Amanda & Brandon were wed last month at Top of the Hill in Chapel Hill, and it was a true pleasure to be there to photograph their special day. Our lovely bride, Amanda, got ready for her special day in a gorgeous room at the Siena Hotel. We collaborated with the fabulous A&A Weddings on this one, so check out their site here and give them some love, too! Here are some favorites of the shots I took throughout the day (click to enlarge and advance):
If you haven’t yet had the pleasure of eating at Saltbox Seafood on Mangum, stop what you’re doing and go get some lunch. Then come back and check out our photos, which we had the pleasure of shooting last week for this article by Durm’s fabulous website – Clarion Content. Chef Ricky was a pleasure to work with, and gave us some great action. Here are some faves from the shoot:
I loved working with C&D on their wedding last month at the Horace Williams House in Chapel Hill. I have to say, I have never met a more laid-back or relaxed bride & groom. Their carefree and happy attitude made them such a pleasure to get to know, and so easy to work with! Here are some favorite images from the day (click to enlarge and advance):
Last month I was gifted with the opportunity to photograph the wedding of an amazing same sex couple – K&A – who had recently had their legal ceremony in Washington D.C. and were now returning home to Durham to complete the celebration amongst their community of loving family and friends. No offense meant to any of my previous awesome clients, but this was the most incredible wedding I have ever had the privilege of attending & photographing.
The ceremony took place in a small private garden on Holloway Street, in the much-coveted Cleveland Holloway neighborhood. I could not imagine a more beautiful setting within the amazing city K&A (and I) call home. It gives Duke Gardens a serious run for its money.
Every detail of this wedding was perfect, from the gorgeous brides and their fab dresses, to the touching ceremony, the fantastic food, art and dancing, and most importantly, the amazing aura of support that vibrated through the ether and off every wall because of the proud and loving community these ladies have assembled.
It was truly amazing. I hope the images do it justice. Here is just a super small selection of some of my favorites:
Went to a Durham Bulls game with DBF tonight and had a lovely time photographing the fireworks afterwards.
Unfortunately, due to Hurricane Arthur’s strong winds (even as far inland as Durham!) we were asked to move just a few minutes into the show, so I only got to take a few pictures. But I still feel like I got some good shots, and we have several more days of fireworks celebrations left to go.
If you’re unsure where else you can see the colorful displays this weekend, check out this great list from triangle.com!
I had a fabulous time this weekend hanging out with Lupita, and with her family, who came along to celebrate her graduation as we took some senior shots. She is such a beautiful and intelligent young lady – I’m sure she will accomplish great things! Here are some favorite shots from the day (click to enlarge and advance):
Proving that Durham loves, supports and nurtures its homegrown talent, Cat’s Cradle was packed wall to wall last night for Sylvan Esso‘s CD release show (prior to their upcoming tour).
Spotted were many of Durham’s well known figures (many taking a break from their regular jobs to get out and dance), including the Pie Pushers team, the Carrack’s lovely curator, several Haymakers, a member of Ariely’s Center for Advanced Hindsight, and many musicians, artists, and bon vivants. I heard the Bridge Bus was packed heading out to the show.
Amelia Meath’s partner, Nick Sanborn, expressed his sincere gratitude that despite having lived in Durham just two short years, he’s been embraced, welcomed and loved by our little city. “Mindblowing” “Boggling” “Astonishing” were some of the words the duo used to describe how they felt about the packed house and the love they were getting.
And it’s well deserved. Their sound is awesome, at once having a quality both lightly, ethereally nostalgic and heart-poundingly danceable. Durty, one might even say.
It was a great show. I alternated between dancing and shooting, so I don’t have as many pics as I normally might. Here are a few of my faves: