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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Before We Forgot How To Dream – the making of

I made this image, called Before We Forgot How To Dream this week. The original photo of Samantha was shot early in 2015 down at Rosserk Abbey outside Ballina. Sam’s a wonderful person to work with and is really relaxed and just herself in front of the camera. The pose and her peaceful, elegant demeanour was exactly what I…

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Creativity – Feeding It

You often hear photographers claiming to be a landscape photographer, a portrait photographer or whatever. At times, I have called myself both. However, I have long since realised that I am all of the above and more. I just cannot restrict myself to one particular genre. I like to shoot many different things. While I do absolutely…

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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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The Signature Shot

You may or may not have heard of a signature shot. It’s the shot that some photographers may become known for. A unique look or style. Of course, not all photographers have a signature shot. Some may have, even if they don’t actually realise it. As with many photographers, there are a few specific angles that I like to…

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