John’s Moon Over Fenit Lighthouse Being Raffled for Tír na nÓg Orphanage

John Keane’s award winning photograph ‘Moon over Fenit Lighthouse’ which has been framed and is being raffled in aid of the Tír na nÓg Orphanage.

Castleisland electrical contractor and keen photographer, John Keane is donating a framed print of his award winning photograph Moon over Fenit Lighthouse to the Tír na nÓg Orphanage for a raffle.

Anyone who donates anything from €5 for one ticket or €10 for three will be in the frame with a chance of winning the prize.
“For as little as €5 you could win this stunning framed photograph of a pink moon over Fenit Lighthouse which was kindly donated by award winning photographer John Keane,” said a spokesperson for the charity.

“The photograph took three years to capture and was finally snapped during lock-down in April 2020.
“It is beautifully framed and measures 21” x 27”. For your chance to win just click on the link below to enter.

Capturing an Award Winning Photograph

On how he went about capturing the award winning photograph, John, a decade long member of Killarney Camera Club, explained the difficulties he encountered – not least of which was the tight travel restrictions inmposed under the lockdown culture of the time.

“Many of the photos I take I plan months or years in advance. The pink moon over Fenit lighthouse I had planned for three years but the weather never obliged until we were in lock-down.

Explanation of Movements to Gardaí

“I rang the Gardai and explained what I had planned so I got to Fenit about 10pm the night before. I did about a hour’s shooting that night and was back on the pier at 4.45am.

“It was a difficult shoot as the moon was so bright but getting the detail you need to use a fast shutter speed but I also wanted detail in the mountains.

“I eventually got the moon in the right position and got the shot I wanted at 6.55am.”

To be in with a chance of winning John’s framed photograph you can enter with a click on the link here:

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