named amongst top 5 Wedding Photographers in Ireland

Source. – Best in Ireland
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Capturing elegant & relaxed natural style wedding photographs for couples all over Ireland & destination weddings abroad

My services

I specialise in capturing those precious moments through a blend of natural, candid and very light, elegantly posed photography.

Believe me – You will rarely ever be looking at the camera.

Wedding Photography

Wedding coverage in a photo-journalistic style

Destination Weddings

Personalised destination wedding photography coverage

Engagement Photography

Engaged? Or looking to capture a proposal or renew your vows?


Finest albums and the best quality for my clients



My aim is to ensure that I capture beautiful images from your wedding day with the minimum of intrusion. It’s about having fun, making it easy and not stressing out….

David Duignan

I’m a professional Dublin wedding photographer and I shoot weddings and elopements all over Ireland and abroad

Specialising in modern documentary style wedding photographs using mainly natural light, I’m here for clients who appreciate professionalism, high quality images and albums.

I’m part of a community of the best wedding photographers in Ireland who really mean what they say about keeping it natural. My wedding reportage style covers everything from the excitement and the details of getting ready that morning, through to the emotional ceremony, some quick natural portraits of the two of you (generally a maximum of 20 or 30 minutes away from your guests), some formal family portraits and to your guests enjoying your day. For the most part you and your guests won’t even notice I am there. My style and approach is to go with the flow and therefore your photos are spontaneous, authentic and right in the moment.

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Photography that is natural, relaxed & in the moment

Your wedding day is your day and I’m there to capture it as it unfolds. I let you enjoy your day while I capture candid shots and special moments of you and your guests enjoying every bit of your celebration.

Your wedding photography – it’s about keeping it real & honest

It’s about photographing the reality of your wedding day – what is there and what is happening in a creative and unobtrusive way. I’m not about long and elaborate photoshoots taking you away from your guests for extended periods of time. My goal is to capture unique and authentic photographs of your wedding that tell your story through natural documentary photography using natural light with an artistic and creative style.  My approach is friendly, relaxed, focused on being discrete and which seeks to put you at ease so that you enjoy your big day with no fuss.

No matter where in Ireland or Europe you are thinking of getting married, I can be there. So if you’re looking for elopement or wedding photographers in Ireland or a destination wedding photographer, feel free to get in touch.


What my clients are saying

Dervla & Richy

It was a pleasure from beginning to end to work with you. You were the ultimate professional & your calm, easy-going attitude put us both at ease. You made us laugh & we really felt like you were one of the guests at our wedding!! Thank you for everything.

Suzanne & Nick

Hi David, We really can’t thank you enough for being our photographer. We treasure our photos. I have never in all my days witnessed a photographer work so hard. You did not stop. As a result we have the most gorgeous photos.

Suzie & Sam

Dear David, We LOVE the photos… They are beautiful and totally capture the joy of the day. Our families love them as well!! We are so happy with how they turned out and are incredibly grateful to have had you as our photographer. You are so talented and on top of that, just being so lovely and helpful from the get go. We honestly couldn’t be happier with the stellar service you provide.
Best wishes, Susie & Sam

Best Irish Wedding Venues

As one of many wedding photographers in Ireland I constantly travel all four corners of the country photographing weddings in some of the best Irish wedding venues. I am available for weddings in the following exclusive Irish wedding venues (in no particular order):

Tankardstown House in Meath, Ballymagarvey Village in Meath, The Village Barn in Tyrrellspass Westmeath, Bellingham Castle in Louth, Tinakilly House in Wicklow, Markree Castle in Sligo, Ballyseede Castle in Kerry, Mount Druid in Westmeath, Virginia Park Lodge in Cavan, Kilkea Castle in Kildare, Barberstown Castle in Kildare, Horetown House in Wexford, Rathsallagh House in Wicklow, Killashee House in Kildare, K-Club in Kildare,  Huntington Castle in Carlow, Luttrellstown Castle in Dublin, Carton House in Kildare, Borris House in Carlow, Gloster House in Offaly, Castle Leslie in Monaghan, Boyne Hill House in Meath and Marlfield House in Wexford.

Yeah, a lot of castles I know but you just can’t beat an Irish castle or a private estate for a magical wedding…!!

Engagement & elopement photography in Ireland

Whether you are living and getting married in Ireland or flying in from overseas to get engaged or for an Irish elopement or destination wedding, I am available for engagement and elopement photo shoots anywhere along the Wild Atlantic Way in the West of Ireland, Dublin, Wicklow mountains or wherever you wish. It’s a small country..! Have car, will travel..!

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bride and groom standing in a field with the Sugarloaf mountain in the background after their Wedding at the 5 Star Powerscourt Distillery Wicklow Ireland

Wedding at the Powerscourt Distillery

Stephanie and Ian after rescheduling and rescheduling finally got to proceed with their fab wedding at the Powerscourt Distillery last September. Wedding at the Powerscourt Distillery Like many other weddings during 2020 and 2021, it seemed like it may never…