Michael Cooper is a corporate and press photographer with experience dating back to 1990.
He worked for eight years based in London as a staff photographer at Allsport/Getty Images – the market leading sports photography agency.
During this time he covered many of the world’s major sporting events including the Olympic Games, World Athletics Championships and International golf. However, his main specialty was motorsport where he photographed every race in the Formula 1 Grand Prix’s and Motorcycle Grand Prix’s calendar.
His pictures have been published in numerous major newspapers and magazines including Time, Sunday Times, Observer, L’Equipe and Sports Illustrated.
On leaving Allsport/Getty Images in 2000 he moved back to Northern Ireland and established himself as a business, advertising and corporate photographer. Here he has many prestigious clients including Government Departments and National and International businesses and regularly achieves coverage in local, National and International newspapers.
In July 2016, Michael was judged winner in both the Business/PR section and Sports section of the Northern Ireland Press Photographer of the Year Awards.