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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Hot Yoga Photoshoot

I had a very enjoyable photoshoot recently. Barry from Dynamic Hot Yoga has opened a new studio in Castlebar and wanted some images for online use and promotional literature. The brief was to get some profile shots of him and Noreen, who teaches there as well. I arrived early because it’s the right thing to do…

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Chloe Boucher MUA Masterclass

I had the pleasure to take some photos of well known Dublin make-up artist Chloe Boucher at work a few weeks ago. She was giving a masterclass for Young Blood Cosmetics and Glo Beauty Salon in The Harlequin Hotel in Castlebar. The challenge with this particular photoshoot was to ensure that the colour, texture and tones of the makeup…

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Clare Island Adventure Shoot

I’ve been lucky enough to visit one of the islands off the west coast recently and work with some great people. The second week in April was one of those times. The brief was to shoot some people in action in the landscape, and to promote Clare island in it’s entirety. The group included a group…

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MacDonnell Book Launch

On Wed 4th March, The Castle Bookshop in Castlebar played host to a special event. A large crowd turned out to join author Colum MacDonnell at the launch of his book, “From Blackfort to Bosnia”. As former head of the Irish Exporters Association, the author is well equipped to give an insider’s view of the…

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