BP Mckeefry have been operating for over 35 years transporting and handling a wide range of bulk liquid and powder products. They are in the process of a major rebrand that includes a new website and printed marketing collateral. In order to support this, they commissioned a new body of photography including environmental portraits of staff and their fleet […]
The Lyric Theatre have released a new Summer/Winter 2014 programme called Northern Soul. This publication required a collection of moody black and white portraits of actors and writers. Have a look at www.lyrictheatre.co.uk
I have been working with the Lloyds Banking Group Foundation in Northern Ireland for many years, documenting the different charities that they support. This year instead of documenting the group’s activities in a documentary reportage style we went for a more posed and considered approach, focusing on staff and participants at a selection of charties. […]
Solvar Jewellery required new photography to promote the brand in North America, their largest market. It is important that the brand keeps in touch with its Irish roots, however we wanted to communicate this in a subtle way with background tones and textures. The location is often just as important as the model, hair and […]
Recently I completed a series of portraits for Atlantic Philanthropies at Queens University. These images focus on the equipment, labs, inventions etc. that were related to the projects – they would would sit beside the portraits to provide some background information.
The MAC and Bruiser Theatre Company came together in a new co-production of the Broadway smash hit musical Cabaret. They needed a few risqué images of the leading actor for promotional posters and the web. The images were taken in my studio against a red paper background with side lights and red gelled background lights […]
New work for the Mac art space in Belfast. The Mac is known for its art galleries however it is less well known for a family day out or somewhere to go for a bite to eat. With help from a few willing volunteers we produced a new stock library of images that the Mac […]
The Sports Institute Northern Ireland are participating in an exhibition at W5 showing the elements that need to come together to make a world class athlete. As part of this I shot and edited a video about Lisa Kearney an Olympic Judo Athlete. We followed her for the day and filmed the different areas of support that […]
Quick product shoot for Jack Ryan whisky; the company had produced a limited edition of 250 single malt bottles entirely aged in ex-bourbon casks. The solution to getting the bottle to glow inside the display box was to delicately cut a section in the back of the box and fire a flash through the bottle – I decided to leave […]
Burwell Deakins Architects Ltd recently completed a retro fit and new Hub at the David Keir Building, part of Queen’s University Belfast Campus. An interesting project which contrasts with the traditional architecture surrounding it. Have a look at other Burwell Deakins projects - here
Portait at Ballyrashane Creamery for Danske Bank.
Pierce Communications are restructuring and rebranding to become The Pierce Partnership. They required some new staff portraits and I was happy to oblige.
Another trip down the the Ards peninsula for Strangford lough and Lecale partnership. A cold but beautiful day. The photography is new work for a range of publications on the flora and fauna of the area.
I got to photograph this man today – his name is Des. He grew up in Stranmillis and his family have been associated with the University for many years. He moved to Australia and founded a successful business and is now giving money back to the University to help with […]
Harland & Wolff Official Apparel (click here) wanted to add a few of my prints to their site – good fun digging through the archives. These images were actually photographed while I was on other commissions in the area.
CAFRE have just opened their new Dairy Unit at their Greenmount Campus. I spent a day there documenting the comings and goings of this new state of the art education facility.
Galgrom has just opened an extensive £1.5 million renovation of the upper floor in the Great Hall. The Renaissance Suite’s main attraction is the large panoramic windows over looking the grounds and river. We went for a mixture of architectural images and lifestyle images using two great models who acted out the role of Bride […]
The last building in a body of work for the building contractors Gilbert & Ash. They are producing a book showcasing their most prominent projects. This project took me to several sites in the UK with a few local sites such as Victoria Square.
Here is an example of recent work that I’ve been doing for Danske Bank and Elm House Creative. I think this is the 13th testimonial video that I’ve filmed and edited for the bank which has taken me through a range of different businesses that use Danske bank for their business banking needs. We make time […]
A few quick snaps for CAFRE to promote their Veterinary Nursing course at Greenmount.
I recently got the opportunity to take a trip back to The Glasgow School of Art, where all this photography malarkey started many years ago. It was great to see the place again and have a look at what has changed over the last decade. The purpose of the visit was to take an official portrait […]
Titanic Belfast went all green to celebrate St Patrick’s day this year – it’s part of an international event where iconic landmarks are turned green to celebrate the day.
