Recognition as an award winning wedding photographer is not only rewarding for myself, but also a way to show you my worth.

Award Winning Wedding Photographer? – NineDots, TIR & WPJA

There’s alot of photography awards out there to win, covering alot of different disciplines, from Landscapes, portraits and of course, weddings. Within the wedding segment of awards there’s alot of different ones to enter, but for myself I’ve only ever entered awards that I’ve personally aspired to win.

The wedding associations I’ve always had high regard for because they’ve helped me define the type of wedding photography I love to do, the standard is super high, and I just respect what they do are – NineDots, This Is Reportage and The Wedding Photojournalist Association.

Each of these I am members of and find the photography they promote as really inspiring. It’s helped push my photography, made me work harder and at the end of the day help give the lovely couples who I photograph better memories. Hopefully this is just the start and there will be plenty more to come as I continue to learn and work harder.

To win awards from NineDots and WPJA is amazing for myself, but the elusive one I really wish to win is from This Is Reportage. To me TIR is THE award to get! But I digress, please check out the award winning wedding photographs I managed to take, how i took them and what awards they won.

You can also click on the logos to see amazing photos from other award winning photographers.

Award Winning Documentary Wedding Photographer Limerick Ireland
Award Winning Documentary Wedding Photographer Limerick Ireland
Award Winning Documentary Wedding Photographer Limerick Ireland

Award Winning Documentary Wedding Photographer Limerick Ireland

Jump

This moment was born through just being ready to shoot at any moment. It was after the ceremony, everyone’s excitement had peaked and now the mood was becoming relaxed.

At this point its easy to take a moment for yourself to relax, but there’s always something going on. Across the room I happened to see this little girl jumping up and down and then the lady she was with joined in.It was a blink and you miss it moment, but I was still ready to go so managed to grab this exact moment they were both in the air!

Super happy this has won 2 awards, One from Ninedots and another from WPJA.

Award Winning Documentary Wedding Photographer Limerick Ireland

Food In My Teeth

Fini & Harley’s day was done a bit different to alot of couples. They wanted to do a reveal and their couple photos before the ceremony. This photo was taken whilst they were just hanging out before the ceremony, with the family still tweaking things around them.

This photograph is the kind of photography I love to do. As Fini’s mum was having her hair adjusted Fini’s sister there was a great interaction between Fini & Harley as he was checking his teeth in the mirror. I could have just taken the photo of Harley checking his teeth, but I love to give photos more context. I always enjoy photos were there’s different things going on in a room and this to me encapsulates it.

This was a Purple award winner from WPJA which means it was awarded by 2 out of the 4 judges on the panel.

Award Winning Documentary Wedding Photographer Limerick Ireland

Broken Brolly

After Ian & Amy’s ceremony, the rain really started to come down. The couple and the bridesmaids lined up at the door to be escorted to the cars with the brolly, but the strong winds were too much for the brolly!

This is one of those moments during the day that no-one plans but can be a small memory from the day. Again by just showing one element, in this case a broken brolly, wouldn’t mean much. But by Showing the bridesmaid at the door waiting whilst the groomsmen runs back with the broken brolly gives the photo all the context anyone needs to understand the funny moment from the day!

This was a Blue award winner from WPJA which means it was awarded by 3 out of the 4 Judges on the panel.

Award Winning Documentary Wedding Photographer Limerick Ireland

CLOUGHJORDAN HOUSE // TIPPERARY // IRELAND // AISLING & RICHARD

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FALLON & BYRNE WEDDING // DUBLIN CITY // IRELAND // ANNIE & NIALL

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THE ANGLERS REST WEDDING // DUBLIN // LAURA & BRIAN

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