— ABOUT —

 

Art has been working in photography and graphics for over forty years in a diverse range of mediums. The first commercial work was promotional templates for the revised Guinness 'harp' logo introduced  in 1968.  He has worked with clients and artists throughout the world, published two books of landscape photography and continues on a regular basis to contribute to publications and editorials.

 

His experience in time bound assignments means any brief set to targets and objectives are delivered on time. Each piece of work no matter how small or large receives the same personal attention to detail and quality, he personally undertakes all work.

 

Recent work includes: - Photography for  ' History of Dublin City University' (book publication).  Portraiture for the Royal Courts of Justice.   Photography for  'Excellence in Northern Ireland' (book publication). Photography for 'Diocese of La Crosse' (book publication).   Visual profile of  'Seamus Heaney's  Homeplace ' -  Tourism Ireland.

 

Outside of commercial work he follows his own creative path in art, montage, surrealism and figurative work. Having an interest in local history, heritage and culture, he has, since the mid 90s, researched, written and photographed all content for the website Causeway Coastal Route.

 

' There are three distinct ways I work with a camera..... the first is around capturing in terms of light, perspective and detail,  what I see,  a 'reality'  image that is true to my 'natural vision' and captivating to my eye and heart.   The second revolves around  photo - montage - graphic  work which flows into the surreal and the world of filters, software manipulation and imagination. The third is figurative work which revolves around spontaneously capturing a living moment, a poise, dance or action that conveys a sense of spirit and place with grace, expression and beauty through the human form.'        

 

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