Kind Words

Wedding Achill

I make a lot of friends at work!!!


It’s always a treat to receive some feedback from couples after their big day. The words from Brides and Grooms in the slides below are sent to me via text messages, emails or thank you cards, and all given with out request.

I’m photographing “life events” for people at close quarters and most of the time, good friendships develop from same. How lucky am I to experience this for a living!


John, we're both sitting here in Miami on Honeymoon reminiscing on the day and the one thing that we keep coming back to is you!!
You are just amazing and made the day so simple...from my home in the morning (where I had so much fun) to the dance floor later that absolute pleasure to have you with us on our big day!!
Thanks so much, Sharon & Johnny....Mr & Mrs Browne!!


Hey John, just wanted to thank you for everything last Saturday! We never laughed as much as we did with ye two John's (John Murphy on Video)....I'd recommend you to anyone and that's without seeing the photos...just for how you made us feel on the day. As i said before, we don't like getting our photos taken but you made us feel at ease...thank you!
Ashley & Gerry


John, how are ya!
I meant to text you yesterday to thank you so much for all your help last Saturday! Genuinely thank you for all your have a very calming nature which helps no end on a wedding day!


We couldn't have asked for a nicer person to be a big part of our wedding day!
Our time in Renville was so relaxed and full of laughter- we didn't want to leave. We are thrilled with our images and cannon wait to get started on an album!
Rosita & Michael


Dear John,
Thank you so much for being our wedding photographer!
Your professionalism, banter and positivity on the day was excellent...the wedding photos are amazing and we are so happy with everything! We are recommending you to all of our engaged friends...your the best!
Deirdre & Brendan


Hi John,
Thank you so much for the amazing photos and for being such a Gentleman on our big day!
We really appreciate all the time you gave us and we are beyond happy with the photos!
Kathy & Owen


Dear John,
Thank you sincerely for your professionalism at our daughters were a perfect gentleman and very very accommodating to us all from your arrival at our home until departure from the Salthill Hotel.
We wish you continued success....Esther & Peter Faherty


Dear John,
Thank you so much for all your hard work on our wedding day & for producing the most amazing photographs for us to enjoy and treasure always. You are a true Professional at your job and your ability to make people feel at ease is also manage to make not very photogenic people look good!
We are eternally indebted to you and we hope you know how much we appreciate all your help.
Thank you, thank you, thank you!
Love Michelle & Mark


Hi John,
Thank you so much for all the brilliant photos you took on our big day and almost as importantly, for helping to keep us all at ease!
Love, Laura & Peter


Thank you so much for doing a fantastic job on our wedding photos...we love them and the albums look awesome too!
You were so efficient with everything and you went above and beyond what you need to...thank you
Natasha & Daniel


Dear John,
The photographs were the only bit of our day that Vinny was worried about....but you made it one of our favorite parts of the day! Your big smile and easy going nature put us both completely at ease.
I'm so happy it was you that captured all the laughter and love on the day...your an absolute Diamond! We absolutely love our photos and have had so many compliments about them...thank you!
Danny & Vinny


John you were absolutely AMAZING the day of our wedding. I am sure you hear it a lot but you managed our situation so well, you are so good at what you do .. We will never forget you , you were the talk of our wedding .. My family still talk about you.. We so enjoyed your company you helped make our day truly amazing, relaxed, unbelievably enjoyable . So many people have said it to us and asked us who you were , we were blown away with your professionalism and warmness .
Thank you Karen & Diarmuid

Best wedding photographer galway

Dear John,
Thank you so much for doing such an amazing job on our wedding photos, we will treasure them always! You were a gent to work with and we really enjoyed the day..barely noticed that you were there at some stages which is a testament to how good you are!
Thanks again, Monica & Fred

Wedding Loughrea Hotel & Spa

To John,
Thank you so much for making our wedding day so captured every happy moment. You made us feel so relaxed and thank you for our fabulous wedding brings back such happy memories of the fun we all had.
Marie & Edward

Wedding Foxes Pub Galway

Thank you again for your brilliant work the day of our wedding, you were great to work with and all our family and guests said the same! We love our photos as you can guess from the front of this card!
Love Laura & Lorcán

Wedding Galway Promenade

Dear John,
Thank you for the amazing way in which you captured our wedding day. You are a credit to your profession and a true gentleman...we could not be happier with our photos
Michelle & Jason

