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Durham, NC Indian Wedding at the Cookery Part two of Sarah & Anirudh’s wedding was an NC Indian wedding ceremony at the Cookery in Durham. You might remember these two gorgeous souls from their intimate wedding last year. This year, they finally got to celebrate with the rest of their guest list and have the […]

Bride and groom at an NC Indian wedding in Durham, North Carolina

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Durham, NC Indian Wedding

December 10, 2022

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Award Winning Raleigh Wedding Photographer Y’all. I’m going to type that again, and not just because SEO, but because I’m still trying to believe it: I’m an award winning Raleigh wedding photographer, and this post is about three big news items! Rangefinder Magazine announced their prestigious 30 Rising Stars in Wedding Photography for 2022 on […]

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Award Winning Raleigh Wedding Photographer

December 9, 2022

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The most Elon wedding ever What is an Elon wedding you ask? Well, it’s a wedding where two Elon grads get married and invite half the people they graduated with. Ashlee & Rob met in college and their time at Elon University was significant enough that we did their engagement session on campus earlier this […]

Elon wedding - these elon grads got married at Melrose knitting mill in downtown Raleigh | photos by Kivus & Camera

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Elon Wedding at Melrose Knitting Mill

November 2, 2022

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Corinne & Ian’s anniversary photos at Joyner Park Do you remember Corinne & Ian from their Cotton Room wedding last year? We got to hang out with them at Joyner Park a few weeks ago for an anniversary session AND we got to meet their sweet pup! Some favorites from our session: Maybe the best […]

Joyner Park Couples Photos | photos by Kivus & Camera

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Joyner Park Couples Session

October 18, 2022

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Gina & Derek’s engagement session: Aunt Bettys and Downtown Raleigh This summer, the Kivii spent a lot of time in downtown Raleigh (helps that we live here haha) and Aunt Bettys was one of the new bars we got to visit. When Gina & Derek suggested doing some of their engagement photos at the speakeasy […]

Aunt Bettys Speakeasy gin bar in downtown Raleigh was the perfect location for this engagement session | photos by Kivus & Camera

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Aunt Bettys + Downtown Raleigh Engagement Photos

October 11, 2022

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October wedding at Melrose, a historic Raleigh venue What do you get when you add the first glances of fall with a historic Raleigh venue? A stunning October wedding like Amanda & Chris had! You may remember these two from their awesome skating rink engagement photos, but they met while they were both working for […]

Golden Hour wedding portrait at Historic Raleigh venue | photos by Kivus & Camera

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October Wedding at Historic Raleigh Venue

October 4, 2022

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Cadillac Service Garage – Greensboro, NC Ryan & Guillermo’s wedding at Cadillac Service Garage in Greensboro was so much fun and completely full of love. It also featured the most walking (aside from elopements in parks) we’ve seen at a wedding in quite a while. And you know we’re always shooting through transitional moments, so […]

couple in wedding attire walks hand in hand through downtown Greensboro, NC

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Cadillac Service Garage

September 29, 2022

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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