Galgorm have just opened their new River Room. They needed photography to showcase the bright airy room as the perfect place to have afternoon tea, looking over the River Main. Challenging shoot to light due to the curved glass and reflections but all the leftover buns and cakes made up for it. Galgorm Resort and Spa
A quick shoot for Spar and Allied Bakeries. It’s always great fun to have a look behind the scenes of large industrial operations like Allied Bakeries.
CAFRE required new images of their Greenmount and Loughry campus to be used in their new prospectus and other marketing material. All design work will be carried out by the nice people at Pierce Communications.
Elm House Creative contacted me about taking portraits of the interesting people who live and work around Strangford Lough. Strangford Lough and Lecale Partnership were developing a touring exhibition which focused on the issues affecting the Lough area. The portraits were taken in a studio set up in Portaferry and feature a cross section of […]
We managed to find a spell of good weather and head back to Galgorm Resort and Spa to document the new additions to the resort. There is a new Italian restaurant and bar called Fratelli located in the courtyard and The Boudoir which is an exclusive group treatment suite in the Spa. Check out the […]
Heriot Watt University asked me to document their 2012 Fashion Show at the Dovecot in Edinburgh. They required a short video covering the days events, along with still photography of each collection on the catwalk. It was a busy day and a huge thank you to Alan Stockdale (2nd camera) and Christina Kernohan (2nd camera […]
The nice people in Strangford invited me back down the peninsula again. This time to take a series of environmental portraits of the local residents in their natural surroundings. The picture of the seal wasn’t part of the commission but it was hard to resist !
A few examples of a recent trip to the CAFRE Greenmount campus, this time focusing on the Horticulture and Floristry courses. It’s a great place to be when the sun is shining !
This is the fourth year in a row that I’ve had the pleasure of working with the lovely people at Lloyds TSB Foundation NI. The foundation supports underfunded, grassroots charities that enable people, especially disabled and disadvantaged people, to play a fuller role in society Have a look their website to see all the great work that is being […]
Total Mobile has launched the 5th generation of their unique prepackaged mobile applications platform which focuses on field force automation. I produced a short video which highlights the features of the new product and explains what that means to the end user.
Spantherm is a new product from Creagh Concrete, working along side designer Jonny Miller I took a range of images at different sites showing the product being installed. The images have been used to create a brochure and other promotional material through out the UK and Ireland.
I have had the privilege of exhibiting an new body of work at the Ulster Hall. The exhibition features a series of photographs that document the Harland and Wolff Headquarters and Drawing Offices that closed in 1989 and soon fell into disrepair. The building is steeped in history. Not only did Harland and Wolff employ around […]
The Grand Opera House recently underwent a major rebrand. They required new staff portraits for profile sections on their website. The Grand Opera House is a fun and creative place and the portraits needed to portray this. All the images were shot on location during a very busy one day shoot. It’s not everyday you […]
There’s going to be a lot of focus on the Titanic this year and the January to June 2012 What’s on Guide started things off. NMNI have a fantastic new exhibit featuring all things Titanic and ship building in Belfast. They required a portrait on a visitor guide and young boy examining one of the […]
Bryson Recycling have developed a new kerb side sorting vehicle with specialists RomaQuip. The vehicle has the ability to sort and compress the recyclable material on the road side – very high tech stuff ! Bryson required a collection of images to promote the new vehicle, design work carried out by Jonny Miller.
The 3rd video instalment for Top Produce. This time I created a video showing what really happens to all that Gym equipment you get in the New Year.
Here’s another video created for Top Produce with Pierce Communications. This time it’s a slightly more spooky affair, that features some strange goings on with sinister people carrying out an operation in a darkened room. Filmed over one day on location at Pierce Communications HQ. Thanks to everyone involved.
