Based in the beautiful town of Westport, Co Mayo on the coast of the wild atlantic west of Ireland, I am a Professional Commercial Photographer since 1999, I regularly undertake commissions of both the private & public sector. My Graphic design up bring has led to an artistic and creative flair to my photography. I provide high quality Photography to national PR companies, news agencies, regional and national newspapers, publishers, Multi-National Companies, The food and Tourism industry, Travel Guides and my passion Fine Art Photography. My Graphic design up bring has led to an artistic and creative flair to my photography.

I member of the P,P.A.I. Press Photographers Association of Ireland and an award winning member of the I.P.P.A.,The Irish Professional Photographers Association which was founded in 1949, and has over 350 practising members located throughout the country. By ensuring that you are dealing withan IPPA member, you are giving yourself the peace of mind and added security of a professional service provided by a qualified photographer.

I look forward to working with you to create stunning high end imagery .

What Clients are saying.

  • “I have hired Michael on numerous occasions for shoots both in the West and in Dublin. He is a pleasure to work with,
  • very gifted at putting subjects at ease and has an unrivalled eye for getting the most flattering, relevant shot under
  • even the most difficult circumstances. Always willing to work with the client on coming up with imaginative ideas for a shoot, I have always been extremely pleased by the quality of the result. Punctual, efficient and unfailingly professional,
  • I would have no hesitation whatsoever in recommending Michael for any photographic work required.” May 8, 2012
  • Great Results, Good Value, Creative

Éadaoin Ní Mhonghaile Media Adviser and Public Relations Consultant at Beyond the Pale PR

  • “Michael is a true professional at his craft and a gentleman. He is very personable to deal with and delivers high quality
  • images time and time again. I would have no hesitation in recommending him or his services” March 2, 2012

Gareth Byrne, President, Irish Professional Photographers Association

“We’ve used Michael several times and his work has always been excellent, hight quality, creative, and delivered to deadline” March 2, 2012 ,Great Results, On Time, Creative.

FRANK MILLER, Photographer, picture editor at The Irish Times

  • “As a PR company that does a lot of media and press work in Mayo and the West, a creative and talented photographer is a must. We regularly use the services of Michael McLaughlin. As well as being talented, creative, personable and reliable, he is highly regarded by national media and his work is often carried by national titles like the Irish Times and Irish Independent. I would highly recommend Michael McLaughlin.” September 12, 2011
  • Great Results, Personable, High Integrity

Alma Feeley, Owner of Midas PR - Public Relations and Communications

  • “Michael took some shots of our new Connemara Packaging which came out very well and we have been using extensively.” September 8, 2009
  • Personable, Expert, Good Value

Jack Teeling, Managing Director, Cooley Distillery

“Hi Michael, Hope you are well. It has been along time since I was in contact with you.I’d love to have you shooting for us again. Thanks for your help, and hope we can work together again soon.

  • Best, Alden 28 June 2012
  • Alden Gewirtz, Photo Editor, Frommer’s / John Wiley & Sons, Inc.