I'm very happy when I'm taking photographs and I love giving my clients rich, strong images. I photograph people, for a whole variety of reasons, and I photograph things for artists and businesses. I have superb equipment and I've developed diverse skills. Much of my work has been illustration for magazines and books, and I've had over 8,000 images published, including 25 cover-shots. Joyce and I have collaborated on three practical gardening books and about 800 magazine articles.
I photograph weddings as an occasional pleasure and I think that gives me some advantages! No tired habits and no desire to force everybody to fit my schedule, or for those involved to be anything other than themselves enjoying a very special day. I enjoy quirky and unconventional weddings and couples.
As a photography trainer I've coached many groups and individuals and I've devised and delivered photography workshops for organisations including the Crafts Council of Ireland, National Sculpture Factory, LEADER, Olympus UK, various arts organisations and county arts offices. My work is supported by Olympus.
Home is West Cork, Ireland, where Joyce and I live in the mountains with a lovely garden, a dog, a cat, a flock of hens and my wood workshop. I'm happy to travel nationally and internationally for photography and photography training.
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