April 4, 2018

st. mary’s & umstead wedding photographer – sarah & jake

Wedding Photography

Sarah & Jake were married back in February in a beautiful, intimate ceremony at St. Mary’s School Chapel in downtown Raleigh followed by a full-on party at their reception at The Umstead. These are two amazing venues for a wedding: Built in 1855, St. Mary’s Chapel has a fabulous vintage feel to it, which beautifully complemented Sarah’s dress and Jake’s classic tuxedo look. Conversely, The Umstead, which opened its doors in 2007, is a super modern design with sleek, elegant architecture that provides a fabulous backdrop for the getting ready and wedding reception part of the day. I really enjoyed photographing the fusion of the feel of these two disparate venues for Sarah & Jake. They are a really special couple and I wish them every happiness for the future together.

Thanks to the fabulous vendors and service providers who came together to make it such a special day:

Ceremony: St. Mary’s School Chapel, Raleigh, NC | Reception:  The Umstead Hotel & Spa, Cary, NC | Wedding Planner: A Southern Soirée, Raleigh, NC | Hair & Make-Up: The Makeup Culture, Durham, NC | Officiant: Rev. Janet Watrous, Raleigh, NC | Florals: Eclectic Sage, Raleigh, NC | Band: The Root Doctors, Columbia, SC | Cake: Ashley Cakes, Raleigh, NC | Transport: EcoStyle, Raleigh, NC | Rentals: CE Rental, Raleigh, NC | Assistant Photographer: Hooman Bahrani, Winston-Salem, NC

OK, so now we have the formalities over with, here are my picks of the pics. Thanks, as always, for stopping by!

st. mary's & umstead wedding photographer - groom prep Sarah Jake St Mary's School Nighttime-1 st. mary's umstead wedding photographer - couple laughing

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