Meet Chris Nieto – Raleigh Wedding Photographer

 A little about me:

I grew up in the Raleigh area. I met my wife and took my first photography class while in high school. My family and I live on a small farm with several chickens, one cat, and a very large garden. Without my children I wouldn’t have any one to practice and refine new techniques. Raleigh is my home-base but I am available for weddings and portraits all over North Carolina and the east coast.

Wedding Style

     My goal is to make your wedding day experience as relaxed and stress free as possible. I capture moments as they happen but I also like to create unique portraits with the couple and their bridal party. After 12 years in business I have shot at most of the local venues but I never approach a wedding as a cookie cutter event. I take it as a challenge to come away from each wedding with unique portraits and a unique view to each venue. There is no venue too dark or too small that I cant make it have a great atmosphere on your wedding day.

     I am a big believer in making the wedding day go as smoothly as possible not only for the couple but for all the vendors involved. I do all I can to help brides and grooms plan and prep for their engagement, bridal, and wedding day.

Random Facts:

  • Father of 8*
  • Worked as a pediatric nurse for 10 years
  • I have over 50 blueberry plants in my garden
  • My wife and I have been married for 13 years
  • I love reflections
  • I’m always early (except for that one time)
  • My first wedding was all the way back in 2006
  • I’m a Nikon shooter
  • If you have made it this far we should probably talk!
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My Lovely Children

I would love to talk to you and answer your questions or schedule a consult.