About Jonathan

I'm Not Great At Talking About Myself, But ...


I'm married to my best friend, Róisín. I fell for her one morning nearly twenty years ago after a mutual friend got us on a night out together. We live now in Belfast with our two kids in an old townhouse that's got bags of charm and NO space.


The kids are everything to us. On weekends off, we fuel-up with coffee and take them out adventuring. Socially distanced adventuring, anyway, at the moment ...


I've been a full-time wedding and portrait photographer for over 8 years now. Photographing people being people is the best thing ever. I know I'll still be doing it long after I've photographed my last wedding.


A Few Random Things


I prefer a one-to-one chat over a big group thing. I'm probably a bit introverted.


Our cat, Molly, is nearly 20. She sleeps a lot and has the gentlest soul.


I love the natural world and used to be an ecologist. I studied insects and their natural enemies.


I'm a bit geeky about film and could happily lose days in the cinema. If only the kids would let me.


Alternative folk and electronic music are top of my playlist. Very into Joshua Burnside right now.

About Jonathan Ryder

Natural, documentary wedding photography in Northern Ireland and beyond.

Based in Belfast.



+44 (0) 7799 627563


Weddings: @jonathanryderphotography

Personal: @_jonnyryder_

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