This is a short viral video that I created for Pierce Communications to promote a Halloween competition for Topfruit.com who are part of Total Produce, one of Europe’s largest fresh produce marketers. The video called ‘The Nut Who Came In From The Cold’ documents a lone Monkey Nut’s exciting journey back to his companions. […]
Recently a good friend from art school days, Michelle Jubin got in contact and introduced me to the nice people at ArtStar.Here’s some background info; ArtStar takes the guesswork out of collecting art.They have a team of curators who selected work from a broad range of artists from all over the world. ArtStar then collaborates […]
Draven at Gravity commissioned some new photography for Galgorm Resort and Spa to showcase their new Four Seasons Suite.The extension features its own private entrance, reception area and exquisite main function room.It even has its own formal garden and is surely the ultimate in wedding venue chic ! Have a look at www.galgorm.com for more […]
It’s that time of year again were I have the opportunity of working with the lovely people at Lloyds TSB Foundation NI.The foundation supports underfunded, grassroots charities that enable people, especially disabled and disadvantaged people, to play a fuller role in society.This is the 3rd year in a row that Christine McKee and I have […]
The Outlet centre at Banbridge recently underwent a major rebrand and change to their marketing strategy thanks to the guys at Fleming Steele.I was commissioned to take a range of images onsite in Banbridge showing shoppers exploring the wide array of shops, cafes and restaurants.It’s safe to say that I have never spent so much time […]
Working with Esther at Type AB Consultancy we went off to Sheffield to photograph the Continental Market for Market Place Europe.Market Place are the people who organise everything from the stalls and where the market goes next and are the guys to thank for the beer tents at Belfast City Hall over Christmas !! They […]
The Ulster Flying Club helped me out with a Survitec photo-shoot earlier in the year by allowing me to photograph on one of their runways.In return I recently dropped by to document the activities of the club so that the images could be use for promotional purposes etc.I’ve never been up in a twin seater […]
Summer is here and it provided the perfect opportunity to create a mini stock library for the people at CAFRE.They required a collection of images that showcased the fantastic gardens, nature trails and horticulture department at their Greenmount Campus. I have to admit that it wasn’t the most stressful job ever, walking around in the […]
Balmoral Show required new photography to be used for a nation wide billboard campaign to promote the 2011 show. The new photography had to work along side last year’s hugely successful campaign, featuring animals getting ready for the show – (click here). This year’s concept didn’t involve any animals in rollers but did involve some […]
I also filmed a short promotional video to compliment the billboard, which can be used to advertise the show on websites and social media.
Here’s a time lapse video showing how the shoot came together
When you need a 3.2 metre carrot there is nothing for it but to roll up your sleeves and have a go. The completed carrot consisted of a wooden frame surrounded by a wire armature. Paper mache covered the wire then layers of plaster bandages were added for strength. Plaster was applied to smooth out […]
The Ulster Folk and Transport Museum are working with AV Browne to produce a range of literature focusing on the Titanic.I was commissioned to produce a series of portraits in the Folk Park to show what life was like in Belfast a hundred years ago as the Titanic was being built.
Belfast City Council required images of the Belfast skyline to be used in a report.This involved spending a lot of time on different rooftops including the Europa Hotel, Obel Tower and the Hilton.
NITB required the documentation of a range of tourism related projects that have been awarded funding as part of the Tourism Development Strategy.This involved photographing a range of visitor attractions in nearly every corner of Northern Ireland, from Armagh to Limavady and most places in-between !!
Fleet Financial required photography to support a new ‘Extra comes as Standard’ campaign, which they have been working on with Pierce Communications.The brief was to show that the Fleet Financial staff would go the extra mile for their customers.This involved bringing the staff to a range of different locations and getting them to roll their […]
NITB required photography of interesting ‘Things to See & Do’ around Belfast.This resulted in a trip to the wonderful and very tasty Aunt Sandra’s on the Castlereagh Rd.It’s like a trip back in time where you see sweets being made from 100 year old recipes.Everything is made by hand on-site and if you are lucky […]
The Daily Mirror in conjunction with Elm House Creative required photography for a makeup giveaway in last Saturday’s paper.The still images of the model and mascara were edited together to create a stop frame animation which in turn created the backbone for the TV ad.
Continuing on from recent work inside the Grand Opera House I was recently commissioned to take a series of images of the exterior of the building designed by Frank Matcham and opended in 1895
A collection of recent work for the Survitec Group.Survitec’s large range of survival products for the Defence,Aviation and Marine industries have been keeping me busy.The above images include an Armoured Aircrew Lifepreserver,a Boarding Vest which combines ballistic protection in the form ofarmoured plates and a removable floatationdevice and Chemical Biological protection for fast jet pilots.All […]
Pierce Communications required a portrait of their two new staff members Rory Jeffers and Will Connor.
