Husband and wife team Padraic and Sonia Deasy together run Deasy Photographic Ireland’s leading boutique portrait studio. Established in 1981 and now in its second generation, it is an award winning boutique portrait studio specializing in family and children’s portraits. They are both passionate about their business and with five small children of their own they understand the importance of recording timeless portraits for generations to come. More recently they have been awarded the titles of “European Portrait Photographers of the Year”, “Irish Photographer of the Year 2011″ members of the world renowned “Society of XXV” Padraic Deasy achieved FELLOWSHIP distinction in Professional Portrait Photography and are in demand as International photography Speakers.
Padraic Deasy FIPPA, QEP Master photographer Padraic Deasy born in Ireland in 1976 joined his family business after graduating from Dun Laoghaire College of Art And Design in 1996. Having grown up in the business he was always surrounded by photography and it was a given that he would take over Deasy Photographic. At the age of 21 and still a student Padraic’s gift for capturing life began to be recognised as he started winning competitions at the highest levels of professional portrait photography. Since then he has amassed a list of awards unrivalled in his chosen field of portrait photography to this day in Ireland, has a list of clients from all over Ireland, Europe and even America of who choose to be captured by him in his studio. Padraic has continued to master the art of portrait photography and is always pushing the boundaries making his work unique and enviable within his profession. Padraic’s work has been featured in photography magazines Rangefinder, Professional Photographer Magazine America and La Fotografia in Spain
Sonia Deasy Born in Ireland in 1975 Sonia, a BA Hons Graduate of UCD, she worked for many years as an international buyer in her families fashion business. After having her first baby in 2005 Sonia knew that a career involving so much travels wasn’t conducive to family life. So in 2006 Sonia became a Director of Deasy Photographic bringing not only a wealth of business experience and knowledge but fresh blood and enthusiasm to the studio. Sonia guides her clients through their portrait experience, as a mother she understands the importance of capturing these precious moments. From the planning session to the design appointment Sonia ensures her clients achieve the most from their portrait session.