Ireland's best vacation photographer
Ireland's most award winning vacation couple photographer
For lovers, who are on vacation in Cork or Kerry, and want to take home more than aran jumpers & cans of Guinness
WEST CORK, KILLARNEY, KINSALE, BANTRY, GLENGARRIFF, KENMARE, DINGLE VACATION PHOTOGRAPHER
Make your holiday to Ireland last longer, with a stunning Irish vacation photoshoot by an Irish Photographer
As a natural lifestyle vacation photographer located in Cork (in the south of Ireland) my goal is to capture all the wonderful experiences and the stunning beauty of the Irish landscape for lovers. If you’re planning a vacation to Ireland, then I’m the photographer for you. Local sights such as West Cork, Kinsale, Gougane Barra, Blarney, Kenmare, Dingle, Slea Head, and Killarney National Park are all quite close to where I grew up so I have a natural affinity for taking photos of families and couples holidaying here.
I love Irish history & storytelling and I strive to capture both through my photography, delivering a gallery which will tell a tale of who you are and your once in a lifetime (or maybe yearly!) experiences you have had.
And when you print your photographs - you’ll be able to return to Ireland whenever you want!
Our vacation photography session can take place at a location that's important to you, your holiday or maybe even your cultural heritage, such as a local beach, bog, forest or mountain. Anywhere that you will feel comfortable. It might be your first family holiday in a number or years you might be making the trip to Ireland to celebrate a big birthday or anniversary. Make your vacation extra special, by hiring a vacation photographer to capture moments which are timeless and memory evoking.
I've got you covered for engagement session, getting to know you sessions, pre-wedding sessions, family vacation sessions, couple sessions and wild Irish adventure sessions.
Adventurous, loved up couples - take a photo tour with me!
Capturing the romance, fun and intimacy to create authentic images you’ll treasure forever. Let's go on explore! You want photographs that capture your personalities, your love, your destination and the bond between you.
Whether you live in Ireland or you are traveling here on vacation, it makes the perfect backdrop for a couple photoshoot! My couple photo sessions are relaxed, fun with a sprinkle of adventure! Its a great way to celebrate your love and relationship.
We can go somewhere with epic scenery, somewhere which means something to both of you or pick an urban location with cool backdrops. Wherever we go, you will be left with beautiful images for you to cherish forever.
Your vacation photography session can take place ANYWHERE!
Your vacation photography session can take place ANYWHERE!
Couple & Family vacation photographer
Couple & Family vacation photographer
Like where? Let’s see…
- Somewhere that’s important to you
- A popular tourist spot
- A hidden gem
- A place you’ve dreamed of visiting
Or maybe somewhere that’s a part of your cultural heritage, such as a local beach, bog, forest, mountain, castle or quiet street.
The places you’ve heard about in family stories.
Or perhaps a secret location only a local would know?
Vacation Photography Gallery
Wild, Irish vacation photography by a wild Irish photographer
Vacation photography is a true investment to enjoy for years to come. And Ireland is a stunning backdrop for all those memories. I create unstated, authentic, honest portraits of you as a couple or a family on vacation in Ireland. I offer mini to vip experience vacation packages, which means all your photography needs are covered & you take home more than just memories!
And because I'm Irish I can share with you my love of my culture and history with you!
So you can Press Pause and Savour Forever
Are you planning a surprise engagement photoshoot on your vacation in Ireland?
You might have seen the same images over and over of an Irish engagement session think the Cliffs of Mohar or Dunluce castle
Instead, you dream to elope to Ireland or an intimate, small wedding, by travelling somewhere beautiful in Ireland and committing your lives to each other in a more intimate and meaningful way.
Whatever the reason for choosing an Irish engagement, I am glad you found me.
Because I am Irish, I have intimate knowledge of all the best nooks and crannies to get eloped in Ireland and especially, West Cork, Killarney or Kenmare. I also know the best places to get a pint of Guinness afterwards to help get the party started.
My wedding photography is perfect for capturing proposals, engagements, vow renewals, anniversary sessions, pre-wedding shoots or simply capturing your travel adventures in a new and awesome place. I enjoy capturing the small intimate moments, and the quirkier your wedding, the better.
I am an inclusive wedding photographer who embraces the LGBTQ community through LGBTQ weddings, elopements, commitment ceremonies, engagements e.t.c.
