July 3, 2012

immaculate conception and durham convention center wedding photography ~ sarah and jonathan

Durham Wedding Photographer

Wedding Ceremony: Immaculate Conception Church, Durham, NC

Wedding Reception: Durham Convention Center, Durham, NC

This was a special one for me as I met the happy couple last year when Sarah was a bridesmaid for her friend Candis at their wedding at the King’s Daughters Inn. We got on really well and, when I was introduced to her fiancé Jonathan later in the evening, they asked me then and there about shooting their wedding. I think Jonathan’s line was “You don’t seem to do all the cheesy stuff!”. Jonathan, I can verify that this is a fromage-free zone.

I really love weddings that have an international flavour and this was the third one in as many months where we had guests in from outside the USA. In this case, we had a strong contingent from Nicaragua, so being fluent in Spanish was definitely a bonus for the group shots. On the flip side, my total lack of salsa skills was disguised by the fact I was carrying a lot of camera equipment. I wish I always had that excuse.

I want to give a big thank you to Sarah and Jonathan and the wedding party for letting me do my thing. It was great spending the day with you all.

Incidentally, for my Cincinnati-based readers, Sarah and Jonathan will be moving to the Hyde Park area later this summer. Keep an eye out for them and make them feel as welcome as you did me.

As always, here are just a few of my personal favourites from the day.

Amanda Seppi 03:25 July 4, 2012
Amazing pictures that capture a magical day perfectly! So happy for such a great couple!
Joe Payne Photography 09:52 July 4, 2012
Thanks Amanda! I had a brilliant time with you all. Have a good 4th!
Yanina Vaca 23:04 July 5, 2012
Sarita Y Jonathan..Espectaculares! Amazing! wooow! I love it.. Felicidades! love you guys tia yanina.
Johanna T Mayorga 00:47 July 6, 2012
Bellisimas....Felicidades por siempre!
Brenda Mayorga 01:45 July 6, 2012
Muy bellas todas las fotos, recuerdos inolvidables...bendiciones.
Grisbin Mayorga 01:47 July 6, 2012
Que bellas estan!!!!
Joe Payne 02:58 July 6, 2012
Gracias a todos por los comentarios. Me alegro mucho de que les hayan gustado las fotos. Una pareja simpatiquísima y muy fotogénica. Un abrazo a tod@s.
Kate Turner Pope 03:01 July 6, 2012
Joe Payne 16:42 July 6, 2012
Thanks Kate!
Elida Brautigam 19:03 July 7, 2012
Lovely pictures! Outstanding!

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