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October 3, 2020

Celtic Connection

Is the title of our latest published work which can be seen in the November 2020 issue of 25 Beautiful Homes magazine…
Pages 74 to 77 in the November 2020 issue of 25 Beautiful Homes magazine featuring Louise McGuane and her husband Dominic McCarthy's renovated four-bedroom extended stone cottage called 'The Safe House' near the village of Cooraclare in County Clare.
.. on pages 74 to 77 – featuring Louise McGuane and her husband Dominic McCarthy’s renovated extended stone cottage called ‘The Safe House’ near the village of Cooraclare in County Clare.

Natural light, eclectic street art and open space have turned an 18th-century cottage into an idyllic Irish hideaway for Louise McGuane and her husband Dominic McCarthy.

Which I talked about us shooting here: The Safe House.

So congratulations once again to Dominic and Louise here…
Louise McGuane in her renovated four-bedroom extended stone cottage called 'The Safe House' near the village of Cooraclare in County Clare.
.. for making it into this beautiful national magazine which has more inspirational homes than any other – from Marie, Mandi and me

October 1, 2020

A Slice of History

Is the title of our latest published work which can be seen in the November 2020 issue of Ireland’s Homes Interiors & Living magazine…
Pages 56 to 65 in the November 2020 issue of Ireland's Homes Interiors & Living magazine featuring Sue and Alan Wilton's renovated Georgian cottage near Lisburn in County Antrim.
.. on pages 56 to 65 – featuring Sue and Alan Wilton’s renovated Georgian cottage near Lisburn in County Antrim.

When experienced renovator Sue first stepped into this unique Georgian house that she would soon call home, the sense of history emanating from every room was almost tangible.

So congratulations to Alan and Sue here…
Sue Wilton in the sitting room of her renovated Georgian cottage.
.. for making it into this beautifully printed magazine – from Janet, Dianne, Ivan and me

August 15, 2020

New Beginnings once again.

Is the title of our latest published work which can be seen in the September 2020 issue of 25 Beautiful Homes magazine…
“Pages 20 to 24 in the September 2020 issue of 25 Beautiful Homes magazine featuring Jacqui and Peter’s Victorian detached house in the County Down town of Bangor
.. on pages 20 to 24 – featuring Jacqui and Peter’s Victorian detached house in the County Down town of Bangor.

By respecting the heritage of this once crumbling rectory, Jacqui and Peter Kirk received an award from a local conservation group.

Which we talked about shooting here: Classic design that stands the test of time.

So huge congratulations once again to Peter & Jacqui – plus to Charlie & Ben here too…
“Jacqui
.. for making it into this beautiful magazine that features more inspirational homes than any other – from Janet Dianne Ivan and me

May 19, 2019

Rain, Hail or Shine

Beautiful outdoor terraces are a rare find in Dublin city center…
Screenshot of The Nurserie Terrace page on the Dylan Hotel's website.
.. but rain, hail or shine the secret is out!

As we created an image…
Behind the scenes during the shoot at the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.
.. of The Nurserie Terrace
One of the captures taken during the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.
.. which like it says on their website is the ideal location to catch or even capture…
Behind the scenes during the shoot at the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.
.. the evening rays or light, in this case…
Behind the scenes during the shoot at the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.
.. as the terrace enjoys direct sunshine from early afternoon until sunset.

