In this first in a new series of posts featuring the work of some of Ireland’s best wildlife photographers we look at the winning portfolio of West Cork photographer Phil Pound, who won the prestigious “Best Wildlife Portfolio” and “Best Single Wildlife Image” in the 2104 Irish Professional Photographers Association (IPPA) Awards earlier this week.
Phil has been chasing the light for 27 years, 15 of them as a self employed Professional Photographer. He was born and raised near Corfe Castle in Dorset, England and moved to Ireland in 2001. He is now based not far from the village of Drimoleague in the scenic area of West Cork.
Having grown up on a farm in Dorset Phil has always had a passion for the landscape and local Wildlife. Phil’s day to day work includes commercial and portrait photography, but if the sun is shining you’re more likely to find him out photographing nature — saving his studio work for the dull days.
You can see more of Phil’s stunning wildlife work on his website www.philpoundphotography.com
Photo Credits: All images © 2014, Phil Pound Photography
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gemma best says
Hi Phil, my name is Gemma Best. my facebook is Gemma Best wildlife paintings or http://www.foxglovestudio.ie i am just starting out as a irish wildlife artist. would it be possible for me to use some of your photos and in return i will send you on a limited edition giclee print when the painting is finished? i will understand totally if this is not possible. at the moment i am asking wildlife enthusiasts for their photos and i then send them on the prints when completed. i am living in douglas cork and at present i am in five shops around ireland. i would love to hear back from you.
kind regards, Gemma Best