Welcome to Foxglove Lane Studio
Capturing light and shade. Connecting more deeply to the love and loss of life and land. Sharing it all from a small patch of Mother Earth that deserves a future!
"One eye sees, the other feels." Paul Klee
Dripping with morning dew, these silken webs are at their most luminous. Later they fade into dry vegetation, invisible again. Damp and dark they shimmer on the branches, […]
I wonder at times why we don’t get up and out for every dawn. When you are camping or sleeping in a tiny VW van at western the […]
You couldn’t be looking out into Blacksod Bay and fail to think of Rescue 116. The helicopter went down here last year, 2017, while on a mission in […]
I’ve taken a break from this blog for a staycation; interwoven with salt water, forest bathing and butterfly spotting. It was hot in Ireland. I often sat under an […]
Post-heroic stories aren’t focused on individual glory; they’re focused on community. On diversity. It’s not about slaying the dragon, but about harnessing his special skills – making him […]
“We need the tonic of wildness…At the same time that we are earnest to explore and learn all things, we require that all things be mysterious and unexplorable, that […]
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On a rainy Sunday in 2011 I posted a photo on the first Foxglove Lane Blog. Since then I've been a regular photoblogger. When you subscribe, you will get an occasional update to your inbox and a downloadable Guide to practicing Photography with Heart.
Catherine Drea is a contemplative photographer, writer and facilitator. She lives and works down a long green lane, in County Waterford, Ireland. An advocate for conservation and biodiversity, her blog has observed the beauty and decline of one small patch of the planet since February 2011.
The Foxglove Lane Blog has won a number of Irish Blog Awards for photography, including Best Photography Blog 2018. Find out more about Catherine here
You can buy signed prints of any image on this site or in the Galleries printed here in the Foxglove Lane Studio, up to A2 size and they can be posted anywhere within a few days. Please contact Catherine here.