Wedding at the Salthill Hotel, Galway | by Gerard Conneely Photography

Wedding Photographer Galway | A Salthill Wedding | Sharon & Paul

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Wedding Date: 21st Oct 2016 | Venue: Salthill Hotel Galway | Church: Roveagh Church Kilcolgan

In October 2016, Sharon and Paul held their wedding day in the Salthill Hotel, Galway. The Salthill hotel from a photographer’s perspective is an ideal location for wedding photography with the nearby park, the promenade, Barna woods, silver strand beach and modern décor of the Salthill hotel itself. The nearby locations offer lots of variety for the creative outdoor photos.

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I always request in advance that brides leave all their details in a single location before we arrive to photograph the details on the morning of a wedding, details like the brides wedding dress, bridesmaids dresses, shoes, hair pieces, jewellery, perfumes or any other items that are of special importance. I was delighted to see the effort that Sharon and her bridesmaids had gone to when we arrived where they had a separate room set aside with all the details laid out to perfection. This gives us a head start for the day and it set the tone for the level of supports we received from Sharon and the bridesmaids, they had everything working like clockwork, Sharon was even in her dress on time which is often a rare occurrence and that gave us extra time to take family photos outside her home house before leaving for the church.

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Waiting for the bride at Roveagh Church Kilcolgan, Co. Galway

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Wedding photography at the park next to the Salthill hotel, Galway

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Wedding photography at the Salthill park next to the Salthill hotel, Galway 

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Bride alone photo at the Salthill park next to the Salthill hotel, Galway 

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Bridesmaids photo at the Salthill part next to the Salthill hotel, Galway 

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Bride on her wedding day photo at the Salthill Hotel in Galway 

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Bridesmaids at the Salthill hotel, Galway 

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Sharon & Paul opted for a 64 page wedding album by Graphistudio, Italy, with a maple design box, a sequoia leather book with a woven spine, printed on metallic paper with satin lamination. 


Full wedding photography details and booking options are available on my Wedding Photographypage | Contact details:- Gerard Conneely Photography | Mobile: 0872295675 | Email: [email protected]

Hi, I'm Gerard, an experienced wedding photographer & photography teacher. I photograph weddings throughout Ireland & I'm based in Co. Galway in the west of Ireland.

I'd consider myself to be a people person, I know how to bring out the best in my couples & I take what I do very seriously, but you would never think so when working with me.

I've been photographing weddings for 11 years; my style is very much documentary in nature & I’ve found over the years the best way to capture beautiful moments is to let them occur naturally. Many love stories have unfolded in front of my cameras and it truly is an honour when a couple places their trust in me to document their day.

While some of my couples live only a few miles away, others plan their wedding from abroad & I place great emphasis on taking care of my couples both pre & post wedding. If you like the idea of a photographer who will guide you through each step from the pre-wedding meeting, the day itself & right through to delivering your printed story in an Italian handmade album, I'd love to hear from you...

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