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My natural style of family photography usually involves a day outside in the wonderful northern ireland countryside and my best portraits tend to occur when we’re visiting local nature reserves, adventure playgrounds or just favourite family spots. I do this so that your children (and you!) are utterly PREOCCUPIED during the portraiture session, this allows me to capture very natural, relaxed and fun family photography. It’s worth mentioning that fun is always at the very heart of my portrait photography!
My aim is that my portraits accurately document your family dynamic. I do this so that you have an incredible heirloom for you and your children to look back on in many years to come.
Want to chat through your ideas for a ni family portrait?
If you’re interested in me being your family portrait photographer, simply get in touch to talk through what you’re looking to get out of the shoot as well as discuss potential locations and dates.
I create most of my natural family portrait photography outdoors and in a variety of locations – I have so many favourite forests, coastlines and parks across the Causeway Coast for these very relaxed portraiture sessions.
I’ve been a professional portrait photographer in northern ireland for many years working with many families and children of all ages, as well as plenty of babies and newborns.
Unlike some family portrait photographers, I aim to avoid anything staged or forced. Instead, I photograph my portraits in the same natural and authentic documentary-style photography i use for weddings.
I want the portrait photography of your family to be as honest and natural as possible. I shoot all through our time together in a CANDID & unobtrusive way during these family portrait sessions as I find it helps to convey the genuine personalities, atmosphere and fun over of your family.
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