Sarah Kate Photography

Investment Guide 2024/2025

As a documentary wedding photographer, I capture real laughter, tears and joy!

No matter your preferences, choose a photographer who will go above and beyond to make your wedding day extraordinary. Consider it an investment in you – in your love story, your cherished memories, and the unique moments that define your special day. This is your day, after all – make it truly yours! My main aim is to capture and document moments naturally.

I believe it’s my job to make sure that you feel calm, authentic, and engaged during a shoot with me and I will go above and beyond to ensure this is the case. I'm a big believer in capturing moments as is. I won't ask you to recreate a moment. My primary focus as a documentary wedding photographer is to capture your day in all its gory glory, including laughter, snots and tears. For couple portraits, I will always guide you so you don’t feel or look awkward in any of your photographs and that the photos look natural. I set 15 minutes aside for family portraits as I know these are important but for the most part, letting your day unfold your way, garners better imagery.

As a wedding photographer, I’ve gone to a fair few weddings. I’ve seen it all - the nerves, the wardrobe malfunction's, the teary parent, the annoying neighbour and the token crazy uncle. But one thing that I know for sure, is that regardless of how much planning you do, the wedding will always unfold as it’s meant to. People seem to swing between being extremely excited and extremely overwhelmed as they’re going through the stages of wedding planning- -so if you’re feeling either of those things, know that this is completely normal!

Am I'm the right photographer for you?

Choosing a photographer you can actually enjoy your wedding day is super important, and you're probably wondering why?

Because you'll be spending most of your day with me (crazy thought right?)

It's important for me that we are a good fit, that you trust me and that we get on!

  • Do I take life seriously? Fuck no!
  • Do I want your wedding day to be fun loving and filled with laughter? Hell yes!
  • So if you're looking for a wedding photographer who blends epic photos with a laid-back West Cork approach, I'm your cailín.
  • And just to forewarn you, I'm a die hard romantic with poorly timed jokes!

Let's chat and make your wedding day even more special with timeless photographs that reflect your unique style and love.

The messers guide to wedding photography

I'm an award-winning wedding photographer serving the stunning Cork and Kerry region and service locations all over Munster. From magical spots like Killarney and Kenmare to the vibrant streets of Cork to the safe havens of West Cork, I've got what it takes to capture your wedding, your way! Whether you choose enchanting lakeside venues such as Gougane Barra, or charming locations like Bantry House and Gardens, The Dunloe Hotel, Dromquinna Manor, Ballyvolane House, Muckross Park, Cloughjordan House or Adare Manor, I'll be there to ensure every precious moment is beautifully preserved. No pushy sales here, just genuine dedication to creating unforgettable memories.

If you're the kind of couple who want a small alternative wedding or a couple who love to throw one hell of a party & dance the night away, then hit me up bitches!

Gimme all the big feels for alternative weddings, elopements, destination weddings and micro weddings in Ireland. I'm an anti-stress photographer. I'm a stand back and let the moment happen kinda gal, rather than dictate every waking moment of your wedding.

While I'm wholly inappropriate and I curse like a trooper, there'll be no shouting at guests from me, so there won't, it's just not my style. I very much like to hang out in the background and let the day unfold.

I take on a limited number of weddings per year to focus on my client relationships.

I want to arrive at your wedding like a friend and
leave feeling like family.


Because genuine connection is at the heart of what I do!

Sarah Kate

What's my process you ask?

I. Book the date.

Let me know if you wish to choose package 1, 2 or 3?

Pay a retainer to secure your date!

I operate on a first-come-first-serve basis and get lots of lovely bubbly couples jousting for the same date (not actual jousting, but I kinda wish they did)

Anywho, only the lucky ones get me! So get booking bitches.

II. Take shit hot photos.

I bloody hate showing up at a wedding not knowing my couple, it's super important for me to have a relationship going into your big day. Which is why after booking and again before your wedding, we Zoom the heck out of it, and I am always down with texts and DM's. So hit me up lovely people, for all the chats!

Prior to your wedding we run through a timeline of your day, and then I rock up on your wedding ready to party!

Pretty simple really, I'm not a stress head, I like having craic and talking absolute shite with your guests and having a littler boogie not he dance floor.

Everything about the excitement and buzz off a wedding day, it's hard to put into words. I JUST LOVE IT.

III. Deliver memories.

I edited all my photos, one by one so it takes me between 8-10 weeks for your gallery to be delivered and up to 12 weeks in the silly season.

You will have access to your online gallery & slideshow for a year and you'll be able to download both high res and web res photos, not only that but you'll also be able to order your own frames and prints! Pretty neat hey?


my friends is about you,

the beoir's, legends,

and pure flah's.

