Nuptials at New Orleans Venue Race & Religious, By Lance Nicoll [Rf Wedding of the Week]

By // September 22, 2016 // Posted in Photography, Portrait, Wedding, Wedding of the Week

As someone who has never been to New Orleans but always wanted to visit, I am excited to see parts of the city through wedding photographer Lance Nicoll‘s eyes. Here, he shares Ananda and Kevin’s big day at the very rustic and charming Race & Religious in downtown New Orleans.

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All Photos © Lance Nicoll

“Ananda and Kevin (New Orleans natives now living in New York) spent their full wedding day at Race & Religious (getting ready in separate suites,” Nicoll explains. “The wedding ceremony occurred with an intimate gathering of friends and family in the outdoor courtyard. Following the ceremony, guests were treated to a full service sit-down dinner with a private chef. The timing for the night allowed for us to shoot some beautiful post-ceremony portraits with the bride and groom.”

Louisiana-Wedding-Photographers-Lance-Nicoll_0035Nicoll says the couple found him online through a simple Google search. “There were only a few challenges for the day, one being during the first look being during high-sun,” he says. “Fortunately, I found a small overhang of tree and vines and shot around that. Stealing time to shoot couple portraits is always a challenge, but we were able to steal the couple after the family shots for some photos on the balcony.”

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Says Nicoll: “Even though I shoot a lot of film this particular wedding was 100 percent digital and shot mostly with a Nikon D750 with Sigma Art lenses.”

VENDORS
Wedding Planning: Satchel Planning & Design

Florist: Dunn & Sonnier

Catering: 1000 Figs

Ceremony Music: Annie Young Bridges

Rentals: Event Rentals

Reception Accoridion: Stephanie Reed

Venue: Race & Religious

Check out more Weddings of the Week, and email Libby Peterson or Jacqueline Tobin with submissions.

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Jacqueline Tobin

Jacqueline Tobin

Jacqueline Tobin is the Editor-in-Chief of Rangefinder magazine and the author of Wedding Photography Unveiled: Inspiration and Insight From 20 Top Photographers (Amphoto Books, 2009); and The Luminous Portrait (Amphoto Books, 2012). The second-generation native New Yorker cherishes her Sunday mornings hunkered down with The New York Times, fresh bagels and a great cup of coffee.

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