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st. michael’s cary & sheraton raleigh wedding photography – perciliz & brendan
st. michael’s cary & sheraton raleigh wedding photography – perciliz & brendan
Ceremony: St. Michael The Archangel, Cary, NC Reception: Sheraton Raleigh Hotel, Raleigh, NC DJ: All Around Raleigh DJ, Raleigh, NC Florals: Creative Touch Events, Raleigh, NC Hair & Make-Up: Atomic Salon, Raleigh, NC Catering: Sheraton Raleigh Hotel, Raleigh, NC Dress: Elegant Bridal, Burlington, NC Tuxedos: Men's Wearhouse, Raleigh, NC Cake: Edible Art, Raleigh, NC Rentals: Connie Duglin Linen, Raleigh, NC [x_line] I first met up with Perciliz and Brendan over drinks in the Wild Turkey Lounge at the Angus Barn. It was a cold autumnal evening and so I was very pleased indeed to be introduced by Brendan to ... READ MORE
raleigh wedding portrait session – michelle & clay
raleigh wedding portrait session – michelle & clay
A couple of weeks back, I headed down to Hope Mills, just outside Fayetteville, to spend a few hours around sunset in the company of Michelle and Clay. Rather than going with traditional wedding photography for their day, they wanted to just take some portraits ahead of time, which sounded like a fun idea to me. So with a couple of cameras, a fab location and a whole lot of juicy golden hour light, we sallied forth and went for a stroll with the sole purpose of having some fun and seeing what we came up with. Here are just a few of my fave frames from their sesh. Cheers, guys! ... READ MORE
chapel hill wedding photography – nicole & wayne
chapel hill wedding photography – nicole & wayne
Ceremony & Reception: Snipes Farm Retreat, Chapel Hill, NC DJ: Damien Maass, Raleigh, NC Hair: Morgan Ipock, Wilmington, NC Catering: Layton's Catering, Raleigh, NC Dress: Carolina Bridal World, Smithfield, NC Cake: Amy Formby, Maysville, NC September kicked off in style with the Chapel Hill wedding photography of Nicole & Wayne's nuptials at Snipes Farm Retreat. This was another new venue for me, and I had a lot of fun exploring the character of the buildings and grounds with two lovely people who are totally in love with each other. Having such emotion on show combined with them giving me the leeway to do my th ... READ MORE
angus barn wedding photography – annie & grant
angus barn wedding photography – annie & grant
Ceremony & Reception: The Pavilions at the Angus Barn, Raleigh, NC Officiant: Rev. Barbara Lodge, Chapel Hill, NC Florals: The English Garden, Raleigh, NC Hair & Make-Up: Make Up For Your Day, Raleigh, NC Transportation: Moonlight Transportation, Fuquay Varina, NC Catering: Angus Barn, Raleigh, NC Vegan Cake: Whole Foods, Raleigh, NC DJ: The Perfect Beat, Raleigh, NC Rentals: CE Rental, Raleigh, NC Assistant Photographer: Rebecca Ferguson, Durham, NC Annie and Grant's beautiful Pavilions at the Angus Barn Wedding was a really fab day to document. It was a day of contrasts; from the bride and bridesmai ... READ MORE
grand marquise wedding photography – britney & jerald
grand marquise wedding photography – britney & jerald
Ceremony & Reception: Grand Marquise Ballroom, Garner, NC Florals: Jeffrey's Florist, Dunn, NC Planner: Creative Purposes, Raleigh, NC Make-Up: Tiwa Lawrence, Raleigh, NC Hair: Suede the Salon, Durham, NC Videographer: Complete Raleigh Video, Raleigh, NC Cake & Catering: Cake Couture Boutique, Raleigh, NC Transportation: Classy Transportation, Raleigh, NC Rentals: CE Rental, Raleigh, NC DJ: Spin, Raleigh, NC Photo Booth: Complete Weddings & Events, Raleigh, NC Assistant Photographer: Rebecca Ferguson, Durham, NC This year marks my fifth season as a Raleigh wedding photographer after moving d ... READ MORE
half moon montego bay wedding photography – leah & evan
