|Paul has been a photographer for over 20 years, starting as a freelance with local and regional press and now with Press Eye, Belfast,
covering assignments for national and international newspapers and magazines, and more recently stills for RTE and UTV.
Newspaper clients include; The Observer, Guardian, The Sunday Times, The Sunday Tribune, The Sunday Business Post, Dagens Nyheter and various other international publications.
Magazine clients include; Newsweek, Time, Spotlight, Front, Inside Edge, Village, Ministry of Sound and DJ magazine.
Paul’s other main focus is working on long-term photographic projects for exhibitions, book publications and education purposes.
Many of these images have been viewed in solo and group exhibitions locally and nationally, some of these venues include; Downpatrick Arts center, N. Ireland,
The Pump House Museum, Manchester, The Lowry Gallery, Salford, The Photographers Gallery, London and The Tate Modern, London.
He also designs and facilitates photographic and video courses to community groups in areas of conflict and social deprivation as a way of exploring cultural identity and self-expression.
2007 - Group Exhibition, 8 Images from Drumcree Project, The Pump House Museum, Manchester, England
2005 - Solo exhibition, 20 images from Heroin Project, Downpatrick Arts Centre, Downpatrick, N. Ireland.
2004 - Group exhibition, an image from Faith in Ireland Project, Lowry Gallery, Salford, England.
2003 - Group exhibition, an image from Faith in Ireland Project, Tate Modern, London, England.
2002 - Group exhibition, 10 images from Faith in Ireland Project, City Hotel, Armagh, N. Ireland.
2001 - Group exhibition, an image from Family, Friends and Relationships, Photographers Gallery, London, England.
2000 - Solo exhibition, 14 images from Heroin project, Ballymena. N. Ireland
1999 - Solo exhibition, 14 images from Heroin project, Clondalkin Library, Dublin, Ireland
Book Material Published
2009 MSC Napoli – Photographic Book, Documenting the life around Harland and Wolff Shipyard, self-published.
2005 Conversations - Snapshots of Modern Irish Life, by Darragh McIntyre
2004 Colours - Ireland, From Bombs to Boom, by Henry McDonald
2003 God, Guns and Ulster - A History of Loyalist Paramilitaries by Ian S Wood.
Numerous Photographic Press Awards, most notably Features Photographer of the Year in 1997, 1999 and 2003