Ciara & Dan engagement shoot

Dan & Ciara are marrying soon! So we squeezed in an engagement shoot at the gorgeous Palace Stables in Armagh. They brought their cute wee son Noah along and made it a family shoot!

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Looking forward to shooting their wedding soon!

If you’d like an engagement shoot or family shoot drop me a line at photographybyastrid@hotmail.co.uk

 

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JulieAnn & Padraig Part 4 – speeches & dancing!

Onto the final part of Julieann & Padraig’s NYE wedding bash – speeches & dancing! It started with the cutting of this fabulous cake!

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JulieAnn & Padraig Part 3: The Portraits

Thanks for rejoining me on our journey through Padraig & Julie-Ann’s beautiful New Year’s Eve Wedding! From the chapel at Ballymartin we took the gorgeous coastal road round to historic Ballydugan Mill in Downpatrick!the portraitsthe portraits (4)the portraits (29)the portraits (33)the portraits (10)the portraits (12)

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Join us again soon for the final part of the day – speeches and the awesome dance party & fireworks!