Love is fun & colorful.
Your wedding photos should be too.
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, […]
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 […]
Hector & Brenda: Blue Hour Couples Portraits in downtown Raleigh Blue hour is the time AFTER the sun sets. This is when you’ll get the most saturated and vivid skies, as daylight fades entirely. More people are familiar with golden hour, just before sunset, well-known for it’s warm light and golden tones. But I’ve always […]
In which I get in a swimming pool with Melissa & Joe When you meet through mutual love of swimming, and one of your favorite things to do together is go for a swim, we obviously have to have a swimming pool engagement session. You probably can’t tell, but this was on a particularly cold […]
Leslie & Sean’s engagement photos: house divided Earlier this year, I, Elyssa, your favorite diehard Tar Heel, ventured into enemy territory to photograph Leslie & Sean’s Duke campus engagement session. Leslie is a Carolina grad like me, and thus far has been unable to convince her fiancé to forsake his Duke allegiances. Sean is clearly […]
Creative engagement photos for Hannah & Will at NCMA When you’ve got a couple who loves art so much they’re getting married at an art museum, you’ve got to give them creative engagement photos. And so, I present to you Hannah & Will. When these two first reached out, they explained that they want their […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]