Mesita & Durante’s Destination Wedding in Mexico Featured in Essence!!!!!

My goal for 2010 was to globalize my business so that brides all over the world can see my talents.  I've achieved that thanks to my lovely brides and Bobbi Misick, contributing editor for Essence Magazine.  In three months, I've had three of my weddings published in Essence online that has over 800,000 viewers!!!!!!  Now brides all over the world can see the work of Keith Cephus!!   We are currently shooting weddings world-wide. Special thanks Darryl & Tiffany Tapp, (celebrity Disney Wedding),  Chari & Carlton, (Fountaine Bleau, Miami) and Mesita and Durante, (Playa Mujeres, Mexico) the tremendous opportunity to photograph your special day!!!!!   Bobbi, you are truly a blessing!!!!!  Thank you!!!!  :)  Click here to see the Essence feature.

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AshundaMay 20, 2010 - 2:54 pm

GO KEITH!!!
SO happy you’re our photographer!!!
Excited about the big day.

Cephus Selected to Photograph President Barack Obama!!!!

This weekend, I was selected to photograph President Barack Obama for Dr. Harvey of Hampton University.  I was one of two photographers (White House Press Photographer Peter Souza) that had photographed Dr. Harvey’s family, along with official dignitaries.   I was truly an honor and an opportunity of a lifetime!!!!!!  Just want to take the time to thank Dr. Harvey and his lovely family, the White House staff, Dr. Danley and the awesome staff at Hampton University!!!!

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Frances ArmstrongMay 10, 2010 - 4:57 pm

What an honor to be chosen to shoot the President!!! Congratulations on such and achievement, wonderful work you have. Take care

Frances
-Owner,Salon 403-

MoniqueMay 10, 2010 - 5:30 pm

God is so good….. SO GOOD! Keith- you know I am a fan of your work, but there are no words for how significant this opportunity was for you. Your genius will open doors that others will walk through, and you will continue to move forward into your season. CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Denisha Jenkins HU Grad of 2010May 10, 2010 - 5:59 pm

Fabulous Fabulous photos!

isha | isha foss eventsMay 10, 2010 - 6:11 pm

Congratulations Keith! What an awesome opportunity and you did an amazing job!

StephanieMay 10, 2010 - 6:13 pm

What an honor Keith! Beautiful pictures.

Cheryl RandolphMay 10, 2010 - 7:19 pm

Keith,
What an honor..but you are the best, so who else would they choose for such an important event? you captured the event so beautifullY! WOW absolutely AWESOME!!

JanieMay 10, 2010 - 7:24 pm

Keith, I am so proud and so happy for you, what a great honor and a blessing, you so derserve this honor!

CynthiaMay 10, 2010 - 7:31 pm

Mr. Cephus,

Outstanding work my brother. What a blessing and accomplishment to be chosen to photograph the President of the United States. I know you felt like you were on top of the world. Congratulations. The photos are spectacular. Whenever I look at your work, it just makes me want to cry. Not tears of sadness but of joy. Your photos bring life. It’s as if the subjects are right in the room with me. Amazing work. Simply amazing. You have a gift that could have only been give to you by God. Use it and give him all the glory and honor for it. Thank you for sharing your gift and thank you for allow me to share my thoughts. Again, congratulations! Job Well Done!

Cynthia Beal

Tracey CephusMay 10, 2010 - 7:34 pm

Im so very proud of you..I Thank God for the amount of favor you are walking in and my prayer is that God continues to keep blessing you my brother

love you

Jennifer BlanchetteMay 10, 2010 - 8:43 pm

Wow, Keith!! What great photos, I know this was huge for you!!

Dana WilliamsMay 10, 2010 - 10:09 pm

Awesome Keith!! You show such an excellentcy in your work and it is being noticed! Congrats brother.

adminMay 10, 2010 - 10:46 pm

Thanks everyone for your kind words. It was truly a humbling experience. Words cannot describe this unforgettable experience. All of you are truly a blessing!!!!

weddings by michelleMay 11, 2010 - 8:28 am

So happy for you, buddy! =) Great job!

Jennifer La Londe EventsMay 11, 2010 - 9:57 am

Very proud of you Keith. Way to go!

