How To Photograph The Story of Your Family Vacation

When we travel somewhere new for a family vacation (in Ireland or anywhere in the world), we tend to photograph the new, shiny things. When traveling with children, we are also going to take photographs of them in different locations ...

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A Year in the Life of Our Garden: A Project on Seasons, Time and Changes

I was hoping that focusing on what was WITHIN these walls would help take my attention away from their limitations. Instead, I made a conscious effort to focus and notice the beauty.

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Posed, Lifestyle or Documentary | Which Style of Newborn Photography is Right for You?

When someone mentions ‘newborn photography’, an image comes to mind: a tiny sleeping baby naked or swaddled in a baby wrap, posed in a basket or covered in props. But what style of newborn photography is that? Is it posed, ...

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Multi-generational Family Photos | South Dublin

How has it been over a year already since this gorgeous, colourful, family session? Three generations spending time at home, in the garden and at their local park <3 Family hugs, laughs, picking raspberries (& noses), taking over the local ...

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Low impact living as a Family in Ireland, by Timi Nicholson, Zero Waste Speaker

I’m a delighted to bring you a different kind of article today with an interview with one of Ireland’s top Zero Waste speaker, Timi Nicholson. If you don’t follow her already on Instagram at @simple.nowaste.life, go and do that now! ...

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Baby Cara | Portmarnock Maternity & Newborn Photography

This blog post has been stuck in my “drafts” for 9 months waiting to get published. Yep. I think it’s time I get some help on that front, isn’t it? Know a good Virtual Assistant who will keep me accountable ...

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Johanna King Photography Covid-19 Safety Precautions

My business Covid-19 Response Plan On March 15th, 2020, my photography business had to close, like so many others, to slow down the spread of the coronavirus Covid-19. When the Irish government released the ‘Roadmap for reopening society and business’, ...

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Why Do Photographers Hire Other Photographers For Family Sessions?

Being a mum and a photographer is pretty cool = you get to take awesome photographs of your children for your walls. Sounds ideal, doesn’t it? Except that for this professional photographer (and she’s not alone), reality looks more like ...

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When our world extended to 20kms from our house

June 11th 2020. After 3 months spent within 2kms then 5kms of our home, our world extended to 20kms and we made it to the beach for the first time. Bulls Island, Dollymount, its birds and sand dunes. It was ...

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Reliving a Proposal | Vacation Family Photoshoot Ireland

From her first email, Erin spoke my language. I’m a journalist and your work reminds me of all my photog friends. You capture life as it happens. Living in the United States and from Irish descent, Erin wanted to surprise ...

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What to Wear for Your Documentary Family Photo Session

The good news: there is no need to go shopping for new outfits unless that’s something that will bring you joy! If you’ve followed my work for a bit, you must have realised that I don’t want stress to be ...

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Feature in Foto Koch’s Schnappschuss Magazine Issue 63

My photos in a printed magazine! WOW.   A few months back, Foto Koch asked if I would like to be featured in the next issue of the Schnappschuss mag, focusing on “Moments”.   “We are always looking for artists ...

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Réiltín | Daily Life of a Family Battling Cancer | Dublin, Ireland

One of the reasons behind building a sustainable business (besides paying the mortgage that is!) was to be able to give back to my community and gift photographs to families who may not be able to afford it, or, in ...

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Intimate Family Wedding Elopement at the K Club | A+B

Eloping in Ireland when you live in Ireland is totally possible, and much more practical when you have two young children. These parents knew their children would never pose long enough for a photo,  so choosing to hire a documentary ...

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Dance School | Dublin Documentary Business Photography

Lisa from the Irish Burlesque Academy is my favourite dance teacher of all times! A previous student of Lisa, I recommend her burlesque class to everyone I know. Time in the evenings hasn’t been on my side since I became ...

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Boyne Hill House Family Wedding | M+C

August 2019: It was my 4th time photographing Majella and Finn, 2nd time for Col and Réiltín. Let’s just say that everyone was pretty much relaxed in front of my camera that day. And what a day that was. I ...

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Now offering Birth Photography in Dublin

Calling all mothers-to-be currently planning a homebirth in Dublin! I’m so excited to announce that I am now offering birth photography services. One of the reasons I stopped booking weddings this year was to allow birth photography in my life, ...

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One sunny evening with a big crazy family

Teresa, sure you don’t mind if I call your family crazy, do you? It’s definitely a compliment coming from me! I like nothing more than photographing crazy energetic kids covered with Nutella :) Summer evening family photography sessions are just ...

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[Fresh 48] ‘Coming Home’ newborn photography | Dublin

A brand new baby. Two big sisters. A birth pool being used one last time before packing. Tandem nursing. An Indian takeaway. You might remember this family (and the breastfeeding pink batman) from their 1st session, one of my favourites ...

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Documentary family photography is perfect for reluctant dads

How did I not publish this session before today? One of my favourite photo session from 2018. A house with a story. Surrounded by the remains of the family farm. Big trees. A red car. A dog. An expressive boy ...

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