Some of our recent clients
Belfast's Premier Family Photography Studio
Our Award Winning Photography Studio is a family run business situated just off the Malone Road in the beautiful University Quarter of Belfast surrounded by an eclectic mix of restaurants, cafes, shops, and bars. It’s one of the social and artistic hubs of the city with Stranmillis village, Queens University, Queen’s Film Theatre, Ulster Museum, Lyric Theatre, and a host of galleries and eating establishments all within a short walk.
There is so much you can do nearby after your studio visit. You can enjoy a leisurely stroll through Botanic Gardens or browse some of the fabulous historic collections at the Ulster Museum. Maybe you just fancy a leisurely coffee in one of the many coffee bars nearby or even treat the family to a beautiful meal at some of the excellent restaurants in the area.
Award Winning Family Photography Specialists
Who are we?
You know your family better than anyone, and it’s important to you that they feel relaxed and totally at-ease with whomever you choose to photograph them. You’re looking for a friendly photographer with a studio that’ feels like you're at home, instead of intimidating, where they’ll be able to have fun and be themselves in front of the camera because you know those are the times when they produce the most adorable and treasured portraits. We are Dermot & Catherine Murphy, a husband and wife team with four children of our own and we like to think we know a thing or two about what it takes to create a great photograph. We are seven-time Professional Photography Association of Northern Ireland Award Winners including the Northern Ireland Photographer of the Year Trophy.
"Totally stress free, lovely experience".
"Dermot and Catherine are extremely talented and has an eye for seeing things that will make absolutely fantastic pictures. Both Dermot and Catherine also have a wonderful personality and is able to make you feel completely calm and at ease."
"My almost 5 yr old loved her time in Dermot and Catherine's studio. She was treated like a Princess from start to finish. The entire hour flowed very naturally and I've no idea how they did it, but they managed to get her to sit still and pose beautifully. It was fascinating to see them gently bring out the best in Erin. The end results were some stunning photos!"
"We decided to get our first family portrait taken for my Mum's 60th. Mum does not like fuss or being the centre of attention, but both Catherine and Dermot made her feel extremely relaxed and at ease. It was the perfect start to a special day."
"We loved the personal service offered by both Dermot and Catherine, not only great photography but a beautiful and heart warming experience during the session with our newborn son and 3 year old boy!"
A photography experience like no other.
“The best thing about a picture is that it never changes, even when the people in it do.”
— Andy Warhol
What our clients say...
The Mc Guckian Family
Belfast, County Antrim
"Everybody loved the pictures. We are so pleased that Sarah made us do this! It was fun on the day and now I have them to enjoy when the kids are away enjoying themselves."
Ezra's mum, Inga
Belfast, Co. Antrim
"Just got our pics and they look amazing! Was a fun day getting the pics taken,were made to feel really comfortable and they had great patience with us. Definitely worthwhile!"
Ivy's mum, Rachael
Belfast, County Antrim
"I just wanted to let you know that you will be hearing from a few of my contacts on Facebook:) I put up the pictures and they all loved them nearly as much as we do! "
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