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Looking For The Best Wedding Photographer? Here’s 3 Styles To Choose From…

Looking For The Best Wedding Photographer? Here’s 3 Styles To Choose From…

Jamie GilliesNovember 23, 20204 min read

The best wedding photographer doesn’t mean they are the right one for you. Let’s look at the different styles and which one is right for you. The Best Wedding Photographer In Ireland? There’s many things to sort and arrange for your wedding – the venue, the dress, the guests, and that’s just the start. A lot of these things can be easy to sort because you know what you want. When it comes to the wedding photographer though, it can be very confusing as we have no idea what we want or need! Most people will just google “best wedding…

Emerging Award Winning Wedding Photographer – 3 Winning Images

Emerging Award Winning Wedding Photographer – 3 Winning Images

Jamie GilliesNovember 5, 20204 min read

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…

INSPIRING WEDDING AT KINNITTY CASTLE HOTEL // BIRR // OFFALY // GRACE & JOHNNY

INSPIRING WEDDING AT KINNITTY CASTLE HOTEL // BIRR // OFFALY // GRACE & JOHNNY

Jamie GilliesOctober 23, 20205 min read

INSPIRING WEDDING AT KINNITTY CASTLE HOTEL // BIRR // OFFALY // GRACE & JOHNNY Myself and my husband asked Jamie to be our photographer for our big day and it’s safe to say it was the best decision we made in capturing every single aspect of our day!! He did exactly what was on the tin- every photo came out amazing which is a statement and a half! He captured the beauty of the venue, the joy our guests experienced sharing the day with us and the love my now husband and I share. Jamie didn’t miss a beat on…

The Coronavirus and Weddings Battle – Guidance & How I Want To Help You

The Coronavirus and Weddings Battle – Guidance & How I Want To Help You

Jamie GilliesSeptember 17, 20207 min read

The world’s been turned upside down and arranging a wedding during a pandemic isn’t easy. Here’s the latest guidance and how I want to help you. – Updated 03/11/20 Latest Coronavirus and Wedding Guidance for Ireland – Update 03/11/20 With the ongoing Coronavirus and weddings battle the Irish Government released its Plan for living with Covid. This has a 5 level roadmap which includes specific information for weddings. As of it’s release Ireland is at level 5. Before at level 2 meant you could have up to 50 people in attendance, which includes the couple and staff. Originally a move…

Delightful Wedding at Fernhill House Hotel // Clonakilty // Cork // Fini & Harley

Delightful Wedding at Fernhill House Hotel // Clonakilty // Cork // Fini & Harley

Jamie GilliesSeptember 4, 20206 min read

Delightful Wedding at Fernhill House Hotel // Clonakilty // Cork // Fini & Harley What a great photographer. He truly cared to make our Wedding Special. We got some stunning photos and he was even willing to stay past sunset and get some awesome night shots. He really knows how to capture natural moments. He really knows how to frame a shot and gives clear direction at times and other times he let’s you forget he’s even there. Thank you for everything you did for us to make the occasion one we can remember for a lifetime – Harley &…

The Unspoken Truth About Your Wedding Photos, Copyright and Monkeys…

The Unspoken Truth About Your Wedding Photos, Copyright and Monkeys…

Jamie GilliesJuly 15, 20205 min read

You may not realise it but just because you paid someone to take photos of your day doesn’t mean you own the photos. Here’s why and what it means oh and what it has to do with a monkey… Photo Copyright The first thing to touch on is copyright. We hear the term but don’t always understand it fully. Copyright is “the exclusive and assignable legal right, given to the originator for a fixed number of years, to print, publish, perform, film, or record literary, artistic, or musical material.” – Lexico.com In the EU artwork is automatically copyrighted upon creation…

Documentary Reportage Wedding Photography & Its Luxurious History.

Documentary Reportage Wedding Photography & Its Luxurious History.

Jamie GilliesJuly 14, 20203 min read

Ever wondered What is Documentary Reportage Wedding Photography? Wedding photography has changed dramatically in the last 10 years. More and more you will see the term Documentary, Reportage and even photo-journalistic.  Essentially they all mean the same thing, capturing your day as it happened. Real people having real moments. A brief history of wedding photography. Documentary Reportage Wedding photography was the furthest thing from people’s mind in the beginning. In fact any form of wedding photography just did not exist until super rich people got their hands on it. Wedding photography seems to be started back in the mid 1800s…

The Danger Of Letting Uncle Dave Take Wedding Photos

The Danger Of Letting Uncle Dave Take Wedding Photos

Jamie GilliesJuly 1, 20204 min read

Wedding photography isn’t a priority when it comes to your budget, so when uncle Dave offers to take wedding photos for you it seems like an ideal way to save some money…or is it? Before we get into the details, let me make it clear that I’m not going to say you should let him take photos or not. Not everyone can afford a wedding photographer so uncle Dave is actually better than nothing. So if it comes down to you having any pictures or not, then go get uncle Dave signed up asap! Uncle Dave & The Danger Of…

The Complete 6 Step Guide On How To Backup Wedding Photos

The Complete 6 Step Guide On How To Backup Wedding Photos

Jamie GilliesJune 24, 20205 min read

When it comes to your wedding pictures the last thing anyone wants is for them to be lost. But the process for never losing your wedding pictures starts before the wedding. Here’s the complete guide on how to backup wedding photos. Having Redundancy, or in other words backups, is perhaps what sets apart a professional from an amateur. For a professional it’s not an afterthought, it’s a way of life. The mantra is to have at least 3 copies of the data at all times, with one of them being offsite (Stored in a different location to where you are).…

The Unpopular Answer To Why Is Wedding Photography So Expensive?

The Unpopular Answer To Why Is Wedding Photography So Expensive?

Jamie GilliesJune 24, 20204 min read

It seems the moment the word “wedding” is mentioned everything gets 10x more expensive. I mean how hard is it for someone to click a button and get some photos for you? So why is wedding photography so expensive then? https://youtu.be/zg0XCRNCi2Q SO why is wedding photography so expensive? Perhaps there’s more to it than meets the eye. Let me help you see why wedding photography isn’t cheap but is actually value for money. To help understand what you’re paying for I’ve broken it down into 4 areas- ToolsTimeCraft & ExperienceValue Tools Tools help people get a job done. Buy cheap,…

Award Winning Documentary Wedding Photographer Limerick Ireland