About Us

Diane McCudden (CPAGB BPE1*)is an experienced photographer, she has a love of the outdoors and concentrates on landscapes and seascapes, Many of which have been published. Her work has been exhibited locally on many occasions. Diane created her website to showcase the vast portfolio of images she has created over the years.

Diane is proud to be associated with the Isle of Man bank, she was commissioned to photograph a range of local Landscapes for their Douglas branches.

Diane uses a Canon EOS-7D, Canon EOS-5D Mark III with a Canon 15-85mm IS USM lens, Canon 24-70mm F2.8 L Series lens, Sigma 70-200mm F2.8 USM lens, Canon 100mm F2.8 Macro lens and a Canon 100-400 IS L Series lenses along with Canon Flashguns and a Canon 2x Teleconvertor.

Filters are a must for landscape photographers, in her camera bag are LEE filter system including Neutral Density (ND) filters, Grey Graduated filters and the most important of all the Polorisor.

A Giotto tripod & and manfrotto mono-pod completes the kit at present.

In 2007 Diane decided to pursue a career in photography, by gaining commissions for prints & canvases and supplying local retailers with her work including hand made bespoke greeting cards of Manx scenes, flora & fauna from around the Island.

Diane has exhibited work locally, and her prints can be seen in various outlets around the Island in the form of Fine Art Photography.

.Latterly Diane has been working with a Local charity Manx Cancer Help with photographic competitions to publish calendars with a variety of images from various authors. All the proceeds from calendar sales goes directly to the charity.

In 2014 Diane embarked on a new venture to compliment the Celtic themed nature of her business. Celtic Moments Collections (Jewellery & Gifts).  She now has a wide range of Celtic Jewellery and Gifts to choose from. You can see her at most craft  fayres, festivals, and shows around the island during the course of the year. Her collection extends from Mounted prints, greeting cards, book marks, jewellery and gifts. Canvases and framed prints to order.

We Even Host Events!

Would you like to host an evening in the comfort of your own home. Invite a few exclusive friends and enjoy a preview of the latest stock from Celtic Moments Jewellery. Orders may be placed and some products may be available on the night.

Sunday 28th November 2010 Diane attended The Photographic Alliance of Great Britain Awards in Wilmslow Cheshire, where she submitted a portfolio of work to be judged. A successful panel of 10 images were received and now Diane as attained her CPAGB in Photography.

She would like to thank everyone for their support in attaining this award.

April 2011. Received 4 awards for a variety of work at the ‘Isle of Man Photographic Society ‘(IOMPS).

June 2011. The L&CPU (Lancashire and Cheshire Photographic Union) accepted 2 images into their portfolio for the coming year to show at clubs around the UK.

June 2011. The L&CPU have chosen 1 image for a portfolio of images to use to promote the Lancashire & Cheshire Photographic Union.

April 2012 Gained 11 awards with the IOMPS (Isle of Man Photographic Society)

May 2012 attained BPE1* with the British Photographic Exhibitions. 25 images required to be accepted into British Salons for exhibitions.

2014 Launched Jewellery micro business. Celtic Moments Jewellery was born, now a thriving business offering an exquisite range of jewellery locally and worldwide.

2016. Isle of Man Bank, commissioned me to provide local landscapes for their Douglas branches. You can now see large format images in Regent st and Athol street.

If you think I can help you or your company with Photography for Marketing your business, then please contact me by simply filling out the form below.

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