Anna + Oliver, Dublin Outdoor Family & Breastfeeding Photo Session

“You’re too young to breastfeed!” a twenty-three-year-old mum-to-be was told by a colleague. I attended a breastfeeding workshop at the hospital before my daughter was born and we were chatting about the low rate of breastfeeding in Ireland. A few…

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[Family Video] Stepping out after a long winter

It’s been a long winter, isn’t it! The sun of the last few days is making everyone smile, I included. A few weeks ago, my two-year-old daughter got out for a bit of a play in the garden for…

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Paint Your Bump Day for Maternal Mental Health Awareness in Dublin

Yesterday was Paint Your Bump Day for Maternal Mental Health Awareness and I went to the Little Darlings Play Cafe in Santry, Dublin, to photograph the very talented Rita at work. The lucky pregnant mums who got their bump…

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The Best Time to Schedule a Newborn Photography Session

Expecting parents ask me when is the best time to do a newborn photo session. My answer to that question might be very different from photographers who do posed newborn photos. For my style of photography, there isn’t actually…

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Dublin outdoor mummy & me photography session

It’s nearly as cold as winter this week so let me bring the summer to you! It feels like we’ll never be able to wear shorts and sandals ever again, doesn’t it? But we will, I promise! Look at…

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10 Family Activities to Document this Weekend

Weekends are the best, aren’t they? If you don’t get to spend that much time as a family during the week, they give you that little bit of time to relax together. On the other hand, maybe you can…

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Dublin Grandparents/Grandchildren Photo Session

Elaine and Terry are crazy about their granddaughters and the girls clearly love spending time with their grandparents: feeding their dog Harry, blowing bubbles and reading books. This photo session means the world to them since Hannah and Amy…

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How to Choose the Right Newborn Photographer for You

If you are reading this, you might be pregnant or you just had a baby (congratulations!) and you would like to hire a professional photographer to capture this beautiful little creature and help you freeze a moment in time….

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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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Navan Grandparents/Grandchildren Photo Session

Mamó and Daideo have four grandchildren who love spending time in their house in Navan! The beautiful weather we had on Mother’s Day this year meant we got to spend some time in the garden and capture some races…

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Interview with Keelin, founder & chief product designer at kiki moon

When I first saw kiki moon’s blankets while browsing the Internet for baby products a while ago, I instantly fell in love! What really caught my attention were the lovely bright colours and the fact that the company was…

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Dublin In-Home Maternity and Family Video and Photo Session

In a few weeks, a little brother will join this family of three to make it a family of four. It’s exciting and scary at the same time! Traditional studio posed photo sessions are not for everyone. Áine and Ross…

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Breastfeeding is not just about the milk

Breastfeeding a baby is not just about the milk and this is even more true for older babies and toddlers. Breast milk and the contact with their mummies brings a lot of comfort to babies and children and it…

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Dublin Newborn “Fresh 48” Family Session

Ok… so… This newborn/family session was my first “Fresh 48” session and I am hooked! Being in the room when Maia and Orran met their baby sister for the first time was very strong. I felt the tears creeping…

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[One year later] What my family portraits mean to me – A Mum’s Words

How lovely to know what my photographs mean to my clients one year later! Here are some of Genevieve’s own words, one year after their newborn/family photo session we did in their home in Dublin. In the last year,…

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Breastfeeding: Weaning for medical reasons

A few weeks ago, Majella was told by doctors that she had to start a new treatment. The medication isn’t compatible with breastfeeding which meant she had to suddenly wean Finn after nursing him for a year. We arranged…

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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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Baby Sophie, in-home documentary newborn & family session

The first two weeks following the birth of a baby are always very special. This is a time where parents are still in awe of what has just happened: they created that beautiful little being in front of them. They…

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Holly opening their family photo album

Before Christmas, I delivered their photo album to Leanne, Holly and Penny and enjoyed watching them flick through the pages for the first time. For my clients, seeing their images printed is nearly like seeing them for the first…

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Anna + Finn, Dun Laoghaire motherhood & nursing photo session

Knowing what my images mean to my client make my work all the more exciting. I really connected with Anna’s story and this is one of my favourite breastfeeding photo session from last year. I always felt that my body was…

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