Mononeil


Words, thoughts and Stories behind the images from Neil McShane ( aka Mononeil )

No more Digital

I have finally done it. The complete change over and back to shooting B&W Film Photography. Why ?

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First Film Road Trip

Back in August 2019 I took a couple days off work and headed down to Co Kerry with a backpack full of Olympus OM film cameras and a bunch of B&W 35mm rolls of film. Here's that story.

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What You See compared to What I See

The difference between what you see and what I see in the final image in Black & White.

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Vintage Glass

Putting 30 year old Lens onto the latest digital cameras and it works...

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Free 2019 Calendar

Get your hands on a FREE 2019 Calendar from blackandwhite.ie

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Complete Opposites

I'll start by telling you wan the following two images have in common before I got through the story of "The Complete Opposites"........

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Glendalough

Not being a full time Landscape Photographers means you have to make do with the weather on the day you decide to venture out with the camera.....

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The Waiting Game

I’m not one for long exposure images as you might have gathered from the images on my website. But...

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Mulranny Sunset

Looking south towards Croagh Patrick across Clew Bay from the beach in Mulranny as the sun was setting in the west.

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Bective Abbey

Bective Abbey, the substantial remains of Ireland’s second Cistercian monastery, founded in 1147 and only 10 mins drive from my front door.

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Glenbeg Lough

This is one of my favourite images from the four days down on The Beara Peninsula and it came out of disappointment. Let me explain ..........

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Blurred Forest

Not your pin sharp wonderful B&W landscape that you come to expect from me, but something different.

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