Wedding Photographers in Dublin
We have been working together as Wedding Photographers since the mid 1990s, not long after we left college. After all these years it still feels like a privilege to be asked by a Bride and Groom to play a part in their day.
We really enjoy the vibe that these ceremonies create, whether it's a religious or civil wedding it's always pleasure to watch two people commit to each other in front of family and friends. For us, it's all about how the couple want to have their wedding day documented, and collaborating with them to see what we can do to achieve that.
It doesn't really matter to us whether we're there for 3 hours or 12, our job is to capture the spirit of the day and take the kind of wedding photographs that will create lasting memories for years to come.
The thing about being a husband and wife team is that we get to work together and look out for each other. We're relaxed and professional, and we think this comes across in the kind of wedding photography we do.
Jill is far better at organising people with charm and chat, which means that during the day she's the one who tends to look after the more traditional posed group shots and formal portraits. Mike is the quiet one that prefers to potter about in the background grabbing shots here and there, although he will occasionally mumble incoherently if something catches his eye and he's got to have it recorded - luckily, Jill knows what he means.
We hope that if you view some of our wedding photography you will see the spirit we like to capture of the wedding day itself. If you are interested in talking to us about being your wedding photographers, just drop us a line via the contact form.
What Our Fees (€150ph) Cover
- pre-wedding consultation meetings
- travel, within the Leinster region
- two photographers on the day*
- DVD with all camera JPG files shot of the wedding
- 50-200 High Res Processed Images (ready for print)
- 50-200 Low Res Processed Images (for sharing online)
- All Camera RAW files - the original Hi Res camera files**
- Transfer of Copyright to you of your own wedding photos
*We only book one wedding per day, this gives us greater flexibility if clients ask us to stay longer on the day itself.
**As these files can be quite large a wedding shoot can account for between 30Gb and 80Gb of camera RAW file data. We can supply portable drives at an additional cost, or we can transfer to your own.
We can cover weddings from Bride & Groom preparations up to the first few dances at the wedding reception, covering all the key moments of your wedding day. Of course, we can adjust the number of hours we work to suit each couple's requirements, something we're happy to do on the day itself if it becomes necessary. Six to eight hours is typical for a Church Wedding, though some may be longer if coverage of the first dances are included.
Three or four hours is typical for Civil Weddings, regardless of whether they are held in hotels or registry offices. Typically the ceremony lasts about twenty minutes, a bit longer or shorter depending on vows, and the remainder of our time is devoted to capturing the celebratory mood of the day at whichever other locations have been agreed.
About Mike & Jill
Mike graduated from the College of Marketing & Design, in 1989, with a degree in Visual Communications. He freelanced as Photographer and Graphic Designer for 6 years before joining a small advertising agency as its Creative Director. In 2002 he set up a web development company, which grew to employ 10 people, before resigning in February 2012.
Photography had always been something Mike has been involved in, one way or another, over the years. Along with Gillian he has photographed weddings for family, friends and colleagues since leaving college, which makes it all the more obvious that it would always be an ideal choice for a new venture.
In December 2013 Mike set up Dublin Wedding Photography and within the first six months it quickly became clear, especially from clients' feedback, that Wedding Photography was a pretty nice line of work to be involved in. We now have bookings reaching out 18 months in advance, and we're getting busier all the time.
Ever since graduating from college, a year after Mike, with better grades, Jill has been a successful commercial photographer working for design and advertising agencies in Dublin. Whether it's in the studio or on location she's adept at creating pixel perfect images for brands in Ireland, the UK and France. While she specialises in Food & Drink photography, she's also covers industrial, fine art, business portraits, food and drink, architectural, interiors, etc.
Our studio in based between Swords and Ashbourne, in North County Dublin, 5 minutes from Dublin Airport. We usually meet clients here to show them their wedding photographs, over a cup of tea while we transfer their files to discs. This is one of our favourite things, to see couples' reaction to the images we've captured of their day.
Dublin Wedding Photography
Lispopple, Swords, County Dublin, Ireland.
Business Number : 506688