We asked you, the readers, to nominate and vote for your favourite wedding suppliers and businesses in the Wedding Journal Reader Awards 2017. The votes are in and we are proud to unveil the best wedding photographers across Ireland and Northern Ireland. We have a total of four amazing finalists and one well-deserved winner…
The Winner of our much-coveted award for wedding photographer of the year is:
Ciaran O’Neill Photography
Ciaran O’Neill Photography is an award winning business based in Lurgan, and is Northern Ireland’s leading wedding, portrait and commercial photography studio. Their beautiful storytelling albums can cover every detail, from preparations in the bride’s house to the cutting of the cake, from the wedding dress waiting to be worn, to the kissing couple being showered with confetti. They like to tailor wedding photography to every couple, as each wedding is unique. All of the wedding packages include:
- A wedding pre-shoot with complementary print
· An online gallery with access to your wedding photos and a slideshow
· Custom design of your album using the photographs thatyou have chosenfrom your wedding day
· Your album with 60 images included as standard
· A feature on the Society Pages of the website
Visit the website here, or contact (028) 3834 4100
Our remaining four finalists that have also secured spots as the best wedding photographers across Ireland and Northern Ireland (and in no particular order) are…
Mark Barnes Photography
Mark Barnes is an award winning Wedding Photographer based in Northern Ireland, providing contemporary and timeless Wedding Photography. Mark loves to work in the most creative way and can capture moments that display beauty and evoke emotion. He describes his photography styles as: creative, contemporary, classical, stylish and modern.
Products and features of wedding photography include:
Bridal Prep Shots, Flexible Hours On The Day, Images On USB, Large Group Shots, Online Shop, Physical Shop / Studio, Pre-Wedding Consultation, Pre-Wedding Venue Visit, Second Shooter Available, Stay Through Dancing, Stay Through Speeches, Thank You Cards / Photo Stationery, Wedding Albums.
Visit the website here, or contact 07793 651881 for more information.
Paul Duane Photography
Paul and Fiona make up Paul Duane Photography, with Paul capturing the memories on camera whilst Fiona handles the running of the day. Paul Duane Photography’s style is very much relaxed and natural, where they aim to only give gentle suggestions to couples about poses- not orders! They like the day to be relaxed, so they can capture natural moments as they happen to ensure you have photographs you will cherish forever. Paul Duane captures the real memories of the day, by mixing a modern documentary style of photography with a more traditional style. From the nervous butterflies of your morning preparations, to the romance of your first dance and every magical moment in between. Paul Duane Photography is dedicated to preserving memories that will last a life time.
Visit the website here or contact 00 353 (0) 86 8059014.
Castadiva Wedding is a team formed by Italian professional guys who got together united by their passion for photography and video productions. Their mission is “stopping time”. Castadiva aim to capture emotions and feelings of their customer’s special day with discretion and professionalism. Their team includes highly skilled photographers and video operators to deliver an unforgettable day of emotion, light and colour with natural and elegant pictures. You can personalise everything with Castadiva such as: photos, albums, covers, materials, paper type, colour and writing.
Visit the website here or contact director Arturo on +353 838320697
Niall Scully Photography
Niall Scully is a professional wedding photographer from Wicklow, who has studied photography from a young age. At Niall Scully Photography, their mission is to offer their clients the best wedding photography available, to create art work and lasting memories for clients that will be cherished for generations, and to leave a positive and lasting impression with families.
Visit the website here, or contact +353 87 067 1977
Set Featured Image Credit: Ciaran O’Neill Photography