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Kaleigh & Nick’s fun Marbles Museum Wedding These two are teachers, and what better venue for teachers to get married than a kids’ museum? Raleigh has some pretty cool venues, but I have to say a Marbles Museum wedding is one of the more unique options. Everything about their wedding on Friday was fun and […]


Marbles Museum Wedding

August 14, 2018

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Downtown Durham Elopement portraits for Haley & Bryan The actual downtown Durham elopement happened a few weeks ago when Haley & Bryan walked to the courthouse from their condo (living downtown is magical!), but we’ve been waiting for the sun to come out for some portraits to commemorate the marriage. And boy, did we get […]

Engagements, Weddings

Downtown Durham Elopement Portraits

August 10, 2018

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Doggos, color bombs, and paddle boarding: fun engagement photos for CJ & Alex If I know one thing about our clients, it’s that Kivus & Camera couples love fun engagement photos. If I know one thing about myself it’s that I love puppies! So this was obviously a great session. I headed out to East […]


Fun Engagement Photos in Greenville, NC

August 8, 2018

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Bailey & Paul’s Fred Fletcher Park Wedding (before a wedding) Bailey & Paul’s Fred Fletcher Park wedding had plenty of new to me features. It was my first Tuesday wedding. Bailey’s custom dress included embroidery that she’d drawn herself, which was (a) definitely something I’ve never seen before, and (b) positively BEAUTIFUL! But, most interestingly, […]


Fred Fletcher Park Wedding

August 7, 2018

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Getting married in the Raleigh area? You need the best Triangle Wedding Vendors! Obviously, we think you should hire Kivus & Camera for wedding photography (that’s us!), but we have had the awesome privilege of working with some of the best wedding vendors in the triangle over the years. Assuming you need more than just […]

Elyssa Explains

The Best Triangle Wedding Vendors

August 6, 2018

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Alicia & Jon’s Colorful North Carolina Mountain Wedding at Big Butte Retreat Y’all. This wedding was A-MAZ-ING. I love a colorful wedding and I love the NC mountains, so give me a colorful North Carolina mountain wedding and I am in heaven. Alicia & Jon found Big Butte Retreat on VRBO and knew it would […]


North Carolina Mountain Wedding

July 31, 2018

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Emily & Matt’s UNC Engagement Session If you know me, you know I will take any excuse for a trip to Chapel Hill. I was lucky enough to live in the Southern Part of Heaven for 7 years and it’s where I met the love of my life, the Carolina Basketball team. Oh did you […]


UNC Engagement Photos

July 16, 2018

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Laura & Andy’s Durham Engagement Photography Session To kick off their Durham engagement photography session, we met Laura & Andy at the house they’ll be moving into later this year (knock on wood). Andy’s a contractor, and he’s breathing new life into a sweet little house in one of Durham’s historic districts. The day we […]


Colorful Durham Engagement Photography

July 9, 2018

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Madie & Andrew’s wedding at American Tobacco Campus Madie & Andrew got married yesterday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Durham, NC, and then everyone headed over to American Tobacco Campus for the wedding reception at The Boiler Room at The Power Plant. Their names were up in lights, and their friends and family (many […]


American Tobacco Wedding – Durham Wedding Photography

July 2, 2018

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EXCITING NEWS: We’re Bridechilla Wedding Photographers Hi y’all. I am so excited to share that John & I are officially Bridechilla wedding photographers! If you haven’t heard of Bridechilla, you are in for a treat. Because, honestly, if you like our vibe, the Bridechilla podcast (and community) is totally for you. Bridechilla is first and […]

Elyssa Explains, The Kivii Life

Bridechilla Wedding Photographers

June 20, 2018

We can't wait to learn all about you. Definitely browse around the site some more or check out our instagram if you haven't had the opportunity yet. 

<3 Elyssa and John


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