National Museums Northern Ireland required some new images to showcase the different areas within the museums that can be used for events and functions.The panoramic format works well to emphasise the scale of the rooms.
Northern Regional College working with Rodney Miller Associates required photography of a new campus building in Newtownabbey.The building provides practical training for students wishing to work in the construction and engineering industry.
Ab Rogers Design required images of the new Antenna Exhibition at the Science Museum in London. Its a fantastic exhibition which brings you news from the science world on the many digital touch screens incorporated into the exhibit. HDR photography was used to capture the large dynamic range present.
The Grand Opera House asked me to document the to-ing and fro-ing backstage at a recent performance of their pantomime Snow White.It was great fun to see what happens behind the scenes.From May McFettridge in make-up, to the crew during a set change, everything happens at break-neck speed.One of the most exciting aspects of being a photographer […]
Carrickfergus Borough Council asked me to take advantage of the recent snow and document the town’s main attractions.Very thankful for four wheel drive while travelling up to Knockagh Monument, but well worth it. I was greeted with this early morning view of Belfast.
National Museums Northern Ireland commissioned some new work for the cover of their new ‘what’s on guide’, which will be making its way to thousands of homes very shortly.The selected location was the blacksmiths cottage at the Ulster American Folk Park in Omagh.The shoot had to show a family activity and capture the wonderful textures […]
I’ve eventually got round to posting a few images of a recent trip to Iceland.A breathtaking country, where you can literally see the landscape changing in front of your eyes.The images above are taken around Jökulsárlón lagoon on the southern coast of Iceland.Here, enormous icebergs break from Breiðamerkurjökull glacier as it retreats and floats through […]
Today is the unveiling of the new look for the Grand Opera House.It has undergone a major rebrand at the hands of Whitenoise Design Studios with a newly designed season programme along with an updated logo.The Grand Opera House wanted to bring the focus back to its awe-inspiring main auditorium designed by Frank Matcham. I […]
Northern Ireland Tourist Board required images of ‘Spooky’ locations to promote Halloween activities in Northern Ireland,where better than an old graveyard, in fact Belfast oldest, Friar’s Bush.The graveyard possibly dates back to pre-Christian times and behind the arched gothic gate lodge is the famous Friar’s stone and the mass grave of hundreds of victims of […]
The Survitec Group required photography of the protective clothing used by the pilots who fly the new Joint Strike Fighter. This includes ‘g’ – protection in the form of anti – ‘g’ trousers and chest counter which controls the pilots flow of blood and prevents them losing consciousness and a range of cooling and thermal […]
NITB required images of Leon’s Enchanted Garden, an event held in the Botanic Gardens.The gardens were brought alive at night with floodlit trees, performers and at the centre a larger than life magic show.
Latens required new staff portraits and coverage of the company being presented the Queens Award by the Lord-Lieutenant of Belfast Dame Mary Peters. www.latens.com
I’ve recently been appointed to the framework that provides photography to the Northern Ireland Tourist Board.This is a fantastic opportunity and I’m looking forward to working with the NITB over the next year.First up is a shoot showing a group of walkers on Black Mountain and the sweeping views over the city of Belfast.
Belfast City Council required new photography to showcase the ongoing development of the Titanic Quarter. This involved documenting the construction work at the signature project as well as the finished apartments and Citi building.
Jones Lang LaSalle commissioned two large prints to be permanently displayed in one of their buildings situated on Bothwell Street, Glasgow. The prints were required to fill the blank space between two pillars in the reception area and to become a focal point. This allowed me to produce my largest prints to date each measuring […]
The Ulster Folk and Transport Museum required an image to promote their native and traditional breeds weekend. The solution was to lie flat on a wet field and have pig feed sprinkled on and around me, whilst hoping that the heavily pregnant pig didn’t take a bite out of the camera. Thanks again to […]
Photography of new Holiday Homes situated in the grounds of Lough Erne Golf Resort.
New head shot of Jenny to be used in a programme for an up coming concert at the Waterfront Hall.
New work for a regional billboard campaign promoting the National Museums of Northern Ireland.The images needed to focus on individuals exploring, engaging and enjoying the different exhibits at the various museums.
