About

"There's a haunting quality to his work that makes even familiar images feel eerily new."
Irish Independent

"He is equally adept at working in colour and black & white, and his eye for interesting subjects and composition is wonderful."
Outdoor Photography


Carsten Krieger is a professional photographer and author based in the West of Ireland. His unique images are highly acclaimed and he is one of Ireland’s most published photographers. His work has appeared in numerous print and online magazines like Ireland of the Welcomes, Outdoor Photography, Burren Insight, Popular Photography and others. Carsten has also been a contributing writer for dpreview and slrlounge.

Although Carsten is mainly known for his landscape work he regularly undertakes commercial assignments that cover a variety of topics from outdoor sports and portraits to architecture/interior and food. His clients include The Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark, Shannon Development, Tourism Ireland/Failte Ireland, The Tree Council of Ireland, The Burren Nature Sanctuary and many others.

Carsten has to date published and contributed to ten books, including the highly acclaimed “Heritage Trees of Ireland”, “Ireland's Coast” and the bestselling “Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way”. He is currently working on several new projects.

Books & Publications:

The Fertile Rock - Seasons in the Burren (The Collins Press, 2006)- out of print
The West of Ireland - A photographers Journey (The Collins Press, 2009)
The Wildflowers of Ireland (Gill & Macmillan, 2010)- with Declan Doogue
Ireland - Glorious Landscapes (O'Brien Press, 2010)
Ireland's Wildlife Year (Gill & Macmillan, 2011) - with Eric Dempsey and others
Ireland's Coast (O'Brien Press, 2012)
Heritage Trees of Ireland (The Collins Press, 2013) - with Aubrey Fennell and Kevin Hutchinson
Ireland - A Luminous Beauty (Thomas Dunne Books, 2014) - with Peter Harbison, Leslie Carola and others
Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way (O'Brien Press, 2015)
This is the Burren (The Collins Press, in preparation)
Ireland's Ancient East (O'Brien Press, in preparation)