carolina inn weddings | allison and matthew
October 6, 2011

carolina inn weddings | allison and matthew

Carolina Inn Weddings

Hair and Make-Up: Britt Cregan, Raleigh, NC
Wedding Ceremony: Orange United Methodist Church, Chapel Hill, NC
Reception: The Carolina Inn, Chapel Hill, NC
Band: The Headliners, Chapel Hill, NC

Allison and Matthew make such a great couple. You can instantly tell when you meet people whether or not their chemistry is going to make for great photo opportunities and this was definitely the case on this occasion. You could see right from the outset just how much they are into each other by how naturally they interacted. These are a few of my faves from their day.

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Heather 17:48 October 6, 2011
Amazing photos! I bet they are very happy. Can you share what lens you used to get the wide angles?
Joe 17:56 October 6, 2011
Hi Heather, Thanks for the great feedback! The vast majority of the super wide shots were taken with a Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8 L USM. There are a couple of fisheye shots in there too, which were taken with the Canon EF 15mm f/2.8 Fisheye lens. All full frame on a Canon 5D Mark II. Hope that helps. Cheers, Joe
Katharine 00:28 October 19, 2011
It's going to be hard to choose! We love them all!
Joe 16:52 October 20, 2011
Thanks Katherine! I had a lovely time with you all! Hope you're well!

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