Rebecca Ames Photography | Chapel Hill Wedding Photographer

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Beth & Sara: Wedding Celebration & NACE Winner BEST Wedding under 40k | The Stockroom at 230. Raleigh, North Carolina

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This wedding celebration won the Triangle NACE award for the Best Wedding Under $40,000! Thank you to this amazing team for giving me so much pretty to work with and making my job crazy easy!!!

Planning and Design: Kast Events
Catering: Donovan's Dish
Rentals: CE Rental
DJ: Bunn DJ Company
Lighting: Get Lit Special Event Lighting
Bar: POUR Bar Services
Furniture Rental: ThemeWorks
Photography: Rebecca Ames Photography
Florist: Tre Bella
Chalk Art: AB Chalk + Designs
Desserts: Sugar Euphoria
Band: Big Fat Gap

Joseph & Jim: Married | Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts. Winston-Salem, NC and The Swann House and Zaytinya. Washington DC

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I met Joseph and Jim about a year and a half ago, at Jim's brother's wedding. Jim was in the wedding party and Joseph was getting ready with them as well. They were cracking me up and I was thinking and that they were the cutest couple ever. Like seriously, cute. By the end of the evening, they were showing me all the photos on their phone and it made me like them even more. They were charming and funny. I was super thrilled when I got home and there was a friend request on fb from Joseph. I really wanted to be their friend. It was great to keep up on everything going on in their lives and I was so happy for them when I saw the news that they were going to tie the knot. Fast forward to a couple months ago when Joseph asked me to photograph their wedding!!! I was more than thrilled and honored! And I kinda jumped up and down.

Jim and Joseph broke their wedding up into a weekend, so for the friends and family who could not celebrate with them in DC, by having a reception beforehand in Winston-Salem. Both were incredible parties! I love love love that they got ready together. The sweet, tender moments that they shared together made me feel so much more ecstatic to be a part of their day. Then, the ceremony!!! It was sheer joy and love. I got to be witness to perfection.

Below, you will see the weekend out of order. First is the wedding day at The Swann House, then the luncheon at Zaytinya, then the reception at The Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts in Winston-Salem.

Everytime I look through these images, I cannot help but smile. Love you guys.

You can see all of the images and order prints here.

Venues:

Reception: Milton Rhodes Center  //  Ceremony: The Swann House  //   Luncheon: Zaytinya  //  Catering at Reception: Holly Tate

Calling all Bohemian Weddings! | Wedding Contest

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So for years now I've been  wanting to so very badly to shoot a bohemian style wedding. It's never  come up, probably because one has never been in my portfolio. This is  something that I need to remedy. So, I'm setting up a little contest.  I'd like to give one day of wedding photography away. They will have to  submit a story (it can be short) about them, as people and as a couple,  and will have to submit a mood board.  If you would like to enter, please submit your mood board to  becciamesphotogmailcom by March 1, 2012. Of course, travel fees may apply, and all that....

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You can see my mood boards, to give you an idea of my ideas on my pinterest page.