Death of an Irish Town?

A few weeks ago, I had to do some work in Knock. For those that don’t know, Knock is a small village in county Mayo. It is also a catholic pilgrimage and prayer site. Its notability is derived from the Knock Shrine, at which the Virgin Mary, together with Saint Joseph and John the Evangelist,…

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The Truth about your Facebook Page

Ah yes, I remember the good old days of Facebook. You could set up your business page and pretty soon the followers and fans started racking up. People wanted to see, share and comment on your “work”. You could easily garner 1000 Likes over the course of a few weeks. Cue that warm fuzzy feeling…

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5 habits every photographer should develop

Ok, here’s my two cents on some habits that all photographers should develop. Beginner shooters may find it easier to assimilate these as more experienced shooters will already know them or have developed their own habits. On my workshops, it’s always interesting to watch how other people shoot. Many photographers will have a comprehensive arsenal…

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An Evolving Style #1

Many of you will know that I’m not interested in capturing a technically perfect image in my personal work. For any clients, I can guarantee that my commercial work is driven by the quest for technical perfection.  In recent years, photography seems to be constantly driven by technology. Photographers seek perfect sharpness, the perfect pixel…

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Ballina Heritage Day 2016

I have learned something about blogging in the last week or two. And it’s this. If you’re going to write about a particular event, do it when that event happens or as close to the date as possible. I take lots of photographs ( It’s a photographer thing!  ) and often bring the camera along…

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