Wedding Headford Co Galway

To John,
Thank you so much for all your advice on our wedding day! The pictures you took were second to were a pleasure to work with and we would recommend you to anyone!
Claire & Paul

Wedding photo Salthill

Dearest John,
Thank you so much for capturing the happiest memories from our fantastic wedding day. You are a true professional and your work is a credit to you.
We look forward to working with you again,
Teresa & Kenneth

Wedding Photo Cong Mayo

Dear John,
Thank you so much for capturing the most beautiful of photos on our wedding day. You were an absolute gent to us all on our special day and made us feel very relaxed. We are delighted with our photos and of all the memories they hold of our wedding day.
Warmest thanks,
Linda & Alan

Wedding Hodson Bay Athlone

Dear John
Sincere thanks for the wonderful job you did on our wedding day.
For making us both feel so at ease and for capturing our wedding day so perfectly.
Wishing you continued success and good health,
Christine & Seán

Windy wedding day!

Dearest John,
where do we start?
Thank you for doing such a fantastic job on our wedding in September. We are so happy that you were our made everyone feel so at ease and you are such a gent. We did not have the best weather (being an understatement) but we got the best photos. You helped with your relaxed atmosphere and you are lovely to be around. I will highly recommend you to everyone.
Thanks so much are one in a million!
Joanne & Ollie xxx

Hotel Meyrick Wedding

Dear John,
We cannot thank you enough for our fantastic wedding photos. You captured the day just as we wanted and your such a joy to work with! You made us feel so relaxed and everyone said you wouldn't even know John was taking pictures you were so amazing and the pictures speak for themselves.
I would recommend you the world over!!
Love Cilla & Stephen

Wedding day Lodge at ashford

Dear John,
We don't know where to begin in thanking you properly for the wonderful work you did on our wedding pictures. You were a dream from start to finish. You mad us so comfortable and at ease for the entire was the total opposite of how I imagined wedding photography would be. It was fun and easy and the time just flew by (as it always is when people are enjoying themselves). The photos are beyond gorgeous, we love every single shot. You captured our most special day in the most amazing way and for that we will always be grateful
We cannot thank you enough,
Elaine and Charles..

Wedding photo from Mayo taken by John McMahon

Thank you for being the best photographer!
You have captured our day so perfectly, we could not have asked for more from you! You are a top class photographer and a great guy to be around us on our wedding day.
Love Rosaleen & Shane

Wedding Salthill Hotel

We cannot thank you enough for everything you did to make our wedding day so special!
You made us feel so at ease through our wedding day....especially during the morning when the butterflies started to set in! We really enjoyed the craic in NUIG and you were just fantastic. We are thrilled with our photographs, such beautiful moments captured that we will treasure forever.
Paula & Ger

Winter Wedding Gort Co Galway

We would sincerely like to thank you for your professionalism on our wedding day...from beginning to end, you made us feel so comfortable. We are absolutely thrilled with our beautiful photos that we will cherish for life.
Many thanks, Aileen & Ronan

wedding lodge at ashford, cong

Thank you for capturing both our Hindu and Irish weddings! We've received so many compliments of how beautiful our photos are and this is thanks to you!
We look forward to you taking photos of our daughter this summer!
Love Darshana & Jonathan

Wedding Salthill Hotel

Hi John,
I just wanted to express our sincere thanks to you on our wedding day.
After the wedding you were getting compliments left right and center and from everyone on both sides of the families. You are so gifted and such a gentleman on our wedding day and made everyone so at ease.
We will talk to you soon,
Michelle & John

Claregalway Hotel Wedding

Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for capturing our special day and providing us with special photographs that we will cherish forever!
Words cannot express how emotional and happy we both were when we received our photographs and slideshow.
Your an absolute gentleman, your passion and professionalism could be clearly seen in the way you captured the most stunning and natural photographs. You mad us all along with our family and friends so comfortable to be around. We hope to get a chance to work with you again!
Wishing you every success in the future, you deserve it all!
Lots of love,
Annmarie & Paul xx

Connemara wedding

Thank you so so much for our wedding photos! We are so happy with them and love them all! You are such a gent to work with, like you were part of our family, never knew you were around, you just did your work!
Thank you so much,
Mary T & Declan

Wedding Clayton Hotel Galway

Hi John,
Sorry it's so late but we wanted to say a huge thank you for making our wedding day the best day of our live.
Your easy going friendly nature made sure everyone was at ease and with a bit of devilment thrown in, you made our day so much can see from the wonderful photos how much fun we had!
Anyone would be lucky to have you join them on their big day as their photographer...your such a genuine and lovely person. We love our album and our parents are thrilled with theirs too!
Thank so much for everything John,
Ciarán and Anita xx

Wedding Hotel Meyrick Galway

Dearest John!
Thank you so much for coming along on the "wedding day" journey with us. We cannot thank you enough- the finished results are incredible!