Jessica Jeffries, Pharm DMay 11, 2010 - 1:03 pm

KEITH KEITH KEITH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! These photos are absolutely amazing!!! God is good. I know it was one hell of an experience. YOU ROCK!!!!!!!!!!!!

Heather TyngMay 13, 2010 - 12:51 pm

Wow Keith this was such an honor for you I’m sure. You are truly making a name for yourself. Keep up the great (I mean AMAZING) work 🙂

Sebrina BrownMay 18, 2010 - 8:19 am

Keith, God is opening so many versatile doors for you. I am happy for you! I love the black and white touch – some of them resemble the 60’s. The last photo was the icing on the cake :> -always in the background, while bringing your beautiful touch for capturing life to the forefront. Love you and Nadine. May God continue to bless your labor.

Travis HargerMay 18, 2010 - 1:31 pm

really? that’s awesome!

apjMay 18, 2010 - 3:05 pm

Congratulations Keith. How great for you to have that opportunity! The b&w near the end has a nostalgic feel. Great job.

eleiseMay 19, 2010 - 1:35 pm

Keith, what an honor. I am so happy for you!!!!! xxxooooo-e

Deirdre StokesMay 25, 2010 - 8:17 pm

Congratulations! Proud of you.

FundyNovember 30, 2011 - 9:30 am

Congratulations my friend, you deserve it.

Kathy ChappellNovember 30, 2011 - 10:47 am

Keith, we celebrate with you! God is truly amazing. This is proof if you work hard, your dreams will come to fruition! Congratulations my friend!

Lynnette HarrisonNovember 30, 2011 - 2:09 pm

Congratulations, Friend, Neighbor and Wedding Photographer, You and President Obama are living proof that Black Men can make a positive mark on the world and still be a “Good Guy”. You are an inspiration to young men and women in the CHE hood and more! God Bless You, Nadine and the fellas!

Cephus Heads to Destination Disneyland for Darryl and Tiffany’s Wedding!!!!!!

Seattle Seahawk’s DE Darryl Tapp will be tying the knot with the lovely Tiffany Robinson this week at the Grand Floridian in Disney!!!!! Check out their “love session” as the best is yet to come!!!!!!!

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schwartzFebruary 19, 2010 - 6:58 pm

Kill it in Florida brother. I am sure you will have some fantastic stuff. I look forward to seeing what you come up with.

BrandonFebruary 28, 2010 - 1:25 pm

Great work on Tiffany & Darryl’s wedding. Your slideshow looks great & you really captured some awesome stuff.

-Brandon

KeithMarch 5, 2010 - 5:29 am

Thanks Dave. Appreciate the inspiration.

Shital & Vimal, Newport News Marriott

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On October 11th, I had the opportunity to photograph the wedding of Shital and Vimal at the Newport News Marriott.  The wedding was truly amazing, thanks to Allison and Bobbie and their incredible staff at the Marriott.      Katen Shah from Elegant Designz did an amazing job with the styling and decor.   The ballroom was truly breathtaking!!    I just want to thank all hands involved in making Shital and Vimal’s day so special.  Mad props to my assistant Marco for withstanding the 17 hr “Bollywood Wedding.”  I would also like to thank Mr & Mrs. Patel for the gracious hospitality.  Shital and Vimal, the both of you were truly amazing!!!!  Thanks for allowing me the opportunity to photograph your special day!!   Check out the slideshow below!!

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schwartzOctober 21, 2009 - 6:50 am

Gotta enjoy the Indian weddings Keith. They are a ton of work but worth it. Great job capturing their event.

Miami Wedding of Chari & Carlton Featured in Weddings Unveiled!!!!!!

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Check out Chari and Carlton’s destination wedding featured on Weddings Unveiled blog!! This was an amazing wedding I did at the FountaineBleau in Miami Florida. Chari and Carlton, thank you for one of my best destination experiences of a lifetime!!!!!

Keith

Chari & Carlton’s Editorial Feature

Check out their special day.  Click here

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StephanieOctober 26, 2009 - 11:07 am

Congrats Keith!