Drinks Inc produce a month company magazine and required portraits of their staff for an about us section which will focus on a different individual each month.
More work for National Museums Northern Ireland, this time we needed images to promote the bluegrass festival, which is held every year at the Museum in Omagh.I can’t think of a better place to celebrate Bluegrass music – an American form of country music with its roots inspired by immigrants form the UK and Ireland.The […]
Dukes at Queens hotel and brasserie have employed a new chef and required some new photography to promote his arrival.
Building on last year’s annual report Lloyds TSB Foundations required photography of a selection of charities that they support in Northern Ireland to accompany their account on last years funding. The foundation is still committed to supporting underfunded, grassroots charities that enable people, especially disabled and disadvantaged people, to play a fuller role in society. Thanks to […]
After winning the tender to provide photography for the National Museums Northern Ireland (across the next 7 months) at the beginning of June, we’ve just done our first shoot to promote the forthcoming 4th July American Independence celebrations.The images were taken in Omagh at the Ulster American Folk Park.Huge thanks to the re-enactors Roland and […]
The first examples from an ongoing project for BBC Sport NI. Mark Canavan, from Whitenoise Studios, designed the new ‘At the Heart of Sport’ logo and we have travelled around different sporting venues for the accompanying images. The attached images are from Casement Park with more from Ravenhill and Windsor Park to follow.
Photography showing the new submarine escape and immersion suit manufactured by the Survitec Group. A very handy piece of equipment if your submarine breaks down and / or crashes. It allows submariners to escape the sunken sub from a depth of 310 metres and come safely to the surface. It has even got a handy […]
Poppintree Youth Project has been working with Whitenoise Design Studios developing their corporate identity as they move into their fancy new premises in Ballymun (N. Dublin) These images are a small part of a body of work that was taken during a busy day at the youth project. They will be used in their new […]
Images from the newly refurbished Sense Night Club in Cookstown. Paul Best, from Ember Creative, will be using the images for the club’s new website (online soon!) and other promotional material.
The Washington Bar, Howard Street, Belfast, has undergone a huge refurbishment. I photographed the bar with designer Paul Best (Ember Creative) who will be using the images to form the backbone of a new website.
Balmoral Show required a series of images portraying animals getting ready for the show; the images will be used for a nation wide billboard campaign to promote the 2010 show. Whitenoise Design came up with the concept of the animals making themselves glamorous. Firstly it was necessary to find suitable models and after a lengthy […]
The Survitec Group required photography of the Aircrew Equipment Assembly (AEA) for the state of the art Eurofighter Typhoon. The AEA which is manufactured by the Survitec Group is responsible for protecting the pilot inside the fighter jet and should they have to eject. This includes ‘g’ – protection in the form of anti […]
The New Statesman magazine commissioned a portrait of Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness in his office at Stormont Parliament building. www.newstatesman.com
Jones Lang LaSalle commissioned a new series of work on modern architecture in Glasgow. The images are to be permanently displayed in Charlotte House on Queens St in Glasgow. The Prints were required to replace noticeboards in the reception area of Charlotte House, this produced some interesting print sizes and ratios. All the images are […]
A new body of work looking at fresh ways of portraying Carrickfergus, specifically the promenade, allotments, public art, marina and the new leisure centre.
Sail NI provided a boat for a photo shoot recently and in return I took some images of the stunning Elan Impression 434 cruiser sailing in Belfast Lough. Sail NI Boat Sales and Services are the all-Ireland dealers for the Elan Impression range. Have a look at - www.sailni.co.uk
The Sunday Times used an image from the Survitec shoot to illustrate an article about the sale of the company. Have a look at other images from the shoot here.
The Vacuum required an image of the Queens University Art Collection to illustrate the article ‘Don’t Hide Your Love Away’ in the December Art Issue. www.thevacuum.org.uk
Galen required macro photography of model figures in a setting of money to be used in a new advertising campaign to demonstrate how cost effective a new product is.
Claire Muckian required photography ofa new collection of work. www.clairemuckian.com
The Allstate Corporation in Northern Ireland required photography of a visit by CEO Tomas Wilson.The above image shows Managing Director Bro McFerran and Mr Wilson during a meeting in Lanyon Place.
