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Hi from Ireland


pro member
I'm Sean McCormack.
I live in Galway in the west of Ireland and have been shooting for only 3 1/2 years. I do tend not to do things by half and have become a relatively good photographer in that space of time. I started off on film and did loads of darkroom stuff, but with my computer experience was only to glad to trade in for a digital SLR, in my case a Canon D60. I've been through a number of cameras since then (both as spares and current) including 300D, 350D and my current 20D (which I expect will lose it's shutter sooner rather than later). I've attended numerous classes and seminars in my time and am not afraid of being wrong or learning something new. I've a small 4 light studio setup based around Bowens Epsrits and the usual Colorama backdrops. I'm currently moving my studio to a larger room. I found my way here via Frank Doorhof- gentleman that he is.
I've covered a broad range of shooting from fashion, portrait, product, landscape and general stock stuff. Due to my background in sound engineering I also shoot a lot of band stuff. I'm active on the Lightroom forums 'cos I love the program (Will someone write a retouch Module please :)). I've been awarded my LIPF and my LBPPA dinstinctions in Portraiture and am currently building material to present for my Associateship. I'm not sure if there is a similar system of awards in the US so I'll be happy to be informed if it's not the case.
Enough for now.. I've galleries to post for clients...

Sid Jervis

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Welcome Sean.
Lightroom - I can see we may have a few conversations about that. I am currently thrashing beta 2, I'll be glad when beta 3 hits (me and thousands of others).
Enjoy the forum.