CathyDecember 15, 2009 - 10:13 am

Congratulations My Friend!! Your work speaks for itself, Happy Holidays & the Best of 2010

With Kind Regards,
Cathy Carter, East Beach Catering

Mesita & Durante, Excellence Playa Mujeres, Mexico

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A destination paradise!!! That’s all I can say about Mesita and Durante’s unbelievable wedding at the Excellence Playa Mujeres in Cancun. Having just done a fabulous destination wedding in San Diego and still on a high, here I am in Mexico, meeting Mesita and Durante for the very first time. Minutes after we met, I began shooting this lovely couple in every crack and crevice in this stunning adult resort. And to share this experience with my lovely wife Nadine made it ever so special. Mesita and Durante, words cannot express my gratitude to you, Durante and your families. Your hospitality exceeded my expectations tenfold. I personally want to thank my dear friend Alicia Richter for this incredible referral. Thanks once again and enjoy the show!!

 

 

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JessicaJune 26, 2009 - 5:02 pm

LOVE these pictures! What a beautiful resort and couple!

TammieJune 29, 2009 - 10:33 am

SLAMMIN!!!

Mesita SimmsJune 29, 2009 - 1:40 pm

Keith,

Thanks so much for making our wedding pictures look so awesome! I get tears each time I look at them! Everyone loves the pictures and they say it makes them feel like they are there in the moment with us! You are officially the best photographer on earth!!!

Mesita

StephanieJuly 1, 2009 - 9:25 am

What a gorgeous place visit and photograph! I love the ceremony shot of the groom.

adminJuly 1, 2009 - 11:06 am

Thanks everyone. I truly enjoyed this lovely couple as well as the destination experience. Mesita & Durante, thank you!!

Dr. Chari Brooks :)July 7, 2009 - 1:05 am

WOW!!!! These pictures are amazing & full of character…….there is no one else on your level!!!! See you in Miami!!!

Katie StoopsJuly 22, 2009 - 10:45 am

Drop dead gorgeous! Fantastic job!

Kevin CurtisMarch 3, 2010 - 1:46 pm

Great work Keith!

I love the shot of the brides eyes through the veil. Very nice!

jjMay 19, 2010 - 9:15 am

Fabulous work! I just got married and I only pray my pictures turn out as stunning as these! Wow.

LynellMay 19, 2010 - 10:11 am

Absolutely stunning! Everyone looks amazing and you captured the sprit of their special day. I’m planning to get married next year and may be contacting you very soon.

PsquareMay 19, 2010 - 10:33 am

Wow, one can simply feel the “LOVE” generating fromt this beautiful couple. May the Blessings Always Be Truly Yours……..

Brenda LoveMay 19, 2010 - 11:20 am

Wow!!! Simply beautiful..

JanelleMay 19, 2010 - 2:06 pm

Beautiful couple, they compliment one another. Beautiful resort too!

CHARMAINE DALEYMay 19, 2010 - 2:11 pm

Breathtakingly Beautiful!!! I sensed the BLISS!

ReneeMay 19, 2010 - 2:45 pm

Magical

MariaMay 19, 2010 - 7:54 pm

OH MY GOODNESS! I LOVED, Loved, loved the SLIDE show. The music topped EVERYTHING off. What a fantastic photographer who had a beautiful couple to capture. Blessings to all those involved!

ElizabethMay 19, 2010 - 11:05 pm

All I can say is WOW!!! These pictures are absolutely amazing!!! Job well done! I felt as if I was actually at the wedding and the resort is gorgeous! Great job! 🙂

DeborahMay 20, 2010 - 12:30 am

Simply beautiful! I have been married 28 years and still look at my wedding pics often. It keeps me grounded seeing the pure love we shared that day and still have. These beautiful pics will definitely be a reminder of the love and joy that Mesita and Durante have.

KevaMay 20, 2010 - 11:30 am

I love the pictures, the place and everything about the wedding. Keith, you are a great photographer! To the couple: Keep God in the center of your marriage and everything else will work smoothly for you!

adminMay 21, 2010 - 12:50 pm

Thanks everyone. It was truly an amazing couple with a great backdrop. I am truly blessed to be able to capture the essence of couple’s lives. God is truly good. Wish you the very best that life has to offer Mesita and Durante!!!

OchukoMay 22, 2010 - 5:08 am

im so lovin this!…

FaithJune 17, 2010 - 12:58 am

OMG! These pics were the BOMB DIGGITY! Yes I took it back with that! Congrats and I wish you both much happiness in your union.

