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Category: Bridal Session

A selection of images taken at award-winning Raleigh wedding photographer, Joe Payne’s bridal photography sessions. Click through to see the latest posts.

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durham wedding photographer – jill’s bridal portrait session
On Saturday, I had the pleasure of photographing Jill and John's wedding just up the road here in Durham, so I'm pleased to now be able to share some of my favourite photos from Jill's Rose Hill Plantation bridal photography session from a few weeks ago. Readers of the blog will know I shot another bridal session out at Rose Hill b ...
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duke gardens wedding photography – elizabeth’s bridal session
Back in the early spring, I spent an afternoon with the lovely Elizabeth shooting her bridal photos ahead of her wedding this summer. When Elizabeth had originally contacted me, she was looking to do a session that would allow her to pay homage to her late mother, whose veil she would be wearing on her wedding day. We took that con ...
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rose hill plantation wedding photographer – jordan’s bridal session
My first love, when originally starting out in the wedding photography business, was wedding photojournalism. I was a bit of a purist back then, so documenting moments using available light was really what made me tick and I paid little attention to portraiture and even less to posing, using artificial lighting, etc. But I am drive ...
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raleigh bridal photography session – jackie at the sutherland
This past weekend, I was lucky enough to shoot the wedding of Jackie & Rob. I'm in the process of editing those images now, but wanted to take the opportunity to show you these images from Jackie's Raleigh bridal photography session at The Sutherland, which we did last month. For those that aren't familiar with it, The Sutherla ...
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duke chapel bridal session
Just before Christmas, I got together with the lovely Rachel for her bridal session at Duke Chapel. She and Kevin were married two days later and images from that fab day will be coming soon. In the meantime, here are a few of my faves from the sesh. It was pretty parky out so full marks to Rachel for suffering for her art. Big pro ...
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duke chapel weddings ~ bridal session for claire
Claire and Zach got spliced back in early June and I'm looking forward to sharing some photos of their big day very soon. What a top day that was!! Claire lives out of town so one evening a couple of days before the wedding, we got together at Duke Chapel to take some portraits of her in her dress. As you can see, the weather, c ...
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raleigh wedding photographer ~ bridal session for katie
Yesterday, I had the pleasure of documenting Katie and Jeremy's beautiful wedding in Wake Forest, NC. I'll be posting some wedding photography from their big day in a few weeks. In the meantime, though, here are a few of my favourite shots from Katie's bridal session a few weeks back. It was a pretty cloudy day, but we had a lo ...
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raleigh wedding photographer – image of the week: no. 16
The bridal session is a very Southern tradition indeed, but one I do enjoy, even as an Englishman! Whether it be a separate shoot as part of a dress-rehearsal for the bride, or some time taken on the adding day itself, it's really nice to take some time with the bride to get some pictures of her in her wedding dress. The shot ab ...
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martie ~ brier creek bridal session
I recently had the pleasure of photographing Martie and John's wedding at Brier Creek Country Club. The bridal session took place in mid-September on an unseasonably cold day. However, Martie looked great and we had a fantastic shoot in and around the ballroom. Martie was even brave enough to venture outside for a few minutes! H ...
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