Category: Duke Gardens Weddings

Duke Gardens Weddings Photographer

Joe is a member photographer and preferred vendor for Duke Gardens weddings and can often be found there shooting engagement sessions, bridal sessions and weddings. Here is a selection of work from some of Joe’s recent Sarah P. Duke Gardens weddings that were published on the blog. Take a look through and you’ll see Joe’s eye for composition and light work hand-in-hand with his intimate knowledge of all the most picturesque spots around the gardens. Joe works hard to make sure every client’s wedding story is told in a unique style that blends photojournalism with fine art photography. No matter the time of day or the season of the year, Joe’s deep familiarity and understanding of the photographic opportunities at Duke Gardens will ensure you have stunning photographs to look back on and remember the emotions of your wedding day.

carolina inn & duke chapel wedding – kathleen & michael
carolina inn & duke chapel wedding – kathleen & michael
Happy New Year, everyone! What better way to head into the home straight of my 2018 season and kick off the blog for 2019 than with a classic in the form of Kathleen & Michael's Carolina Inn & Duke Chapel wedding? This truly was a gorgeous day in all senses of the word:  beautiful venues, fabulous weather, and lovely peo ...
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angle amphitheater at duke gardens wedding – katherine & andy
angle amphitheater at duke gardens wedding – katherine & andy
They say rain on your wedding day is good luck, which is great news for Katherine & Andy given that we dodged thunder storms pretty much all day for their outdoor Duke Gardens wedding ceremony a few weeks ago. Everything was looking fine in the morning, but the grey skies rolled in right as we got to the gardens and pretty much ...
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duke gardens wedding photography – lauren & ricky
duke gardens wedding photography – lauren & ricky
Summer is upon us and I've just got back from my home country of England where I spent a fortnight travelling around the country catching up with friends and family. So now it's time to catch up on work and for me to share a recent wedding that I shot at Duke Gardens for the fabulous Lauren & Ricky. As you can see, we were bles ...
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duke chapel & cotton room wedding photographer – hannah & andrew
duke chapel & cotton room wedding photographer – hannah & andrew
Wedding season is in full swing and it's been super busy around these parts, but I'm coming up for air with a quick blog post from Hannah and Andrew's beautiful spring wedding which took place at Duke Chapel and The Cotton Room just up the road in Durham, NC. My first stop for the day was the King's Daughter's Inn where Hannah, ...
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duke gardens weddings – annie & yuriy
duke gardens weddings – annie & yuriy
Annie & Yuriy were married last month in the pergola at one of my favourite places to shoot: Duke Gardens. It was a lovely Saturday in early September and, for me as a Duke Gardens wedding photographer as well as all the guests in their formal attire, the weather was perfect for an outdoor ceremony. Annie & Yuriy's family h ...
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duke gardens wedding photography – jordan & zeke
duke gardens wedding photography – jordan & zeke
A gorgeous day in a beautiful location with great people. That pretty much sums up the vibe of Jordan and Zeke's wedding at Duke Gardens earlier this month. Readers of the blog will recognise Jordan from her bridal photographs that I shot a few days before the wedding. She made such an elegant bride, and I think you'll agree that h ...
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duke chapel & carolina inn weddings – angel & jeff
duke chapel & carolina inn weddings – angel & jeff
If you've seen my last post, you'll know how much I enjoy shooting at Duke Chapel and the Carolina Inn. Well, lightning struck twice in August and I got to shoot at the same two venues for Angel & Jeff's beautiful wedding. Such a great couple and so easy going; they basically stood back and let me do my thing. Between the cerem ...
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duke chapel wedding photographer – michelle & jonathan
duke chapel wedding photographer – michelle & jonathan
Ceremony: Duke Chapel, Duke University, Durham, NC Reception: Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University, Durham, NC DJ: Island Sound, Raleigh, NC Florals: Ninth Street Flowers, Durham, NC Dress: Sophia Tolli, Australia Duke Chapel Wedding Photographer: Joe Payne, Raleigh, NC Catering & Cake: Sage & Swift, Durh ...
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duke gardens weddings ~ deniz and robbie
duke gardens weddings ~ deniz and robbie
Wedding Ceremony & Reception: Doris Duke Center at The Sarah P. Duke Gardens, Durham, NC Accommodations: Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club, Durham, NC Florist: Catering Works, Raleigh, NC Cake: Catering Works, Raleigh, NC Catering: Catering Works, Raleigh, NC DJ: Lenny Fritts at Touch of Class DJ's, Cary, NC ...
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