Category: Durham Wedding Photographer

Raleigh wedding photographer, Joe Payne showcases photographs from his favorite Durham weddings

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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duke gardens durham wedding photography – anh & david
duke gardens weddings – anh & david
Regular visitors to my website will know I love working on Duke Gardens weddings and it was such a treat to photograph Anh & David's wedding there a few weeks back. But rather than me tell you about it, here's Anh herself with a quick recap of how she found me and how the planning and the day itself  went down: "I am the kin ...
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21c museum hotel durham wedding – kortne & terry
21c museum hotel durham wedding – kortne & terry
I closed out 2018 right back at the very spot I began the year last January: the fab 21c Museum Hotel in downtown Durham, NC. Back then it was for Brandy & Gabe's big day, this time it was for Kortne & Terry's 21c Museum Hotel wedding, which just happened to fall on New Year's Eve. So I saw in the New Year with this fabulou ...
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21c, duke chapel & cookery wedding photography – brandy & gabe
21c, duke chapel & cookery wedding photography – brandy & gabe
We started out the 2018 wedding season with a real classic in all senses of the word. A Duke Chapel wedding is always a recipe for success, but add to that a fabulous bride and groom, other such gorgeous venues as 21c and The Cookery and a crack team of wedding professionals, and you really have something very special indeed on you ...
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durham wedding photographer – jill & john
durham wedding photographer – jill & john
2017 finished in style with Jill & John's fab wedding in Durham NC. Regular readers of the blog will probably remember Jill from her beautiful Rose Hill Plantation bridal session, which was one of my favorite portrait sessions of the year. She made such a stunning bride and was such good fun to be with, I was really looking for ...
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duke gardens wedding photography – joyce & ross
duke gardens wedding photography – joyce & ross
Joyce & Ross were married this past weekend, so I'm now able to show some images from our pre-wedding shoot at Duke Gardens a fortnight or so ago. As you'll see, we had a pretty extreme shoot in terms of weather. I think we experienced pretty much all four seasons in the space of a couple of hours, but Joyce and Ross were on great ...
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21c museum hotel wedding photography – raine & chasity
21c museum hotel wedding photography – raine & chasity
Ceremony & Reception: 21c Museum Hotel, Durham, NC Dresses: Bellisima Bridal Boutique, Winston-Salem, NC Hair: Amaka's International Hair, Durham, NC Make-Up: Tiwa Lawrence, Raleigh, NC Catering: 21c Museum Hotel, Durham, NC Planner: Tunisia Muhammed, Durham, NC DJ: DJ Ern, Raleigh, NC Cake: Edible Art, Ral ...
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king’s daughters inn wedding photography ~ tamika and john
king’s daughters inn wedding photography ~ tamika and john
Wedding Ceremony and Reception: The King's Daughters Inn, Durham, NC Florists: Tre Bella Flowers, Durham, NC Make-Up: Mary Giagnacova, Durham, NC Catering: Rocky Top Catering, Raleigh, NC Cake: Sweet Memories Bakery, Apex, NC DJ: David "DJ XL" Actkinson, Durham, NC Wedding Planner: William Alston, Philadelphia, PA ...
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immaculate conception and durham convention center wedding photography ~ sarah and jonathan
immaculate conception and durham convention center wedding photography ~ sarah and jonathan
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 ...
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raleigh durham wedding photographer – the king’s daughters inn
raleigh durham wedding photographer – the king’s daughters inn
I was honoured to be asked recently by the King's Daughters Inn to provide the photograph for their artwork in this year's Southern Bride and Groom magazine. For those of you that don't know it, the KDI is a beautiful boutique Bed & Breakfast located by the Duke University campus in Durham, NC. It was originally built in the ...
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durham wedding photography | candis and terrell
durham wedding photography | candis and terrell
Wedding Ceremony: The King's Daughters Inn, Durham, NC Formals: Duke University, Durham, NC Reception: West End Wine Bar, Durham, NC Candis was one of the first brides to contact me after we moved down from Indianapolis last autumn, so I had been looking forward to her and Terrell's wedding for quite a while. The location for ...
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washington duke inn durham wedding photography | analu and jeff
washington duke inn durham wedding photography | analu and jeff
Analú and Jeff were recently married in an intimate ceremony officiated by the fantastic Rev. Barbara Lodge at the beautiful Washington Duke Inn and Golf Club in Durham, NC. Here are the images from their day...
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raleigh wedding photographer – image of the week: no. 6
raleigh wedding photographer – image of the week: no. 6
When I'm out shooting, a lot of my time is spent looking around at my environment and trying to work out how to take what I am looking at and make the very best picture of it I can. That may sound pretty obvious, but as someone who has been hired to document a very important day, the temptation a lot of the time is to just take pic ...
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raleigh wedding photographer – image of the week: no. 5
raleigh wedding photographer – image of the week: no. 5
Good light: it's the holy grail for us photographers, so when I saw this red brick warehouse lit up in the orange glow of the setting sun at last Saturday's wedding in Durham, I immediately suggested to the happy couple that we make the short walk over to take some pictures before the start of their reception. We got there, I showe ...
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