The Full Post  »

Lauren & Kevin’s Market Hall Wedding #OneMoMoennich was added on Saturday during Lauren & Kevin’s Hilyer Memorial Christian Church and Market Hall wedding. The pair are from Ohio, and while they call Raleigh home now, plenty of their friends and family came in from out of state for the party. From what I heard, everyone […]


Market Hall Wedding – City Market Raleigh

June 5, 2018

The Full Post  »

Game of Thrones Wedding Inspiration – featured on Offbeat Bride! I’m way behind on sharing that this Game of Thrones wedding styled shoot we did in the fall was featured on Offbeat Bride. I managed to get it out on social and help share, but I hadn’t brought it to the blog party. Anyway, here […]


Game of Thrones Wedding Inspiration

May 31, 2018

The Full Post  »

Allie & Paul’s All Saints Chapel Wedding As the father of the bride noted, this All Saints Chapel wedding was “a family affair.” Not only were Allie & Paul creating their own family unit, but they were surrounded by their family. The wedding party included siblings, cousins, and the father of the groom. Adorable nieces […]


All Saints Chapel Raleigh Wedding

May 30, 2018

The Full Post  »

Helen & Daniel’s South Carolina Polo Club Wedding There is nothing quite like a Carolina outdoor wedding. The magnolias are blooming, pine trees are rustling in the breeze during the ceremony, and as the sun sets, the dance floor heats up. Helen & Daniel’s wedding Saturday was no exception. The afternoon rain held off until about […]


South Carolina Outdoor Wedding

May 29, 2018

The Full Post  »

Jacky & Ashton’s Barn at Valhalla wedding in Chapel Hill These two just celebrated their 1st wedding anniversary, so I figured it was about time I blogged their awesome Barn at Valhalla Wedding. I *did* blog their engagement session in a more timely manner.  Anyway, Barn at Valhalla is an awesome venue. You can get […]


Barn at Valhalla Wedding

May 22, 2018

The Full Post  »

Safa & Jon’s downtown durham engagement photos I love that top photo so much! The pink wall in downtown durham is PERFECTION, and it was delightfully fortuitous that Safa & Jon’s outfits matched it so well. This engagement session last fall was a blast. We wandered around, finding cool spots in downtown Durham and willing […]


Downtown Durham Engagement Session

May 15, 2018

The Full Post  »

Susan and Josh LARP’d and then had a brewery wedding!! An important rule of business is to visualize your ideal client – some businesses even name their ideal client ( Lululemon’s ideal client is named Ocean and she makes a million quarterly (the second part might be an exaggeration)). Well, our ideal clients are named […]


Brewery Wedding with a LARP pregame!

May 6, 2018

The Full Post  »

Allie & Paul’s Downtown Raleigh Engagement (with beer!) Allie & Paul’s wedding is at the end of May and I’m thinking back to how great they were for their downtown Raleigh engagement photos back in November. We started in Moore Square park, which is sadly all fenced up right now, had a beer at MOFU […]


Downtown Raleigh Engagement

May 1, 2018

The Full Post  »

  Magical Photos from the Kayla Coleman Workshop As of this month, it has been a year since I went to this workshop, so I’m sorry I’m such a slacker and am just now FINALLY getting around to blogging about it. Another awesome wedding photographer/friend/incredible human being, Kayla Coleman, hosted a workshop for a small […]


Pure Magic at the Kayla Coleman Workshop 😉

April 24, 2018

The Full Post  »

Courtney & Ben’s Greensboro Science Center wedding – Planetarium Ceremony and Aquarium Reception! This week, I’m throwing back to an amazing 2017 Greensboro Science Center wedding. Courtney & Ben are so unique and creative and I love that this wedding captured that. Their ceremony was held under the stars in the Omnisphere (not quite a […]


Greensboro Science Center Wedding

April 17, 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


© 2017 Kivus & Camera LLC

Facebook Copy-color Created with Sketch.

Find US ON


info (at) kivusandcamera (dot) com

across social media


old school phone (or text)


Get in touch & let's make magic!

love is love.