JOE ST LEGER - CAMERA WORK
Photographer - Documentary Filmmaker
Dublin - Ireland
telephone 087 258 4017 - email firstname.lastname@example.org
Joe St Leger is a photographer and documentary filmmaker based in Dublin, Ireland. For over twenty five years he was a staff photographer first with the Irish Press Newspaper Group and later with The Irish Times covering a wide range of news, features and sports stories at home and abroad and has won many awards for his pictures. Since 2002 he has worked as a freelance photographer and also as a producer and shooter of documentary films including arts and wildlife productions for RTE and TG4.
View film showreel above. View still images here.
One of south county Dublin's last great secondhand bookshops has closed. Carriag Books in Blackrock was run by Sean Day and shut its doors for the last time after fifty years trading in antiquarian books, maps and prints.
The 1980s were the glory days of Irish cycling. Sean Kelly and Stephen Roche were at the height of their succession Europe and 1985 the innaugural Nissan Classic - tour of Ireland was held. ‘Heroes’ is a collection of images from the first three Nissan Classics.
The village of Gaiole is situated in the Chianti region of Tuscany. Every autumn a unique event takes place there that celebrates the glory days of Italian cycling. The event is called the Eroica and it attracts thousands of classic bike riders from across Italy and around the world.
Every year BirdWatch Ireland undertakes a rescue mission on a short stretch of beach in county Wicklow to protect the breeding grounds of the country’s smallest sea bird. Filmed and produced by Joe St Leger 'Saving the Little Tern' is a 25 minute wildlife documentary commissioned by RTE for its Townlands series.
Dublin Youth Theatre is a unique institution. One part youth club, one part informal drama school. 'All Eyes on Me' is a one hour documentary filmed and produced by Joe St Leger and was screened at the IFI, Dublin to mark the 30th anniversary of the youth theatre.
For centuries hookers sailed the waters of Galway Bay transporting people, goods and animals and connecting coastal communities with the Aran islands and Galway city. Bádóirí tells the story of the last of the hooker boatmen of Connemara. Trailer for RTE.
Bádóirí - photographing the last of the Galway hooker men. (Complete documentary)
For centuries hookers sailed the waters of Galway Bay transporting people, goods and animals and connecting coastal communities and the Aran islands with Galway city and market towns along the west coast of Ireland. Using still images and film footage Bádóirí tells the story of the last of the hooker boatmen of Connemara.
Still Image Gallery
Sculptures by artist John Behan exhibited as part of a major retrospective at the RHA, Dublin
Pilgrims climbing Croagh Patrick mountain, Co Mayo
The late Maurice Nelligan, heart surgeon photographed at the Blackrock Clinic, Dublin
Hungarian red deer photographed at Mitchelstown, Co Cork
Racing over the sands at Laytown, Co Louth
Making the selection for the Royal Irish Academy annual exhibition at Ely Place, Dublin.
Construction of the interpretative centre at the Céide Fields, Co Mayo
St Patricks Festival fireworks over the Customs House, Dublin
Sean Kelly takes the first stage on his way to win the inaugural Nissan Classic your of Ireland.
Restoration work begins on the long derelict Victorian sea baths in Dun Laoghaire.
Bellringers mark the new year at ChristChurch cathedral, Dublin
Wedding cake decorations at The Irish Yeast Company shop, Dublin.
Actor John Hurt at the Gate Theatre, Dublin.
Music shop, Prague 2019
Blue Tit feeding its chick in Monkstown, Co Dublin