• 10 Irish Proverbs for St. Patrick’s Day

    In anticipation of St. Patrick’s Day I’ve compiled a list of 10 Irish proverbs from the thousands of quotations, poetry, prose, toasts, sayings, blessings and other expressions that originate from the literary prodigious Land of Saints and Scholars – Ireland.  I’ve matched up black and white Irish photographs from my Between Heaven and Earth gallery […]




  • RMG Exposed 2012

    My black and white photograph, Dunluce Castle, has been selected to be part of the The Robert McLaughlin Gallery RMG Exposed Auction Event on Saturday November 10th, 2012. Dunluce Castle, Antrim, Northern Ireland, 2012archival pigment on photo rag RMG Exposed is our annual fundraiser. Over the past two years, we have raised funds that support […]




  • I’m in LensWork!

    I’m thrilled that my Irish work, Between Heaven and Earth, is included in the current issue #101 of the print and digital versions of LensWork magazine. For several years I’ve anticipated submitting once I developed a good sized portfolio of Irish work. However, during my solo exhibition last year I was pleasantly surprised to be […]




  • Canadian Photography Q&A

    Canadian Photography Online, Canada’s definitive photography magazine, recently published a Q&A about my photographic work. I’m very pleased with the depth and insight of the questions they asked. Please take a look and let me know what you think. June 15, 2012 · by Canadian Photography Online · in Photographer Q~ Bret, simply put, your […]




  • Desecration Of The Dark Hedges (Seize The Day)

    I’ve just completed another photograph for my Between Heaven and Earth Irish portfolio.  Like other recent pieces, The Dark Hedges 3 is comprised of several individual captures stitched together allowing for the resulting high-resolution image to be printed very large with impeccable fidelity. I made two photography trips to this enchanting Northern Ireland location, July […]




  • Between Heaven And Earth

    Evocative Black and White Photographs of Mystical Ireland May 4 through May 31, 2011 Opening reception May 7 from 4 to 7 pm Artist Talk Sunday May 29 from 3 to 5 pm The photos in this collection were made during my extended stays in Ireland over the past six years while filming the mini-series […]




  • heARTS for Pakistan – An Evening of Art & Jazz

    My photography Michael’s Dragon is one of the pieces in the heARTS for Pakistan silent art auction taking place at Gladstone Hotel in Toronto this evening. HEARTS FOR PAKISTAN – AN EVENING OF ART & JAZZ Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, Canada October 18, 2010 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM The Petrified Dragon of Skellig Michael, Skellig […]




  • Bret Culp Photography – Winter 2010 eNewsletter

    I’ve completed my Winter 2010 photography newsletter. Included is information about my updated artist statement, photography talks I’ve been giving, what I’m working on, recent exhibitions and events, my blog, and the revised edition of my book. Click here for a web version or here for a pdf. Subscribe to the mailing list here in […]




  • Picture of the Week – The Transience of Power

    My photograph, The Transience of Power, has been selected as the January 4, 2010 GalleryPrint Picture of the Week.  Click here for the GalleryPrint website. The Transience of Power, Killarney, Kerry, Ireland, 2008 archival pigment on photo rag




  • Sculptural Images Artist Statement

    This is my Artist Statement for the Sculptural Images show. The exhibition was part of the Contact Toronto Photography Festival and ran from May 17 to June 9, 2007.   Roots creep over rock searching for refuge and nourishment, neglected bricks and mortar crumble under the elements and return to the earth, a mountain is slowly […]




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