boy with gelled hair on a bed with a flower duvet holding his kitten who has one eye closed. Winning lifestyle portrait, first place Child Photo Competition, International child photographycompetition, best of black & white child portraits. Also featured in The Times newspaper, UK and Bored Panda

CARA HODGE PHOTOGRAPHY

Lifestyle & Family Photographer Blackrock Dublin

Award Winning Lifestyle, Family, Child & Baby Photography  >

"I couldn't believe how beautiful the pictures are. They are everything I had hoped for. Just lovely"  Marianne

young woman in a white trench under a pink cherry blossm tree, smiling spring portrait
newborn baby girl in a white onesie lying on a soft pink blanket, hands holding her face & legs curled together

"Cara was warm and friendly, I felt comfortable right away. The photoshoot was amazing. Absolutely delighted with the pictures, I couldn't recommend Cara enough." Chloe

Alice "How long is forever"?
White Rabbit
"Sometimes, just one second"

Alice in Wonderland

girl balancing apple on head, older sister laughing

One moment to capture your most precious memories. One click of the shutter...

 

A bit about me. My favorite color is blue. I love tea, Cola-Bottle sweets (...all the pick n' mix at the cinema), Indian with lots of chili. Pasta Arrabiata (did I mention food again?). Books, Netflix. Travel, road trips. Oh, and shoes! I love taking pictures, of course. Chasing the light, the light outside and the light within...

For celebrations big, small & tiny,  I love moments of natural connection as well as classic child portraits. Based in Blackrock, Dublin. Cinematic & timeless black & white...

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Baby &Newborn First
Pictures

newborn baby feet curled in the air with one hand outstretched, close up image, soft bed in background

Start the precious journey of being a parent

Celebrating a baby boy in a Dublin park & garden here >

Your newborn or baby's first pictures.

Baby hands & feet...

Feeding, napping, playing. Documentary style first days at home. Or a place you feel at home...

 

 

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mother holding baby boy in arms

Special occasions big, small & tiny >

Family Highlights

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My lifestyle & family highlights. Precious family moments with babies, newborns, young children & older teens. Includes special occasions, engagement, maternity, birthday, graduation, debs, baptism. Communion portraits

little sister hugging older sister in a white communion gown, close up portrait, background of sculptural plants

Baby & Newborn

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Baby & newborn first pictures. First birthday party. Newborn photography. At home or somewhere special. Classic baby portraits & documentary style authentic moments. Create a keepsake album.

newborn baby girl, hands clasped around face, on a pink & white checked blanket

My Photoshoots

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Individual photoshoot galleries. Glance at some of my lifestyle & classic family photoshoots & take in my look & feel. Unscripted moments. Connection. Traditional child portraits

Holy Communion portrait, detail of head band, black & white portrait

What to Expect

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What to expect from your lifestyle & family photoshoot Dublin. Genuine natural moments. Making family photography light filled & fun. Fuss free.

newborn baby girl in a bobble hat on mum's lap in a park surrounded by yellow autumn leaves

Award Winning
Black & White

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My personal pictures.

International award winning child photography. Timeless & emotive black & white. Cinematic & evocative. Child portrait photography. Featured in Iconic Artist Magazine, Milan

boy on carpet surrounded by shoes, award winning portrait

Feminine Portraits

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Feminine portraits. Older child, teenager, adult. Teenagers because they are always your babies. A chance to be yourself, dress up or keep it really natural. Park, beach & city. Spotlight on you!

close up young woman's face, gold earrings, summer light, meadow

Engagement & Couples

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This is your story. Your adventure. Engagement & couples photoshoot. In a beautiful location. Landscape, seascape.

man holding his finacee on the beach at Seapoint Dublin, engagement photoshoot

Information

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More about digitals. Gorgeous gallery quality prints, mat & sheen. Matted albums, fine art books, mounted printed boxes. Gift vouchers. Or just ask me...

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Authentic, natural moments captured beautifully. In a place you love

Award winning black & white portrait of a boy in a fig tree

 Award  Winning >
 

International Child Photo Competition 2nd place badge showing boy in a fur coat by a window
International Child Photo Competition winner 1st PLACE E BADGE showing boy with a kitten on a bed
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International Child Photo Competition 2ND PLACE E BADGE showing a girl in a playground swing
enagaged couple holding hands on a beach at Seapoint Dublin

Light filled

Making lifestyle & family photography light filled and fun!

 Dublin photoshoots are all natural light. Park or beach. Or the comfort of your own home.

Family portraits, engagement & couples, maternity, child, baby & newborn. Special occasions like Holy Communion, graduation, birthday parties, debs.


Details like baby feet, unruly hair, the curl of an eyelash. A favorite dress... I love vibrant natural color & timeless, emotive black & white pictures.

Favorites are featured in Iconic Artist Magazine & have won prizes at International Child Photo Competition.

 

Digitals & beautiful mat printing. Gallery quality

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young woman, straw hat, holding a tree branch, summer meadow
girl wearing a wide brim straw hat, white skirt and top sitting on a green garden table under a tree in a summer meadow

Summer photoshoot with frozen feels

Precious portraits of your older child & teenager 

two young women in graduation cap and gowns hugging on the campus lawn with university buildings and other graduates in the background

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