Irene + Stephen’s Co. Down wedding


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I love looking back through these shots. Irene and Stephen are two of the most genuine, laid back and unassuming folk you could wish to meet. They light up in each other’s company and it’s hard not to smile when you’re with them. … Continue reading

Niki + Steven, an engagement photoshoot in Belfast … and Helen’s Bay


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I love my job. Did I say that already? So I did. Here’s one reason why: an engagement photoshoot showing just how much two people can make each other beam with happiness and contentment. I’m so looking forward to photographing … Continue reading

Jan Carson – portrait shoot and book launch


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One of the things I enjoy most about being a photographer is that I get to meet lots of interesting people. I’ve always enjoyed hearing peoples’ stories and finding out more about them – and for me that’s an integral part of creating portraits … Continue reading

Aileen + Tristan’s Belfast City Hall wedding


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  Aileen and Tristan’s wedding was pretty amazing. There was a bit of a nautical theme. They’d organised a boat trip around Belfast harbour for everyone, and they held their reception back on the incredible SS Nomadic in the Titanic Quarter. But that was fitting, … Continue reading

An engagement shoot with Catherine and James


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Catherine and James recently won an engagement shoot with me through Facebook. They’re a really romantic couple – and, as it happens, huge Dr Who fans. So much so, that James made a Tardis ring box for his proposal. I wanted … Continue reading

Music photography – Peter Mulvey


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A few months back I got a message from Peter Mulvey, who’s something of a musical hero of mine, asking if I could do some portrait and gig photography for him during his forthcoming European tour. I knew I’d love … Continue reading

Chantal and Sumit’s wedding at Belfast City Hall


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It’s been busy here recently, with baby Isla arriving just over three weeks ago now. I’ll have a little post about her soon. In the meantime, here are some shots from Chantal and Sumit’s recent wedding at Belfast City Hall, … Continue reading

Elizabeth and Rory’s wedding at the Westin, Dublin


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  Elizabeth and Rory got married on New Year’s Eve in Dublin at the lovely Newman University Church on St Stephen’s Green. They based themselves at the Westin Hotel, which also hosted the reception. My only meeting with Elizabeth and … Continue reading

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