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North Carolina State Fair Engagement I owe you guys so many backed up blog posts now. October has me drowning in sessions and editing (it’s a good thing I promise!) but I absolutely had to share this sneak peek at the North Carolina State Fair engagement session we did yesterday with Sarah & Josh. They […]


Sarah & Josh North Carolina State Fair Engagement Session

October 18, 2017

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Jamie & Hal – Summer Raleigh Engagement Session These two are getting married on Sunday at Merry Hill (one of our favorite venues!), here are my favorites from their (somewhat sweaty) Raleigh engagement session earlier this summer at Shelley Lake Park. Hal & Jamie knew the way to my heart when they asked if they […]


Raleigh Engagement Session

September 11, 2017

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Jenna & Leo – Downtown Raleigh Engagement Photos We could not have asked for a more beautiful sky when while we traipsed around for this downtown raleigh engagement session. Jenna & Leo were one of the winning couples for our 2017 engagement giveaway and I’m so happy they won. Getting to hang with them was […]


Downtown Raleigh Engagement Session

April 14, 2017

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Liz & Brett – Birmingham, Alabama Engagement Photography Session YES YES YES you can bring your puppy to your engagement photo session! Engagement photos should be all about the things that make the couple happy, and for Brett and Liz, that includes their precious vizsla pup, Macy. John and I drove out to visit them […]


Alabama Engagement Photography

March 14, 2017

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Raleigh Engagement Photography Giveaway – Durham & Chapel Hill too! This weekend is your last chance to enter our 2017 Engagement Photography Giveaway! The contest closes January 16 and winners will be notified shortly thereafter, so stay tuned. If you win, you and your fiancé will receive a free engagement photography session on location wherever you’d […]


Raleigh Engagement Photography Giveaway – Durham & Chapel Hill too!

January 12, 2017

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2017 Engagement Photography Session Giveaway ****Update – hey Raleigh area, the engagement photo session giveaway is here!!!! Go to to learn more and enter!**** Remember when we gave away free engagement sessions to “bling in” 2016? Well, it’s that time again. Details are coming soon for the 2017 Kivus & Camera Engagement Photography Session […]

Engagements, Weddings

2017 Raleigh Engagement Photography Session Giveaway

December 22, 2016

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Jacky & Ashton’s Rainy NC State Engagement Photography Session We had an NC State engagement photography session in the pouring rain when Hurricane Matthew came through Raleigh. Photos can still be amazing despite rain! This adorable pair wanted to do their engagement session at NC State and we had a blast despite inclement weather. Jacky & Ashton […]


NC State Engagement Photography in the Rain

November 10, 2016

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This couple was one of the winners of our holiday engagement session giveaway, and we couldn’t have wished for better clients. Annalise & Stephen are complete sweethearts who are also very sweet on one another. They are a pair of attorneys who met in law school at UNC-Chapel Hill (just like John and I), but […]

Engagements, Portraits

Chapel Hill Engagement – Annalise & Stephen

March 18, 2016

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Becky and Ryan managed to get John and I over to the red side of the Triangle for their engagement photography session. Ryan even wore an NC State red blazer, which, I have to admit, looks pretty good. Here are some of my favorite shots from our day with the two of them: I’m not […]


NC State Engagement Photography – Becky & Ryan

March 6, 2016

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Happy Leap Day Y’all! We’re celebrating February 29 by leaping into a new website. What do you think? Stephen and Emma also took a great leap not too long ago and this post is all about sharing their engagement story. I love love love this job! In mid-2015, one my closest friends told me he planned on […]


Surprise Charlie Brown Themed Proposal & Engagement Session

February 29, 2016

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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