Wedding Photographers Ireland

Killarney Wedding, Kay & Barry
20th December 2011 - 0 comments
Some memories from Kay & Barry''s wedding which took place in "The Kingdom"!
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Orlaith & Colm
04th December 2011 - 0 comments
Some memories of Orlaith Keane and Colm Naughton's unique wedding
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Wedding Ballina
07th November 2011 - 0 comments
A selection of images from Áine's and Karl's wedding in Ballina Cathedral followed by a reception in the Castlecourt Hotel Westport.
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A night for Manuela
16th October 2011 - 0 comments
Images from Saturday October 15th in the Salthill Hotel where a special concert took place in memory of the late Manuela Riedo.
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Catherine & John Paul's Wedding
16th September 2011 - 0 comments
Moments from catherine and John paul's recent wedding in Glencorrib Church followed by a reception in The McWilliam Park Hotel Claremorris
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Iron Man 70.3
07th September 2011 - 0 comments
A synopsis of taking images for Finisherpix at Iron Man 70.3 September 4th in Galway
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Linda & Mark's Wedding
01st September 2011 - 0 comments
Linda & Mark recently married in the Galway Cathedral followed by a reception in the Clayton Hotel Galway.
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Aileen & Niall's wedding
25th August 2011 - 0 comments
A synopsis of Aileen and Niall's recent wedding, Annaghdown church and Galway Bay Hotel
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Fun with the kids
15th August 2011 - 0 comments
A couple of fun portarts with my kids
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Wedding Bushy Park Church, Galway Bay Hotel; Lorraine and Declan
09th August 2011 - 0 comments

Lorraine and Declan recently married in Bushypark Church Galway with the reception in The Galway Bay Hotel.
Their wedding day was unfortunately the wettest that I've experienced....but it certainly didn't keep them from enjoying themselves on one of the biggest days of their lives!

Flowers supplied by "A Stem Above".

Declan, Shane, David and Kevin run for shelter upon their arrival to the church.

The beautiful Lorraine

One of the best parts of the day for capturing emotions is during the wedding speeches. Here, Peter (Lorraine's father) recounts some lovely memories of Lorraine's early years.

Lorraine & Declan are presented with "Hard Hats" from a family member. I'm not sure if they were for protection from the best man's speech, or if it had to do with some of Declan's experiences while driving machinery with Oaklawn Developments?

Amusing stories about Declan's "dance moves" are shared by best man Shane.

First dance as Mr & Mrs Murray

Although Declan received a ribbing about his dance moves during the best man's speech, this move was certainly pulled out of the top drawer....both of you looking like professional dancers here guys!
Colin & Siobhán's Wedding, Headford Church and The Castlecourt Hotel Westport
09th August 2011 - 0 comments
Congrats to Siobhán and Colin who recently married in St Mary's Church Headford followed by a reception in The Castlecourt Hotel, Westport, Mayo.
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Presentation College Headford Debs
27th July 2011 - 0 comments
Photos from the Presentation College Headford Debs. I set up a Hi-Key studio in The Anglers Rest Hotel and captured all the style that was on offer!
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Linda and Graham's wedding, Kinnitty Castle
11th July 2011 - 0 comments
The beautiful Linda Horan married Graham Carty on the hottest day of the year recently. The wedding took place in a very charming church near Meelick with the reception being held in the fantastic Kinnitty Castle just outside Birr Co.Offaly.

Mike Denver CD
26th June 2011 - 0 comments
Mike Denver had a free cd with last Saturdays Irish Mirror. I've had the privilege of working with Mike on numerous occasions over the past two years and always enjoy our shoots. Some of the images were shot in my studio about two months ago, with others Being shot in a previous shoot there in May 2010.
You can also see Mike's latest album "Tradition" where we did shots in his hometown "Portumna".

SWPP Winning Image
22nd June 2011 - 0 comments
This image came joint first recently in a SWPP (Society Wedding & Portrait Photographers) wedding competition themed "Let's Party". The image was taken at Gearóid and Olivia's wedding in the Ardilaun House Hotel with the beautiful Olivia being the focal point of the image.The other images in the competition were of high quality so I'm pretty happy with this result!

Boudoir Photography
27th April 2011 - 0 comments

A boudoir is a lady's private bedroom, sitting room or dressing room. The term derives from the French verb bouder, meaning "to pout".
"Boudoir Photography" is a selection of images of a female dressed in a manner which is appropriate for her private room. I've heard a lot of discussions among professional photographers with regards to this side of their business, and in particular how popular it's becoming.....apparently there are thousands of brides in Ireland whom create an album of "boudoir images" which they present to their "husband to be" the night before their wedding.
I must admit that I had researched this type of photography.....but it didn't take me long to realize that as a male photographer, it would be quite difficult for a female to come into my studio, and within a matter of minutes, expect her to be posing.....possibly in a seductive and intimate manner....very quickly. This is something that I know I wouldn't be comfortable with, and in all likelihood, neither would the female subject!!
My friend and associate of Boudoir Girls Natalie Greer however specializes in this form of photography and I recently had the opportunity to assist her on a shoot. As I use the Canon 5D mark 2 SLR, Natalie wanted some video footage of a shoot to use marketing her business, so this was the main reason why I was present (honest to God Elaine {my wife!!})
I must admit to being a small bit tongue tied when the shoot started (....well it's not everyday that I'm confronted with a model in lingerie!!!) and it's easy to see why Natalie has become so competent at the work that she does. She built up a rapport very quickly with her subject and really helped her to come out of her shy shell. At all times she gave polite direction to the "boudoir girl" to help her get the most from the shoot while at the same time helping her to preserve her modesty. Natalie is also exceptionally good at creating themed shoots and this particular shoot was themed on Marie Antoinette. Well done Natalie and Sharon, you were both brilliant!!!
Below are a couple of images from the shoot.

Niamh & Dermot's Wedding, Tourmakeady Church followed by Reception in the Castlecourt Hotel Westport
21st March 2011 - 0 comments
Niamh & Dermot's Wedding, Tourmakeady Chuch, Castlecourt Hotel.
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Mike Denver in the TF Castlebar
11th March 2011 - 0 comments
Collection of images of Mike Denver in concert
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Something Different
02nd March 2011 - 0 comments
A recent fashion shoot in the studio
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Family Portraits
11th February 2011 - 0 comments
Various family portrait ideas
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