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Gerry McNally

Gerry McNally is a well known Belfast based photographer, with a particular speciality in the coverage of live music events.

Gerry's passion for photography doesn't stop at the live music scene. He enjoys and is experienced in promotional shoots. He is often seen both in and out of the studio taking shots of bands and artists.

As an active and contributing member of Shorts Camera Club in East Belfast he organises regular shoots in the club's studio and in 2010 was responsible for the successful weekend trip to Rathlin Island.

He is also very happy to have a landscape at the end of his lens and is available for wedding and portrait photography.

In October 2010 he began working with local promoter, Jim Heaney, and henceforth became Belfast's proud and official "Real Music Club" photographer.

Regular work includes covering entertainment events for local media including radio station U105 and UTV Entertainment. Gerry also works regularly covering events for The Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival, including the Out to Lunch Festival and the aforementioned Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival. Other regular festival work includes Belsonic and Sunflowerfest.

Gerry has also undertaken work for Pinnacle Telemarketing in Belfast, The Romanian Cultural Institute in London and the Ribbon Rhythm Festival in Letterkenny.

In 2011 Gerry worked with local author Janice Donnelly and provided the cover photograph for her debut novel Buying Time.

His experience is extensive and he has covered internationally established artists such as Paul Weller, Alabama 3, Deep Purple, Jethro Tull, The Darkness, Steve Earle and The Stereophonics to name just a few. To remain true to himself and his original roots he is very active in the local music scene of Belfast. He is regularly photographing artists of his hometown, including The Mama Kaz Band, Eilidh Patterson, Anthony Toner, Sinocence and The Sabrejets.

Gerry is the Great Nephew of the renowned Irish landscape artist Sam McLarnon.

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  • Belfast, Northern Ireland