You’ve no doubt put in a lot of time and effort to add your own style and unique, meaningful touches to make your wedding a really special celebration for both you and your guests. So when it comes to capturing the authenticity and emotion of your day, your photographer better be good. We all know choosing a photographer can be a bit of a leap of faith, but with our personal recommendations you can choose a photographer safe in the knowledge that we have carefully selected them for their professionalism and skill, each one with their own style.
We’ve picked out our top photographers from Northern Ireland who will capture the precious moments of your wedding in an undeniably gorgeous way for you to cherish and look back on in the years to come. Check out their incredible portfolios to decide who suits your style and get booking!
Award winning wedding photographer Ursula McCollam prides herself in having a style that is creative, timeless and elegant. Highly sought after, Ursula travels all over Ireland and beyond, capturing stunning images which reflect the true emotion of a couple’s wedding day. Her creative approach pushes the boundaries, delivering exceptional images that you will cherish forever. She is relaxed and fun, which adds to her approachable and friendly manner, helping couples to feel at ease which creates stunning images. Expect nothing less than amazing and timeless images that you will love!
Based on the glorious North Coast of Ireland, Tim & Gillian Higgins of Gather and Tides are a fantastic team who specialise in creative photography. They like to call it storytelling – focusing on celebrating real people, real emotion and individuality. We love the style in which this duo document their weddings. The pictures are absolutely beautiful as they manage to perfectly capture the essence of the day and the couple at the centre of it.
Rob and Hannah at Epic Love Photography are a husband and wife team who strive to take photos that matter, for people who care! Rob is the photographer of the two, who takes a documentary approach to weddings. He loves taking photos of the small moments, the subtle glances, the squeeze of the hand, the deep breath before you enter the church, the last hug with your Dad, all these fleeting memories are what he loves and how he aims to tell your story. Based in Whitehead, Northern Ireland, they are willing to travel through Ireland, the UK and Internationally to work with you!
Fiona is a natural light documentary photographer, which means she aims to capture the day as it unfolds in all its glory. Part of what makes Fiona love what she does is that no two wedding stories are the same. She works in a relaxed and unobtrusive way and is big on telling your story with authenticity, getting awesome images and having plenty of laughs along the way. She encourages couples not to pose as it takes away from images being a true picture of who they are. Connecting with couples is at the heart of what makes a great wedding photographer and that’s reflected in the beauty of Fiona’s work. Take a look at the moments she’s captured below.
Steven Hanna is a photographer based in Cullybackey, County Antrim, who specialises in ‘Elegantly Beautiful’ wedding photography. He loves to photograph people, capture moments and record memories. He prides himself on capturing the romantic little looks that everyone else misses, the love between the groom and his bride, the pride of the father as he walks his only daughter down the aisle, the smiles, the laughs, the tears of joy. All the moments that make your wedding day so special. His emotive and contemporary wedding photography has enabled him to work not only in Ireland but internationally.
Shea Deighan is an award winning wedding photographer who works from his beautiful portrait studio in Derry / Londonderry. Shea’s approach to your wedding photography will ensure that your day is covered in a unique and professional manner. All the amazing moments from your wedding will be captured beautifully. Shea has also sourced the best wedding album manufacturer around, which means your beautiful images will feel at home in your beautiful album!
Take it from us one of these amazing wedding photographers is sure to tick everything on your list. Check out their portfolios and say yes! How about also booking in for an engagement shoot? It serves as a way to get to know your photographer and a chance to get used to being in front of the camera, without the pressure of your big day.
Feature Image: Ursula McCollam Photography