Vaughan's Pub, County Clare - Shayne and Sean

RELAXED WEDDING IN VAUGHAN'S PUB AND O'LOCHLAINNS BAR WITH SHAYNE AND SEAN

When Shayne and Sean first got in touch with me about their wedding in Clare, I was so excited - they were planning a laid back barn wedding with live irish music. Shayne and Sean are the loveliest people and I couldn’t wait to shoot their wedding!

Bride and groom prep

I began the morning at Hazelwood Lodge, where the couple and their family were getting ready, and it was so chilled out, because everyone was in a good mood.

The ceremony

The wedding took place Vaughan’s pub, and was a gorgeous barn Ceremony. They had some beautiful readings. After the ceremony they had a dramatic first kiss, and then we all got on the party bus to the reception.

The reception

The wedding reception took place O'Lochlainns Bar, which is a Whiskey bar. It was so unique.

It was a overcast day, which didnt bother them at all. While the guests enjoyed the live Irish music, we wandered around the venue doing fun and creative portraits. My favourite photo from our couples session is the pier.

During the reception they had live music, which everyone loved. For dinner they had a fancy meal in a gorgeous restaurant in Monks Ballyvaughan, and it was loved by all the guests. We decide to do a final shots on the pier right beside the restaurant before I hit the road back to Dublin.

Vendors

Wedding Planner: The lovely Síle from http://www.waterlilyweddings.com

Cake: Mama Goyas

Celebrant - Tom Farrell: http://www.spiritualceremonies.ie

Venue: O'Loclainn's Irish Whiskey Pub

Venue: http://www.vaughanspub.ie

Flowers: anthesisfloralstudio@http://gmail.com

Music: tommyjkeane@http://gmail.com

Hair: thehairboutique@http://live.ie

Make Up: info@http://paulinefletcher.com

     

    

   

  

  

 

 

     


The Set Theatre, Kilkenny - Stephanie and Colm

It's good to be back at the Set Theatre. Stephanie and Colm got married last July at the lovely Langton House Hotel, which is a fancy venue in Kilkenny. It was a gorgeous day and the sun shone all day long!

A beautiful facebook review from the couple

Johnny recently did our wedding photography in July and was fantastic. We really couldn't have asked for more. Both our engagement and wedding photographs are everything we hoped for and more. We have had so many friends, family members and other supplier comment on Johnny's friendliness and professionalism on the day. He made everyone feel so at ease. The shots he captured are out of this world. Would absolutely recommend him (and have already done so) to everyone. Best decision we made. We have stunning photos to cherish forever!

Stephanie and Colm seemed like the fun people as we did our Pre-Wedding shoot at the Curragh in Kildare HERE and I couldn’t wait to shoot their wedding!

   

 

              

 

 

 

   

      


Pre-Wedding with Emma and Kevin in Slane

Pre-Wedding with Emma and Kevin in freezing but sunny December in Slane along the River Boyne.








BLAIRSCOVE HOUSE – NÓRÍDE AND RAVI

When Nóríde and Ravi first got in touch with me about their Blairscove House wedding in Cork, I was so thrilled – they were planning the most relaxed wedding with a live band. Nóríde and Ravi seemed like the nicest people and I couldn’t wait to shoot their wedding!

Getting ready

I began the morning at The River Lee Hotel, where the bride was getting ready, and it was really exciting because I had so much fun with them two at the Pre-Wedding in Dublin - see here. Nóríde wore Charlie Brear dress, and she looked so incredible.

The ceremony

The ceremony took place in the Honan Chapel, UCC in Cork. The ceremony area was really cosy, which was so gorgeous because it was such a gorgeous day. The ceremony began with a beautiful reading and finished with a dramatic first kiss. It was a wonderful ceremony, full of so much love and lots of laughter.

After the ceremony, we went down to the fields for the portrait photos, which was really chilled out. Then we went for couples portraits, which was so much fun. I got some beautiful couples photos in the field. The weather was fresh and sunny, which I loved.

The reception

The wedding reception took place Blairscove House, which is a Georgian House. It was wonderful.

It was a bright and sunny day, which was perfect. While the guests enjoyed canapes and cocktails, we wandered around the venue doing fun and creative portraits. My favourite photo from our couples session is the one out in the field right beside the venue.

 

A beautiful facebook review from the couple

Choosing Johnny as our photographer was one of the best decisions we made in planning our wedding. From the moment we first met with him over coffee and saw samples of his work, a few things were crystal clear: (a) he was someone who really loved and cared about his work, (b) he was a relaxed and funny guy and (c) he was incredibly talented. He ticked all the boxes!

We’re so glad we did a pre-wedding shoot. I highly recommend it. We have some gorgeous photos of us from the place we fell in love. It also meant that on the wedding day when Johnny arrived, it felt like an old friend had just walked in and there was nothing to worry about.

Our wedding photos are more than we could have hoped for. We’ll treasure them for a lifetime and you can’t put a price on that gift. He captured some beautiful, natural moments and made us look better than we thought possible! So many friends and family have told us how great Johnny was and some thought he was an old friend of ours; a testament to Johnny’s relaxed, good-humoured nature.

