My StoryMy photographic journey began in 2008 when I became a member of a local Camera Club, where I learned a lot about photography - technical skills, composition, lighting etc - and combined with a little knowledge of image editing and printing, I began taking photographs and making images.
Initially I was interested in photographing everything - I dabbled in portraiture, nature, sport, seascapes, still life and landscapes. In more recent times I have concentrated mostly on stonework, heritage and landscape. I live in a small town in County Wexford and luckily have access to nearby beaches and the trails of the Blackstairs mountain range.
In 2012 I received a Licentiate from the Irish Photographic Federation (IPF), awarded after having a panel of ten images assessed by some of the country's top photographers, and deemed to have reached the required standard.
I later became interested in International Salons (exhibitions) where digital entries are accepted for consideration for display at international exhibitions. Having sucessfully had 40 images accepted at different salons around the world I was awarded an Artiste distinction by the Federation Internationale de l'Art Photographique (FIAP) in 2015.
Over the past few years I have had a number of exhibitions thanks to the generosity of the Library Services in Counties Wexford and Carlow, who allowed me to grace their exhibition spaces. I have also had the opportunity to display some of my work ar Art Bank, Bunclody, and within a number of tourist outlets.