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Irish Wedding Photography. Newlywed couple dance in front of Dromoland Castle at their Wedding.

Irish-American Destination Wedding in Dromoland Castle | Co. Clare, Ireland



Dromoland Castle was the ideal place for Mairead and George to host their wedding. For this great occasion, they made their wedding a three-day event (right in the middle of Ireland’s big summer heatwave)! On day one, they had their long-awaited engagement photoshoot! Mairead’s family history has its roots in County Clare, and the nearby […]

Irish Wedding Photography; couple walk towards camera after their engagement at Quin Abbey.

Engagement Photoshoot at Quin Abbey | Mairead & George, Co. Clare, Ireland.



Mairead and George, a lovely couple from the US, asked us for an “engagement” photoshoot (a few months after the fact) during their wedding visit to Ireland. This shoot was only day one of the couple’s epic three-day wedding! Day two was their rehearsal dinner at Dromoland Castle Golf Club, and day three was, of […]

American Honeymoon in Connemara, Ireland | Kacey & Alex



Connemara Honeymoon in Galway, Ireland | Kacey & Alex With one eye up to the ever-changing cloudscape, our long drive westwards finally brought us to wild Connemara. Through thick clouds, the waning sun cast tiger stripes of light across the mountains; we knew we’d found the perfect place for our Honeymoon couple! Fresh from their […]

engaged couple hugging and laughing

Iva & Steffen’s Mountain Engagement | Sofia, Bulgaria



Mountain Engagement Adventure | Iva & Steffen | Sofia, Bulgaria We drove up through the dense, zig-zagging mountain road to reach our favourite vantage point for their mountain engagement session. On hot summer evenings in Bulgaria’s capital, retreating to Vitosha is always a good idea! Eventually, we arrived at our trail to celebrate their engagement in […]

Bellagio honeymoon photosession

Nick & Jenna’s Honeymoon Adventure | Lake Como, Italy



Nick and Jenna are a sweet, adventurous couple from New York who chose the beautiful Lake Como for their honeymoon (who wouldn’t!). Their session began on a beautiful morning in the lovely town of Bellagio. We chose to explore the gardens of Villa Melzi, which offered amazing views of the lake and mountains. Our time […]

Fine art portrait of couple among mountains in Ireland

Dave & Laurie’s Winter Lake Adventure | Glendalough, Ireland



Dave and Laurie’s couple session in the Wicklow mountains happened on one of the coldest days that Ireland had to offer this March… Despite the weather conditions at Glendalough, these two never stopped smiling at each other and loved their adventure in the Wicklow mountains. If the cold weather is good for one thing, it […]

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