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June 22, 2010

It’s a long way to Tipperary…

.. and that’s where we were this weekend, shooting at the Abbey Court Hotel…
The Abbey Court Hotel near Nenagh in County Tipperary.
.. near Nenagh.

The weather was beautiful; however, most of the images where indoors, so we were glad to have Scott with us – because as you see from the images below, which show the 1st first shot and the final image – we had to work hard on both the styling and the lighting here.

Started with the swimming pool in the morning, as it was quiet…
Setting up the pool shot
.. and so we were able to light it up nicely…
The swimming pool at the Abbey Court Hotel near Nenagh in County Tipperary.
.. before heading up to one of the bedrooms…
Setting up the bedroom shot
.. which Scott did a great job on, especially getting a light out that window…
Bedroom at the Abbey Court Hotel near Nenagh in County Tipperary.
.. using a very long boom arm.

Then it was down to the restaurant…
Setting up the restaurant shot
.. which was very cozy and had a great painting on the wall…
The restaurant at the Abbey Court Hotel near Nenagh in Co Tipperary.
.. of the Abbey Monks – before finally going to the bar…
Setting up the bar shot
.. which as always took time to light…
The bar at the Abbey Court Hotel near Nenagh in County Tipperary.
.. and style as would one expect of a traditional Irish bar.

Anyway, it may be “A long way to Tipperary”; however, I was very pleased with the results – so a big thanks to everyone involved this weekend and especially to the staff for their time.

From Marie, Scott & me.


June 16, 2010

Simple yet powerful.

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June 11, 2010

A collection of beautiful Irish Hotel images…

.. captured over the past few years.

The book includes our most current images of: Doonbeg Golf & Spa Resort, Breaffy House, Clare Inn, Dromoland Castle, The George Hotel, Killyhevlin Hotel, The Burlington Hotel, West County, South Court and the amazing 5 Star ‘g’ Hotel in Galway.

Plus stunning images of Castle Leslie, the various Carlton Hotels and the Hastings Hotels – to name but a few.

Book called Irish Hotels by Ashley Morrison and Marie McMillen showing some of the pages containing images produced at Ashford Castle in County Mayo.

June 3, 2010

O&S Doors’ 2010 catalogue.

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Started working on the new range of bedroom and kitchens images this week…
Setting up the kitchen shot.
.. for O&S Doors – which was great – because the beautiful weather meant the natural light was wonderful…
Kitchen by O&S Doors.
.. and that really does help speed things up.

Which meant in a lot of cases, as you can see here…
Setting up one of the bedroom shots.
.. it was simply a matter of pointing & shooting, without me even having to set-up one light…
One of the bedrooms.
.. after Marie & Eamon had done their thing.

So great weather, great team work and a great location – all made for a great (wee easy) shoot 🙂


June 1, 2010

Coming Home.

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Is the tile of our latest published work in the July 2010 issue of Ireland’s Homes Interiors & Living magazine…
Pages 90 to 102 in the July 2010 issue of Ireland's Homes Interiors & Living magazine featuring Amelia Joyce's cottage near Oughterard in County Galway.
.. on pages 90 to 102 – featuring Amelia Joyce’s cottage near Oughterard in County Galway.

So a big thank you to Amelia here…
Amelia Joyce in the living room of her cottage near Oughterard in County Galway.
..for all her hard work – and to everyone at Ireland’s Homes Interiors & Living magazine for this amazing 10 page spread – from Marie & me.

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