The Incredible Beauty of Irish Coastline in a Series of Landscape shorts Tauheed Ahmad July 2, 2016 Photography 1015 An Italian photographer Marco Bottigelli (35) has captured the beauty of the Irish coastline in a stunning series of landscape shots. So, there is no wonder Irish eyes are smiling with landscapes like these! Implausible photographs taken on a 1,200-mile road trip capture the exquisiteness of the Emerald Isle’s coastline, blanketed in wild flowers and dotted with castles and lighthouses, there really is nothing quite like Ireland’s coast. The photographer captured the country’s unbelievable beauty as he travelled from Dublin to Kerry. He covered more than 1,200 miles; full breadth of the landscape’s changing climate, nature and terrain. From the towering Cliffs of Moher to the hexagonal columns of the Giant’s Causeway, he photographed the lovely coastal scenery of the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. Moreover, he wanted to create some inspiring collection of this part of world, and for that purpose he drove more than 1,200 miles around the Irish coastline while admiring the scenery and waiting for picture-perfect weather conditions. Ireland has always been one of the most fascinating lands in Europe. The country is wild and welcoming all at the same time, natural landscapes, picturesque lighthouses and castles. The Ireland landscapes are truly unique and a dreamland for photographers. He said; many times, I’ve to wait for several hours for right lighting, and when it finally comes I get a deeper feeling of joy. However, sometimes, the gloomy skies never clear which can leave a feeling of disappointment. Therefore, it is almost a sense of adrenaline in landscape photography with the ever changing weather. I always try to set my goal to create emotions through my landscape photography and to inspire others to realize our valuable environment. Source: Dailymail Wild flowers and blankets of grass cover the coastline in spring, like here on the hills at Crohy Head (above), County Donegal, Republic of Ireland Using a drone the photographer clicked away to capture the white lighthouse of Fanad (above), County Donegal, Republic of Ireland Tufts of long, untouched grass grow out of the rock face underneath the Mussenden Temple (above) in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland Those that make it to the top of Geokaun Mountain and Fogher Cliffs on Valentia Island (above), County Kerry, Republic of Ireland, are afforded a spectacular view The winding roads near Coumeenoole Bay in Slea Head in County Kerry have steep cliffs with sheer falls to the crashing waves The drama and history of County Mayo’s (above), Republic of Ireland, landscape becomes fine art in this Northern Italian photographer’s lens The landscape is truly unique and a dreamland for photographers The long exposure on this picture gives the sea splashes against the rocks a magical quality at Fanad Head in County Donegal (above), Republic of Ireland The richness of the Republic of Ireland’s history is wrapped up in it’s many castles, like the preserved Donnagore Castle The scraggy rocks and soft rolling light proved inspiring to Bottigelli as he captured The Mussenden Temple in County Londonderry (above), Northern Ireland The coloured houses of Cobh (above), County Cork, Republic of Ireland, sit in a row facing perpendicular to the dramatic Irish coast Sometimes the roadways wind around the coast and out to the sea, like in Dunquin Pier (above), County Kerry, Republic of Ireland Sometimes sleeping in his car, photographer Bottigelli was patient in getting the perfect shot. Above he captures the Cliffs of Moher in County Clare, Republic of Ireland ‘It’s almost as if there is a sense of adrenaline in landscape photography with the ever changing weather. ‘Ireland has always been one of the most fascinating lands in Europe.’ Pictured above is Fanad Head in County Donegal, Republic of Ireland As the evening hours close in the light softens and the shadows of The Mussenden Temple in County Londonderry (above), Northern Ireland, lengthen As the sunsets over the towering Cliffs of Moher in County Clare (above), Republic of Ireland, the pink light warms the craggy strata of the rockface By car, Bottigelli visited Dublin, County Antrim, County Mayo, County Claire, Coleraine, Donegal (above), County Cork, Waterford, County Kerry and Valentia Island Forget sandy beaches, the pebbled and rock formations of the Giant’s Causeway (above) in County Antrim, Northern Ireland are dramatic and world famous for their eerie beauty Related PostsWild Remote Beauty of Norway, Iceland and Scotland’s LandscapesTrain Piercing Through Snow-Capped Mountains of Highest Railway in EuropeStunning Aerials View of Bangladesh LandscapesMindblowing Captures of Wayne SimpsonBreathtaking Snow-Capped Mountains and Serene Lochs of the Scottish HighlandsBrilliant Photography of Patagonia’s Untouched Landscapes“The Dark Hedges” A Magical Tree Lined Road in IrelandAmazing World of Flowers Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment.