Born Belfast 1966.

He began taking photographs in 1982, documenting conflict in Ireland and further afield. As well as his native Belfast, he has exhibited in Australia, United States, France, Italy, Norway and Britain. 

He has remained a freelance photographer servicing newspapers, magazines, books, and publications.

His work is in the permanent collections of the Ulster Museum and the Queensland Gallery of Art.

He is director of the Belfast Archive Project and is currently studying for an MFA in photography at the University of Ulster.