Let's get out in nature, enjoy the Irish Landscape through Ireland adventure photography
I'm a history lover at heart, which means I incorporate the Irish history, landscape and nature in my all vacation stories. The best places in Ireland to get your candid vacation photography done are in the countryside.
The Wild Atlantic Way such as Kerry and West Cork make for a stunning backdrop for vacation photography as do all the stunning Castles, Cliff Tops and National Parks.
You might be thinking, gosh but the Irish weather isn't that great! Don't worry, I have ways to get around this!
They lived and laughed and loved and left.
Where to get the best vacation couple photos in Ireland?
Making the trip to Ireland and want to capture the moments? I offer tailored vacation photography for you. I incorporate the history, landscape and the moody Irish weather in my family & couple vacation photos. Not only that but I often pick up and drop off my couples so they can enjoy their session** and not stress about Irish roads. It really sums up the essence of Ireland.
Great places to have your vacation photos taken in the south of Ireland.
Killarney National Park
Muskross House and Gardens
Old Head of Kinsale
Blarney Castle - Entry price not included
Gap of Dunloe*
Ring of Kerry*
Some of my packages include multi stop locations, so you get more out of your imagery & a little tour too! Why not say yes to a little Irish adventure?
*Only available on certain packages due to distances.
**Pick up and Drop off only available to those staying in Killarney town
with more than selfies
You deserve to capture your vacation memories or your beautiful time here in Ireland
Hiring a photographer for your magical trip to Ireland is like adding a sprinkle of fairy dust to your adventure! Ireland's landscapes are straight out of a storybook, let me turn those moments into treasured memories.
Whether it's the misty cliffs, cozy pubs, or charming villages, they'll capture it all in a way that your smartphone simply can't.
Don't miss the chance to bring home the magic
Why a Vacation Photoshoot in Ireland is Worth Every Penny
I plan your photoshoot around your holiday itinerary
Do you want romantic, loving, natural couple photography to remember your trip to Ireland by? I offer relaxed and enjoyable couple, love vacation shoots. I plan and arrange the session around your holiday plans so you don't have to stress or worry.
So whether you're in a new relationship, planning a secret proposal or a happily married couple looking for a couple photographer near your holiday destination, get in touch.
For the wild at heart, do you fancy a hike and a photoshoot up a mountain we can arrange that too!
I'm a massive hiker and outdoorsy person and if I connect with couples who want the same thing then that's a double bonus. I do offer extended sessions, which is where my most award winning images come from. While they do take longer to get too, they're normally off the beaten track and a unique part of Ireland you might not otherwise see.
I got the extra mile to I help couples create memories in Ireland that they will cherish for years to come
Vacation Photography Pricing Ireland
VACATION Photography Pricing
VACATION Photography Pricing
COUPLE VACATION PHOTOGRAPHER
Vacation couple photography in a stunning Irish location in Cork or Kerry. Covers Killarney, Gap of Dunloe, Kenmare, Gougane Barra, and West Cork.
Let's go a wander and enjoy some stunning Irish scenery
Starting from €750
- Unique couple photos & knowledge of local history of your trip to Ireland
- Pick up and drop off*
- A what to wear guide
- Epic adventures off the beaten path
- Online gallery with access to US and Canadian print store
*Pick up and Drop off only available for those staying in Killarney town
How to book a vacation photographer in Ireland?
Just follow these four simple steps.
- Send me message below
- Select a date and time
- Pay the session booking fee
- Sign the contract
- I will be in touch with you to arrange the finer details
It's that easy.
Once booked I send you a 'What to Expect' from your session and a 'pre session checklist' and I'm available to answer any questions about the photoshoot.
TO BOOK YOUR VACATION PHOTOGRAPHER IN IRELAND
My availability does book up 5/6 months in advance for couple photography & vacation photography in Ireland. Early booking is recommended where possible. Due to the high volume of bookings, I do not have a cancellation list.
Please note I am fully booked for 2023.
I am only taking bookings for Irish vacation photography for 2024
Whats your availability?
At present, I am booking appointments up to 5 to 6 months ahead. Once your travel plans are finalized, I highly advise securing your spot. I take great pride in providing exceptional service to my clients, often arranging pick-ups and chauffeuring them to various unique destinations in Ireland's best vacation locations.
WHAT CAN I EXPECT ONCE I'VE BOOKED A SESSION?
Once you have booked a session with me, we will plan the specifics. I will answer any questions you may have, as well as assist with location selection and anything else you might need.