I can’t recommend Johnny enough. He’s a kind, funny, talented guy who puts you at ease, captures moments beautifully and has the finished product to you in record time.

Thanks so much, Johnny for the stunning photos. You were such a special part of our day and we’ll be eternally grateful to you for everything.

Nóríde and Ravi

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Venue: Blairscove house, Cork - www.blairscove.ie

Dress: Charlie Brear - www.charliebrear.com

Make Up: The Makeup Genie - www.themakeupgenie.ie

Flowers: Vintage Cut Flowers - the site is down - email - vintagecutflowers@gmail.com

Band: The Velvet Lounge - www.velvetloungeband.com




 



 


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Mount Druid Alternative Wedding - Clarissa + Robin

It's good to be back at Mount Druid, where I got married last April. It's one of my fav venues to shoot a wedding, I was super excited to come back for yet another awesome Wedding! Clarissa and Robin got married last April at the awesome Mount Druid, which is a stunning venue in Mullingar. It was a gorgeous day and the sun even made an appearance!

The excitement before the wedding

Clarissa got ready Kindalin House, and the atmosphere was so relaxed. Clarissa then rode a fancy wedding car to get to the ceremony. Robin got ready on a Double Decker Bus. He travelled to the ceremony on foot.

The ceremony

The ceremony was a beautiful service in an awesome Tin Chapel.

The reception

The reception was in the barn at the venue. They chose Mount Druid because it’s where they always wanted to have their wedding and they just fell in love with it. It was a beautiful relaxing wedding, which I love about it. I LOVE shooting Mount Druid weddings because the grounds are so unusual.

If you’re having a Mount Druid wedding, get in touch! I would be glad to be back.



























































































Nóríde + Ravi went for a nice cold walk around the Dublin River Liffey

Another great couple shoots in Dublin this time with the lovely Nòrìde & Ravi last November. We went for a nice cold walk around the Dublin River Liffey. Nóríde is from Cork, Ireland and Ravi is from India and he grew up in the US.

These guys got engaged on the banks of the Seine in Paris, in what I am sure was a super romantic proposal, but looking at these photos, the River Liffey and Dublin has some romance to offer too, don’t you think?



Caragh and Declan went up to Killiney Hill

It was a bright but cold day in Killiney Hill, Dublin with Caragh and Declan last February. We got through the shoot dry but as we were finishing up and heading back to the car it started lashing…..typical Irish weather!!

I love Killiney Hill as a location for this type of photoshoot.

 

‘Together, whatever the weather.’



Sandy + Shekman - Elopement in Dublin City

It was a fab sunny but cold day in November of 2017 with the lovely couple, Sandy and Shekman.

They decided to keep things simple with a small ceremony and invited only immediate family to the reception and a lovely stroll around Dublin.

I hope the love and happiness you felt on that day shine through the years.


THE FALLON & BYRNE – JESSICA AND CONOR

A FAB WEDDING VENUE IN THE FALLON & BYRNE, DUBLIN

When Jessica and CousinConor first got in touch with me about their wedding in the Fallon & Byrne, Dublin, I was so excited – they were planning the most relaxed wedding with a humanist ceremony. Jessica and Conor seemed like the most fun people and I couldn’t wait to shoot their wedding!

I turned up at the Fallon & Byrne, where the boys were relaxing before the big event, and it was so chilled out.

The ceremony

The wedding took place upstairs in the Fallon & Byrne, and was a gorgeous humanist ceremony. They had personal vows they wrote themselves, which was so beautiful. After the ceremony, there was a big cheer from everyone, and then we went and did some beautiful portraits at the Dublin Castle ground near the Fallon & Byrne.

After the ceremony

It was a sunny day, which was what the couple had hoped for. While the guests enjoyed their drinks, we wandered around the city doing fun and creative portraits. My favourite photo from our wander around the city is the Dublin Castle.

Here’s their beautiful wedding!





Nancy + Robert in Dublin City

Paint the town red with Nancy and Robert nearly a year ago.

Nancy is from Canada and Robert is from Ireland, They already got married in Canada in March 2017, They decide to do another one in Ireland for Robert's family to witness their big day! We went for a quick spin around Dublin and a quick pint of Guinness in the Cassidy's Pub, Dublin City.












Laura + Fintan - Farnham Estate & Golf Resort

A Lovely couple who got married in the beautiful Farnham Estate Spa & Golf Resort in Cavan. Massive Congrats Laura + Fintan, May your joining together bring you more joy than you can imagine.


Stephanie + Colm

What a fab day out in The Curragh in Co. Kildare, Just a perfect day for the Pre-wedding shoot. Looking forward to capturing their big day in few weeks time at The Set Theatre in Kilkenny!

Why do a Pre Wedding shoot?..... When I show up at your wedding that morning, I want you to feel like we know each other. I want you to be as relaxed as you can be on one of the greatest days of your life! That way, I can blend in seamlessly on the day. Whether it be through Facebook, Instagram or email, feel free to follow me and keep in contact up to and after the big day! I love hearing what our couples are up to. Plus it gives me a good perspective on how you guys are and help in how I capture you both on the day..... and that's why I like to do a pre-wedding shoot.