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November 6, 2018

All Saints Chapel Raleigh Wedding

a bride and groom pose under a tree with autumn leaves outside of their All Saints Chapel Raleigh Wedding

Claire & Greg’s All Saints Chapel Wedding

Turning Raleigh into a scene from an Austen novel

All Saints Chapel is one my favorite Raleigh venues. It’s so pretty!! Claire & Greg fell in love with it too, Claire especially, because it reminded her of little chapels back in England. Not only was Claire born in England, but she loves Pride & Prejudice and her new husband Greg quoted Mr. Darcy in his vows. I really do think Claire looks like she stepped out of an Austen novel. Perfection! Greg looks pretty good too. And the day itself was beautiful. The skies were a clear blue, and there was a nice crispness in the air, with fall colors popping all over the place.

It’s not a Kivus & Camera wedding if there isn’t a good party, and Claire & Greg’s guests did not disappoint. The dance floor was multigenerational and super energetic. People flew from across the globe for this wedding, and, as one guest told me, they wanted to make the most of it. Combine that awesome attitude with the planning from Michelle at Magnolia and Grace and the music from Randy with Bunn DJ Company, and I know this wedding was everything Claire & Greg wished for.

The whole amazing team:

Venue: All Saints Chapel
Planner: Michelle with Magnolia & Grace Events
Hair & Makeup: Krystal Johnson
Bride’s Dress: David’s Bridal, Galina
Florals: Flowers on Broad Street
Officiant: Ben Poston
Ceremony Music: Arioso Strings
DJ: Randy Bennett from Bunn DJ Company
Catering: Rocky Top Catering
Dessert: Gigi’s Cupcakes
Video: RalGoodFilms

And then John & I captured the following memories:

White and green invitation suite styled with the bride's wedding jewelry by Raleigh wedding photographers

Greg is an Apple fan, and I love that John included his Apple Watch in this shot. Details of the groom's outfit for his wedding day in downtown Raleigh

Greg and his groomsmen got ready at his and Claire’s house, which meant John was able to see that awesome wedding countdown. And can we talk about how cute these two are calling each other on the wedding morning?!Two photos - one of the bride on the phone and one of the groom on the phone - showing a bride and groom talking to one another on their wedding morning

Claire, her mom, and her bridesmaids were down the road in an AirBNB.Mother of the bride helps her into her wedding dress by Raleigh wedding photographers Groom gets ready for his wedding in a navy blue suit with a dark red tie

Team flats!!! And, again, I just want to reiterate how perfect Claire’s dress is for her. a bride puts jewelry on before her All Saints Chapel Raleigh Wedding

The Chanel and Jimmy Johns was too good of a combo to pass by. And this moment of everyone taking Claire’s photo was fantastic too. Bride gets ready before her All Saints Chapel Raleigh Wedding

We met the guys at All Saints Chapel for a first look and some wedding party photos. Photo of All Saints Chapel, one of Raleigh's best wedding venuesBride and groom's first look at All Saints Chapel in downtown Raleigh

Do you think they like each other? I LOVE first looks so much. Those faces and that emotion. Bride and groom's first look at All Saints Chapel in downtown Raleigh Bride and groom pose for portraits inside All Saints Chapel by Raleigh wedding photographers Wedding party poses in merlot colored dresses and ties at an All Saints Chapel Raleigh Wedding

After we knocked out the standard smiling wedding party shots, it was time to get funky (funky). I love when the couple’s friends aren’t afraid to be a little goofy. Wedding party poses in merlot colored dresses and ties at an All Saints Chapel Raleigh Wedding

There’s not a lot of foliage around All Saints, but we managed to find some spots of fall colors and snagged these portraits of the almost-weds. Portraits of a bride and groom at their All Saints Chapel Raleigh Wedding Bride and groom kiss outside of their All Saints Chapel Raleigh Wedding

Claire’s bouquet featured her grandmother and brother.
Bouquet charms to remember loved ones on the bride's wedding bouquet

We headed back into All Saints Chapel for some more dramatic portraits. I love that stained glass (and its light scattering).Portrait of the bride and groom with stained glass window lighting them at All Saints Chapel Raleigh Wedding Portrait of the bride and groom with stained glass window lighting them at All Saints Chapel Raleigh Wedding

Then it was ceremony time. There’s that perfect Mr. Darcy quote. All Saints Chapel Raleigh Wedding ceremony details

Claire & Greg’s mothers started the ceremony by lighting individual candles for the couple to use to light their unity candle. Mother of the bride and mother of the groom light candles on the altar at All Saints Chapel for a wedding ceremony All Saints Chapel Raleigh Wedding Bride processes in to wedding ceremony at All Saints Chapel in downtown Raleigh, NC All Saints Chapel Raleigh Wedding ceremony photo by Raleigh wedding photographers Bride and groom are silhouetted against the stained glass window at All Saints Chapel in Raleigh, NC Bride and groom kiss and recess down the aisle after their All Saints Chapel wedding ceremony All Saints Chapel Wedding reception details

The reception kicked off with their first dance as husband and wife, along with a welcome from Claire’s father. Bride and groom enter their All Saints Chapel wedding reception First dance during an All Saints Chapel Raleigh Wedding Father of the bride gives a toast at All Saints Chapel in Raleigh, NC

While people ate, the flower girls did their best whirling dervishes.Flower girls dance at an All Saints Chapel wedding

Then it was time for toasts from the Maid of Honor and Best Man, and a thank you from the couple to all of their loved ones. Best man and Maid of Honor give toasts during an All Saints Chapel wedding from Raleigh wedding photographers Bride gives a thank you speech at an All Saints Chapel wedding from Raleigh wedding photographers

Parent dances are my favorite…Father daughter dance and mother son dance at All Saints Chapel in Raleigh, NC

… but I also really love party time. Bride dances with the flower girl at her All Saints Chapel Raleigh Wedding The bride and groom and their guests have fun on the dance floor during this All Saints Chapel Raleigh wedding The bride and groom and their guests have fun on the dance floor during this All Saints Chapel Raleigh wedding

And this party was a good one. Whether you were 2 or 80, you were on the dance floor. The bride and groom and their guests have fun on the dance floor during this All Saints Chapel Raleigh wedding Photos of an All Saints Chapel wedding reception by Raleigh wedding photographers

DJ Randy kept the party going while we snuck out for a quick night portrait. After, there was time for a few more dances before the setup for sparklers. The bride and groom and their guests have fun on the dance floor during this All Saints Chapel Raleigh wedding

While everyone else headed outside to get in line for sparklers, the newlyweds shared a private last dance. LOVE!The bride and groom share a private last dance at All Saints Chapel in Raleigh, NC

And that’s a wrap. Kisses under the orange glow of sparklers is the perfect cap to a perfect day. Bride and groom exit their All Saints Chapel Raleigh Wedding under a sparkler tunnel


We believe that love is bright and colorful and your wedding photographs should be bright and colorful 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’re photography sorcerers.

Also, while 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. […] smiling lady you see up there was a bridesmaid in Claire & Greg’s wedding last fall. In 2020 we get to hang out with her and Josh again for their own wedding! I love when […]

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