Whether you’re throwing a baby shower, planning a ribbon-cutting ceremony, or organizing a convention, having a professional photographer there to document all of the action is a “must”. It will ensure you come away with high-quality images to share on your website or social media channels, as well as use for advertising and promotional material.

If you’re based in Raleigh, look no further than the following event photographers who are among North Carolina’s best.

Lindsay Aikman Photo

A beautifully designed event space in Raleigh [Lindsay Aikman]

With over 10 years of experience photographing events, Lindsay Aikman is a trusted name in Raleigh. Her photography journey began in New York City where she attended art school at NYU before photographing corporate and nonprofit events in the Big Apple. She says that the demands of the industry and city helped her to become the professional she is today. Since moving to Raleigh, she has established her photography business and works alongside clients in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, and beyond.

RTP Photo + Video

A collage of event photos by RTP Photo + Video [RTP Photo + Video]

RTP Photo + Video is a professional team of photographers who are focused on offering commercial services and shooting events. Many of their images are used on company websites, for brochures, banners, and billboards, as well as being incorporated into editorial and advertising material.

Aside from event photography, the team also offers videography, ensuring you have a team that works seamlessly together. So whether you’re planning an awards ceremony, a grand opening, or a ribbon-cutting event, the team at RTP Photo + Video will document it thoroughly.

IWP Photography

A horse and carriage arrive at an Indian wedding [IWP Photography]

Tesh and Mica are the owners and photographers behind IWP Photography, which was established in Raleigh in 2008. They each have more than 20 years of experience in the corporate world and say that customer satisfaction is their number one priority. Together, they have been photographing events for more than a decade, with Tesh working as an event photographer for 10 years prior to that. As a result, they have extensive experience in the industry and know how to expertly document everything from weddings to corporate parties.

Neil Boyd Photography

A band performs during an outdoor event [Neil Boyd Photography]

Neil Boyd is a leading name in Raleigh’s event photography industry and has worked with numerous companies throughout the region to document their occasions. From store openings to product launches and corporate functions, he delivers high-quality imagery in a stress-free manner.

Neil has been a professional photographer for more than 20 years and is based out of a commercial photography studio in Raleigh. In addition to event photography, he offers corporate headshots, architectural, food, and advertising photography services.

Diane McKinney

A bride and groom are showered with flower petals [Diane McKinney]

Diane McKinney’s photography journey began early, with her grandfather a talented photographer (and the first man to shoot an image through the periscope of a submarine). She followed in his footsteps, taking numerous classes and learning from a photography instructor at Duke University.

In 2003, Diane launched her business, with an initial focus on weddings. Over time, that has naturally expanded to include newborns and family portraits as her brides and grooms have grown their families.

f8 Photo Studios

A singer performs at a Raleigh event [f8 Photo Studios]

Cara Grace Powell is the creative behind the lens at f8 Photo Studios, which she established around 17 years ago. Drawing on her background in fine art, commercial photography, and marketing, she’s a trusted name for businesses wanting to promote their brand through beautiful imagery.

While weddings were Cara’s focus when she launched the business, over time she has transitioned to focus on lifestyle, commercial and headshot photography. As we speak, she is renovating a historic home in Apex into an event venue to provide a beautiful space for both clients and vendors.

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