Laurie and Jay's Beach Wedding | Outer Banks North Carolina

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Laurie and Jay's wedding on the Outer Banks of NC at Corolla Beach set the standard for beach weddings. The wedding took place on the beach behind a beautiful rental home that could only be reached by 4-wheel-drive vehicle. So those without their own 4-wheel-drives were transported by large 4-wheel-drive buses.


Laurie's Mom, Patty, decorated the 18-bedroom rental home with handmade table clothes, flowers and balloons.

And then the real fun began with the ceremony on the beach and a reception on the deck behind the lovelly beach home.



Click here to see a slideshow from Laurie and Jay's wedding.

Cindy M Brown Wedding Photography

Cindy Brown

I'm an Atlanta wedding photographer who takes soulful, quirky and honest photos ...

I'm also an adventurous traveler and all-round nerd. I love to hike with my beagle/cattle dog Roux and best friend/spouse.

I was born in Atlanta, moved around a lot--30 cities and 5 states--and then came back.

After graduating from the Art Institute of Atlanta, I took a job at asmall newspaper in south Georgia, where I photographedhospital teas, pecan farmers, and beauty queens.

I photographed a biker funeral, death penalty protests andTed Bundy while interning with the Associated Press.

While a photographer for two dailies in Florida, I photographed Ronald Reagan, a train derailment and the dedication of a screened-in porch.

An unexpected life turn took me to Vermont where I fell in love with Bernie Sanders and on to Indiana, where I edited photos for a major daily, and nerded out getting a master’s and PhD.

After teaching photojournalism at colleges and universities in Florida, Indiana and Mississippi, I returned to Atlanta to earn myfifth degree--a Master's of Divinity.

My passion for storytelling with my camera and my interest in religious diversity led my to the field of wedding photojournalism.

I have documented weddings large and small, Unitarian and Pagan, indoors and out, Christian and Muslim, in backyards and in churches. The most exotic wedding I have photographed took place in Mexico and was officiated by aMayan shaman.

When I'm not photographing weddings, portraits or corporate events, I work on personal photo projects, visit friends in amemory-care home, and volunteer at a recovery center.