Joe Payne Wedding Photography
Hi, my name’s Joe and I’m a British-born Raleigh, Durham & Chapel Hill NC wedding photographer documenting weddings in and around Raleigh and across North Carolina. My speciality is modern wedding photography based on a fusion of documentary photojournalism and fine art portraiture. My approach to photography is very much based on a photojournalistic or documentary style. Rather than directing, I aim to be as unobtrusive as possible in order to capture the authentic moments and true character of your wedding day.
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• what makes joe payne photography unique?
What happens after a couple submits an inquiry to you?
Most of the time, i follow up the initial inquiry with an intro call where the bride and i can get to know each other a little. i really think it’s important we click personality-wise as we’re going to be together for quite a while on the big day! from there, i like to learn about the bride and groom and what they’re looking for with their coverage so i can put together some tailor-made photography collections to meet their needs.
Do you travel? if so, do you have limitations on where you will go?
Yep! despite, the “raleigh wedding photographer” tag, i travel pretty much anywhere and have shot weddings across north carolina, ohio, indiana, virginia, new york and jamaica.
• when can couples expect to see the finished work?
I average around 4-6 weeks after the wedding to provide proofs to my clients. every image i present is hand finished and polished. from there, i upload to dropbox, burn usb drives and design albums as and when the brides give me the ok on their selections.
• what is the best advice you have for engaged couples searching for the 'picture perfect' photographer?
Look at their portfolio in-depth and get a feeling for the consistency of the style of their work. if you want “safe” photos then go with the people that churn out the exact same kinds of images every wedding. if you want more personal photos reflecting the idiosyncrasies of your special day, then go with a documentary-style photographer and let them do their thing.
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Across NC and available for travel worldwide.
US (Raleigh, NC) based business providing wedding, commercial, fashion and portrait photography services. Website includes details of services provided, "meet the photographer" page, work examples including case studies, details of awards won, associations belonged to, blog, full contact details.
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intimate old well unc wedding – elizabeth & kyruspublished on 24 August 2020
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