Vacation Couple Photoshoot in Howth

This was a Sunday, warm and sunny and therefore quite busy. Kendra and Ryan were congratulated by many. Was it the romantic dress, the photographer or the friend carrying the bags that made them think these two just got married? The Howth ...

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Sunny afternoon in Phoenix Park with this family of four

We were in Phoenix park, taking a stroll around Farmleigh House when we saw a dog looking quite friendly. Oliver and the girls chatted to the owner and got closer… which resulted in a little someone getting licked on the ...

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Photos You Need To Take of Grandma + Grandpa This Year

My grandfather passed away in November 2016. The last time I got to see him in person (rather than Skype) was in June 2015, during our first trip to France with our 3-months-old daughter. Here is one of the very ...

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Dublin & Howth Family Vacation Photo Session

When looking at photographs of their vacation, this family of five from New Jersey won’t just remember the beautiful Irish landscapes or the colourful pubs of Temple Bar. No. They will remember little faces covered in sugar from the cronuts ...

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Wicklow Maternity Photography Session with Furry friends

When Anne contacted me last January for a maternity photo session, she mentioned that of all of her other babies were very important to her and she would love to include them. Big and small fury babies, including a special ...

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Home Family Photography Session in Dublin | Sisters

I knew Valentina and I were a perfect match when she explained that she had thousands of photographs of her daughters stuck on the cloud and none on her walls. She was overwhelmed by the whole thing and didn’t have ...

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In-Home Dublin Maternity and Newborn Sessions

A maternity photo session is so much more than just photographing a baby bump. It is about capturing what won’t be any more so that you can travel back in time and feel what it was like to be pregnant ...

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Welcoming Kayla – A maternity and newborn session in one photo album

A few days ago, I delivered beautiful printed products to this family of five: a photo album including photographs from both their newborn and maternity session, a large wood block of their favourite family photo, two prints for the boys ...

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A year and a half later… Family Video and Photo Session, Dublin

Did you know I also offer video for family and newborn photography sessions? I call them “Family Films” and some also call them “Stories in Motion”. We have all seen videographers at weddings, but I think it’s fairly new in Ireland ...

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Being in the Moment VS Taking the Photograph

I wanted to talk about something I am personally working on right now, at home, when photographing my own family. Documenting everything = digital clutter overload It is so easy, especially when photographing “everyday life” to fall into the trap ...

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Afternoon in the life of a family of four, Greystones

His coat still on, Adam (6) ran to the kitchen table and started shoving big spoonfuls of ice-cream into his mouth. It wasn’t long before his and Max’s face were covered with chocolate. Toppings are the best part of Mooch ...

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Mums, 8 Ways to Get in the Picture with and for your Children

I’ve talked numerous times about the importance of being in photographs. For us (to travel back in time and FEEL what it was like) and for them (so that one day, when they look for photographs of us, they find ...

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Breastfeeding & Family Session at home in Dublin

Susy wanted to capture her breastfeeding relationship with her younger daughter Amy while it was still going strong. It was also the perfect opportunity to get new family photos for the walls of their newly purchased house. Have you ever ...

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In-Home Maternity Session – Family Evening Routine

A month before welcoming baby #2, Monica, Cormac and Iris welcomed me into their home on a cosy winter evening so I could capture their life before they went from three to four. Expecting a new baby is always exciting ...

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Let’s free ourselves from this idea of “perfection”

There is so much I want to tell you when it comes to photographing your family with intent, that I end up not saying anything! I find it difficult to translate my thoughts into (few) words until I lie in ...

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Natural Parenting Ireland Magazine

Have you heard of Natural Parenting Ireland Magazine? This is Ireland’s first magazine dedicated to gentle and responsive parenting approaches. Their tagline is “Connecting you to your parenting village” and I am so happy to be a part of Issue 2. ...

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First Birthday Dublin Family Session

Maire’s first birthday was a big milestone for her parents and the perfect excuse to hire a photographer (me!!) and get their first professional family portraits taken. I had met Tara & Maire while photographing “Paint Your Bump Day for ...

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30 Advent Traditions to Share with your Family this Christmas

You might already have your favourite Advent & Christmas traditions that you share with your children every year. However, if you are like me and would like to start some new traditions with your little one(s), this could be a ...

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[Christmas traditions] The smell of mulled apple juice

There are a few smells that always remind me of Christmas, and I’m sure it’s the same for you. (Clementines anyone?) For Melanie, the smell of spices and mulled apple juice (port or cider if children are not involved) really ...

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[Christmas traditions] Baking and dancing on Christmas Music

Emma loves Christmas so much that she cannot wait until Halloween is over to get into the Christmas spirit and start Christmas shopping. There is nothing like Christmas carols to bring the Christmas spirit to a house. The whole family ...

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