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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 […]
The Kivii Life – a trip aboard the Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser Halcyon We’re the Kivii – Elyssa & John Kivus, the nerds you see up there getting ready to board the Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser at Walt Disney World. The Galactic Starcruiser is a large intergalactic space cruise ship named the Halcyon. Or if […]
Kivii Condo Before Pics Have you thought to yourself: I wonder if Elyssa would like real estate photography I wonder how dirty Elyssa lets her sensor get I wonder what the Kivii’s new condo looks like If you’ve ever wondered any of those things, then this is the post for you!! And if you’ve wondered […]
Why wedding photography is so important to me: A brain surgery story & the WHY behind Kivus & Camera Watch my awkward video up there! Talking about my experience with the diagnosis and surgery that changed my life (spoiler alert: for the better). Today is the 7 year anniversary of my surgery and I wanted […]
The Kivii in their natural environment: Behind the Scenes 2020 I always say I’m going to do this post every year, but I think I’ve only done it once before. I just share some of the behind the scenes shots on social media and never write a blog post. But. Here we are at the […]
2020 TV & Movies, a retrospective Happy 2021! Let’s talk about all the 2020 tv and movies I watched. It was a lot! (photo of me by my friend Mina of Mina von Feilitzsch Photography) I’ll start with movies, since that’s a shorter list this year. These are listed alphabetically, so don’t read anything into […]
We are nothing if not nerdy wedding photographers, right? We made some self-portraits for Star Wars Day! Check out our light sabers 🙂
Downtown Raleigh Quarantine Photo Project I’m pretty devastated that I won’t get to photograph any weddings in April or May, because I was so looking forward to celebrating with our amazing couples. Alas, Covid19 and quarantine had other ideas. But I haven’t just been moping about. Quite the opposite. I’ve been using quarantine time to […]
Kreativ Summit, Orlando, FL Heya, your favorite Raleigh Wedding Photographers went to the Kreativ Summit last month and it was awesome! I’m a firm believer in continuing education and finding new sources of inspiration and guidance, and this conference did not let me down. Kreativ featured some of the best photographers in the game, many […]
Roaring with Megan Allen of Studio 22 Photography Y’all. Last week was one of the most awesome of my life. Four planes (eeek), a new state, a hotel with a corgi theme (!), a dozen strangers that are now friends, and dipping my toes into my now inevitable switch from Nikon to Sony. All of […]