Included in all sessions:
*Included is what to expect guide (which is lots of adventure) including tips on tricks on what to wear
*A location guide - Choose from epic locations for your Cork | Kerry Couple photography or Irish Elopement
*Wardrobe/styling advice - The weather in Ireland can changeable, I will guide you on how to make the most out of your outfits to get the most amazing couple photos of your irish vacation.
*Access to an online gallery with a US/ Canadian online store! Which means you can order prints from the comfort of your own home!
WHERE ARE YOU BASED AND DO YOU TRAVEL?
I am based in Macroom so are up local to all the most amazing spots in the south of Ireland. I travel within a 5 hour radius from here which includes around Cork, West Cork & Kerry. I focus on local locations so I can give a better client experience, I know these areas intimately, how the light works etc
Where do you work?
I exclusively focus on capturing couple photography in County Cork and County Kerry for a simple yet compelling reason – these two picturesque regions hold a special place in my heart. Their breathtaking landscapes, from rugged coastlines to lush green countryside, provide a captivating backdrop for intimate moments between couples. By specializing in this area, I can offer a deep understanding of the local environment, enabling me to craft unique and meaningful images that resonate with the couples I work with. This commitment to a specific geographical area allows me to create a more authentic and connected experience for my clients, ensuring their love story is beautifully woven into the stunning tapestry of Cork and Kerry's natural beauty.
WHEN WILL WE GET OUR PHOTOS?
You will receive an online gallery link with all your photos between 4 - 6 weeks. You can download all the photos from the gallery but also share them, choose your favourites, and also order prints! A sneak peek is also available 2-3 days post shoot.
During peek season it make take 10 weeks to get your gallery! I'm a one woman show and edit each of your photos individually & done outsource this. So typically do not rush editing.
What if it rains?
The weather in Ireland is unpredictable. We can either change the time or embrace the wild weather! Check out my guide - https://www.sarahkatephotography.ie/blog/the-ultimate-guide-on-how-to-prepare-for-your-couple-session-in-ireland/
Whats the average spend on a family session?
Most families buy additional prints, frames and heirloom albums so the average spend can be between €750 to €1200 euros.
I have a US store with US suppliers if you wish to get print products when you're home.
How many pictures will we receive?
You will get 10 photos as part of your package. Your full gallery is available to purchase if you would like access to all your images.
WHAT SHOULD WE WEAR?
Wear what feels good and makes you comfortable, if you're not comfortable in what you're wearing, you won't be able to relax and enjoy the session.
Upon booking to will send you a bespoke wardrobe guide which acts as a guide to help you plan your perfect pictures.
CAN WE GET PRINTS OR GET IMAGES FRAMED?
Yes, of course! You can print directly via your private gallery. I have chosen an artisan framer to provide beautifully handmade papers and frames to showcase your photography.
DO YOU PHOTOSHOP OUR IMAGES?
I have a strict no photoshop policy. I won't edit out wrinkles, lumps or bumps. I like to create heirloom imagery, designed to show your natural glow and beauty. I want to capture children in their purest form.
DO YOU SHOOT OTHER TYPES OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Yes I shoot maternity, small business, interiors, intimate weddings and elopements. I love unconventional weddings vibes or anything a little quirky. If you like my style and want to work together. Just contact via the link above.
Are you insured?
I'm a fully insured and registered I.P.P.V.A photographer
I am a full time photographer, which means you have my full attention and experience to avail of!
TERMS OF SERVICE
By booking my services, you understand that all photographic images remain the copyright of Sarah Kate Photography and cannot be reproduced, cropped or altered in any form. You agree to receive photos sorted and edited at the sole discretion of the photographer. All unedited files are the sole property of the photographer and will not be included in any final product received. All photos will be edited as seen fit by the photographer. Photos can be subject to online, advertising, marketing, and any other forms of media, press, and hard copy as the photographer sees fit, per the model release form that was signed by the client before session began. The client has full printing rights. The photographer is not responsible for printing issues. These need to be addressed with the printer. If the client is to publish any photos taken by photographer in any media, professional or otherwise, credit is to be given to photographer. There are no refunds once photos are delivered via online gallery or disc. If refund must be issued before gallery is delivered, client will receive their refund MINUS the non refundable retainer that is specifically marked in the contract the client signed. Client agrees to not re edit photos or alter them in any way. Any re editing, or use online without credit to the photographer is prohibited.
Still got questions?
WhatsApp me on 0872579497. Im hopeless on the phone, but a great texter, so shoot me through a message if you have any more questions.