This will be a unique experience for a photographer of any level.
We will be facilitating an overnight workshop with lots of fun and laughter also guaranteed.
We will be meeting in the beautiful setting of Glenbeigh with Rossbeigh beach on our doorstep.
The course will include approximately 6 hours of shooting time – covering landscape and portrait photography, the sunset, astro photography and for the early risers, the sunrise the following morning! Bring warm clothes!!!
Also included is accommodation, dinner on the night of arrival (which is a great opportunity to network!). Breakfast the following morning, before our editing session where we will show some images that we have shot over the weekend and our post processing techniques. Wrapping up with a Q & A session by 12pm on Sunday.
If you are interested in taking a huge leap with your photography this will be a fantastic learning experience. Grab your tickets here:
This is an event very close to my heart and I appreciate those of you taking the time to read this post.
We photographed Sinead and Steve’s wedding back in 2015 in Cork and like many of you hopefully know, we love to stay in touch with our couples and catch up for coffee’s when they can and hear about their growing families.
Our youngest Dáithí was born in 2017, Sinead and Steve had their first baby in 2017 and we were so excited for them and were messaging back and forth about the pregnancies, sleepless nights etc. Little did we, or Sinead and Steve know at the time, that Heidi would face many difficulties. Heidi is partially blind and hard of hearing; she also has Cerebral Palsy and therefore needs a lot of physical and emotional support. Seeing their beautiful little girl in and out of hospital was heart-breaking for us and we wanted to find a way to help. I had noticed that Heidi needs a lot of specialist equipment to help her sit up or have a bath, or even go out to the park she needs a specially adapted pushchair. Any parents reading this know that having a child is expensive but these additional costs can be crippling!
With that in mind we decided that we needed to do something to help and have organised an event on Mother’s Day at the Brehon Hotel in Killarney.
The afternoon will include an amazing 3 course lunch with entertainment for a super reasonable fee of €45 per person with all the proceeds going direct to help Heidi.
We also have the amazing Grace Foley who will perform for us and we have lots of other surprises for the afternoon in store.
We will also be offering all attendees a complimentary family/couple or individual portrait. This alone would normally cost much more than €45 euros so the value for money is going to be huge!
So if any of you are able to attend you can buy tickets here…
Wow what an incredible way to start the year!
We decided to go to Dublin last Monday as we were finalists in the category of: “Creative Photographer of the Year” for the Irish Wedding awards. We have never been nominated or attended these national awards before.
As it was on a Monday night in January and we knew a few other suppliers attending, one being a lovely past couple of ours Karen and Anthony (Karen is a florist and was also a finalist in the awards, https://www.facebook.com/flowersbykarenlimerick/ ).
We thought it would be a great excuse to go away for an evening and catch up with them and some other fantastic people, including Sharon from Ballyseede Castle!
Little did we know it would turn into a night of massive celebrations as WE WON!!!! So there are not too many pictures taken that night by ourselves as we were too busy celebrating! But there are hundreds taken by the fabulous Nina Val and you can see those on the Irish Wedding Awards page. Thank you Nina for capturing the moments for all of us suppliers.
It is an AMAZING boost for us in January as we have been making huge plans for 2020 and we are starting it in the best possible way! I must say a huge thank you, for those of you who nominated us (that was a surprise in itself!) and for the judges who felt we deserved such an accolade. We are extremely grateful!
Just after we hit post on this blog another email pinged through to say we are one of the IRISH TOP 100 WEDDING SUPPLIERS! Wahoooo! 🙂
Happy new year! We are in full flow this January hitting the ground running!
Does anyone else feel that Christmas was a distant memory even though we are only a few days into the new year? Well we do but we are incredibly excited about all the adventures and events lined up for 2020 so we hope its a great one for you too!
Diana has kicked off the blog writing for us, in between designing some beautiful albums. So here is some info from her on that!
“Designing an album for a special event in someone’s life, like a wedding, is an important part of a photographer’s job. Our job is not done after the day is over and we all go home.After someone ‘s special day, and after the long editing process , we get to have some more fun!The first part of designing an album is to choose the top 100 photos (in the case of a wedding) that we feel represent the major parts of the day.They should represent special moments like the bride & groom getting ready before church, bride arriving at church, the ceremony, family portraits after the ceremony and so on…
Then we review what we know about the couple, from working with them in person as well as from the photos. For example, what are some of their hobbies?What are their favourite colours? Are they part of a team?We do this so we can better personalise their album with something more relevant for them like their favourite colour or poem or song or special moment from the wedding.
While the majority of couples choose a plain black / white background for their wedding album, giving them the option of colours, themes or graphics can really make their album and photos stand out.Every couple should consider this when working with their photographer on their album.While we create this initial version of the album, we work closely with the couple on revising it until they are happy with the final product. This album will exist for generations to come and will tell your story, it should be as personal to you and as beautiful as possible.”
Want to know more about our albums? Or would you like us to design a beautiful album for you? Then get in touch today to see more samples!