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our stories

I think everyone has stories to tell about who they are, places they’ve been, experiences they’ve had and things they’ve seen.

At the core of everything in life there is a story and stories are told by word of mouth, by writing and increasingly by visual means whether that be photography or videography.

In this section of our site you can hear about the things we do and what we are all about. Enjoy!

 

The Skelligs from St Finian’s Bay

The Skelligs from St Finian’s Bay

What could be better than a roaring sea on a bright autumn day, followed by steaming Hot Chocolate? We started the day in Waterville, and headed out along the Skellig Ring, part of the Wild Atlantic Way, aiming to get to Portmagee, a journey of some 18 miles. It had...

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The Gourmet Festival

The Gourmet Festival

Kinsale is the Gourmet Capital of Ireland. We have been visiting the town since the 1990s and remain in love with its community and its food. There are lots of travel stories to tell about Kinsale, and there will be many on this website as I publish more on the...

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An International Conference

An International Conference

My client wanted a record of their conference being held abroad. They wanted excellent images that told the story of their event. They enjoyed it so much they asked me back. When I had a management job in a corporate organisation I attended dozens of conferences and...

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A year in the life of a Goat Dairy

A year in the life of a Goat Dairy

I documented the cheese making year of a goat farm. My client wanted to tell the story of how they make their artisan cheese in visual form. Whilst they had some photos they had taken they now felt that they needed a more dedicated set of images. My first encounter...

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Smart-Casual Fine Dining

Smart-Casual Fine Dining

I was asked to photograph a fine dining event. This was a dinner held by  Telegraph Events hosted by their restaurant critic William Sitwell and prepared by Aldo Zilli, the celebrity chef. The brief from my client was to take some group images of people relaxing...

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Gubbeen

Gubbeen

We met Giana Ferguson at Skibbereen Farmers' Market on a Saturday in late October. We chatted over some dim sum served from a market stall, and she told us about the history of her wonderful cheese and how the farm had developed into a leading Irish artisan food...

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