From my own experience, one of the best things about getting married is the lead up to the big day and all that coms with it. For myself and Dee, one of the best parts of that was getting to spend some real quality time with Dee’s sister Grainne and their beautiful family who live in Australia but had come all this way for our day. Amazing.
The last time I saw them was a year an half ago. At that point they had their first child Nia who was crawling all around the place and you’d be hard pressed to catch her. Now, a year and half later they had a new addition to their family, the totally adorable and Pixar inspired Edie. She’s now the one who’s crawling around the place at full speed and Nia is now in the big sister role whose primary job is to give Edie bear hugs at very regular intervals delivered with the line “Ohh I love you Edie”. It’s honestly one of the cutest things.
On one particular day we all went down to Dunmore East for an afternoon at the beach. I’d asked Grainne and her husband JB if I could do a little photo shoot with them and the kids and they were totally up for it. At the end, I asked if I could have just Grainne and JB for a couple shoot and do with them what I normally do with my wedding couples. Grainne was all for it – JB? I’m not so sure 🙂 But after 20 minutes or so the job was done and JB even seemed to enjoy it – the natural 😉
So – with that. Here are the results. I made a little video for them with a song which I think suits the shots perfectly. The pictures and a few extra ones are all below.
Oh. And it’s funny I post this today – because today is Grainne’s birthday! Happy Birthday Grainne!