The partially covered and heated terrace, which can be enjoyed all year round…
One of the captures taken during the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.
.. is the perfect spot to retreat to…
Behind the scenes during the shoot at the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.
.. which Claudio was obviously happy illustrate smile

Brimming with freshly potted plants and flowers, it is a decadent urban oasis
Behind the scenes during the shoot at the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.
.. which we clearly wanted to show. A place to relax and unwind
Behind the scenes during the shoot at the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.
.. with a cold glass of Rosé
Behind the scenes during the shoot at the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.
.. a delicious cocktail or one of the Dylan’s very own, low kcal, refreshing Champagne ice pops, certain to put you in the summer mood – rain…
Behind the scenes during the shoot at the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.
.. hail…
Behind the scenes during the shoot at the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.
.. or shine – because this is Ireland at the end of the day smile

Seriously though, guests can [now] choose to dine al fresco in The Nurserie Terrace
The Nurserie Terrace area at the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.
.. for breakfast, lunch and dinner, from 6.30am till late… at Dublin’s leading five star boutique hotel smile

May 12, 2019

The Ruby Room…

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.. by the one and only…
Behind the scenes during the shoot at the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.
.. with lots of help from everyone at The Dylan hotel smile

So after shooting this area…
One of the captures taken during the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.

Behind the scenes during the shoot at the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.

One of the captures taken during the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.

Behind the scenes during the shoot at the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.
.. in the Wood Panel Room…
The Wood Panel Room in the Dylan Hotel which is one of Dublin's leading five-star boutique hotel.
.. it was into the hotel’s hidden gem, The Ruby Room – where “you’ll be warmly welcomed…
One of the captures taken during the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.
.. by the expert bar team who will guide you through the unique cocktail list or create one for you based on your taste.”
“The Ruby Room is colourful…
Behind the scenes during the shoot at the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.
.. yet intimate…
One of the captures taken during the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.
.. with patterned fabric walls and deep feather filled cushions making it easy to forget the world outside…
The Ruby Room Bar in the Dylan Hotel.
.. while enjoying a few of the bartender’s creations…”
Screenshot of The Ruby Room page on the Dylan Hotel's website.
.. at the Dylan Hotel in Dublin smile

April 29, 2019

The new Dylan Bar.

Enjoy some delicious light bites at the newly redesigned Dylan Bar…
Screenshot of the Dylan Bar page on the Dylan Hotel's website.
.. in Dublin’s leading boutique hotel.

“Open for light bites and mouth-watering pastries all day long.

Rich in tones and textures, the redesign of Dylan Bar has walnut paneling, which perfectly complements a beautiful tonal colour palette of orange, slate and mustard with subtle scene-setting lighting to create atmospheric silhouettes.
A striking portrait, by Cian McLoughlin, is one of the many beautiful pieces of artwork that adorn the Dylan Bar…
The Wood Panel Room in the Dylan Hotel which is one of Dublin's leading five-star boutique hotel.
.. while the centrepiece, the walnut fronted bar.”

One of the first pictures at the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.

One of the first pictures at the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.

One of the first pictures at the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.

One of the first pictures at the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.

One of the first pictures at the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.

One of the first pictures at the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.

One of the first pictures at the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.

“Dylan Hotel believes in treating yourself to the finer things in life…
The Wood Panel Room in the Dylan Hotel which is one of Dublin's leading five-star boutique hotel.
.. that’s why we offer the best 5-star afternoon tea in Dublin.

Served in the modern surroundings of the Dylan Bar, each afternoon tea is a retreat into luxury. The tower of decadent delights is served while you relax into crushed velvet couches, deep upholstered seats. Whether you’d like to indulge with friends, family, or take time out for yourself, you can be assured of a fine dining experience.

Imagine your visit now…
Screenshot of the Dylan Bar page on the Dylan Hotel's website.
.. by seeing what mouth-watering delights are on offer.”

One of the first pictures taken of the bar at the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.

One of the first pictures taken of the bar at the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.

One of the first pictures taken of the bar at the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.

One of the first pictures taken of the bar at the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.

One of the first pictures taken of the bar at the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.

Bright, light and comfortable, the Dylan Bar is ideal for morning meetings, lunch with friends…
The bar in the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.
.. or an evening get together with delicious drinks and moreish bites.

