Lough Talt and herding children

When people hear I have two sons the first thing they often say is 'You must get great photos!' And the answer is 'Yes... and no...' Mostly no, to be honest. As far as my kids are concerned I'm not a hired professional they have to be good for, I'm just mum, bothering them again with another camera. I have more photos of them pulling faces, bickering, rolling around the floor or pressing their faces against the camera trying to see me down the lens than I care to admit to but needless to say it's a lot. A LOT. The advantage of this is I've learned to be very quick and developed my own tricks to try to capture the best few seconds you might get out of a reluctant small person (I'm not above w


'Rachel! I have a jumper I want you to wear!' And that was that, the following weekend we spent an hour and a half spinning around Enniscrone at the height of its tourism season and, as always with Rachel, laughed our backsides off the whole time. I've shot Rachel a few times and she's just a fantastic person to work with. This entire shoot was originally inspired by a location and a jumper, the rest was supplied by Rachel's enthusiasm and lovely personality. #irishphotographer #sligo #model #beach #enniscrone #summer #ireland #irish