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…

How to Manage 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…

5 habits togs 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,…

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,…

Shooting the West of Ireland Weather

On the landscape workshops, we are not always blessed with perfect photography weather. Sometimes, it's a mix of rain, wind and sunshine. Sometimes the skies are bright and cloudless and other times the rain just won't stop. You are forced…

Return to Afflecks Palace and 1989

It's quite a few years since I visited Afflecks Palace - more than I care to remember. It's an alternative clothing/lifestyle shopping emporium in Manchester. On a recent visit to that city, I decided to take a trip down nostalgia lane to…

Creative Shoot at the Coast

Myself, Stephanie and Nick had organized to go for a photoshoot at the coast. As usual, the initial plan was to pick a theme, gather a few props, pray for nice light and take some cool pictures. However, we never did select a definite…

ICM – A Different View

As we progress our journey of photography, the “proper” camera settings and way of “seeing” become ingrained in us. On one level, we need this to happen so as to cement in our minds, the technical aspects of taking a photo. This allows us…

Facebook for Photographers

Hi guys. In this article, I'm going to share my thoughts on social media, specifically Facebook and how it relates to promoting your business online. It goes without saying that these are based on my own personal findings and also relate to…