Sheraton Atlantic Beach Resort Hotel Wedding

Wed on the Fourth of July!

Happy couple on the pier at the Sheraton Hotel, Atlantic Beach, NC A sweet wedding day scene.

The happy couple.

Atlantic Beach Portrait Session

A beach photo session at Atlantic Beach, North Carolina.

A romantic moment on Atlantic Beach. Atlantic Beach portrait.

Family Beach portrait, Atlantic Beach, North Carolina.

Fort Macon State Park Portrait Session

From a recent portrait session at Fort Macon State Park.

Portraits on the jetty at Fort Macon State Park.

NC State Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores Wedding

From a recent wedding at the aquarium.

First Dance at the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores.

Late Season Booking Special

With the 2010 booking season here and gone it’s I’m going to offer a special discount to help fill some open dates. Lets face it, the economy isn’t all it could be, gas prices are raising rapidly and the expense of a wedding can be quite a strain on a budget. So now through May 31, 2011 and booking a date for this year will receive 15% off on the package of their choice plus 20% off on any additional articles purchased at the time of the booking. Call 252-726-5799 or drop me an email to check your date.

Crystal Coast Bride Magazine: Featured Article

Be sure to check out the winter 2011 edition of Crystal Coast Bride Magazine. The first article in the magazine features photography by R.D. Decker at Visions Events & Beyond, Atlantic Beach, North Carolina. The article features Veronda and Nick Bellamy’s storybook wedding. Pick-up a copy of the magzine at one of the area’s many bridal shows or order a copy at Crystal Coast Bride’s website.

Intracoastal Waterway/Atlantic Beach Wedding: Sean & Melissa

Sean and Melissa were wed September 25 at the home of a family friend bordering the intracoastal waterway. Following the ceremony the couple celbrated with friends and family at the Sheraton Atlantic Beach Oceanfront Hotel. The staff at the Sheraton catered the even with DJ John Drake providing entertainment. Be sure to check out the slideshow of some of Sean & Melissa’s photos by clicking here, or click on the photo below.


Melissa and Sean share an intimate moment after their wedding.

Visions Events and Beyond, Atlantic Beach Wedding: Veronda & Nick:

Veronda and Nick reaffirmed their wedding vows September 18, 2010 at Visions Events & Beyond, Atlantic Beach, North Carolina. Video coverage was provided by DJ Professionals & Video. The couple enjoyed a beautiful ceremony with the bride arriving via horse and carriage. The reception was held on the second story deck overlooking the beach. A great time was had by all. Congratulations Veronda and Nick. Be sure to check out their slideshow by clicking here or on their photo below.


Veronda and Nick on Atlantic Beach, NC in front of Visions Events & Beyond.

Fort Macon State Park, an Atlantic Beach Engagement Session: Elizabeth & Matt

I shot an engagement session with Matt and Elizabeth over Labor Day weekend. A great couple that was fun to work with, my sincerest congratulations on your engagement and upcoming wedding.

Elizabeth and Matt at Fort Macon State Park.

Fort Macon State Park is a wonderful location for portrait and engagement sessions.The Atlantic Beach, on North Carolina's Crystal Coast, is a great destination for a exotic beach wedding.

The beach makes a great location for a romantic getaway from hectic NC cities like Raleigh, Durham and Cary.

New beginings in a historic old fort.

North Carolina's Southern Outer Banks: an exotic escape that's close to home.

A Beaufort Waterfront Engagement Session: Melissa & Jason

Melissa and Jason plan to wed on the Beaufort Waterfront, October 09, 2010. Since they’re planning to hold their wedding on the waterfront, what better location for an engagement session? We had a great time with this portrait session. Below are a few of my favorites from the session.

Melissa and Jason on the Beaufort, NC waterfront.

Melissa and Jason are planning an October wedding. Beaufort by the Sea is a wonderful location for engagment and portrait sessions.

Taylors Creek serves as safe harbor for may picturesque saliboats and makes a great background for portraits.