Based in the west of Ireland, with almost 20 years of experience as a professional photographer Michael develops a fantastic rapport with his workshop participants. He has that perfect blend of a hard-working dedicated landscape photographer and a calm man of the west. His specialty is black and white but Michael can mix it in all spheres. A friendly, reliable, and inviting character with a wealth of photographic experience and skill, Michael has been a top guide for ExploreLight in Ireland and throughout Europe for many years.
Michaels work encompasses many different genres of photography and crosses the worlds of both landscape and fine art photography. He has been the winner of numerous national and international awards most notably from the FEP Federation of European Professional Photographers, Irish Professional Photographers Association, The Black & White Spider Awards, The Prix de la Photographie Paris and The MonoAwards. His photographs have been published worldwide and have also featured on the front pages of all of Ireland’s national newspapers. He continues to exhibit prints in solo and group exhibitions while leading tours and workshops throughout Europe.
Commercial Photographer of the Year @ IPPVA awards 2022
Press Photographer of the Year @ IPPVA awards 2022
Landscape Photographer of the Year @ IPPVA awards 2022
Open Creative Photographer of the Year @ IPPVA awards 2022
Bronze award Nature Category @ Federation of European Professional Photographer awards 2022