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Killjoy Cocktail Engagement Photos We met Joe & Colleen at Killjoy Cocktail bar in downtown Raleigh to start their engagement session. Then, once the sun was low enough in the sky that we weren’t going to immediately start sweating outside, we headed to the WRAL Azalea Garden for some more photos. I’ve known Colleen for […]

creative engagement photography at Killjoy Cocktail bar in Raleigh, NC | photos by Kivus & Camera

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Killjoy Cocktail Engagement

September 13, 2022

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Tips for group portraits on your wedding day Let’s talk about group portraits! You may also hear them called “formals.” And when we photographers say formals or group portraits, we don’t mean unsmiling and stuffy. (Well that’s definitely not what I mean, but I guess I can’t speak for every wedding photographer). When I’m referring […]

Tips for group portraits on the wedding day

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Tips for wedding day group portraits

August 24, 2022

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Mystic Distillery Wedding – Abby & Liam Abby & Liam met as students at Duke several years ago and were married earlier this month at Mystic Distillery in Durham. I’m so excited to finally be blogging this wedding, because it’s one of my favorites, and I love Abby & Liam and I know y’all will […]

Mystic Distillery Wedding - Durham LGBTQ Wedding | photos by Kivus & Camera

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Mystic Distillery Wedding

July 5, 2022

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Carriage House wedding in Chapel Hill for Jennie & Kyle We love the Chapel Hill Carriage House, and it was the perfect backdrop for this summer wedding. All the animals, greenery, and love! Jennie & Kyle were married Memorial Day weekend at the Chapel Hill Carriage House and they and their friends had an absolutely […]

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Summer Wedding at Chapel Hill Carriage House

June 28, 2022

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Elon Engagement Photo Session (with a puppy!!!) Ashlee & Rob met in school at Elon University so it was completely fitting to do an Elon engagement portrait session. And they asked if they could bring their dog for their engagement session, and of course the answer to that is always yes!!! So check out how […]

Elon Engagement photos by Raleigh wedding photographers Kivus & Camera

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Elon Engagement Photos

June 15, 2022

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Intimate Raleigh LGBTQ wedding: Ray & Brian at JC Raulston Arboretum Ray & Brian were planning a much larger affair ages ago, and then COVID hit and everyone’s plans fell apart. The love these two have for one another did not fall apart though. It only grew stronger as they weathered tough situations, supporting one […]

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Intimate Raleigh LGBTQ wedding

June 7, 2022

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Downtown Durham wedding at the Cotton Room for Chelsea & Tristan Last weekend we were back at one of the best downtown Durham wedding venues: The Cotton Room. This wedding was Chelsea & Tristan’s and though it was one of the hottest days of the year so far, this wedding was quite cool. (If you’re […]

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Downtown Durham Wedding

May 30, 2022

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Kelsey & Ed’s misty mountain wedding outside of Asheville, NC We spent a lot of time in the North Carolina mountains at the start of this month. After Briana & Jesse’s starry affair, we headed to a mountain cabin venue (Whiskey Rock) for what I’m calling Ed & Kelsey’s misty mountain wedding. I’m not just […]

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Misty Mountain Wedding in Asheville, NC

May 23, 2022

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Star themed wedding with awesome nerdy details Briana & Jesse’s star themed wedding at The Ridge Asheville was, forgive me, out of this world! And when I say star themed, I mean yes we got photos like the above with epic starry night skies, and there were celestial vibes to their attire and invitation suite, […]

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Star Themed Wedding with Nerdy Details

May 18, 2022

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Heather & David’s Rustic Vineyard Wedding at Painted Pony Vineyards in North Carolina Imagine a vineyard wedding. Now imagine there are horses there too. And imagine a patch of grass under market lights as your dance floor. Congratulations! You’re at Heather & David’s North Carolina vineyard wedding. This day was so beautiful. Heather’s gown (with […]

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Rustic Vineyard Wedding

May 13, 2022