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Mary’s North Carolina State Grad Session Happy Graduation weekend to all the awesome members of the Class of 2019 at NC State, UNC, Central, and yes, even Duke. I’m sure there are other universities graduating today and tomorrow, but those are the big ones for the Triangle. Mary here is officially a North Carolina State […]

Senior Portraits

North Carolina State Grad Session

May 11, 2019

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Bailey & Patrick’s Star Wars Wedding at Centennial Station Your May the Fourth was not as good as our May the Fourth, because our May the Fourth included a Star Wars Wedding! Bailey & Patrick embraced the inherent nerdiness of their wedding date (remember their “I Love You” and “I Know” shirts?) with perfect details […]


Star Wars Wedding

May 6, 2019

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Lindsay & Matt’s Carrboro and Baxter Barcade Engagement Session Lindsay & Matt’s first date was the Carrboro Music Festival, and when they were dating during their Chapel Hill days, they also frequented the pinball machines at the Baxter. So, even though their post-grad school careers have taken them to DC, they made the trip back […]


Barcade Engagement Session

May 1, 2019

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Stephany & Paul’s wedding at the Barn at Lloyd’s Dairy The Barn at Lloyd’s Dairy is part of a functioning farm (that also hosts a haunted house in October!), and it was the perfect setting for Stephany & Paul’s rustic wedding this weekend. The light turquoise in Stephany’s cowboy boots matched her bridesmaids’ dresses perfectly, […]


Barn at Lloyd’s Dairy Wedding

April 29, 2019

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Kyle & Renee’s Movie Theater Engagement Session at the Alamo Drafthouse in Raleigh If you know me, you know a movie theater engagement session is 100% up my alley. Movies, vibrant colors, and cool lighting? Yes please! Thank you so much to the Alamo Drafthouse Raleigh for letting me shoot Kyle & Renee’s movie theater […]


Movie Theater Engagement Session

April 26, 2019

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Sierra’s NC State Graduation Portraits It’s almost time for NC State Graduation (and UNC & Duke & everywhere for that matter), which means the campus is crawling with seniors in red robes getting their grad photo sessions done. Sierra & I were no exception Monday afternoon. We started at the Bell Tower in perfect weather […]


NC State Graduation Portraits

April 24, 2019

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Tricia & Brent’s downtown Durham engagement portraits I love Durham engagement sessions! Mostly because people who want Durham engagement sessions love Durham and are generally awesome humans. If you couldn’t tell from the image above, wherein Tricia & Brent show off their 3D glasses in front of the 3D mural outside of City Hall, Tricia […]


Downtown Durham Engagement Portraits

April 18, 2019

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John & Nicole’s City Club Wedding in downtown Raleigh This was our first City Club wedding, and it was actually my first time at City Club period. It’s quite high up! The club occupies the 28th and 29th floors of the Wells Fargo building, with views north over the Capitol and south down Fayetteville Street. […]


City Club Wedding in Downtown Raleigh

April 1, 2019

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Heidi & Keith’s Rickhouse Wedding (feat. Wool E. Bull!) This was not our first Rickhouse wedding, but it was our first wedding with Wool E. Bull! Like all good Durham residents, Heidi & Keith love to spend summer nights at the DBAP watching America’s favorite minor league baseball team, The Durham Bulls. Given that love, […]


Rickhouse Wedding – Durham Wedding Photography

March 25, 2019

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CJ & Alex’s Barn at Valhalla Wedding The Kivus & Camera spring wedding season started wonderfully with CJ & Alex at the Barn at Valhalla in Chapel Hill on Saturday. You may remember CJ & Alex from their fun and colorful engagement session at ECU. Though it was grey and misty most of their wedding […]


Barn at Valhalla Chapel Hill Wedding

March 11, 2019

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