Les Atkins Photography » les atkins Photography is one of North Carolina and Southern Virginia's most sought after wedding photographers. North Carolina Wedding Photography/Virginia Wedding Photography serving Lake Gaston, Roanoke Rapids, Rocky Mount, South Hill, Richmond, Raleigh, and weddings throughout the southeast.

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Jessica & Quincy hunt together, fish together, ride 4-wheelers, and just enjoy life to the fullest. Their wedding was everything they hoped it would be…rustic, elegant, and a true celebration of their love for each other.

They chose an old farm complete with a bright red barn outside of Richmond, Virginia in the community of Amelia for their wedding. Homemade soups, sandwiches, and a smorgasbord of sweets prepared by their friends filled everyone up for a night of dancing and celebration.

Their wedding was certainly a night to remember! The two of them wrapped in a blanket and warmed by the fall sun certainly goes down as one of our favorite images from their weddings day. In fact it was recently featured online in Huff Post Weddings.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/see-who-got-married-this-weekend_us_5649eb7ee4b060377349cda0?ncid=fcbklnkushpmg00000035

les atkins Photography is one of North Carolina and Southern Virginia’s most sought after wedding photographers. Lake Gaston Wedding Photographer, Roanoke Rapids Wedding Photographer, Emporia Wedding Photographer, Rocky Mount Wedding Photographer, Richmond Wedding Photographer, Henderson Wedding Photographer, Raleigh Wedding Photographer, and destinations across the Southeast.

We sure do have fun during engagement sessions. From meeting the couple’s puppies, to getting on boats and floating to the middle of Lake Gaston, to touring downtown Raleigh finding the perfect spots.

All of our les atkins Photography wedding packages include a free engagement session. It’s our way of getting to know our couples and spending a little time with them before their big day.

Here are a few of our favorites from recent months.

les atkins Photography is one of North Carolina and Southern Virginia’s most sought after wedding photographers. Lake Gaston Wedding Photographer, Roanoke Rapids Wedding Photographer, Emporia Wedding Photographer, Rocky Mount Wedding Photographer, Richmond Wedding Photographer, Henderson Wedding Photographer, Raleigh Wedding Photographer, and destinations across the Southeast.

We met Ashley & Eric over a year ago at another wedding. They said they knew right away they wanted us to be their wedding photographer. (We tend to have fun at weddings!)

Ashley & Eric had a perfect day for their fall themed wedding at Weldon Baptist and reception at Chockoyotte Country Club. The day started with a “first look”. (Not sure where the tradition of not seeing the bride before the wedding came from, but it sure made for calmed nerves and plenty of time to get special moments between the two.)

Their reception didn’t disappoint either. They carried their fall theme and even included a carved pumpkin that looked just like their dog. Most importantly they were surrounded by family and friends who danced the night away and a mini concert by two of their friends Holly & Cam. We all had a blast!

We wish Ashley & Eric many happy years together. Thanks again for choosing les atkins Photography!

les atkins Photography is one of North Carolina and Southern Virginia’s most sought after wedding photographers. Lake Gaston Wedding Photographer, Roanoke Rapids Wedding Photographer, Emporia Wedding Photographer, Rocky Mount Wedding Photographer, Richmond Wedding Photographer, Henderson Wedding Photographer, Raleigh Wedding Photographer, and destinations across the Southeast.

Victoria and Phillip’s wedding at the Garden on Millbrook in Raleigh was all about them. When we first met, they said they wanted their wedding to be about them and their family. Their day was unique and special in every way…from the notes to each other before their wedding to the doves that circled over during their ceremony.

It was a pleasure being part of their wedding day. We wish them many years of joy!

les atkins Photography is one of North Carolina and Southern Virginia’s most sought after wedding photographers. Lake Gaston Wedding Photographer, Roanoke Rapids Wedding Photographer, Emporia Wedding Photographer, Rocky Mount Wedding Photographer, Richmond Wedding Photographer, Henderson Wedding Photographer, Raleigh Wedding Photographer, and destinations across the Southeast.

Rose Hill Weddings are always spectacular! The venue is one of my favorites. Torrential downpours the week before the wedding threatened to run Katie and Josh’s day, but they refused to allow a little rain to dampen their spirits.

Following them being pronounced husband and wife, the sun came out for the first time in 8 days. We rushed outside to get a few images of them and their wedding party before dancing the night away.

Brides worry all the time about rain “ruining” their day. In the grand scheme of things, weddings are about the couple and Josh and Katie surely didn’t let a little rain dampen their day.

We wish them many happy years together!

les atkins Photography is one of North Carolina and Southern Virginia’s most sought after wedding photographers. Lake Gaston Wedding Photographer, Roanoke Rapids Wedding Photographer, Emporia Wedding Photographer, Rocky Mount Wedding Photographer, Richmond Wedding Photographer, Henderson Wedding Photographer, Raleigh Wedding Photographer, and destinations across the Southeast.