relaxed wedding photography

S+R - Preview - The Shelbourne Hotel Wedding Photographer, Dublin, Ireland

Thank you so much Livia. We had an amazing day and you were so easy to work with, a joy having you with us for the day xxx
— S+R

Last Saturday I was at The Shelbourne Hotel for a lovely intimate wedding, the couple decided that they wanted a stress free day and decided to have a smaller celebration with their family at The Shelbourne and having their friends joining them later on the day at the fab Farrier and Draper. In the meantime we managed to get their portraits done in a super busy and hot Dublin and here are a few shots from the day.

Special mention to two of the cutest guests, Pearl and Ruby, their lovely dogs, over for a few portraits <3 .

Hope you like it xx

Supplier List:

Venue: The Shelbourne Hotel

Hair: Dylan Bradshaw

Makeup: Siobhanmakeup23 / Siobhan @ the Loft

Wedding Dress: Tracy Bridal, Galway

Suits: Magee

Rings: Rare

Flower/Bouquets: The Shelbourne

Cake: Caroline Igoe – my sister

Drinks Reception: Farrier and Draper

C+J - Preview - Brigit's Garden, Roscahill Galway, Wedding Photographer, Ireland

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Livia, couldn’t have done it without you, you are amazing! Thanks so much for everything
— Ciara and Jimmy

This Saturday I got to shoot these two cuties wedding at a Brigit's Cafe which is near Galway. It's a garden with several spots with Celtic inspiration and is such a stunning backdrop for a wedding!!!

Here's a preview hope you like it xx

J+C - Preview - Rothe House Kilkenny Wedding Photographer, Ireland

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It was absolutely wonderful to meet you and to spend the day with you! We could not have asked for a better experience and just wanted to extend our gratitude for your professionalism and spirit, which contributed so wonderfully to our special day.
— J+C

Supplier List:

Hotel: Hibernian Kilkenny

Ceremony Venue: Rothe House

Dinner Reception: Anocht Kilkenny

Dress: BHLDN

Hair Accessory: Folkster

L+A - Preview - Dunmore East Wedding Photographer - Ireland.

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LIVIA!!!!!! These are AMAZING!!!!
Thanks you soooooo much!
— L+A

They flew all the way from the US for their marriage celebration in Dunmore East and we definitely got the “Irish experience” specially when it came to the weather, but there two power through and we end up getting not only hailing but amazing sun and golden hour photos!!

Here’s a little sneak peek, can’t wait to share the rest.

J+L - Home Engagement Session - Wedding Photographer Dublin, Ireland

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Livia!

We absolutely LOVE the photos! Oh my goodness. You managed to capture us and our personalities so well! We are going to use some of these photos for our wedding website and can’t wait to share them with our friends and family. We are so excited to see you at the wedding!

Thank you so much,
— Jenny and Lorcan

Tomorrow is these two cuties wedding and I realised I never shared one of my favourite things I shot last year: their home engagement session!

I always say that if you are considering to have an engagement session (and you should) that choosing a place that really matters to you makes the whole thing nicer and what can be more meaningful for you and your partner than your house?

I hope you like the images and I can’t wait to see what we will do for their wedding, so excited!!

xx

C+J - Preview - Bellingham Castle Wedding Photographer, Louth Ireland

Think about the perfect combination of an awesome couple, amazing venue and vendors and some some magic skills by the venue staff (more on that later) and that's what last Saturday's wedding was.

I actually met the couple last year for their engagement session and we had just a great time and I knew they were going to be pros when it came to the photos and oh boy they delivered even when the day throw us some curve balls.

After the church the bride's dress got dirty and the girls from Belligham Castle got some magical product (which I'm definitely will be buying!) and restored Courtney's dress to new and made the rest of the day go so smoothly!!

Also, Courtney found some lovely way to honour her mum who sadly is not long with us and had photos and memories of her along the important parts of the day <3

Supplier List:

Venue: Bellingham Castle

Hair: Sarah Keogh @sarahkeogh_hair

Makeup: Danielle Mahon @danielle_mahon_makeup_studios

Wedding Dress: Alexandras Bridal @alexandrasbridalboutique

Suits: Neon, St Stephens Green @neon_dublin

Bridesmaids Dress (if applicable): Adrianna Papell

Groomsmen Suits (if applicable): Neon, St Stephens Green @neon_dublin

Rings: Lauren B @laurenbjewelry and Longs Jewelers @longsjewelers

Bride Shoes: Badgley Mischka

Groom Shoes: Alfani

Flower/Bouquets: Emer Mckenna Bespoke @emer_bespokeweddingflorist

Cake: Primrose Lane @primrose_lane_bakery

Second Shooter: Dasha Caffrey

Videographer: Daydream Pictures

Band/DJ: The Seducers @theseducersband



C+D Preview - Stylish Wedding at Bellinter House - Wedding Photographer Dublin

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Livia thank you so much! You are absolutely amazing on the day and these pictures show just how talented and how much fun we had.
Thank you so so much we loved having you with us to capture every moment of the day
— Ciara + Dave

When I chatted with Ciara about her and Dave’s wedding day she said the most joyful combination of words I photographer can hear: “I trust you, let’s have cool pictures and have fun” and, OMG we had fun!