Winter wedding

Just a quick note to thank you so much for photographing our wedding day.
As expected, you were so easy to work with and made us all feel at ease and relaxed at all times. Maybe it didn't seem that way to you but I was expecting much more mayhem than we did have.
Also, thank you for going via Ardrahan to my granny's house who was ill at the time and unable to be with us on the day. Those photographs I will treasure forever.
Above all else, you are a gentleman and professional and we would highly recommend you to anyone
All our love,
Eileen & Dave

Hotel Meyrick wedding

Dear John,
We Just wanted to thank you so much for all the work, time and sincerity that you put into our wedding photographs.
You did an outstanding job and we cannot thank you enough for all the captured some unforgettable moments.
You are an absolute gent to work with and we will definitely be recommending you to everyone!
Warm regards, Martha & Fergus

Wedding Photo Monks House Cong

Just a quick note to thank you so much for photographing our wedding day.
You were at all times so easy to work with, and you have a gift for making everyone feel so relaxed ans smile like they never smiled before.
Above all else, you are a true gentleman who is damn good at what he does. I'll definitely be recommending you to future brides.
All our love,
Lorna and Mark


Just a small note to say thank you so much for doing our wedding photos. We are thrilled beyond words with the end result.
Thank you for putting us both at ease and for capturing special moments, some we weren't even aware of.
You are a true gent and we wish you nothing but success for the future.
Kevin & Catriona


Dear John,
Just a small note to say thank you, thank you, thank you for all your hard work on our wedding day. The photos are amazing and it's so hard to chose a favorite as they are all fabulous.
Thank you so much again, I have recommended you to as many brides as possible.
Lots of love,
Sinead & Darvin


Dear John,
Thank you very much for being such a fantastic photographer on our wedding day. Despite the heavy rain, you took beautiful photos and we are thrilled with them. We look forward to meeting with you to organise an album!
Warm regards,
Rachel & Eoin


A quick note to thank you and express our sincere appreciation for being our wedding photographer. From our first meeting through to the day itself, you made the whole experience stress free and enjoyable. We were delighted with the final pictures, our hardest task being picking them for the album.
Most of all thank you for being so approachable, friendly and responsive to all our requests.
Norah & Eddie


Dear Johnny,
Thank you so much for the BRILLIANT job you did as our wedding photographer- we are so delighted you were involved in our day.
We cannot express enough thanks for your lovely manner, your talent, your enthusiasm, professionalism and advice which made a huge contribution to our day.
Máire & Kevin


A thank you from the bottom of our hearts for everything you did for us on our wedding day.
Your generosity, compassion, and hard work is something that will stay with us forever.
Your a true gent, we'll definitely be recommending you to all our friends.
Ciara & Denny


Your a true gentleman and so easy to work with. We have amazing photos and couldn't recommend you highly enough. You captured every moment and we learn so much looking back at the pictures.
We are both delighted with our images,
Thank you
Pam & Rory


John was our wedding photographer. What can I say, the best decision we made!! He done a fantastic job and we can't recommend him enough.
We wanted a photographer that was reliable and efficient and that is what we got, he is a true gent and nothing is too much for him. He made it all about us and whatever we wanted, we got!! My bridesmaid is getting married next year and tried to book John but unfortunately he was booked out!
Thanks a million John,
Ciara & Ronan


Many thanks for being there to photograph our wedding day. We absolutely love the work you did. Your professionalism yet relaxed nature was evident from the moment we met you and everyone was talking about you at the wedding (in a good way lol).
The promptness at which you produced the top quality photos was unbelievable, I know people that wait months to receive theirs. We most definitely will be recommending you.
Wishing you the very best for the future John, I have no doubt that your well earned success will continue.
Edel & james


Dear John,
Just wanted to say thanks so much for doing such a fantastic job on our wedding photos. We were delighted with them
We had challenging weather conditions in the wild west!
Great job and we loved working with you!
Marie & Niall


Sending you a big thank you for all you did for us in the lead up and on our wedding day. You made us all feel so at ease and we are delighted with the job you have done on our photos
Aileen & John