half moon montego bay wedding photography – leah & evan
Last month, I was privileged to join Leah and Evan in their intimate beachside wedding at the beautiful Half Moon resort in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Just eight guests and me. It was simply beautiful. Here are just a few of my favorites from their wedding day and day-after portrait session. Look out for the special guest that gatecrashed the reception on the beach!     READ MORE
NC wedding photography – rachel & joe
NC wedding photography – rachel & joe
Ceremony: First United Methodist Church, Wilson, NC Reception: Private Residence, Rocky Mount, NC Florals: Vikki Tillman, Wilson, NC Hair: Kellie Blood, Salon Fenix, Wilson, NC Make-Up: Merle Norman, Wilson, NC Rentals: Chair & Equipment Rentals, Rocky Mount, NC Cake & Catering: Scarborough Fare Catering, Raleigh, NC Transportation: Lifestyle Limousine Company, Raleigh, NC Dress: Waters Wtoo Marguerite by Wedding Dress Shoppe, Wilmington, NC Suits: VIP Formal Wear, Raleigh, NC Band: Walrus, Greensboro, NC Assistant Photographer: Erin Costa, Wilmington, NC My dearest y'alls, How's it going? Ho ... READ MORE
barclay villa wedding photographer – kelly & cameron
barclay villa wedding photographer – kelly & cameron
Ceremony & Reception: Barclay Villa, Angier, NC Wedding Planner: Kimberly Williams, Weddings by the Vine, Cary, NC Florals: Fresh Affairs, Durham, NC Hair & Make-Up: Salon Blu, Raleigh, NC Officiant: Christopher Cockerham, Holly Springs, NC Rentals: Party Reflections, Raleigh, NC Cake & Pâtisserie: Sweet Memories Bakery, Apex, NC Catering: Rocky Top Hospitality, Raleigh, NC Transportation: EcoStyle, Raleigh, NC DJ: Kyle "DJ Speck" Gauthier, Evening Tide Productions, Holly Springs, NC Ceremony Musician: Anita Burroughs-Price, Raleigh, NC Assistant Photographer: Erin Costa, Wilmington, NC Back ... READ MORE
duke chapel & top of the hill wedding – joanna & shenduo
duke chapel & top of the hill wedding – joanna & shenduo
Ceremony: Duke Chapel, Duke University, Durham, NC Reception: The Great Room, Top of the Hill, Chapel Hill, NC Accommodations: Arrowhead Inn, Durham, NC Florals: Tre Bella, Durham, NC Dress: Tailor-made in China. Make-Up Artist: Meijia Li, Raleigh, NC Cake & Pâtisserie: Gugulhupf, Durham, NC Stationery: Grapevine Print & Design, Durham, NC Transportation: Classy Transportation, Morrisville, NC DJ: David Edwards, Raleigh, NC Videographer: Story2movie Studio, Apex, NC Assistant Photographer: Erin Costa, Wilmington, NC Joanna and Shenduo were married at Duke Chapel on a beautiful, rainy Saturday la ... READ MORE
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, Durham, NC Rentals & Linens: American Party Rentals, Durham, NC Transportation: Greenway Transit, Durham, NC Coffee Service: Event Espresso, Raleigh, NC Favors: The Mad Popper, Durham, NC Assistant Photographer: Rebecca Ferguson, Durham, NC Following up one Duke win with another, here ... READ MORE
raleigh newborn photographer – baby patton
raleigh newborn photographer – baby patton
Probably the single biggest influence in my interest in photography and the launch of my photography business was the birth of my first child, Charlotte. One of the first things I did when I learnt that my wife, Cristel, and I were going to be parents was to go out and buy a camera, some lenses and lots and lots of books. Despite the fact I was doing my MBA back then, I read and studied A LOT and took pictures of pretty much everything that moved (or didn't move for that matter) - I shot anything! Over time, my work got noticed and I naturally moved into shooting portraits for friends; families, babies, kids, head shots and from there into we ... READ MORE
Wedding Portfolio