Your epic love story & me

(the socially awkward one)

What's it going to be?

Choose a photographer who does hundreds of weddings a year?

Or are you going to choose a photographer who values every moment with you and your family?

Get's excited when they see you in your dress,

Cries at your dad's speech & hold's your hands when the nerves get too much!

What's your worth?

Collection 1

Full coverage from morning prep until first dance

11 hours wedding coverage or until 10pm which ever comes first
All photos available online in a password protected gallery for one year
Zoom 'get to know you' meeting
Vendor Guide
'What to expect' Wedding Day Guide
Highlights slideshow
25 x 25 Luxury Heirloom wedding album in matching keepsake box
2 x Parent Albums

€3250 or €2850 without albums

Coverage from morning prep until dinner bell

Coverage from morning prep until dinner bell

Collection 2

Collection 2

8 hours wedding coverage
600 images available online in a password protected gallery for one year
Zoom 'get to know you' meeting
Vendor Guide
'What to expect' Wedding Day Guide
Highlights slideshow
USB of all your images


Collection 3

Elopement & City Weddings

Up to 3 hours wedding coverage
Choose from a civil ceremony, city backdrop or epic cliff top
All photos available online in a password protected gallery
Zoom 'get to know you' meeting
Vendor Guide
Elopement Guide


Timeless wedding imagery with a sprinkle of fun

Á la carte - Optional Extras

Second Shooter

Have a large wedding of over 120 guests or bride & groom prep are more than 10 minutes apart?

Morning Prep 3 hours - €350

Full Day coverage 8 hours - €550

Additional Time

Want more of me? It's more common than you think €230 per hour

Additional Travel

Weddings outside of Munster €150

Pre wedding shoot

Get your poses down pat before your big day and get unreal photos for your 'save the dates'

Engagement or pre wedding shoot within Cork or Kerry



I'm lucky enough to have worked with some of the best videographers in Ireland!

If you need recommendations, let me know!

Heirloom wedding albums

Luxury Heirloom Wedding Albums

The ultimate luxury 25 x 25 Heirloom Album in a linen box individually crafted using a handmade process by European artisans. Nothing says legacy like this!

30 pages (15 Spreads) up to 80 images.

Extra Spread (2 Pages) €20

Parent albums 20% off


Engagement or Post wedding Shoot

Celebrate you love story without the time constraints of a hectic wedding day & get stunning photos for your 'save the dates'

Beautiful Engagement or Couple shoot within Cork or Kerry

*€500 if booked at the same time as your wedding


Are you planning a destination wedding in Ireland?

A significant number of my clients are orchestrating weddings from overseas, and I completely understand the challenges involved. To make your journey smoother, I provide all my couples with comprehensive Vendor Guide, encompassing planners, makeup artists, hairstylists, florists, videographers, and more.

No matter your financial plan, you'll find a vendor that aligns perfectly with your needs.

Your dream wedding is within reach, regardless of the distance!

When you book me, what are you saying yes to?

You're saying yes to someone who cares, really and truly cares about you and your wedding.

You're saying yes to a lifetime of imagery, which will bring back every single fucking emotion.

Year after year.

Anniversary after anniversary.

We recently had the immense pleasure of working with Sarah for our wedding. A number of people in the bridal party are a bit nervous in front of the camera but Sarah’s enormous talent, professionalism and good sense of humour put everyone at ease.

From our sneak peek we can tell that we will have photos that we will cherish for a lifetime and for that we are forever grateful.

If you are not thinking about booking Sarah for your upcoming event then you are making a mistake

Michaela & Tom

You'd like to book, now what?

Package Selection and Retainer Invoice:

  1. Let me know which package you'd like to book - Collection 1, 2, or 3? (pricing is included in the previous email). I'll then send you an invoice for a retainer, securing your date. The balance is due on your wedding day.

Documentation and Planning:

  1. Sign a charming wedding contract (you had me at kidneys ;-)), and receive a 'what to expect guide.' We'll schedule a virtual 'get to know you' Zoom in Autumn/Winter, followed by a wedding questionnaire to go through all the delightful details. I'll set up a group WhatsApp for easy communication.

Pre-Wedding Preparation and Celebration:

  1. We'll have another Zoom session to plan a seamless timeline. You'll receive an email with tips for a smooth wedding morning. The week of your wedding, I'll touch base to ensure everything is on track. Then, before you know it, your wedding day will arrive, and we'll all celebrate with a giant party!

Please note I have very little dates remaining in 2024

May, June & July 2024 are fully booked

If you wish to proceed with a booking I advise booking sooner rather than later.

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