As I said several times I just love shooting at Bellinter House and if you are considering them for your wedding venue, I would say you will be spoiled for choices when it comes to photos!

All that Ciara and Dave wanted it was to be a fun day and not take themselves super serious so we decided to recreate what now it’s becoming a classic shot for me, the bathroom photos in Bellinter, and that was just one of the many awesome and alternative spots we got to shoot and if you are having a cool bridal party like they had, nothing more epic than this group shot.

We also got the most amazing golden hour and went to a nearby rapeseed field for some photos and wait until you see the rest. When planning your wedding also allocate some time for a few adventures, they are usually the most fun shots.

Supplier List:

Venue: Bellinter House

Photographer: Livia Figueiredo Photography

Hair: Glen Kelly

Makeup: Natasha Ray

Wedding Dress: Kadee bridal, Athlone

Suit: Moss Bros

Bridesmaids Dress (if applicable): Folkster

Groomsmen Suits (if applicable): Michael Barrie

Rings: Weirs

Jewellery: Loulerie

Flower/Bouquets: The Wild Bunch

Cake: My friend Linnea O’Brien

Any other entertainment: Joanna Marie Burke (ceremony and reception music)

Band/DJ: The Hitmen Trio

Videographer: Forget Me Not Weddings

Inside the venue: Ballinacurra House - Cork Wedding Venue

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Thinking on having your wedding in Ballinacurra House? I have a few details from there for you!

Ballinacurra House is one of the nicest wedding venues in Cork that I shot in.

Lovely sport for photos and gorgeous settings for inside or outside ceremonies and/or reception, so if you are planning to have your wedding there here’s is a little of inspiration.

Hope you enjoy it!

Surprise T-Rex Couple Session - Wedding Photographer Dublin, Ireland

I received an email from Meredith saying that she wanted to a couple shoot as a birthday gift to her boyfriend and there was a small request: she wanted surprise him with a T-Rex costume and do part of their couple session dressed as dinosaurs I almost fell of my chair with excitement!

First, everyone knows I love a session in town so what can make it better? T-REX COSTUMES, THAT’S WHAT!

So me and Meredith planned how to keep this a secret and go to the session as usual and reveal to her boyfriend when we stop for a pint and the rest is history!

I have to say it was a challenge to walk with them in the middle of the city centre, a lot of people were stopping, taking photos and even a kid stop to hold their hands which was very cute. But it was all worth it, I never laughed so hard in my life!

Anyway, I hope you all like the images and that brightens your day as much as it brightened ours :)

xx

J+R - Brazilian-Irish Love Celebration Ballybeg House Wedding Photographer, Ireland

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Talented, fun and professional are just some of the words I would use to describe Livia and her amazing work. From the moment we made contact with Livia, she was friendly and listened carefully to what my husband and I wanted for our wedding. On the day of the wedding, Livia was really quick at taking the family and group photos and spent the rest of the day documenting and capturing the happiness and love of our wedding day. She was so easy to work with and was so relaxed and fun on our wedding day. The photos we received were just perfect as Livia had perfectly captured all the emotions of the day and we are beyond happy with the results that we will get to treasure forever. Thank you Livia
— Joanne + Renato

I’be been living in Ireland for a good while and it’s always extra special when I get to shoot a Brazilian wedding (Brazilian-Irish in this case) and although I don’t get to do it often it makes even more special when I do!

Joanne and Renato are one of the kindest clients I ever got to shoot, their sweet approach to the whole day is just what every photographer dreams and on that sunny day in July I felt so welcomed and embraced not just by them but by their while friends, family and the team at Ballybeg House (I can’t wait to go back there this year, what a gorgeous venue!!)

Here’s some of the photos, I really hope you enjoy it :)

xx

Supplier List

Wedding Venue: Ballybeg House 

Hair: Denise Bray

Makeup: Grainne Kaneswaran  

Wedding Dress: Camila Machado

Jewellery:  Pandora

Bride Shoes: Camila Machado

Groom Shoes: Di Pollini, Sao Paulo

Flower/Bouquets: Tee Corkish 

Wedding Planner (if applicable): Tee Corkish

Cake: Kim at The Cake Avenue

Band/DJ: The Dream Band 

Videographer: Seed of Light