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What’s the best thing to eat on your Wedding Morning

Every Irish mammy knows that on the morning of their beautiful babies wedding the best thing they can do is make sure to fill them up for the day ahead on a good old fattening and filling fry up… and you’re not entirely wrong but what I will say is, this is not a regular day, you won’t be stopping at 1 for lunch and before you know it, it’ll be 6pm and you’ll be trying to figure out if your bouquet is edible (I suppose you could throw some olive oil and balsamic vinegar on it).

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Timing Your Wedding Day

Your wedding day goes fast (with a capital F) and can be absolutely manic, so having even a rough plan will help. 

As a wedding photographer, I can have a lot of control over the flow of your day (which I don’t want) but I can also help you plan out your day and keep you on track …for some of it at least.

So let’s go through the different elements of the day and what to watch out for:

Makeup & Hair – Go first then last

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Winter Weddings

The evenings are getting darker and the days are getting colder, a topical time to talk about winter weddings.

Every couple wants their wedding day to be perfect, and why shouldn’t you. Of course, weather can play a big part of it and can shape your day but this is Ireland and we all know you can’t predict the weather here. I got married on the hottest March day in 32 years; my cousin got married that same July… it rained all day. But you can be sure in winter, it gets, colder, wetter and darker a lot quicker. So what do you do?

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Wedding Morning Tips!

So it’s finally here; the Child of Prague survived the night, you only got 4 hours sleep and you’ve got mammy stuck in your head from yesterday “would you not go to bed now love”, “sure you can do that in the morning”, “Tom do we have enough milk for the morning”, but as the sun breaks and you poor your first coffee, there’s an eerie calmness and you’re not sure why.
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Natasha & Cathal’s Engagement

If you’re from Kildare and planning an engagement shoot, I can definitely recommend Donadea Forest Park. An absolutely beautiful location with so much character and gorgeous light streaming through the trees. We were lucky with one such morning for Natasha & Cathal’s Engagement shoot and found some cool spots to take pictures.
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Emma & Damien – The Landmark Hotel

The Sacred Heart church in Roscommon was the setting for Emma & Damien’s ceremony; it has one of the most beautifully decorated altars (Tip for brides: a highly decorative alter means less flowers needed). It was a beautifully personal ceremony with music from one of the very talented groomsmen, a lot of giggles (mostly from the lads) and a true GAA guard of honour from Damien’s football team.
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My first Mayoon

It was an absolute pleasure to photograph Verdah’s Mayoon. For anyone that doesn’t know (like me) a Mayoon is a traditional Pakistani bridal shower; where guests come to wish the bride happiness, luck and joy in her marriage.
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