The Magazine of a Northern Ireland Photographer

I am Dance

We kicked off 2020 by inviting young dancers into the studio. We had such fun – I simply wasn’t prepared for the … Keep Reading


Our new CAPOW Superhero photoshoots are ready for takeoff! Keep Reading

The Power of the Printed Image

Every now and then someone asks me why I like to sell printed images. “Why not just sell digital files”, they say, pointing out that there’s probably more profit to be made in digital files. Yet my desire for printed images is unwavering. I absolutely love seeing wall-art leaving our studio. To think that pieces… Keep Reading

A Reluctant Superhero

Every now and then the team here at Peter Thomas Photography come up with an idea I’m not all that keen on. I think they find it fun to wind me up. ‘Let’s do a Superhero project’ they said. ‘No’. ‘Please….’ ‘No’. ‘I’ve already booked you one in’. Doesn’t sound like a good idea to… Keep Reading

The day I photographed a proposal!

It’s not every day you get to photograph a marriage proposal live!  I arrived up at Dunluce Castle ahead of the couple. I must admit I was a little apprehensive – what if she said no! Raj assured me that was unlikely (very reassuring!) and so I went to work setting up the sign Raj… Keep Reading

Why is this blog is called The Happy Hedgehog?

Since relaunching the blog last week, I’ve been asked a few times ‘Why the blazes did you call it ‘The Happy Hedgehog?’. Let me explain. Before I was a photographer I worked for British Telecom. I loved the job, sure it had it’s stresses and strains but overall, it was a well paid job with… Keep Reading

Happy 5th Birthday!

Stacey Irvine, one of the country's top Newborn & Baby and Pet Photographers, celebrates 5years at the Studio. Here's how she started and how she is celebrating... Keep Reading

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