award winning photography derry donegal | best photographer northern ireland | Shea Deighan Claudy

Awards & Recognition

2002

  • Awarded BA (Hons) degree in Media Production from the University of Lincoln.

2011

  • Photography studio opened.

2013

  • Awarded licentiate qualification in portraiture & wedding photography from the Professional Photographers Association of Northern Ireland (PPANI)
  • Awarded licentiate qualification in portraiture & wedding photography from the Society of Wedding & Portrait Photographers (SWPP)

2014

  • Invited to join Wedding & Portrait Photographers International (WPPI)

2015

  • Invited to join Fearless Photographers. A record of more than 2,500 of the world’s best and brightest wedding photographers.
  • Appointed as council member of the Professional Photographers Association of Northern Ireland (PPANI)
  • Society of Wedding & Portrait Photographers – Highly Commended Award, Wedding Day

2016

  • Elected Honorary Secretary of the Professional Photographers Association of Northern Ireland (PPANI)
  • Society of Wedding & Portrait Photographers – Highly Commended Award, Wedding Day

2017

  • PPANI Wedding Album Of The Year – Finalist
  • PPANI Newborn & Baby Portrait Photographer Of The Year – Finalist

2018

  • Society of Wedding & Portrait Photographers – Highly Commended Award, Wedding Day
  • PPANI Reportage Wedding Photographer Of The Year “10×8 Print Competition” – Winner (Overall Highest Score)
  • PPANI Wedding Album Of The Year – Finalist
  • PPANI Reportage Wedding Photographer Of The Year “20×16 Print Competition” – Winner (Silver Award)
  • Society of Wedding & Portrait Photographers – Gold Award Winner, Wedding Day
  • Society of Wedding & Portrait Photographers – Nominated For Wedding Photographer of the Year – Result Announced January 2019