Abandoned, Lingerbay, Isle Of Harris

Late May 2017 brought us to the beautiful Isle Of Harris in the Outer Hebrides for a three day camping trip, we had been traveling for a few days, firstly Larne in Co, Antrim to Cairnryan, then up over the Erskine Bridge, past Loch Lomond, through Glencoe & Fortwilliam then setting up camp at Camasdarach between Arisaig & Mallaig. Next morning we boarded the ferry to the lovely Isle of Skye then onto Uig in north Skye for another ferry to Tarbet on Harris. We set up camp this time at Lickisto Blackhouse Camping a small scale low impact brilliant site owned by our lovely host John and resting on Loch Stockinish towards the east and more sheltered side of the island. I had recently purchased the Fujifilm GFX50S and the GF32-64 Lens and was looking forward to using this combination during our trip. We shot lots of beautiful landscapes of stunning Harris, beaches with their aqua blue waters, rugged hills and beautiful lochs but on our second day, a very hot sunny day without a cloud in the sky we came across an old abandoned croft at Lingerbay and after a bit of homework I found out it was the home of Neil Mac Cuish and his sister Mary. I was intrigued, i had to explore, there was the remains of an old blackhouse beside the croft, an old boat used for fishing, lobster pots and the like and inside the house were their abandoned belongings, clothes, furniture, tools and ornaments which provided a poignant reminder of days gone by. I made a dozen images, with respect I have to say, images that moved me, that made me want to know more and return, images that are a stark contrast to the pristine beaches with their aqua coloured sea, lochs and mountains usually associated with Harris, Ah yes, if walls could talk.

 

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Studio Kids Portraits

A small selection our kids portraits taken in our wee studio in 2016. Click to enlarge image.

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Andrea & David get Hitched on Lusty Beg Island

Andrea and David’s wedding on the lovely Lusty Beg island near Enniskillen in Co, Fermanagh. Family and friends all in attendance to celebrate their big day in this lovely part of the world, flowers made by the fabulous Ivy lane Floral Design, wedding cake by Amber Catering & Cakes, bits & bobs by Andie Crafts, big hand for Links2pink and of course Pamela & myself on the cameras, the weather was kind, the craic was mighty and a brilliant day all round.

 

 

 

 

 

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Heather Nicole & Dan

We had the great pleasure of shooting Heather & Dan’s wedding photography on location at The Dark Hedges, Dunluce Castle and The White Rocks Beech along the Causeway Coast in Co, Antrim. We shot a mix of casual, posed, elegant, fun and natural wedding photography. These guys came all the way from Oklahoma USA to marry each other on our beautiful shores and we had a fantastic time with the two of them, this is a wee sneak peak of the many stunning pictures taken on their big day, we hope you both had a great time here in Northern Ireland and i hope we bump into you guys again in the future, very best wishes guys. 

 

 

 

 

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Aisling & Gavin on the 23rd.

The 23rd of April 2016 was a special day for Aisling & Gavin, their beautiful wedding took place in Bellaghy, Co Antrim, Ballyscullion Park was the venue for their professional wedding photography by Northern Ireland Wedding Photographer John Taggart. Their video photography by Francis Byrne and their wedding reception was in the lovely Mount Errigal Hotel in Donegal. A beautiful day all round with great people and fun from start to finish.

 

 

 

 

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Wedding albums

Whats your style, we have lots of wedding albums to choose from made in Italy by Graphi  Studio and photographed here in Northern Ireland by Wedding Photographer John Taggart, check out the video and choose the right album for you.

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