and maybe even joyful when photographing is very much the inverse proportion to the success of images that make themselves into my field of view and available to me...

"A still image is both silent and still, these are two elements that certainly do not hinder aspirations of timeless imagery"...

QUOTE: “Shoot from the heart now Ask questions, if you have to later” One of my daily fun rituals is to come up with a quote that may or may not add insight to the process and meaning of why I take pictures, the deeper meaning...

The Patrick Donald Gallery Gift Vouchers are now available for purchase and can make a great gift for those hard to buy for friends who can choose from a wide variety of imagery available on our website. The portfolios cover Irish Landscape photography of Ireland...

Regardless of whether the camera has photosensitive film at the back of it to record the image in the raw state a camera is a box with an aperture in it. It projects the scene to the back of the camera onto where the film...

SO I REFER TO MYSELF AS AN IRISH FINE ART DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHER, this article explains why: As with the feature image taken above of a random sand dune on the Wild Atlantic Way, it became part of my collection not only by means of feeling something...

As my home country Irelands landscape is very special to me, that is the sentiment that I attempt to show through the grateful act of photographing this beautifully diverse and varied island on the west coast of Europe. Although the works have a mix of...

Ireland Rugby team made history in New Zealand yesterday as they beat the All Blacks rugby team 32 to 22 points to win the Steinberg Series 2 games to 1. This win puts Ireland as the number one rugby Nation in the World now and...

After a short web site redevelopment we are back. Checkout the site and get in touch with Patrick for any of your needs...