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September 15, 2021

After Dark Engagement Photos? Hell yeah

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Dramatic After Dark Engagement Photos

When Tisza & Kyle said they liked a lot of the creative & dramatic after dark engagement and wedding photos that we do, we scheduled their engagement session closer to actual sunset than normal. Here’s some of the magic we made, starting with a teeny bit of golden hour backlight.

Raleigh warehouse district engagement photos

Kyle is in a metal band, and I feel like it shows. Check him out.

after dark engagement photo session - creative lighting and dramatic portraits after dark engagement photo session - creative lighting and dramatic portraits

After a little blue and purple drama, we headed over to Circa 1888, where these two had their first date. I love going to special places like that for your engagement photos!

Take engagement photos at the place where you went on your first date! after dark engagement photo session - creative lighting and dramatic portraits after dark engagement photo session - creative lighting and dramatic portraits

Out of the dark bark back out to the dark warehouse district. By this point, PNC Tower was lighting up the sky and we popped some bubbly.

after dark engagement photos in downtown raleigh

A little bit of the champagne went in to these adorable squirt guns for fun.

after dark engagement photos in downtown raleigh

And finally, an experiment with multiple flashes in a single exposure. I think it turned out pretty cool. What do y’all think?

after dark engagement photo session - creative lighting and dramatic portraits

Thanks you two! Can’t wait for the wedding next month!


We believe that love is fun and colorful, and your wedding photographs should be too.

Kivus & Camera are Raleigh Wedding photographers who create bold, colorful, magical memories of your wedding day with beautiful, artistic portraits AND enthusiastic, genuine moments. Your unique love story deserves to be told through unforgettable, breath-taking photographs that stand out from the crowd. Kivus & Camera love creating that magic. After all, as past bride Courtney says, we are photography sorcerers.

And though we call ourselves Raleigh wedding photographers, we definitely photograph Durham weddings, Chapel Hill weddings, Cary weddings, etc. We’re all over the Triangle area, and we’re happy to head to the beach or mountains and even to places outside of North Carolina! Just let us know where your love story is headed.

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  1. […] may remember these two from their awesome nighttime engagement session just about a month ago. I got to make some magic with them again Sunday at Wye Hill, which is an […]

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