firechild photography’s
featured shoots and articles

firechild photography’s
featured shoots and articles

Engagement shoot | Fabiola & Myron

Torrential early Irish summer rain + underground carpark + South American couple celebrating his birthday = engagement shoot with dancing, prancing about and a lot of yellow. Fabiola is Venezuelan, Myron is from Brazil. They met in Ireland while here studying English...

Couple Shoot: Eleonora and Anna

You'll recognise Eleonora and Anna from the home page of my website. We filmed a few segments from our shoot because I wanted to give a little insight into how a shoot works. Eleonora and Anna came to Ireland together during the summer to study English in the school...

Engagement Photos // Amanda and Terry, Forest creatures

It's always such a joy when a couple books a session for engagement photos with me. We get to hang out together for a drink or a coffee first and get to know each other a little bit better and then I get to take them out and show them that being in front...

Sarah & Mick’s beautifully relaxed Dublin City wedding

The Story Laid back doesn't even begin to describe Sarah and Mick, they're so relaxed as couple and their wedding in Dublin's city centre was them down to a T. We started off in their house on the morning and I hung out with the gals as they got their glam on before...

On noticing

Stories... This week I stood in a sun-soaked dining room with a tiny wedding reception all held captive by the way the bride’s father wove each and every person around the table into a beautiful story of a family joined and doubled in one pure lovefest of a day. I...

Top tips for engagement photos.

What to wear on your engagement shoot? Where to go? What to bring? You’re engaged, yeay! You want photographs, for sure! Ok, so maybe only one of you reeeeeeeally wants photos but when you’re looking at them, you’ll be glad you did. I’ve been...

On sharing personal work // Glendalough

Last week I wrote about finding inspiration in other creatives and what I'd learned from them. And as I read that post back again, and again, I realised something. I haven't been sharing my work. I've been promoting my business, and that's just not the same. When...

5 unexpected lessons about photography from music.

... or how musicians inspire the hell out of me.     What was the last live gig you went to? How do you think the artist felt before getting on stage? What was going through their minds? Watching musicians, really seeing them, sparks something in me - massive...

When you let your camera loose in an orphanage…

Disclaimers: This post is image heavy. It’s personal. I’m not really sure what to say about these photos, or why I’m sharing them… They’re just on my mind these days and I’m thinking that maybe you’ll enjoy this small glimpse into this other world. Yes, there’s a...

5 Tips for Family Photo Shoot Fun

Family photos can seem a bit of a catch 22 situation - you know you don't want studio portraits but if you're not doing your photos in a studio, then where do you start? Well, fear not family, I've got you some ideas! 1 // Why do you want these photos? Imagine your...

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