Cherry Comedy at the Vodafone Comedy Festival

It’s been a nice surprise getting to photograph so many comedians in Dublin, and a nicer suprise to see them all together at the weekend for the Vodafone Comedy Festival. While the photos were relatively straightforward to get, the hardest part was tipping round everyone’s hands and avoiding knocking down the drinks of those who were sitting on the ground for it. Thankfully no fingers were stood on or beers flipped over during the comedy set, at least not by me anyway!

Photo Shoot with Duane Doogan

Got to photograph comedian Duane Doogan in town recently. Had a lot of fund walking around choosing the particular locations around Camden Street and the fact that Duane is the co-founder and resident MC at the popular Cherry Comedy at  Whelans gave us easy access to use the venue as spot for some more shots too…

Check out more of Duane’s and Cherry Comedy’s stuff at https://www.facebook.com/CherryComedyDublin/

Fashion Shoot with CHS Villach Austria

Was surprised and excited to be asked to do a fashion photo shoot of an Austrian school that were coming to Dublin for a week on a language course. I’d never done a proper fashion shoot before, and when I looked at the quality of the imagery on the school’s website (you can find the cool imagery here ) I knew it wasn’t a case of just turning up with a camera and pressing click. The preparation paid off as we got two lovely days for the shoot, as well as having students who were very committed to carrying out the shoots properly. You realise too as a local, how beautiful Dublin can be when you take a step back and observe what’s around you. A lot of pictures were taken but I’ve included some of the photos below. Thanks to CHS Villach, especially Gerhard, Elisabeth and Barbara for all their help, as well as the students for being so committed and professional on both shoots.

Look Good Feel Better Ireland's Make Up Programme

Really enjoyed being asked to record a mini series of videos for Look Good Feel Better Ireland, where a make up artist (in this case the really talented Margaret Heffernan) gives tutorials on how to prepare and apply make up (to the wonderful model Layla de Cogan Chin) . It was a really nice experience to be a part of, and you could honestly feel a more positive energy in the room once the recording was over. They were really great to collaborate with too, and it was nice to go back to doing some video work after a lot of the photography I’ve been doing lately. You can see some of the work from it in the clips below…

For more information on Look Good Feel Better you can find it on their website https://www.lookgoodfeelbetter.ie