The NICFC required a series of light hearted portraits to be used on their website. www.nicfc.com
Ostick and Williams Architects and Town Planners required the JJB Soccer Dome in Dundalk documented for their portfolio.
The Prisoner Ombudsman of Northern Ireland required the creation of a stock library of images covering the high security Maghaberry prison, medium security Magilligan and medium to low security Hydebank Wood. The images were to focus on different aspects of prison life and show members of the Prison Ombudsman’s Office working with prisoners and prison […]
The developer of Chapel View required new photography of the development and surrounding landscape to be used in a brochure and website.
Images for David Dudgeon Studios, showing the construction of different metal works.
Whitenoise Design Studio produced their yearly promotional book – number 6 “An Experiment in Typography”. They required photography of their last years work. The theme for the book is Typography and it was decided that the work would be photographed in an old reconstructed case room at the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum. Book 6 […]
The Ards Guitar Festival is now in its 13th year and required photography of the various gigs taking place. The images above feature Pat McManus, the amazing bassist Michael Manring and Olaf Taranskeen. www.ardsguitarfestival.co.uk
The Print Workshop required photography of their premises to accompany an exhibition catalogue called ‘Editions’. The Exhibition is a showcase of the prints produced by residency artists since 2003. Rory at Whitenoise Design Studio did all the design work. www.belfastprintworkshop.org.uk
Building on previous work with RFD Beaufort Ltd The Survitec Group of which RFD Beaufort Ltd is a member required new photography of a range of products covering its Marine, Aerospace and Defence sectors. The images need to portray a real life survival situation, they needed to be exciting and dramatic but at the same […]
Northern Bank in conjunction with Elm House Creative required portraits of different Northern Bank Business users to be used in a testimonial based campaign.
Rachel Scott required new photography to promote the opticians in Belfast. www.rachelascott.com
Allstate Northern Ireland, the new name for Northbrook Technology, provides high quality software development services and business process outsourcing solutions in support of its U.S. parent’s global operations. Allstate NI required photography throughout it’s three bases in Belfast, Londonderry and Strabane. The brief was to create a stock library that the company could use for […]
PWS Traffic Solutions required photography of their road signs throughout Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. The challenge was to clearly demonstrate the quality and clarity of the signs but in an interesting and engaging way. www.pwssigns.com
The Invest Growth Fund is a new £5m venture capital fund, which has been established to invest in start-up and early-stage businesses based in Northern Ireland. The Fund Manager, E-Synergy required black and white photography of a variety of small innovative businesses to be used for promotional purposes including their website (www.nispofunds.com). They wanted the […]
The Lloyds TSB Foundations are committed to supporting underfunded, grassroots charities that enable people, especially disabled and disadvantaged people, to play a fuller role in society. They required photography of a selection of charities that they support in Northern Ireland to accompany their Report on last years funding. Christine at Whitenoise Design Studios did all […]
This work was undertaken to support a presentation for an architectural commission. The brief was to explore methods of photographing well-known buildings in a dynamic new way. I decided to use the Charles Rennie Mackintosh building at the Glasgow School of Art as a case study. The approach was to tell the story of a […]
Stepping Stones is a community business, providing the environment for adults with learning disabilities to avail of vocational training leading to supported employment. They required photography of their premises and portraits of people that participated in their programme. www.stepping-stones.org.uk
The Marine Court required new photography covering all aspects of the hotel, including the Spa, Club and Bar. Again working closely with web design Paul Best the resulting images formed the focal point of the new website. www.marinecourthotel.net
Commercial Printers required photography of their premises to be used in a new promotional brochure. Mark Canavan from Whitenoise asked me to take ‘portraits’ of the printing machinery so that they could be incorporated with graphics to form the backbone of the brochure.
