Articles and Advice

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I have been photographing weddings for many years now and I love what I do. Capturing precious moments and being part of people's stories never gets old.

In playing my part, I've pretty much seen it all over the years and wanted to share the best insights and knowledge I've gradually picked up, so here are some personal tips and suggestions to help you find those key ingredients that make for a truly unforgettable wedding.

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Enchantment and Elegance: A Luttrellstown Castle Wedding Experience

Nestled in the heart of Ireland’s lush countryside, Luttrellstown Castle stands as a timeless testament to love and luxury. With its rich history dating back over 600 years, this magnificent castle offers couples the perfect backdrop for a fairy-tale wedding. In this article, we delve into the allure and splendor of a Luttrellstown Castle wedding,…

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A Fairytale Wedding at Castle Leslie

The Enchanting Canvas of Castle Leslie Nestled amidst the picturesque Irish countryside, Castle Leslie stands as a testament to timeless elegance and romance. A wedding at this enchanting venue is not just an event; it’s a fairytale unfolding against the backdrop of history, grace, and natural beauty. In this blog, we delve into the magical…

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Kilkea Castle Wedding: An Enchanting Setting for Timeless Celebrations

Where Dreams Unfold in Timeless Splendor Nestled in the heart of County Kildare, Kilkea Castle stands as a testament to 700 years of Irish history, offering a magical and romantic backdrop for couples seeking to embark on their journey of forever. It’s not just a venue; it’s a dreamy getaway where history, elegance, and nature…

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Navigating the Blooms: Cost of Wedding Flowers

Stepping into the world of wedding photography has afforded me the privilege of witnessing the extraordinary beauty that unfolds on a couple’s special day. Among the myriad elements that contribute to the magic of a wedding, none captures the essence of romance quite like the ethereal presence of wedding flowers. As a wedding photographer, I’ve…

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Wedding Photographer Costs in Ireland: A Comprehensive Guide

As couples delve into the intricate process of planning their dream wedding, the initial surge of excitement often encounters a practical reality check—the wedding budget. Amidst envisioning the most beautiful day surrounded by loved ones, questions about wedding photographer costs become inevitable. In this exploration, we aim to dissect the nuances of wedding photographer expenses…

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Cliff at Lyons weddings

Cliff at Lyon’s presents a sophisticated wedding venue that harmoniously blends the beauty of the Irish countryside with contemporary elegance in Kildare. With its close proximity to Dublin, this captivating estate has become a favourite for couples who opt for ceremonies in Dublin city, as well as those who appreciate the convenience and charm of…

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Weddings at Mount Juliet

A Mount Juliet Estate wedding is always one to be appreciated, whether it’s a small and intimate event or a grander affair. It has a unique atmosphere, a mix of old-world charm and modern comforts instilled with warmth, and good old-fashioned Irish hospitality. This rare blend makes Mount Juliet one of my personal favourite Irish…

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Dublin City Hall Weddings

Dublin City Hall weddings are about as special as they come. There is something about a city centre wedding that never fails to excite and there is no better city to bring its own personality to a wedding than our very own capital, Dublin city. We are spoilt for choice in terms of iconic city…

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Weddings at Adare Manor

Adare Manor is the kind of venue that draws you in and captivates you for all kinds of reasons. Over the years, I’ve had the opportunity to photograph weddings in some of Ireland’s most memorable venues. I’d be hard put to say which is the best, but this special place – nestled away in the…

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The best Dublin wedding venues

Urban weddings are back in vogue! And Dublin, our supercool capital has romance and revelry in equal measures. Steeped in ancient history, yet home to one of the youngest populations in Europe, the city is alive with vibrant chic bars and lively night life and this bustling atmosphere brings additional colour to every wedding celebration.…

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A Tankardstown House Wedding

"We were blown away with Tankardstown House. The venue is magical, old-worldly and so glamorous! Everything from the food, the Orangery, the selection of wines, they do not disappoint".

My Portfolio Collection

Some photographs I've selected from over the years of the many authentic moments that take place in between everything that is planned on a wedding day. The special moments a couple will remember, the moments they were right there in the middle of, and of course the moments they never even saw.

Why I love weddings

"WHEN TWO SOULS MERGE INTO ONE, MAGIC HAPPENS"

- Keats