PROFILE

Dave Barrett is an independent freelance photographer based in West Wicklow. His images are used regularly by local publications and have featured in the national media including front page photos on both the Irish Independent and Irish Times and main images for feature articles in the Irish Examiner.

Dave is regularly commissioned to cover events and his images have been used in everything from a poster campaign and front cover programme image for an All-Ireland football tournament to illustrating an article for an international hotel's annual guest book. He was assigned to work on a special book of photos to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the GAA in Wicklow. 
The websites were set up originally to supplement the photos appearing weekly in papers for those who wanted to see more event photos. 

Dave Barrett is an independent freelance photographer based in West Wicklow. His images are used regularly by regional papers and also feature in the national press with front page photos on both the Irish Independent and Irish Times and feature article images for the Irish Examiner.

Dave is also commissioned to cover events and his images have been used in everything from a poster campaign and front cover programme image for an All-Ireland tournament to illustrating an article for an international hotel's annual guest book. He was also assigned to produce a special book of photos to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the GAA in Wicklow. 

The websites were originally set up to supplement the photos appearing weekly in papers for those who requested to see additional photos of the events. The stats show the high level of interest and they have gone from strength to strength.

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"They say a picture can tell a story better than a thousand words. If that's the case then Dunlavin photographer Dave Barrett is a story teller at the top of his game" The Nationalist

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STATS 

* Over 2,000 photos published in newspapers
* Website images viewed in over 40 different countries
* 4.32 million photo views on sites in 2014

 (Photo View Stats from Smugmug)

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USELESS INFO

* First film SLR camera was a Pentax P30 in 1999...
* Made the move to digital SLR photography with a Canon EOS 20D camera in 2005...
* Currently uses Canon cameras, Lenses & Flashes...
* Focus fully switches to Christmas Trees every November...
* Highest Daily Photo Views on Sites - 199,421 on 13th October 2016 (mostly GAA finals)...
  * wicklowgaaphotos.com is another site...
* Eternally optimistic and long-suffering Arsenal fan...
* Claim to fame - on front of album cover http://youtu.be/F0d_4yuf6NU...
* davbar chosen because it was more search engine friendly than Dave Barrett 😃

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Press Photos published Daily Papers
Irish Independent, Irish Times, Irish Daily Star, Irish Examiner, Irish Sun, Irish Daily Mirror...Local Papers
Leinster Leader, Wicklow Times, Carlow Nationalist, Wicklow People, Bray People, Kildare Nationalist, Kildare Post, Roscommon Herald, Irish Post (UK), Wexford People, Wexford Echo, Meath Post, Kildare Voice, Leitrim Observer, Laois Nationalist...Other Publications
Sunday Business Post, Social and Personal Magazine, The Investor Magazine, Moments (Jurys Doyle Hotels Annual), Irish Farmers Journal, GAA Match Programmes, Magazines, Reports & Yearbooks...Books published"125 And Counting - A Photo Journey of Wicklow GAA in 2009'National Papers: Irish Independent, Irish Times, Irish Daily Star, Irish Examiner, Irish Sun, Irish Daily Mirror...

PRESS PHOTOS PUBLISHED

National Papers: Irish Independent, Irish Times, Irish Daily Star, Irish Examiner, Irish Sun, Irish Daily Mirror, Irish Daily Mail, Sunday Business Post, Irish Field...

Regional Papers: Leinster Leader, Wicklow Times, Carlow Nationalist, Wicklow People, Bray People, Kildare Nationalist, Kildare Post, Roscommon Herald, Irish Post (UK), Wexford People, Wexford Echo, Meath Post, Kildare Voice, Leitrim Observer, Laois Nationalist, Longford Leader, Impartial Reporter, Fermanagh Herald, Meath Chronicle, Westmeath Examiner, Leinster Express...

Other: PR Work, Social and Personal Magazine, The Investor Magazine, Moments (Jurys Doyle Hotels Annual), Horse and Rider, Irish Farmers Journal, The GAA - County by County, RTE, Match Programmes, Magazines, Reports & Yearbooks...

BOOKS PUBLISHED

'125 And Counting - A Photo Journey of Wicklow GAA'
The acclaimed 320 page hardback book '125 And Counting' included over 650 quality colour images. 
"A wonderful wonderful production... Really good photographs..." Mick O'Dwyer

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Click on links for:
PRESS COVERAGE
DAVBAR IN ACTION

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CONTACT

✉️ Email
davbarimages@gmail.com
📞 Mobile
087-2867893

SOCIAL MEDIA
(not photography related 😃)
📱 Facebook
📱 Twitter

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