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2018 in the Kivii Life – Year in Review I shared images from all the amazing couples we worked with in 2018 earlier this week, and now it’ s time for the #KiviiLife blog post.  This time last year, I had grand visions of doing a monthly Kivii Life blog post – partly to share […]

The Kivii Life

2018 Year in Review – Kivii Life

January 31, 2019

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Raleigh Wedding Photographers – our 2018! It’s still January y’all so I’m rolling this out in time, but there’s a reason it took most of the month for me to get this done: 2018 was our busiest year yet. We worked with dozens of couples and this is just a smattering of the images we sent […]

Engagements, Weddings

Raleigh Wedding Photogs – Year in Review

January 29, 2019

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James & Lindsey’s Backyard Wedding These newlyweds are from New Orleans, so I didn’t get a chance to meet them in real life (IRL, if you will) until the day of the wedding. But meet them I did, and they are just as delightful in person as they are over Skype. Their small backyard wedding […]


Raleigh Backyard Wedding

January 27, 2019

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Chelsea & Brad’s New Years’ Eve wedding at Merrimon-Wynne There is no better way to ring in a new year than surrounded by the ones you love. Brad & Chelsea did that at the Merrimon-Wynne house in Raleigh on Monday (/Tuesday once the ball dropped). John & I had a blast celebrating with them and […]


Merrimon-Wynne New Years’ Eve Wedding

January 2, 2019

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Samantha & Kellan’s Duke Chapel & Cotton Room Wedding The last Saturday of 2018 was a great one! Samantha & Kellan were married at Duke Chapel, and then partied all night at the Cotton Room with their friends and family. I was worried we’d have to deal with freezing temperatures while waiting in the arcades […]


Duke Chapel & Cotton Room Wedding

December 31, 2018

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Anthony & Samantha’s JC Raulston Arboretum Engagement Session All the laughter. That’s what we witnessed at this JC Raulston Arboretum session. Samantha & Anthony have a contagious great attitudes, so John & I had a blast creating their engagement photos. We met up the day before the triangle got blanketed with snow, so it was […]


JC Raulston Arboretum Engagement

December 14, 2018

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Laura & Andy’s Rickhouse Durham wedding The Rickhouse Durham is one of my new favorite venues, partly because it’s so close to our house, but also because it’s beautiful and it looks out over the old Durham Bulls ballpark, which has a special place in the Bull City heart.  Laura & Andy got married up […]


Rickhouse Durham Wedding

November 24, 2018

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Emily & Matthew’s 214 Martin Street Wedding Emily & Matthew were supposed to get married and party at 214 Martin Street back in September, but then Hurricane Florence came to beat up the Carolinas and their plans got blown back a bit. The couple was able to send out “Save the (New) Dates” though and […]


214 Martin Street – Raleigh Wedding

November 21, 2018

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Heidi & Keith’s Downtown Durham Engagement Session I first met Heidi & Keith at The Love Party Wedding Expo in August, and then when John & I met them for beers at The Glass Jug, we knew these two were our type of couple. They love Durham, from all the delicious coffee to the hometown […]


Downtown Durham Engagement

November 14, 2018

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Sara & Stephen’s Highgrove Estate Wedding This was our first time shooting at Highgrove Estate and y’all, I love it. Sara & Stephen picked a beautiful venue for their November wedding. It had been forever since we had this wonderful couple in front of cameras for their engagement session last spring, and it was great […]


Highgrove Estate Wedding

November 13, 2018

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