Stephen & Lauren – The Portraits!

Welcome to Part 3 of Stephen & Lauren’s beautiful late summer wedding in County Down. After the ceremony we all headed to beautiful Ballydugan Mill near Downpatrick and I nabbed them while the weather was still good for some portraits at the local duck pond!portraits-7portraits-11portraits-14portraits-16portraits-17portraits-19portraits-26portraits-38portraits-40portraits-44portraits-49portraits-51portraits-67portraits-71Lauren’s wedding day gift to her husband:portraits-72portraits-82portraits-85portraits-90the-mill-5the-mill-8

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Stephen & Lauren ‘s late Summer Wedding (Part 1)

Welcome to beautiful County Down…a most picturesque part of Northern Ireland…especially here near Tyrella beach – which was the stunning setting for Stephen & Lauren’s late summer wedding. Ross and I arrived early to start shooting the prep at their Gingerbread House and it went a little something like this….morning-2morning-5morning-13At last: a PINK wedding dress! Yay!morning-17morning-19morning-20morning-27morning-31morning-36morning-43morning-44morning-45a most chilled bride…morning-47morning-50morning-54morning-55morning-61morning-68Lauren as a flowergirl…morning-71morning-84morning-87morning-96Seriously, this dress..morning-109morning-111morning-113morning-115morning-117morning-122morning-121morning-119Kisses from baby Loki!morning-129Meanwhile, my trusty assistant Ross was over at the boys house, shooting the preparations there…morning-153morning-160I must have Ross well trained to get such a detail orientated, girly shot…morning-178morning-181morning-183morning-189Back with the girls, we couldn’t resist a few snaps at beautiful Tyrella beach before the ceremony…sure, it would make us slightly late..but when the beach is literally behind your house….morning-132morning-139morning-145morning-147Ok, we’re late enough..Let’s go!morning-149Part 2 coming soon! xx

Mingling & Portraits; Ciara & Dan – Part 3

Welcome back to Ciara & Dan’s beautiful springtime wedding! After the ceremony there was a lovely drinks reception and some live guitar music before the portraits took place. It went a little something like this…Drinks (4)Drinks (8)Drinks (22)Drinks (26)Drinks (30)Drinks (31)Drinks (40)Drinks (43)Drinks (46)Drinks (47)Drinks (49)Drinks (58)the canapes were super fancy! (and yummy)Drinks (59)Drinks (62)Drinks (64)Drinks (66)Drinks (71)Drinks (81)Drinks (84)Drinks (88)Drinks (91)Drinks (93)Drinks (94)Drinks (97)Drinks (109)Drinks (114)Drinks (117)Drinks (130)Drinks (132)Drinks (135)Drinks (136)PortraitsPortraits (11)Portraits (18)Portraits (24)Portraits (25)Portraits (38)Portraits (39)Portraits (45)Portraits (49)Portraits (54)Portraits (69)Portraits (74)thanks for looking! Wasn’t it a sweet wedding! Remember to leave a comment! xx

Ciara & Dan wedding Part 1 (morning prep)

Welcome to Ciara & Dan’s utterly gorgeous spring wedding at Ghan House, Carlingford!

We started off shooting some pics of the girls getting ready at the hotel nearby…it went a little something like this!

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Part 2 coming soon – the ceremony!

xxxx

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!