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Here are seven amazing Raleigh DJs for you to check out if you want to have a fantastic wedding in Raleigh, North Carolina

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Who are the best Raleigh DJs for your wedding?

February 20, 2024

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Is Bridal Boudoir for you? Simple answer: yes definitely, bridal boudoir is for you if you have made it to this page. But maybe not for the reason you think. If you came across this page, you’re probably thinking that boudoir photos are the perfect wedding gift for the person you’re about to marry. And […]

black and white photograph of a woman in a lace and satin mini dress with a veil | photo by Triangle Boudoir

Boudoir

Bridal Boudoir in Raleigh, North Carolina

January 28, 2024

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The Raleigh Wedding Planners you should hire I am organized and knowledgable and love helping my couples get ready for their wedding day, but I cannot be both the photographer and the point person for logistics on the wedding day itself. That’s why I love when couples work with one of the below Raleigh wedding […]

Stephanie from Beauty & The Budget sits on a red velvet couch at The Matthews House. Beauty & The Budget Events is one of the best Raleigh Wedding Planners. | photo by Kivus & Camera

Elyssa Explains

Top 8 Raleigh Wedding Planners

January 28, 2024

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Colleen & Joe’s Grove at City Market Wedding Here’s the second of the two weddings I had at The Grove at City Market this spring! These two couples also both had cocktail bar engagement photos! Here’s Colleen & Joe’s. Colleen is one of the first people to trust me with photographing her! We met in […]

wedding photos at The Grove at City Market | photo by Kivus & Camera

Weddings

The Grove at City Market | Colleen & Joe

July 15, 2023

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B’nei Mitzvah Photographer | photographing Bar Mitzvahs and Bat Mitzvahs in NC In case you didn’t know, Bar Mitzvahs and Bat Mitzvahs are Jewish coming-of-age celebrations as children transition to adulthood. As a North Carolina B’nei Mitzvah photographer, my job is to artfully capture the joy and excitement of the day (or days), from portraits […]

young woman reads from the Torah at her bat mitzvah in north carolina | from mitzvah photographer Kivus & Camera

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B’nei Mitzvah Photographer

July 5, 2023

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Whitaker & Atlantic: Nancy & Craig’s wedding reception Whitaker & Atlantic is an event space at Dock 1053 in Raleigh, NC. It’s a great, large space for couples interested in an eclectic and modern wedding venue. Since it’s an old loading dock, the vibe is industrial and warehouse-y, with the main room being open and […]

silhouette Wedding portrait at Hummingbird Raleigh | photo by Kivus & Camera

Weddings

Whitaker & Atlantic – Raleigh Wedding Venue

June 25, 2023

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Gina & Derek’s wedding day in downtown Raleigh Do you remember these rockstars from their engagement session? Well, they got married last month at The Grove at City Market, and I’ve got some awesome photos to prove it. But first, a little about the newlyweds. Gina and Derek met in college in New York and […]

creative wedding portrait by Kivus & Camera - silhouette of a bride and groom

Weddings

The Grove at City Market | Gina & Derek

June 14, 2023

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Take a look at the Triangle Boudoir Studio! & book a mini session! I’ve finally got some photos of the Triangle Boudoir studio space for y’all 🙂 If you’ve been following me on social media, you know that in January 2023 I opened a studio space dedicated to boudoir photography. I’d photographed quite a few […]

Interior photographs of the Triangle Boudoir studio in Raleigh, North Carolina

Boudoir

Triangle Boudoir Studio

June 12, 2023

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Engagement photo session at West Point on the Eno and American Tobacco Campus West Point on the Eno is a gorgeous park in Durham that includes, you guessed it, the Eno River running through it. I met Rachel & Bob (and their sweet pup) on a lovely spring day for their engagement photos. After that, […]

couple embraces on the banks of the Eno River in Durham, North Carolina | photo by Kivus & Camera

Engagements

West Point on the Eno + American Tobacco Campus Engagement Photos

June 1, 2023

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Liz & Matt’s Lynwood Brewing Concern Engagement Session I always encourage couples to think of places that are significant to them for an engagement session setting. Liz & Matt suggested one of their favorite spots to grab a beer: Lynwood Brewing Concern in downtown Raleigh. After some beer and a game of cards, we headed […]

a cyclist passes in front of a couple who are standing on a bridge overlooking the Raleigh skyline

Engagements

Brewery + Raleigh Skyline Engagement Photos

May 23, 2023