A Portrait of Connemara

by Mark Joyce
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Publisher: The Columba Press

Publication Date: December 03, 2015

ISBN: 9781782188681

Binding: Kobo eBook

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A Portrait of Connemara is a photographic exploration of one of Ireland’s most beautiful regions. A stunning and wonderful new perspective of wild landscapes, intimate portraits and untamed mountains from photographer Mark Joyce.

Containing over 80 unique images, each one conveys the excitement and passion he feels for the area, this book captures the variety and glorious scenery of a rich and varied landscape. Years in the making, ‘A portrait’ renews and redefines the magic of this much loved area.

Connemara is a visual treasure trove which faces the Atlantic on the west coast of Ireland. Full of hidden vistas and elusive views, Connemara spreads her villages out like breadcrumbs leading you ever homeward. Many unique sites are included in this book, breath-taking views of the sky road in Clifden, Kylemore Abbey and Roundstone bay. Within this portfolio of work are intimate shots of country house interiors and portraits of people, a collection images that succeeds in capturing this rare land through the seasons.

This book will excite and delight those who know Connemara well and reveal its character to those who have yet to experience the majesty of one of the Ireland’s most treasured landscapes. Photography which gets to the heart of both the landscape and its human component. While covering all the main attractions in an area the photographer has sought out the quirky, the curious and the unknown to give a new dimension to a land we all thought we knew.

A Portrait of Connemaras is beautifully photographed by Mark Joyce and will appeal to anyone who has ever visited or hopes to visit this beguiling and unique land.