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DCP and Cearbhúil Studios – Namechange time!

Posted on May 2, 2018 by Admin under Uncategorized
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DCP – Damien Carroll Photography DCP and Cearbhuil Studios Back in 2008, instead of DCP, I set up my photography business under the name Cearbhuil Studios. Cearbhuil is a shortened version of O’Cearbhúill, the Irish for Carroll. Why did I shorten it – well it looked better on the letterhead! Damien Carroll photography – why […]

John and Marys Wedding at the Stephouse Hotel Carlow

Posted on March 25, 2018 by Admin under Wedding Photography
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Wedding reception at The Stephouse Hotel, Borris, Co Carlow. With congratulations and thanks to John and Mary. Damien Carroll Photography

Behind the Scenes – Dublin Photo Shoot

Posted on November 13, 2017 by Admin under Commercial Photography, Portrait & Lifestyle Photography
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This is a video of some behind the scenes footage of a photo shoot in Dublin. The location was in and around my office at Harcourt Street. Makeup by Carmel Ryan. Our lovely model on the day was Kasia through Starnow. We were ably assisted by Mark Bergin.   Damien Carroll

35mm Film – It’s been a while

Posted on May 1, 2017 by Admin under Portrait & Lifestyle Photography
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It must be at least 15 years since I last used a 35mm film camera. Thanks to Beatrice Hunt for giving me her much loved Canon 3000. The camera itself is so light. I fitted it with a canon 50mm 1.8 (affectionalty known by some as the nifty fifty) which is a very light but […]

Photo Session at the Ridge of Cappard Laois

Posted on February 14, 2017 by Admin under Portrait & Lifestyle Photography
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  I had the pleasure of taking these photos with Fran and James at the Ridge of Cappard in the Slieve Bloom Mountains on the Laois Offaly border. We caught the sunset on a bright but cloudy evening giving us a lovely blue backdrop. Thanks to Fran and James for making the trek up the […]

Choosing the Right Props for Your Photography Session

Posted on May 31, 2016 by Admin under Portrait & Lifestyle Photography
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Choosing the Right Props for Your Next Photo Session Have you ever thought about adding props to your photo sessions? Props can add interest, depth and an extra flair to your pictures. Get your children to hold coordinating flowers for a spring or summer shoot. Love sports? Then use footballs or hurleys in your next […]

Unique Photo Session Ideas

Posted on May 29, 2016 by Admin under Portrait & Lifestyle Photography
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Unique Photo Session Ideas You’ll Love There is nothing quite like capturing memories with your loved ones. Are you someone who enjoys taking beautiful pictures of you and your family?  Then you are probably always on the lookout for inspiration for your next photo session. Below are some unique photo ideas that you’ll love. Family […]

How to Pick Your Perfect Photographer

Posted on April 8, 2016 by Admin under Portrait & Lifestyle Photography, Wedding Photography
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    How to Pick Your Perfect Professional Photographer What you need to consider before you pay that photography deposit. If you’ve started the search for a photographer then you’ll know just how many options there are. Before you go ahead and book a professional photographer for a shoot though, there are a couple important […]

6 Reasons Why Photographers Love Photography

Posted on April 1, 2016 by Admin under Uncategorized
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If you have ever wondered what spurs on a photographer’s passion, you are about to find out. Below are just some of the many reasons I wouldn’t change my job for anything in the world. Photography changes how you see things. You notice colours, textures, flowers, trees, people, shapes and light in a way most people […]

1916 Bridal Photo Shoot

Posted on March 17, 2016 by Admin under Wedding Photography
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As we approach Easter Sunday and the centenary of the Rebellion that was the 1916 Rising, we wondered what an Irish bride of that time would have worn. After some research, that included a trip to the National History Museum at Collins Barracks, we set about styling the shoot. The excellent creative team that pulled […]