Beautiful Baby Competition – Summer 2016

So, I was fortunate to have been chosen last year to do the photography for the Ulster Gazette in Armagh and the Newry Democrat. The wee photo attached is of Rosie one of the siblings of an entrant, she was so cute I said to he mum that we just had to photograph her too.

Now obviously social media and the magazines are full of retouched images, people looking their absolute best making us all feel like poo! But that is the beauty and power of the all mighty photoshop!

Click on the link below to play with the wee slider I have on my contact page which will show you a Before & After retouched studio image. This is why it’s worth investing in a portrait session, put down the i phone, step away from your kindle and go old school and get pro to do it for you. We’ve all go caught up in happy snapping with digital cameras attached to every device you buy these days, but you just can’t beat a large piece of glass on the body of pro camera.

Trust me, now go have a play on the link below.

Studio Portraiture

I offer all year round weatherproof photography, via my studio Casa Flash Art at my home in Donaghcloney. Studio sessions last approximately an hour and allow for the option of both a light and dark background change should you have a preference.


You may also want time for a costume change as well, so you can get the best out of the little ones photos too. The studio is a comfortable environment where kids can be themselves and parents can let me take over. An ideal spot for family portraits also, and the background changes will compliment both color and black & white images.


I cover everything from headshots, children’s portraits to special family occasions where we capture generations together. I work with various framing companies to offer you a range of products should you require them, that will help display your images in both contemporary and traditional styles.


All images are edited personally by myself, this ensures you get back high quality crisp pictures that will make a feature of any wall. Studio portraiture offers flawless lighting, which just gives sublime image quality. So take advantage and book a session today.


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About Mark


I am a Wedding and Portrait Photographer based in the sleepy village of Donaghcloney, Co.Armagh.


I studied Photography at college in Belfast. My early days were spent in darkrooms processing 35mm film, developing and printing Black & White photographs. Those days are long gone now & have since been replaced with Apple Mac’s & Photoshop, but my passion for creating a lasting image from scratch still excites me.


I specialise in both Wedding Photography & Studio Portraiture & have a studio at home (Casa Flash Art) for all year round weather proof photography , I love the quality that studio light creates giving you that flawless look. Beyond the studio I adore shooting weddings, meeting excited families and sharing in their big days, Producing images to cherish for years to come.

I am fortunate to combine my passion for photography along with my passion for music, I own and run Rock ‘N’ Load.  A well established online music magazine doing reviews, interviews & capturing the bands in the raw. I guess it full fills a childhood ambition after staring at so many live album covers over the years & all those iconic images on the sleeves.


Beyond photography, I live with my partner Pauline in the sleepy rural town land of Donaghcloney, Co.Armagh ,with my two dogs Izzi & Kobi,Two Cats Stevie & Ray & a fish I inherited from my dad Mr Fishy.


For all of the above I am eternally grateful,

Peace, Love & Good Happiness Stuff.









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