Ketty - French Foodie in Dublin

Ketty - French Foodie in Dublin

A portrait of Ketty, French Foodie in Dublin, for a series of portraits of people involved in food in Ireland. The complete set of portraits were exhibited at Taste of Dublin.

Salted Caramel Chocolate Sauce Cake with Raspberry

Salted Caramel Chocolate Sauce Cake with Raspberry

A lovely romantic Valentine's Day recipe of salted caramel sauce cake with fresh raspberries. 

An tUachtarán Michael D. Higgins - President of Ireland

An tUachtarán Michael D. Higgins - President of Ireland

An tUachtarán Michael D. Higgins, photographed in Arbour Hill, the resting place for the executed fighters of the 1916 Easter Rebellion.

This portrait was part of a series of portraits of Michael for his election campaign another uses. One being used for the cover of his book 'Renewing the Republic.'

Seafood Gumbo

Seafood Gumbo

A lovely seafood gumbo photographed for Klaw, the crab shack in Temple Bar in Dublin.

Dispatch Dept. Coghlan's Artisan Bakery

Dispatch Dept. Coghlan's Artisan Bakery

This portrait was part of a project photographing the whole of the process of bread and pasty making, the skilled bakers and operatives and finished up with a series of food photographs of various finished bread and pastries.

Old Dubliner Whiskey Liqueur

Old Dubliner Whiskey Liqueur

Still life photography takes place both in studio and on location. This bottle of whiskey was photographed in a moody studio setting.

Sports Surgery Clinic

Sports Surgery Clinic

I am working more and more with both medical and pharmaceutical clients. This shot of a surgeon preparing an instrument for micro knee surgery.

Graham Knuttel - Artist

Graham Knuttel - Artist

This is part of a series of portraits of painters who work or have connection with Ireland. It is an ongoing project.

Vote Yes

Vote Yes

It was great to be part of the Vote Yes for marriage equality referendum. The vote was carried by a huge majority. This particular shot was a composite of 5 individual shots. The models were cast at lunchtime. Photographed later in the afternoon. The final shot was on the desk of the design company the next morning.

Tradition Burger

Tradition Burger

This burger was photographed for Coghlan's Artisan Bakery. Part of a series of food photographs for use in advertising, livery, web sites and social media.

Scallop Ceviche

Scallop Ceviche

So tasty and so simple. Slice scallop thinly. Cover with lime juice for 30 minutes. Eat. Fantastic.

This food shot was part of a series of scallop shots with food stylist Johan van der Merwe.

Errigal Bay Crab Claw Packaging

Errigal Bay Crab Claw Packaging

This was one of a series of shellfish photographs for Errigal Bay, a Donegal based company specialising in shellfish. Primarily used for their lovely designed packaging the photographs were used for printing and display units as well as web sites and social media. 

Old Head of Kinsale

Old Head of Kinsale

This is the very beautiful light house at the Old Head of Kinsale off the coast of Cork. 

Robert Ballabh - Artist.

Robert Ballabh - Artist.

This is part of a series of portraits of painters working or associated with Ireland.

Physalis

Physalis

This is part of a series of found items photographed on black. These beautiful and delicate seed pods come from a garden plant called physalis also known as Chinese lantern.

Jameson Whiskey

Jameson Whiskey

This was photographed to launch the Jameson branded glass.

Technically a tricky project to bring up etched logos and the moulded logo on the glass base as well as showing a beautifully lit glass of whiskey.

The Hound of the Baskervilles

The Hound of the Baskervilles

This promotion photograph of Shelock Holmes and Dr Watons was photographed on location on Howth Head in Dublin, We brough lights to enhance the sense of mystery. It was great fun.

Limbo

Limbo

Coghlan's Artisan Baker launched an under 100 calorie bread roll. The photography was shot for Limbo packaging. The bread roll is very popular.

Mobile Phone

Mobile Phone

Photographed for O2 for their Christmas brochure.

Surgeon with scans

Surgeon with scans

This was part of a series of photographs of the Hermitage Clinic in Lucan, Dublin. 

Vanilla Ice cream with chocolate sauce

Vanilla Ice cream with chocolate sauce

Photographing ice cream can be a challenge. Here we used real ice cream and still managed to get the texture and colour before it melted.

Angela - The Iveagh Trust

Angela - The Iveagh Trust

Angela works in the Iveagh Trust Hostel for homeless men in Dublin. Her cgood humour comes through immediately on meeting her. She does trojan work here alleviating the harshness of life for homeless men in Dublin.

Gerry Bolger - Botanic Office Equipment

Gerry Bolger - Botanic Office Equipment

Gerry opened his cash register service company in the 1960s. He saw the digital revolution up front. Now retired he kept a selection of cash registers from over the years. His family continue to run the business.