About O'Flanagan Photography

INTRODUCTION
Multi-award winning photographer Michael O'Flanagan of O'Flanagan Photography is based in Ennis, Co. Clare, Ireland. He has been creating fine photographs since the early 1970s using top of the range Mamiya, Nikon and Olympus medium format and 35mm film and digital cameras and lenses.

He specialises in the creation of fine photographs and his current, principal areas of interest are:
• Landscape Photography
• Seascape Photography
• People & Places Photography.


About O'Flanagan Photography (Image - Inis Oirr, Aran Islands, Co. Galway) Ref. # FC824.14.jpg


QUALIFICATIONS
Michael O'Flanagan was awarded a Licentiateship by the Irish Professional Photographers' and Videographers' Association (I.P.P.V.A) in 2010.

He has a Ph.D. in Law (National University of Ireland, Galway) on "The Legal Rights and Restrictions on Taking and Publishing Photographs" - the first Ph.D. in Law awarded in Ireland on this topic. He also holds a Bachelor of Laws (University of Limerick), a Bachelor of Business Studies specialising in Marketing Management (University of Limerick) and a Graduateship of the Marketing Institute of Ireland.

EXPERIENCE
Michael O'Flanagan has been in photography for many years. He has quality marketing services management experience and has worked on advertising and press and public relations campaigns for both the Irish and overseas markets, which required the generation and use of fine photographic images. He is a freelance photographer member of the National Union of Journalists (N.U.J.).

His photographic work has been used in corporate annual reports, promotional literature, graphic display systems and trade fair stands, websites, advertisements and public relations campaigns. Images created by Michael O'Flanagan have been published in Ireland and overseas in magazines and newspapers and both in books and as book covers. Other images have featured on promotional products such as postcards, bookmarks, calendars, keyrings, fridge magnets and lithographic posters.


PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS
During his years of membership of the I.P.P.V.A., Michael O'Flanagan won 72 awards (5 Gold Awards, 45 Silver Awards and 21 Bronze Awards and a Certificate of Excellence Award) for his photographic work at the Association's Annual Photographer of the Year Awards. For more information, click the Photography Awards tab on the Main Menu.



PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITIONS
2013 to Present:
Ag Teacht is ag Imeacht: Launched in May 2013, this solo, permanent exhibition of 75 photographic images at Áras Éanna Arts Centre, Inis Oírr (the smallest of the Aran Islands) documents Inis Oirr, the island's modernisation and developments and its people from the early 1970s through to 2013.

2012:
Michael O'Flanagan was a joint participant in the I.P.P.V.A's 2012 Touring Exhibition, which was displayed in a number of Ireland’s cities. The exhibition featured Gold & Silver Award Winners from the Heats of the I.P.P.V.A. 2012 Photographer of the Year Awards.

BOOK PUBLICATIONS
Legal Textbook: "Photography and the Law - Rights and Restrictions"

Paperback Edition
Publication Date: 30th June 2020
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis Group)
ISBN: 9780367584115


Hardback Edition
Publication Date: 5th November 2018
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis Group)
ISBN: 9781138604773


eBook Edition
Publication Date: 12th October 2018
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis Group)
ISBN: 9780429468391


Click here to go to the Routledge (Taylor and Francis Group) webpage on the book.


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