Northern Ireland Screen required photography of ‘The Paint Hall’, which is located in the historically renowned Titanic Quarter of Belfast. Ship builders Harland and Wolff used the building to paint component parts of ships in climate-controlled conditions. It is a massive build-space now used by Northern Ireland Screen as a film studio most recently for […]
RFD Beaufort Ltd required photography of their new marine evacuation system (MES). The Marin Art 632 is the largest inflatable life-raft system in the world with a capacity of 158 passengers in each of its four compartments. RFD required dynamic images of the MES for publicity material and a brochure. This required me to travel […]
Dukes at Queens required images of their newly refurbished boutique hotel. The web designer Paul Best required images covering all aspects of the hotel from the bedrooms to the restaurant. All images needed to be in a panoramic format to work with the website design. www.dukesatqueens.com
Belfast City Council required the creation of a stock library to cover all aspects of development within Belfast. The images had to cover regeneration areas such as the Cathedral Quarter and construction in the new Titanic Quarter. The council also required images of new business such as call centres, university life and tourism. The images […]
Marcon are a commercial interior fit-out company which required photography of several recently completed projects for their website. www.marconfitout.com
The 9th century poem ‘The Blackbird of Belfast Lough’ is the motto and emblem of the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry. To celebrate the 5th Anniversary of the founding of the Centre, local and international artists have been invited to interpret the blackbird and its song. A translation by Ciaran Carson the little bird that […]
Northern Bank in conjunction with Elm House Creative required photography to accompany a national television campaign.
A series of photographs to document the Harland and Wolff Headquarters and Drawing Offices in Belfast. The building is steeped in history, not only did Harland and Wolff employ around 35,000 people at its peak but some of the world’s most famous ships were designed in the Drawing Office and build in the yard. The […]
Suzanne Martin required images of a new innovative textile product, the ‘Pullover & Cardigan’. Which is an upholstery collection produced in conjunction with Studio Roam (cashmere manufacturer in Galasheils Scotland). The images were used to promote the range during a Scottish Trade fair in Tokyo. www.pluralcreative.com www.studioroam.com
Dungiven Castle required additional photography focusing on the kitchen and restaurant.
Images taken to promote the renovation of Aldens Restaurant in Belfast.
Whitenoise Design Studios required staff portraits for their recent promotional book ‘Identity’. The brief was to photograph each member of the staff expressing their own individuality. The photographs featured throughout the book as an introduction to the designers work. Whitenoise has just been awarded a prestigious IDI Design Excellence Award for ‘Identity’. www.whitenoisestudios.com idi-design.ie
‘City’ features recent work by photography graduates from the Department of Visual Communication in the School of Design at the Glasgow School of Art. The photographers represented in the exhibition now live and/or work in various cities around the world. The title and theme from the exhibition, ‘City’, is deliberately broad and allowed the participants […]
Soon: require images of News Deli in Belfast, the images are to be used for several interior design competitions which Soon: are entering. www.sooninteriors.com
Images taken for Invest Northern Ireland, to be used in their 2008 Annual Report. The brief was to demonstrate that Invest NI represents and supports a wide range of business throughout Northern Ireland.
Images taken for RFD Beaufort Ltd, the company is one of the largest life raft manufactures and is based in Northern Ireland. RFD needed product images of a new range of rafts, they wanted the images to be dramatic and exciting. The solution was to rent the RNLI training facility in Poole and use the […]
Lid architecture required images of a new extension to a cottage in Sligo. The images were used in an article for ‘Architecture Ireland’ magazine, which focused on spaces that engaged with the environment. www.lid-architecture.net www.architectureireland.ie
Northern Bank in conjunction with Elm House Creative required photography for a national advertising campaign for their new freedom and discovery accounts, which are aimed at school pupils and students.
Soon: required images of the Frank Design Offices in Belfast, which they recently designed. www.sooninteriors.com
Choking the Butterfly is a Tinderbox studio production designed to showcase new writing talent in Northern Ireland. “Choking the Butterfly is a tender and raw new play by up-and-coming writer James Johnson about the slippery chance between finding your feet and going into free fall”. Tinderbox required production photographs for promotion and press reviews. www.tinderbox.org.uk
Images taken for Kennedy’s Direct Catch, the photographs were taken to demonstrate the speed at which the company collects the fish from ports throughout Northern Ireland, sorts, packages and delivers them to various outlets. www.kennedysdirectcatch.com
Morton Young and Borland required images of a new range of lace products. The brief was to portray the lace as being modern and up to date. This was achieved by contrasting the lace with Eames chairs in the Lighthouse gallery and the factory where the lace is manufactured.
