Evening Family Walk at the Wooden Bridge

The wooden bridge is the other side of Bull Island and although we go there less often, it’s an other of my favourite place in Dublin. It is especially great for sunsets, which are not that easy to catch…

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Our Family in the Sand Dunes of Bull Island

Back in May, I stepped in front of the camera for a family session with Typhanie Piton. Typhanie is French and lives in Normandy but lived in Ireland for a few years and that’s where we met. She still misses…

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Why do I smile when I take photographs?

Today, I received one of the most beautiful compliments. Someone told me that when she came across my photographs on social media, it felt like I was enjoying myself. That I cared. Yes, yes yes! I do enjoy myself…

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10 Family Activities to Document this Bank Holiday Weekend

Bank Holiday weekends are the best, aren’t they? They just give you that little bit of extra time to relax and enjoy time as a family. Get rid of the chores and put away the phone for a few hours to…

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Photographing with intent – What to photograph?

So a few weeks back, we’ve discussed why we take photographs and the feedback I received showed me how many parents struggle to photograph what really matters and get those photographs printed. Here is the next step of your journey…

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Photographing with intent – Why are we taking photographs?

With phones and digital cameras, taking photographs today is very easy and most people do take photographs nearly every single day. Not every photograph is worth making it to our walls though, and that’s perfectly fine. There are a…

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Family Films Introduction

Video is a great compliment to photography. Let me create a film for your family and capture the little things that you want to remember “in motion” whether it is their expressions, the sound of their voices or their…

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Mums, 8 reasons why you should exist in photographs

It doesn’t matter how beautiful they are: most women are self conscious of being photographed. This is particularly true for new mums (and not so new mums) and seeing what we go through during pregnancy, it is easy to understand why….

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Embracing the newborn chaos

Did I tell you that my mother is a midwife (in France)? When I was pregnant with her first grandchild, she went into arranging 4 weeks holidays around my due date so she could be in Dublin for the…

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Preserve your memories: print your photographs

My father always took a lot of photographs so I am the very lucky owner of slip in albums documenting my first years. They are one of my most precious belonging. When I was 10 and asking myself questions…

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10 little tips and tricks which helped me cope with sleep deprivation

Time for a more personal and difficult subject… Sleep deprivation. I don’t pretend to be a specialist and I don’t claim to have the worst experience of sleep deprivation because neither are true. I don’t believe it is a…

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The day she started saying “maman” – Botanic Gardens Glasnevin

She has been saying “papa” for months. First softly, as if she wasn’t sure she was pronouncing it right, then louder and with purpose (such as in the morning when she is done playing in her bed and called…

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10 reasons to have a “first look” on your wedding day (and a little story)

My husband-to-be was standing in my parents front garden under the big tree, his back turned away from the house where I was hiding. It was a very hot and sunny day (30º) and our photographer helped pick the right location,…

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