Romantic Donegal Beach E-Shoot: Claire + Declan

Good morning!

Can we quickly skip over the fact the week began yesterday! I wasn’t quite ready for it, Tuesday seems like a much better day to start the week, wouldn’t you agree?

Today we’re going all out romantic with Clare and Declan’s beachside engagement shoot by Gemma G Photography.

Donegal engagement Gemma G Photography

Donegal engagement Gemma G Photography

Donegal engagement Gemma G Photography

Donegal engagement Gemma G Photography

Donegal engagement Gemma G Photography

Donegal engagement Gemma G Photography

Donegal engagement Gemma G Photography

Donegal engagement Gemma G Photography

Clare had lots of ideas to incorporate into the session at Rathmullan House in Donegal. The couple ooze individual style and wanted to rock their session their own way! The venue is stunning and offers so much variety which Gemma used to perfection capturing their images in the beautiful gardens and the beach on the banks of Lough Swilly, just a stones throw away from the house, down a tree lined path.

Donegal engagement Gemma G Photography

Donegal engagement Gemma G Photography

Donegal engagement Gemma G Photography

Donegal engagement Gemma G Photography

Donegal engagement Gemma G Photography

The couple met when Clare moved home after university and took a job at the local Golf Club. Declan worked and played at the club and they were friends for a long time before he picked up the phone and asked her out for a drink. Clare said she “laughed at him down the phone though I must have eventually agreed to the drink as we have been together almost 10 years.”

Donegal engagement Gemma G Photography

Donegal engagement Gemma G Photography

Donegal engagement Gemma G Photography

Donegal engagement Gemma G Photography

Donegal engagement Gemma G Photography

Donegal engagement Gemma G Photography

Donegal engagement Gemma G Photography

They chose Rathmullan as they “have been going up and down there for a long time, we got a dog a few years back and started to take him to the beach on a Sunday evening, we love the grounds of Rathmullan House and the place is so quiet and peaceful and we try and get down there as much as possible even for a walk on the beach.”

Donegal engagement Gemma G Photography

Donegal engagement Gemma G Photography

Donegal engagement Gemma G Photography

Clare and Declan continued their beach side theme with a summer wedding in Ballyliffin this past July.

Donegal engagement Gemma G Photography

Donegal engagement Gemma G Photography

Donegal engagement Gemma G Photography

Thanks to Gemma for sharing the gorgeous images, and to Clare and Declan for sharing their story. To view more of Gemma’s work visit www.gemmagphoto.com.