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DIY Wedding in the backyard? LOVELY! Dustin & Jamie tied the knot in Dustin’s parents’ backyard and it was a true DIY wedding. These two planned and handled everything themselves, with loads of help from family. When I arrived at the house on Friday for the rehearsal dinner the garage doors were open, and the […]

This couple had a DIY wedding in the groom's parents' backyard

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Raleigh backyard DIY wedding!

September 23, 2021

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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. […]

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After Dark Engagement Photos? Hell yeah

September 15, 2021

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Downtown Raleigh bar crawl engagement photos Lisa & Johnnie are true Raleigh lovers and this bar crawl engagement session was the perfect fit for them. Lisa is the founder of Raleighwood Media Group and she manages the web presences for a lot of our favorite local spots. And Johnnie’s in the wine & liquor distribution […]

Raleigh bar crawl engagement photos

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Bar Crawl Engagement Photos

September 11, 2021

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Samantha & Cesar’s Duke Lemur Center wedding Y’all, I was SO ready for this lemur center wedding!! It’s been a while, since they had to postpone due to COVID, but you may remember Cesar & Samantha from their engagement session at Duke Lemur Center back in 2019. Well, we finally got to have their intimate […]

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Duke Lemur Center Wedding

September 7, 2021

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Sarah & Adam’s engagement session at Dix Park Here’s another one of my awesome COVID couples!! We just had their engagement session at Dix Park last week even though we first met ages ago. We’ll finally get to have their wedding in November and I can’t wait. But for now, a fun and colorful engagement […]

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Engagements

Dix Park Engagement Session

September 5, 2021

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Katie & Brian at Lavender Oaks The summer wedding season ended with Katie & Brian on the 28th at Lavender Oaks Farm, which is a gorgeous venue in Chapel Hill. Just look at it up there under the stars (and there’s more of the comfy casual reception attire too!) These two lawyers actually got married […]

After dark wedding photos at lavender oaks farm

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Lavender Oaks Farm – Chapel Hill Wedding

September 1, 2021

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Follow this event Sarah & Abe’s Covid wedding at Murphey School Our second Murphey School wedding in the time of COVID! The Old Murphey School is actually a perfect spot for a COVID wedding because there’s plenty of outdoor space for distancing, and you can do your ceremony up on the stage like Sarah & […]

Fun reception outfits for a casual bride and groom

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Old Murphey School Wedding

August 27, 2021

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Bradford Wedding reception for Lisa & Josh The Bradford wedding venue is just outside of Raleigh, in New Hill, NC and it was the perfect backdrop for Lisa & Josh’s reception this past weekend. You may remember these two from their intimate, COVID-safe, December wedding in Lisa’s dad’s backyard. Now that vaccines are out in […]

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The Bradford Wedding Venue | Kivus & Camera

August 3, 2021

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Abby’s downtown Raleigh senior portraits!! This gal has been killing it as my assistant for the last few months and she’s about to be killing it studying film at UNC-Wilmington. She starts in like 2 weeks!!!! But before she moved to the beach to get even more tan, we had to make some time for […]

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Raleigh Senior Portraits – Abby

July 31, 2021

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Raleigh engagement photographer hangs out with stylish couple How’s that headline for ya? But for real, Erin & Geoff rocked their outfits for their engagement session!! This fashionable couple booked me a couple months ago for what is sure to be an awesome wedding at The Cotton Room next December. For now, they’ve got plenty […]

Dramatic and creative engagement photography in Raleigh

Engagements

Raleigh Engagement Photographer | Azalea Gardens & Warehouse District

July 28, 2021