Irish Makers is a new series spotlighting some of the most talented artists, craftspeople and makers that the country has to offer...

It's now more important than ever for us to support small independent businesses, whether that be by sharing their creations across social media, buying from them or recommending to a friend. 

Today's spotlight creator is Ruth Medjber with Ruthless Imagery. Ruth is a music and portrait photographer who over lockdown created portraits of people in their homes, from the outside looking in. 

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Having worked with big-name artists such as Hozier and Arcade Fire, you can be assured that Ruth is an exceptional photographer with a wonderful eye. 

Her photography prints are available to buy via her website, or for a more personal gift you can commission Ruth to do a window portrait shoot - a very special gift that a loved one would be sure to cherish. 

The 2 Johnnies by Ruth Medjber

If she wasn't already busy enough, Ruth has also released a book, Twilight Together, capturing the people she met and the stories they told through her window portrait shoots during the peak of the coronavirus pandemic. 

View Ruth's website here or purchase her book on