Wedding Portfolio
Planner: Sally Oakley Personalized Wedding Planning, Raleigh, NC Ceremony: Duke Chapel, Duke University, Durham, NC Reception: Prestonwood Country Club, Cary, NC DJ: Kevin Majoros, KM DJ Company, Raleigh, NC Florals: Watered Garden, Raleigh, NC Bridal Accommodations: Double Tree "Mansion on the Hill", Durham, NC Catering & Cake: Prestonwood Country Club, Cary, NC Linens: CE Rental, Raleigh, NC Transportation: Greenway Transit, Durham, NC Limousine: Carolina Livery, Durham, NC Videographer: Damien Maass, Cary, NC Assistant Photographer: Jimmy Beech, Raleigh, NC 2014 was an absolutely fantastic year i ... READ MORE
duke chapel wedding photography – rachel & kevin
duke chapel wedding photography – rachel & kevin
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 props to Rachel's mum, Donna, for all her help too! READ MORE
raleigh engagement photography – kelly & cameron
raleigh engagement photography – kelly & cameron
I've been a bit sporadic with my updates recently; it's been a crazy autumn and things are only just starting to slow down for me. Anyway, I plan to catch up over the next few weeks, so we're all good! To get things back on track, what better way than this recent Raleigh engagement photography session? I had no idea there were so many cotton fields around these parts! I guess I need to get out more. If this shoot is anything to go by, I definitely will be going back! Big thanks to Kelly and Cameron for being such fab people for suggesting the location and allowing me to change the date to avoid the rain and catch the best light. Looking ... READ MORE
wilmington wedding photographer – nichole & eric
wilmington wedding photographer – nichole & eric
Planner: Charyl Williams of Social Butterfly Events, Wilmington, NC Ceremony & Reception: St. Thomas Preservation Hall, Wilmington, NC DJ: Dan White, Active DJ Entertainment, Wilmington, NC Florals: Design Perfection, Wilmington, NC Bridal Accommodations: City Club at De Rosset, Wilmington, NC Groomsmen Accommodations: The Wilmingtonian, Wilmington, NC Cakes: Elsie's Sweet Treats, Richmond, VA Caterer: Pine Valley Market, Wilmington, NC Hair & Makeup: Bangz Hair Salon & Spa, Wilmington, NC Lighting: High Performance Lighting, Wilmington, NC Rentals: Party Suppliers Rentals, Wilmington, and CE Rental, ... READ MORE
chapel hill wedding photographer – alexandra & john
chapel hill wedding photographer – alexandra & john
Wedding Ceremony: University United Methodist Church, Chapel Hill, NC Reception: The Carolina Club, Chapel Hill, NC DJ: Joe Bunn, Bunn DJ Company, Raleigh, NC Florals: University Florist, Chapel Hill, NC Catering & Cake: The Carolina Club, Chapel Hill, NC Assistant Photographer: Jimmy Beech, Raleigh, NC   A few weeks back, I had the pleasure of being the Chapel Hill wedding photographer at Alexandra and John's wedding at the University United Methodist Church and The Carolina Club in downtown Chapel Hill, NC. I always love shooting in new venues and both the UUMC and Carolina Club are fantastic places to phot ... READ MORE
all saints chapel wedding ~ jessica &  joshua
all saints chapel wedding ~ jessica &  joshua
Planner: Shawn Schindler Events, Raleigh, NC Wedding Ceremony: All Saints Chapel, Raleigh, NC Reception: Driftwood Southern Kitchen, Raleigh, NC DJ: Scotty Williams, Unlimited DJ, Raleigh, NC Florals: Expressions of Love, Fuquay Varina, NC Ceremony Music: Arioso Strings, Cary, NC Accommodations, Hampton Inn & Suites Raleigh Downtown, Raleigh, NC Cocktail Hour Music: Russ Thompson, Raleigh, NC Cakes: GiGi's Cupcakes, Raleigh, NC & Edible Art, Raleigh, NC Hair: Julie Burgess at J. Edwins Salon, Raleigh NC Makeup: Krista Massey, Raleigh, NC Transportation: A Formal Affair, Raleigh, NC Videographer: Div ... READ MORE
