About Lorcan Brereton Photography

The Photographer

Lorcan is a full time Professional Photographer with over 35 years' experience who has won numerous photographic awards for his work.

Specialising in photographing families and large generation portrait groups, Lorcan enjoys photographing children of all ages, including those with special needs. He is renowned for his fun, patient approach in capturing stunning, natural relaxing portraits.

Personal Service

The studio is family run and Lorcan's one-to-one service ensures your families exclusive privacy, enhanced by the studio's off-street location.

All stages of the photographic service are captured, edited, viewed and processed by Lorcan himself. He is skilled in Photoshop and Lightroom digital software, which gives options for any special image adjustments to be addressed to the finest detail.

The Studio

This unique Foxrock Portrait Studio was was built from new to cater for professional portraiture and extended family groups. It is possibly Ireland's only portrait studio built to this specification with easy access off the N11 and free private parking on site for 7 cars.

Lorcan's combination of professional lighting skills and excellent rapport ensures an enjoyable experience with treasured results to cherish for now and for future generations.


All images are captured in professional digital raw file format, enabling image enhancement if required eg: softening facial spots, wrinkles and stains removal. (Minor digital adjustments are free, more detailed work costs from €25). All image processing works are completed on a professional colour calibrated photographic monitor. Images are printed in a professional print laboratory for optimum quality and long-life durability (not inkjet printing).

The Pricing

All prices are very affordable and clearly displayed throughout this site and on the studio reception gallery. Lorcan is proud of his pricing and offers an á la carte service providing personal choice for everyone to best suit their home.

  • €100 includes €50 Sitting, Viewing & €50 Colour 5x7" Portrait Print in Presentation Folder.
  • Desk Top Prints & Framed: €50 to €150
  • Wall Framed Prints: €200 to €850
  • Frameless Wall Galleries from €200 to €1,250

Gift vouchers start from €100 and do not have an expiry date.


Contributing to our local community is important to us. We offer complimentary Studio Family Portrait Vouchers as raffle prizes to immediate local area school / charity fundraising events. We would be delighted to hear from your local committee member with the details of your annual event.

Lorcan and Joan also support the local LauraLynn Children's Hospice by offering complimentary studio family portraits to families availing of the services of LauraLynn Children's Hospice.

Through previous years of offering charity studio portraits, Lorcan Brereton Photography has raised over €10,360 aiding The RNLI Dun Laoghaire and Happy Faces / National Portrait Day fundraising portrait events. The beneficiaries included Angels' Quest, Debra Ireland, Temple St Hospital, Cystic Fibrosis IRL, The Jack & Jill Foundation, ISPCC, & LauraLynn Children's Hospice.

Wedding & Portrait Negatives (1986 - 2006)

Lorcan photographed over 600 weddings and many more portraits on film. He is offering the negatives for free to those clients who wish to collect them from the studio negative file archive.

The studio can provide a negative scanning service if required, which produces a high quality digital file from each negative as described on our Photo Restoration page.

Phone us in advance, so we can retrieve your negatives for collection. We look forward to seeing you again.

Client Testimonials For Lorcan Brereton

To Lorcan and Joan. Just a little note to thank you for looking after us so well. The service is second to none, you really are so professional and fantastic at what you do. We adore the pictures of our Boys. Thank you again especially your kindness. Best wishes,

K. & D. C.

We had a great day, can't wait to see the pictures.

C. W.

I am very happy with the photos, and really enjoyed the whole experience ..it was great fun! Thanks again

P. N.

Really looking forward to seeing you again, we all remember a very enjoyable time with you.

B. B.

I didn't realise the photo shoot would be so much fun

G. W.

Just to let you know we are delighted with the photos. They are perfect and we can't wait to display them. Again thank you so much. Kind regards

Y. B.

Well done again - great images and much admired by family & friends

R. H.

He did family portraits for us recently and they're great. It was my grandparents wedding anniversary so the whole extended family was there to be snapped - kids and all. He was really good with the little ones who didn't want to sit still and no amount of crying/screaming/fighting kids seemed to faze him, the results were really good!

Emily B.

Thrilled with our photos from our session, thank you so much again for such an enjoyable experience.

C. H.

Hi Lorcan, Thanks a million for those. They're excellent, very happy with them. The whole process was made very easy. All the best

J. M.

Studio Experience

Watch the videos below to experience our studio and see Lorcan in action.

A Family Portrait is the ultimate gift and a priceless contribution towards your family history.