Event Photographer Ireland
There is a wide range of events that come under the umbrella of event photography. It may be a corporate gathering with speakers and awards. It could be a band on stage. It might be a festival, a trade show or an art opening. Event photographer covers everything where people gather to celebrate, socialise, recognise or simply have fun.
Event photography is mostly documentary photography. You may want images of your event to show to the press, or your customers or simply a record of a happening for the people involved. In any case, a record of your event capturing the essence and atmosphere is a must. In this context a few formal shots of people and highlights will add to the overall story.
At the start of my career in photography I took on a project to document the activities happening at BlockT Studios. This provided me with wonderful opportunities to develop my skills at documentary photography. You can see some of the images here [hyperlink]. I regularly had to shoot in near-dark conditions, on-stage, back-stage, in many varied locations, without disturbing performers and attendees. It was a wonderful experience to see so many great artists during the 5 years I worked with them. I bring these skills with me to every event I shoot. As always, the shoot will be tailored to your specific needs.
I learned that there are 3 important aspects to covering events: