Neil Thurston

After studying photography at NESOP in Boston Massachusetts, Neil spent several years in the action sports industry as a photographer working with nationally recognized athletes in the snowboard, ski and motocross industries. In his personal work Neil has traveled to locations in North and South America, Eastern Europe, and North Africa, creating documentary images that tell the story of those he met along the way. Since moving to the Outer Banks of North Carolina in 2000, Neil has established himself as a nationally recognized wedding photojournalist, applying his unique experience to capture the reality, excitement, and emotion of the wedding day.

Photographer Neil Thurston 
Business Neil GT Photography 
Location Kill Devil Hills in North Carolina, United States
Starting Rates $3000+ (USD) 
Photos 6 Contest Winning Photos
Client Letters 2 Client Letters
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The Wedding Photojournalist Association proudly recognizes the accomplishments and creative excellence of Neil Thurston. The following awards have been earned by Neil from the WPJA. These achievements come with great merit considering the high level of competition that a member faces in the contests.

2015 Q2 10th Place - Getting Ready
2013 Q4 8th Place - Bouquet/Garter (Action)
Q2 4th Place - Animals
12th Place - Animals
2012 Q4 15th Place - Off-Moments (Bloopers & Outtakes)
2010 Q2 12th Place - Humor

The following letters are from the clients of Neil Thurston. Click an image to view a larger version.

Dawnyale & Fred

Dawnyale & Fred
Married April 8th, 2012
"Wow Wow Wow...we LOVE the photos and can't wait to share them with our family and friends. You guys are amazing and we are so grateful that you were able to participate in our day."

Corley  &  Don

Corley & Don
Married September 25th, 2010
"Hi Neil and Lisa, Don and I are beyond thrilled with our pictures! The quality, detail, and beauty of the pictures is just so obvious. Aside from all those things, we love that you captured the sequence of events in a photojournalistic fashion. I've gotten comments from many of...more "