"The west of Ireland's premier photo workshop"




Aperture West is a photography workshop program based in Westport, County Mayo, Ireland. It is led by Irish American business partners and entrepreneurs Michelle McCarron and Kevin Kerr. Both are professional photographers with successful careers of 15 plus years in the international photography arena. About Us.

Our Workshops


Our workshops aim to inspire and teach participants how to bring their images to the next level of technical, artistic and emotional excellence. We want to help propel you to the next stage in your visual journey and development as a photographer.



Depending on where you’re standing, Croagh Patrick Ireland’s iconic mountain can be see for miles across it’s own county of Mayo. Even the neighbours over in counties Galway and Sligo can on a clear day spy it out their kitchen windows or from the helm of a boat or the saddle of a horse. It is a wonder of the architect of nature..