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Joe McNally ‘Language of Light’ workshop

  In a much earlier blog post, I spoke about how important it is to continually upskill and keep your body of work fresh and exciting. It is only by challenging ourselves to push the boundaries and move outside our comfort zone can we ever hope to improve and succeed within our chosen fields. One […]

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Mainstream RP Noupoort Wind Farm, South Africa

The 35 big turbines of Noupoort Wind Farm (NWF) in the Northern Cape are on track to begin producing renewable energy for the South African power grid in July 2016. At peak power production, these turbines will collectively be producing up to 80 megawatts of electricity, which is enough to power approximately 69 000 homes. […]

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Haven Livelihood Programmes in Haiti Video

We not back long from Haiti where myself and Jenny Barker were shooting a short film for the well known Irish charity Haven. The filming took place on the island of ílle a Vache, approx 6.5 miles off the south west coast of Haiti where Haven have being implementing livelihood programmes for the locals since […]

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UCD International Study Tours film

If you are planning a Faculty-led Study Tour next summer look no further than University College Dublin. It is Ireland’s largest university, with a ranking traditionally in the Top 100 World Universities and a history reaching back over 150 years. Set on a beautiful, woodland campus, UCD offers world-class academic and sporting facilities, and is […]

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BTS on a ICW film project

I’m currently in the process of shooting a new short film for a client, with a twist. It’s not a typical corporate video containing interviews in a boardroom and shots of the factory floor. Rather, it’s the full construction from start to finish of an integrated constructed wetlands (ICW), and filming began last April when […]

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Never Stop Learning – a CPS Workshop

Things are a lot different now in our industry than they were in the ‘good old days’! The world wide web not only offered creatives a new platform in which to express their work to a much larger audience, it also began to offer new ways of communicating and sharing knowledge with like-minded individuals. Communities […]

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Back to Basics with Film

When I first started out working as a professional photographer at the tender age of 19, digital photography was in it’s infancy and every pro was shooting film. I was working 80% with Hasselblad combined with 120 slide film, 15% with the Sinar P2 large format camera and only 5% with 35mm Slr’s. Around the […]

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Think Tank Retrospective 50 camera bag review

I’m a huge fan of Think Tank’s products for photographers, and when you see the attention to detail, you can see why their equipment are so popular around the world. Today I’m reviewing their flagship shoulder bag, the Retrospective 50. This is a long term review, as I’ve used this as my everyday bag now […]

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Nikon DF……Yay or Nah?

Unless you have been living under a rock this past month, you will have most likely heard of Nikon’s most recent announcement, the Nikon DF. Four years in development, they began by filtering out a bunch of teaser videos, each one showing a little more of the camera than it’s predecessor. (Check out the video […]

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Think Tank Airport V2.0 Review

*****UPDATE*****Since my last review of this bag, it has accompanied me on many overseas assignments, and whilst everything I previously said still holds true, the one serious issue I have found is that although it’s dimensions are correct for airline carry-on, it garners a lot of attention due to it’s size, and I’ve been forced […]

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