Our Photographers

Our Photographers


Mike Brown

Mike Brown is an award winning photographer based in West Cork. For many years now he has been specialising in Landscape and Nature photography and his work has been published extensively both here and abroad and purchased by collectors all over the world. Mike has published three highly acclaimed books of his work – “Ireland’s Wildlife – A Photographic Essay” 2002, “Images of Irish Nature” 2006 and “Wild Water, Wild Light – Images of the West Cork Coastline” 2009. He publishes a range of Irish Nature Greetings cards which are available all over Ireland and regularly teaches photography Workshops and gives presentations to both Camera clubs and other groups around the country.

Among the Awards Mike has won for his photography are:

  • Irish Professional Photographers Association “Photographer of the Year 2003″
  • IPPA “Best Wildlife Portfolio” winner 2011
  • IPPA “Best Wildife Image” Winner 2011
  • IPPA “Best Wildlife Portfolio” winner 2008
  • IPPA “Best Wildlife Portfolio” winner 2007
  • IPPA “Best Wildlife Image” winner 2007
  • IPPA “Best Pictorial Image” winner 2005
  • Fuji Masterpiece Photographer 2003, 2004, 2005
  • ESB Environmental Photography Awards Professional Section “Winner 2002″

More of Mike’s work can be seen and purchased from his website www.mikebrownphotography.com



Andrew Kelly

Andrew has combined his lifelong passion for wildlife and conservation, with his photography to promote knowledge and understanding about the world we live in. He does voluntary work with several wildlife and conservation groups in Ireland. In 2010 he was awarded Photographer of the year by Magazines Ireland, for his work in IWT magazine. You can see his photography at www.akellyphoto.com



Carsten is a professional landscape and nature photographer based in the West of Ireland.  His unique images are highly acclaimed and over the past decade he has become one of Ireland’s leading photographers.

Conservation naturally plays an important role in his work.  He has been working as staff photographer for the IPPC (Irish Peatland and Conservation Council), was the picture editor & photographer for the environmental magazine Rocky Road and is currently representing Ireland in the interbational Meet Your Neighbours biodiversity project.  Carsten has to date published four books, including the best selling “The West of Ireland” and “The Wildflowers of Ireland“, and is currently working on several new projects.




Kevin Murphy

Kevin is an amateur wildlife photographer based in Westport, Co. Mayo. Kevin has had a life long passion for wildlife and nature conservation and is a trained Zoologist with a B.Sc. (Hons) degree from University College, Galway. He bought his first camera in 2003 and has been photographically documenting the Irish fauna and flora ever since. In 2009 he was awarded a Fellowship distinction by the Irish Photographic Federation in recognition of the exceptional standard of his nature photography. Kevin is a specialist in macro photography, particularly of invertebrates, but he also has an extensive portfolio of images of a wide range of Irish wildlife.

Kevin regularly gives talks on wildlife and wildlife photography and also judges nature competitions throughout Ireland. He is currently the organiser of the annual Irish Photographic Federations National Nature Competition.

Kevin has had images published in many natural history books and magazines and regularly contributes to the publications and websites of the Irish Wildlife Trust, BirdWatch Ireland and Biodiversity Ireland.