Kylemore Abbey 2015 – Day 5

Another lovely day with gorgeous light reflecting onto the Kylemore Abbey Dining Hall for breakfast.
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Adventure Activities was on all our minds as the footage of yesterday’s Drone shoot came in.
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This Drone aerial photography of distant objects and places is in stark contrast to the Macro photography taken today of a student’s eye. Extension tubes on an SLR camera were used to achieve the extreme macro affect. Look at the circles, patterns and textures! Incredible!
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This great image below of teachers Ray and Aisling on the Giant Swing from Wednesday also turned up! Even the teachers can’t resist, although Aisling did cry with fear as she did last year as well. Poor Aisling! Thankfully ray was on hand to confort!
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After breakfast, off to adventure activities on the water! “Wet Suits, helmets, GoPro Camera, ACTION!”
 
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Ray getting into it with the GoPro camera capturing valuable footage for the film projects. Go Ray Go!

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Before dinner a stroll down to the famous Victorian Walled Gardens at Kylemore Abbey under a warm sun and gentle warm breeze coming in off the lake. Perfect for walking and taking photos. Here are some of the images students took:
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After dinner, Connemara local film maker Niall Joyce presented his film ‘Castles of Connemara’ to the students followed by a Q&A afterwards.
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‘How do you make a film” asked one very astute students. ‘Ideas, you must have a good idea” says Niall. Looking for good ideas followed…
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Tomorrow its a very busy day with film production and a cruise on Ireland’s only Fjord with Killary Cruises. I took this image this evening driving past Killary Cruises. Can’t wait for tomorrow!
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