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"The premiere portrait & wedding photographer in Raleigh NC, Joe Payne marries fine art photography with documentary wedding photojournalism to bring you the best of both worlds. Celebrating love & legacies, Joe is sought after by discerning couples, families, editors, artists & entrepreneurs who love the way he captures the connections between people & shows them in their best possible light. Expect artistic, emotional photographs when you work with Joe & an upbeat, fun experience from the moment you meet him." 
Blair deLaubenfels- Editor in Chief - World’s Best Wedding Photos

Where are you located? Do you charge a travel fee for weddings not in your location?

Based in Raleigh, NC.

How long have you been in business? How many weddings have you photographed as the main photographer?

Founded in 2008. More than 350 weddings photographed as lead photographer down the years.

Describe your "style" of wedding photography.

Documentary photojournalism with fine art portraiture.

Do you have a studio where we can meet? Do you use Skype?

I have a space in Downtown Raleigh, but most meetings these days are via Zoom.

What are your professional degrees, credentials, affiliations? Have you taken any recent educational workshops or classes?

MBA from Butler University in Indianapolis. Multiple workshops including Foundation Workshop in Feb 2023.




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