Creative Diversity is a selection of work from 12 months of community arts engagement. Tinderbox Theatre Company, Belfast Exposed and the Chinese Welfare Association worked together with ten community groups to create short pieces of work utilising newly acquired skills in photography and drama. Christopher Heaney represented Belfast Exposed as an outreach photography tutor and […]
Sugarlump are a new company, which manufactures handmade rocking horses in Northern Ireland. They required high end product photography which shows the detail and craftsmanship of the horses. www.sugarlumprockinghorses.com
Images taken for the ‘Goldfish’ financial company, which is part of the Morgan Stanley Group. The Goldfish call centre requested artwork for permanent exhibition in its Scottish head office. Due to the company’s American heritage the theme of the exhibition was American Culture in Scotland.
Ostick and Williams architects and town planners required 12 Tesco stores to be photographed throughout Northern Ireland and Dublin. www.ostickandwilliams.com
Harcourt Developments based in Dublin required photographs of several developments throughout Ireland. These images show the new business park ‘Park West’ in Dublin. www.harcourtdevelopments.com
Suzanne Martin required images of a new range of fabrics, which she design in conjunction with Bute Fabrics. www.pluralcreative.com
‘Seeing Red: Scotland’s Exotic Textile Heritage’ is an exhibition at the Collins Gallery tracing the development of the Turkey-red dyeing industry in Glasgow between the 1930s and 1985. For the first time, a wealth of material from both public and private collections have been brought together illustrating the diverse uses of this dye, its impact […]
The Duke of Hope is a Tinderbox studio production. “Mel is scared. His life is passing him by and suddenly he’s lost the ability to ignore it. Somehow he has ended up in a job he hates, with a woman he likes, who doesn’t know he exists. And he doesn’t seem able to get out […]
Constructing Excellence required images of good construction practice in Northern Ireland for a publication and website.
Images taken of Dungiven Castle, which has recently been renovated and turned into a hotel. The images are to be used for a variety of publicity material including a website. www.dungivencastle.com
Belfast Model School for Girls required images of students undertaking various activities for school publications and website.
Challenging Walls is an art-peace project that shares the vision of bringing together in an active dialogue the diverse communities of people living within the parameters of physical and mental walls in Israel and Palestine. This project, funded by the European Commission through the EU Culture 2000 programme, is deemed to dissolve the concrete wall […]
Project4 gallery in Washington D.C, exhibited works from the ‘Building’ Exhibition in June 2007. Have a look at – Project4 – for more information. www.lookatbuilding.com
Sam Casswell required images of a development site in the London docklands.
To celebrate the 21st birthday of Scottish Widow the finance company in conjunction with Navyblue Design selected 5 photographers to develop a theme and complete test images for their limited edition calendar. Above are my two submissions which depict the company supporting its clients through various stages of their life.
Images taken of the Victoria Square Complex in Belfast during different stages of construction. The photographs were commissioned by Multi Development Ltd.
Chaat Masala – A Bollywood for Belfast is a Tinderbox outreach production in association with ArtsEkta. www.artsekta.org.uk www.tinderbox.org.uk
Ostick and Williams architects and town planners required photographs of the new visitor centre in Dungannon.
Portraits promoting the opening of the Classic Grand, a new club in Glasgow. The portraits were taken inside the venue, interior shots of the Classic Grand can be seen below:
Images taken of Dromore in County Down, the local council required black and white images of landmarks in the town to be used on a walking trail and promotional tourist literature.
An exhibition in the Black Box – Belfast showing new work, which explores the political situation in Cyprus. The photographic images document sectors located within and around the United Nations buffer zone. The work examines ideas of disruption and adaptation within urban zones of conflict.
Images taken to accompany the book launch of Oliver Jeffer’s new childrens book Lost and Found.
Morgan Stanley asked me to create a series of photographs on the concept of ‘Glasgow Behind the Scenes.’ The photographs formed a permanent exhibition inside the Cerium Building, Morgan Stanley’s new office in Glasgow. The photographs were lightjet prints 25 inches x 25 inches and covered a range of locations including tower blocks in Sighthill, […]
A series of images commissioned by the BBC Writersroom. The photographs were to depict various places where a person could be inspired to write.
For over fifty years Northern Ireland Electricity was headquartered from a small brick building on Great Patrick Street. When Robinson McIlwaine Architects purchased and renovated the building in 2005, it had been sitting dormant, barely altered from NIE’s last day there. Prior to the renovation Christopher Heaney and 4 other artists documented and salvaged as […]