duke chapel weddings – lexi & tom
duke chapel weddings – lexi & tom
Wedding Ceremony: Duke Chapel, Durham, NC Reception: Treyburn Country Club, Durham, NC DJ: Lenny Fritt's Touch of Class DJ's, Cary, NC Florals: Tre Bella, Durham, NC   Cake: Sweet Memories Bakery, Apex, NC Hair & Makeup: Posh Salon, Durham, NC Accommodation: Durham Marriott City Center, Durham, NC Assistant Photographer: Jimmy Beech, Raleigh, NC   Lexi and Tom's Duke Chapel wedding went down in the books as being one of the wettest I have documented, both in terms of the weather and the fact I was actually moved to tears during the ceremony for the first time ever. It was Tom's sister's singing that ... READ MORE
duke chapel weddings – brianna & chris
duke chapel weddings – brianna & chris
Wedding Ceremony: Duke Chapel, Durham, NC Reception: The Cotton Room, Durham, NC DJ: The Perfect Beat, Apex, NC Florals: Tre Bella, Durham, NC Cake: Sugarland, Chapel Hill, NC Hair & Makeup: Samuel Cole Salon, Raleigh, NC Accommodation: Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club, Durham, NC Assistant Photographer: Jimmy Beech, Raleigh, NC   It was a really gorgeous day for Brianna and Chris's Duke Chapel wedding in mid-July. We've had a pretty stormy summer so far this year, so it was great to see the sun. A lot of photographers tend to run for the shade on sunny days, but I love working with harsh sunlight! It ce ... READ MORE
Chapel Hill Wedding Photography – Imara-Safi & Preston
Chapel Hill Wedding Photography – Imara-Safi & Preston
Planning & Event Design: Cheylaina Fultz, Creative Purposes, Raleigh, NC Wedding Ceremony & Reception: Private Residence, Chapel Hill, NC Catering & Cake: Cake Couture Boutique, Raleigh, NC Band: Napoleon Graves Band, Durham, NC Sound: Marty Taylor Productions, Raleigh, NC Florals: Cheylaina Fultz, Creative Purposes, Raleigh, NC Tent Rental: DeeJay's Event Rentals, Raleigh, NC Tables & Chairs Rentals: Triangle Party Rentals, Durham, NC Linens & Toasting Flute Rentals: CE Rental, Raleigh, NC Hair & Bridesmaids' Make-Up: Krystal Cherry, Roxie Kae &  All Things Beauty, Raleigh NC Bride's ... READ MORE
downtown raleigh engagement session – vanessa & jimmy
downtown raleigh engagement session – vanessa & jimmy
Dear Internets, The Raleigh wedding photography season is in full swing and that means lots of great engagement sessions to post! Vanessa and Jimmy's took place a couple of weeks back. We met up for a frosty beer (or three) at The Hive bar over the Busy Bee Café in downtown Raleigh. This was the spot the happy couple met at last year, which was great news for me as it has some pretty amazing light to work with as well as some pretty tasty beer! Once we had broken the ice, we headed out for a walk around downtown Raleigh. Vanessa and Jimmy will be getting hitched next month at Sacred Heart Cathedral, just around the corner from the Capit ... READ MORE
duke gardens engagement session – meghan & adam
duke gardens engagement session – meghan & adam
Dear Internets, Being chosen to document a Duke University Chapel wedding is always an honour. Being asked to be the photographer for the wedding of Duke University Chapel's Director of Worship is extremely humbling indeed. In our initial consultation call, Meghan and I both agreed that it's important for there to be a connection of minds. So it was great to spend some tome together with Meghan and Adam ahead of the big day to get to know each other a bit more, have fun and experiment. We met early one Monday morning for a cup of coffee and headed out into the early morning sunshine to take some engagement photos around the gorgeous gro ... READ MORE
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