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Hello, I’m a photographer based on the outskirts of Belfast Northern Ireland. I specialise in engaging, corporate, headshot, commercial, and people photography. Photography should have something to say, a story to tell, my approach is to do it in a way that feels natural and real.

If you have a  photography brief/shoot that you would like to discuss you can contact me here or Tel +44 (0)78 5422 5363.

Commercial, Corporate & Food Gallery

Headshot & People Gallery

When a potential client first comes in contact with your business, what is the first thing they see? It’s more than likely the photography that you use in your brochures, website and corporate material. And as the old saying goes ‘you only get one chance to make a first impression’. Your clients are looking for something that sets you apart from the noise. Your unique story!

One of the most effective photographs in your corporate material is a headshot photograph. It helps customers identify with you and your business and also helps give your brand a face.

Whether it’s your website, LinkedIn, Facebook or whatever flavour of social media you use. It’s a powerful way to communicate to clients or the public that you are a professional, there to help them.

Everyone from the CEO to all your key people can benefit from having a modern headshot photograph. Shoots and styles can be tailored to your business need and brand personality.


“I am very happy to have worked with David for a big project in travel photography. The photos turned out fresh, natural, inviting, with David’s attention to detail and respect for project guidelines showing through. I look at thousands of photosevery day and working with someone like David makes my job so much easier. He does not only rely on his great talent, but is also hard working and patient for that elusive photo that will stand out from the rest. He keeps his photography simple and he also has a unique view of the world that shows personal engagement with his subject and emotion. As a professional, David was easy going, accessible, eager to offer alternatives where needed, making our collaboration a pleasure. I definitely look forward to more successful projects with him in the future.”

Picture Editor –, Athens


“RES Ltd has been availing of David’s photography services for a number of years.  David has provided photography for us in difficult locations primarily working with children and community groups.  David’s patience and creative eye has produced a substantial collection of photographic material for us.  David quickly understands the brief but also doesn’t miss out on the opportune photo that couldn’t have been predicted.  He carries out his work with professionalism and can easily put people at ease to ensure that they are captured in as natural a way possible.  I can’t recommend David enough.”

Community Relations Manager for Ireland – RES Ltd

“Put me on a stage to speak in front of 500 people – no problem, i love it.  But put me in front of a single camera to get a photo taken, and I go to pieces.  I freeze up, get really self conscious, and become a different person. But not with David.  His easy nature made the whole process straight forward and manageable; his professionalism meant that I knew exactly what to expect and his tricks of the trade left me without the double chins!  All in all it felt like a really collaborative exercise: talking before hand so he really knew what I wanted, the sheer choice of shots that he gave me, and the follow up to make sure that I was completely happy with the end the result.  I would definitely come back to him for more work in the future, and I would readily recommend him to others too.”

Public speaking coach  Luxembourg


“David has worked on many projects at the College and has always been extremely professional and creative in his approach to the work. He has great people skills and is able to put people at ease when taking photographs. All of these factors along with a professional demeanour shows that David can capture the nature feel of the situation, therefore producing great photos.”

Campaigns and Events Assistant – Belfast Metropolitan College


“David has been producing our headshots since 2010, his relaxing manner puts everyone at ease and the way he brings the studio to us makes it efficient for us as a business.”

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