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About Gareth


About Gareth McCormack

Gareth McCormack is an Irish photographer and filmmaker specialising in adventure, travel and landscape imagery. His professional career began in 1997 when he began shooting and writing for the Irish outdoor magazine Walking World Ireland. His horizons soon expanded and within long he was travelling the globe to work on contracts for Lonely Planet Publications. To date Gareth has authored thirteen books, with his most recent publication - the acclaimed photography collection The Mountains of Ireland - appearing in 2016.

Gareth's photos have appeared in many of the world's most prominent magazines and newspapers, including National Geographic, Time and the New York Times. Gareth McCormack biography He has also supplied images to a long list of commercial clients, including Tourism Ireland, Air New Zealand, Microsoft and Warner Bros.

Gareth is most at home exploring and photographing wild outdoor locations. His style is characterised by bold and dynamic compositions, and galvanised by striking natural light. His photos have the rare ability to evoke the essence of a location or activity, and have been used for over a decade to promote Ireland in marketing campaigns. Mural-sized reproductions of Gareth's images have pride of place at some of the country's premier tourist attractions, including the visitor centres at the Cliffs of Moher and Ballycroy National Park.

Gareth also applies his visual skills to motion imagery and time lapse photography. In recent years his video footage has appeared in TV documentaries such as Secrets of the Irish Landscape (RTE), 4000 Year Old Cold Case: The Body in the Bog (BBC/PBS) and Ireland's Treasures Uncovered (BBC). Commissioned video projects include promotional shoots for Tourism Ireland and Mayo.ie.

In 2013 Gareth began to offer photography workshops, using twenty years of photographic expertise to help other enthusiasts develop their technical skills and creative vision. With an endless array of fascinating locations around the world, Gareth hopes to continue recording the world as he sees it for decades to come.

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About photographer Gareth McCormack

National Geographic
brochure
2016

Gareth McCormack published work

Lonely Planet
guidebook
2012

About Gareth McCormack

Frommer's
guidebook
2011

National Geographic
brochure
2013

Lonely Planet
guidebook
2010

Footprint
guidebook
2009

Wanderlust
magazine
2010

John Hinde
calendar
2012

Lonely Planet
calendar
2010

Frommer's
guidebook
2009

CIE Tours
brochure
2017

Lonely Planet
guidebook
2004

Mountain World
Ireland magazine
2015

Lonely Planet
guidebook
2001

Tourism Ireland
brochure
2008

Insight Guides
guidebook
2007