Eugene & Aideen got married on Saturday 14th March such a beautiful wedding and a great couple to work with. I hadn’t got a chance to put up a blog of there pre-wedding session before their big day so here it is I hope you all enjoy. We met at Tannaghmore Gardens and had a quick fun shoot…………

The couple first met through a mutual friend who was one of their bridesmaid and the rest is history as they say! Whilst it took Linzi I little longer, Mark said he knew he had found the one from their first date. Here is their story……………

So what about the big Proposal?
“On the 17th November 2012, Mark had said we would go to the cinema and lunch on a Saturday afternoon missing football which was a bit of a shock to me. I was to go to his house and have breakfast before going but when I got to his house he took me to put the laptop on to book the tickets. Instead there was a website opened saying play me, Mark had made the website and had a made a video montage of picture of us and promise in it to look after me, love me, etc. Then at the end it said would you say yes to this next question, and he got down on one knee with a little box in his hand. I still don’t think I have said yes I just cried and nodded”.

What about the Wedding Planning?
“This is were the fun started, Mark was very good and let me have a lot of the planning. First thing was first picking a date and reception, it only took us a few weeks. We had 20 months to plan our big day but within a 7-8 months we near had everything sorted”

“My dress was the hardest thing, I must have looked in about 8-9 shops for my dream dress, I was always looking for a fuller skirt and net, I didn’t want my dress to be heavy as I wanted to enjoy wearing it. I finally found my dress in Katroina Wedding Studio Banbridge. I went for a sweetheart neck line, with a full net skirt and a long veil with diamonds and pearls one it”.

How was the day for you?
“The day was brilliant from start to finish, wakening up it was raining but we just had to get on with it and by 11 o’clock the rain had stopped and the sun came out. We were both very surprised and how calm both of us were, we enjoyed every second of it”.

What made you pick Melissa as your photographer?
“Mark and I love having fun and messing around take funny picture, then I came across Melissa ad in a wedding mag and could not believe she only lived in Richhill, we met with her and she was so bubbly and chatty this made us feel at calm and we knew straight away she was the one for us”.

Any advice for couples planning their day?
“My advice would be make sure you do what you both want as a couple and don’t let other weddings or people make you want to change your mind, enjoy it all and try not to stress”

So behind on blogging but I had the pleasure of meeting these beautiful little ladies and their Mum one beautiful Autumn’s day at Ardress House for a quick photo session in the Orchard. Such lovely girls and great autumn sun. If you are thinking ahead to a photo session for spring or summer get in touch as soon as possible as dates (especially Saturdays) fill up fast…

You may have already seen Sarah Jane & David’s beautiful floral wedding featured on The Promiseni website so this blog will have more photos (which are the mots important part lol) than writing. I was so pleased that I was introduced to Sarah Jane whilst working on a Bridal Shoot for Creative Ideas Bridal back in 2013 and that SJ contacted me to be part of her special day capturing those important memories. I had such a fun day with these guys, lots of flowers (SJ owns Vintage Violet Floral Boutique, Markethill) and lots of fun……


Brides Dress :- Elody Bridal, Newry
Hair :- Chocolate Blonde, Markethill
Make Up – s.a.k. designs, Glenanne
Venue :- The Mill at Ballydugan
Flowers :- Vintage Violet Floral Boutique

I have been so busy over the last few months its been hard to get on here to write anything and share with you all the fun photo sessions, weddings and everything else I have been up to. 2014 was an amazing year for my business and I know that I definitely made the right decision turning my hobby into a business! So thank you everyone for your continued support roll on 2015.

Back in November I attended a fabulous workshop held by Lisa Devlin of Photography Farm with guest tutor the amazing Paula O’Hare. The day was full of great tips and information about the photography business. I have been a huge admirer of Paula’s work for so long and it was amazing to meet her in person and have a chat about all things we love! Part of the day was a mini shoot around the urban area the workshop was held, this was led by Paula and the models were husband & wife photographers, Louie & Louise of The Lou’s, another couple of photographers that I highly admirer.

Here is a look at the images I took from the shoot on the day and hopefully will be able to get the chance to work with these guys again………..