The newly redesigned Dylan Bar…
Screenshot of the Dylan Bar page on the Dylan Hotel's website.
.. in Dublin’s leading boutique hotel… and the creating of those images by Dianne, Claudio, Ivan & me at ampimage.com smile

April 5, 2019

New for Old

Is the title of our latest published work which can be seen on the cover and in the May 2019 issue of Ireland’s Homes Interiors & Living magazine…
The cover plus pages 74 to 85 in the May 2019 issue of Ireland's Homes Interiors and Living magazine featuring John Wilson's new-build house in the County Down seaside village of Ballyhalbert.
.. on pages 74 to 85 – featuring John Wilson’s new-build house in the County Down seaside village of Ballyhalbert.

“When John could not find a barn to convert he created his own old-style new build using contemporary style open plan living set against reclaimed materials.”

Which I talked about shooting here: Favourite shot has to be the Michael Jordan one.

So once again congratulations to John here…
John Wilson in the sitting room of his new-build house on the outskirts of the County Down seaside village of Ballyhalbert.
.. for not only making it into this beautifully printed magazine but for also making it onto the cover too – from Marie, Mandi and me

March 24, 2019

Quiet Please!

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Because we are working in…
Behind the scenes during the shoot at the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.

Behind the scenes during the shoot at the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.

Behind the scenes during the shoot at the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.

Behind the scenes during the shoot at the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.

Behind the scenes during the shoot at the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.

One of the captures taken during the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.

Behind the scenes during the shoot at the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.

Behind the scenes during the shoot at the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.

Behind the scenes during the shoot at the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.

One of the captures taken during the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.

Behind the scenes during the shoot at the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.

One of the captures taken during the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.

The Library at the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.

Behind the scenes during the shoot at the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.

Behind the scenes during the shoot at the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.

One of the captures taken during the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.

One of the captures taken during the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.

Behind the scenes during the shoot at the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.

Behind the scenes during the shoot at the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.

One of the captures taken during the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.

Behind the scenes during the shoot at the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.

The boardroom in The Library at the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.

Behind the scenes during the shoot at the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.

Screenshot of The Library page.
… at the Dylan Hotel in Dublin smilie.

March 1, 2019

Former Glory

Is the title of our latest published work which can be seen on the cover and in the April 2019 issue of Ireland’s Homes Interiors & Living magazine…
The cover plus pages 58 to 69 in the April 2019 issue of Ireland's Homes Interiors and Living magazine featuring Jacqui and Peter Kirk's Victorian rectory in the County Down town of Bangor.
.. on pages 58 to 69 – featuring Jacqui and Peter’s Victorian rectory in the County Down town of Bangor.

”Peering through a tangle of overgrown trees to catch a glimpse of a lofty Victorian rectory, nestling on the side of a hill, and boasting spectacular, panoramic views over Belfast Lough, Jacqui’s interest was instantly piqued.”

Which we talked about shooting here: Classic design that stands the test of time.

So once again congratulations to Peter and Jacqui here…
Jacqui Kirk in the sitting room of her heritage award-winning house in the County Down town of Bangor.
.. for not only making it into this beautifully printed magazine but for also making it onto the cover too – from Janet, Dianne, Ivan and me

January 4, 2019

Hidden Depths

Is the title of our latest published work in the February 2019 issue of 25 Beautiful Homes magazine…
Pages 10 to 15 in the February 2019 issue of 25 Beautiful Homes magazine featuring Peggy and Phil Bell's Victorian terrace which overlooks Ballyholme Bay in County Down.
.. on pages 10 to 15 – which features Peggy and Phil Bell’s Victorian terrace which overlooks Ballyholme Bay in County Down.

”When Peggy saw a terraced house overlooking the sea, she knew it had the potential to be a special family home.”

Which I talked about shooting here: Black Friday.

So congratulations once again to Phil and Peggy here…
Peggy Bell in her Victorian terrace which overlooks Ballyholme Bay in County Down.
.. for making it into this beautiful national magazine that features more inspirational homes than any other, from Sean, Dianne & me

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