Our Story

Look Again, Look West. 

SIAR meaning “West” or Westward” in Irish, is a range of contemporary photographic prints of the Irish landscape & culture by Gary Collins.

Our products are captured, printed, packaged & sold from County Clare on the Wild Atlantic Way.

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SIAR arises from looking at the Irish landscape and culture in a unique way, with a local perspective, portraying the environment, Irish culture and heritage along with traditional landscape photographic shots. 

In 2019 SIAR Photography was a Finalist in the County Clare Round of Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur in the Best Business Idea category and in 2020 a Finalist in the Clare Final of the National Enterprise Awards. 

Even more on the SIAR Photography story here.

How to pronounce SIAR!

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#BehindtheProduct

All prints are original photographs captured by Gary Collins. 

All prints are printed, packaged and sold from County Clare on the Wild Atlantic Way. 

Printed on 250 GSM Matt paper in our studio at home, each print is titled by Gary, with the story behind SIAR included with each product. Our packaging and framing is sourced from an Irish supplier who hand finishes each frame. Orders are packaged, framed and put in the post by Gary, with help from Rua, the office cat. 

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#BehindtheLens | About Gary 

Gary Collins is a photographer based in Ennis, Co. Clare. His photography story began when he toured the world with Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance. Dancing shoes on and camera in hand he began documenting the landscapes and cultures of his travels. On returning to Ireland he worked as an Accountant before founding Gary Collins Photography in 2014.