Multi-award winning photographer Michael O'Flanagan of O'Flanagan Photography is based in Ennis, Co. Clare and specialises in the creation of fine photographs. His current, principal areas of interest are:
• Landscape Photography
• Seascape Photography
• Aerial Photography
• People & Places Photography.
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. A legal textbook “Photography and the Law – Rights and Restrictions”, based on his Ph.D. thesis, was published by Routledge in 2019.
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.
Michael O'Flanagan has been in photography for many years. He has quality marketing services management experience and has worked on advertising, press and public relations campaigns for both the Irish and overseas markets, which required the generation and use of fine photographic images.
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.