The story behind Noah James photography

Hi, my names Damien Braniff from Noah James Photography. I’m an award-winning Belfast based photographer with a sincere passion for catching every special moment I can on camera. I’ve been taking pictures for as long as I can remember but my professional career was kicked started with the birth of my son ‘Noah James’. What started as an Instagram page for documenting everything from Noah's first smile to his first steps has ultimately evolved into the Noah James brand you see today.

Capturing those memories helped me to realise just how important photography can be and I’ve no doubt that this has helped shape me both as a dad and a photographer. For weddings, in particular, I'm all about those natural, documentary-style, non-staged, 'Real' photos, so if its authenticity you’re after, I’m your man! My main goal is to ensure that everyone is comfortable on the day so I can capture the personalities and connections you love so much. Rest assured, there’s no unnecessary or awkward posing involved and if I’m completely honest, all the good stuff happens when nobody’s watching anyway! That said, if you have something in mind that you'd like to recreate I'll certainly be able to accommodate. I love what I do and I'm just about as easy going as they come so you can expect a relaxed and professional atmosphere whether you’re in the studio or enjoying your big event.

I have an amazing studio space that is perfect for family portraits, cheeky sibling pics, professional headshots and everything in between. Over the years I’ve also helped countless businesses and business professionals create the right image for their brand. You only have 7 seconds to make a strong first impression and that’s why it’s so important, especially in today’s climate to represent yourself and your business with quality standout visual content that helps you to connect with your audience.


Please feel free to contact me at any time for a friendly chat. I’d be more than happy to talk you through what packages are available or answer any questions you might have. If you prefer, we can always meet in person for a catch up with no obligation to book.


Ashlene & Graeme

“These pictures are just amazing and more! Literally belly laughing in almost all of them too 😂 such a great day! Damian you done an unbelievable job, we couldn’t have imagined our wedding pictures turning out as amazing as these! 🙌 we couldn’t have asked for a better photographer to be part of our wedding day you were class and we look forward to hearing more good things to come for you!! 👏👏”

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