2015 Weddings & Personal review

What a great year 2015 was. I photographed more weddings than ever before, and feel so lucky to have been invited to share so many peoples special day. Thank you to everyone for your friendship and kindness, for hiring me to do a very special job for you, and for making me feel like such a …

Fun in the studio

The majority of my work is documentary style with natural light or bounced flash. I rarely get to play around in the studio. This week I did some portrait work with my friend Brendan, and am very pleased with the results. Here’s one. It’s lit with two elinchrome soft boxes, one either side, and a …

Man, it’s hot!

It’s so hot, you could sleep standing up. Seems like the island of Ireland has been set free, and we are now drifting in the Atlantic somewhere west of Portugal. Yay! Hooray for all you lucky couples getting married this week. Do try and take your shades off for the photos! – Rory  

BCXSY

Last year I was asked by the Sirius Art Centre to help out BCXSY, who were staying there on an artist residency, in conjunction with Meitheal Mara in Cork city. BCXSY are artists Boaz Cohen and Sayaka Yamamoto. During their time in Ireland, they created ‘Origin Part III – Contrast’. They describe their collaboration with Meitheal Mara on their website – …

Gary FitzPatrick

I have been working on a portrait project with some artists and musicians that I am friendly with. I shot this last week in Gary Fitzpatrick’s place last week. I’ve known Gary for years, but hadn’t seen him for a while, so we caught up, chatted, he played a bit, I photographed. It was easy and …

Gougane Barra Engagement!

Hailing from the US, Michelle and Kendall were in Ireland for a year as part of their university studies. While here, Kendall popped the question, and they got engaged! They decided they would like some engagement photos to bring home, and I got a call. They were based in Cork city, and had no need for a …