ShahnazAugust 25, 2010 - 12:49 pm

such beautiful creativity I saw in this pictures. and good shot on the groom’s eyes [when they were at the altar]

DC Indian Wedding Photographer | Virginia Beach Indian Wedding Photographer | Founders Inn & Spa | Reema & Jigar’s “Bollywood Wedding!!”

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SchwartzMay 27, 2009 - 3:33 pm

Congratulations on your accomplishment. This looks like a well executed party. I know how difficult it can be to concentrate with a camera in front of your face for 36 hours. My indian wedding was absolutely a highlight as well. Nice work Keith. I could see your style in many of the shots. I am sure they will love it.

CharaleseMay 27, 2009 - 3:43 pm

Absolutely Fantastic!!!! These are awesome! Thank you for your support and capturing the essence of an extraordinary day for The Founders Inn & Spa.

Charalese Gore
Catering Sales Manager
The Founders Inn and Spa
5641 Indian River Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23464
http://www.foundersinn.com

weddings by michelleMay 27, 2009 - 3:57 pm

Great job!!! What an event! Don’t you love your job? =)

isha fossMay 27, 2009 - 4:02 pm

Congratulations to you and the team on this special wedding. You captured it beautifully.

Sean and HeatherMay 27, 2009 - 5:00 pm

Dude!! You tore this one up!!! I did not want the pictures to stop! That was one PAR-TAY!!! Awesome job!!! She will be thrilled with them!

KellyMay 27, 2009 - 6:50 pm

Keith, those are absolutely amazing! I can’t wait for you to do my wedding!

MayaMay 28, 2009 - 10:58 am

All I can say is ABSOLUTELY AMAZING – A HIGHLIGHT OF YOUR CAREER I’M SURE, AND A TRUE TESTAMENT OF YOUR UNBELIEVABLE TALENT!!! CONGRATS!

KeithMay 29, 2009 - 7:53 am

Thanks everyone for your kind words. This was truly an amazing wedding. Reema & Jigar stressed the importance of photography and this is the end result. They truly made my job easy!!

Syreena BMay 29, 2009 - 9:54 am

SpeechLess yet again Keith… one of these dayS I will find WorDs…LoL 🙂

DaevidMay 29, 2009 - 10:12 am

Dude, as I said last night on the phone WOW! I Love every detail, and rotation of the music to beat of the music makes you feel as if you were in a movie video at that wedding. Seeing all of he colors leaves me awestruck! Great Job, amazing images!

Varick TaylorMay 31, 2009 - 4:29 am

Outstanding pics and slideshow. Your work is on point as usual and your are still the one that inspire me to do better with my photography. You captured the emotion, style, fashion and beauty of the their wedding day.

MS. EDWARSMay 31, 2009 - 2:39 pm

REEMA & JIGAR,
FIRST OF ALL, I WOULD LIKE TO SAY THAT YOU TWO ARE AN ADORABLE COUPLE(SMILE).I REALLY ENJOYED VIEWING THE PICS AND I DON’T EVEN KNOW YOU GUYS PERSONALLY. I HOPE THAT ALL GOES WELL WITH YOUR MARRIAGE AND THAT YOU WE LIVE YOUR LIFE TOGETHER UNTIL GOD CALLS YOU HOME TO GLORY. I PRAY THAT WHEN MY TIME COMES TO SAY “I DO” I WILL HAVE AN EXCITING JOURNEY WITH MY SIGNIFICANT “SOUL MATE” JUST AS YOU TWO WILL. KEITH, THANKYOU FOR MAKING THIS EXPERIENCE A BLESSING FOR THEM!I HOPE TO CHOOSE YOU FOR MY PHOTOGRAPHER ONE DAY. CONTINUE, TO BE HUMBLE,LEARN AND GIVE BACK ALL THAT YOU CAN. I KNOW THAT “GOD” WILL GIVE YOU BACK DOUBLE “FAVOR”………!

JVSJune 2, 2009 - 6:25 pm

Hi Keith, great coverage, love the colors and the party looked like a blast! JVS

adminJune 3, 2009 - 6:49 am

Thanks everyone again. Joseph, means alot coming from you. Thank you all again for your kind words.

JenniferJune 3, 2009 - 11:16 am

Wow! What pretty colors in this wedding, great job Keith!

JenniferJune 3, 2009 - 11:16 am

What great images!

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