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Kate & Mike’s Durham Anniversary Portraits They’re celebrating 10 years y’all!!! Hey!! The world still exists out there. But it is a little weird. I had a socially distanced portrait session in downtown Durham this weekend with my friends Kate & Mike of MKM Photography to commemorate their 10 year wedding anniversary. They looked awesome […]

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Downtown Durham Anniversary Portraits

May 19, 2020

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Natalie’s NC State Grad Portraits I’m behind on blogging this NC State Grad session, considering this lovely lady graduated just before Christmas, but I wanted to share regardless. I really love grad sessions, since it’s such a fun period of life – you’re celebrating a huge accomplishment, and you don’t really have to think about […]

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NC State Grad Portraits – Natalie

January 13, 2020

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Heidi & Keith’s Raleigh Maternity Portraits Do you remember Heidi & Keith from when Wool E. Bull crashed their first look at their wedding? Well they’ve got a little Bulls fan on the way! They’ll have a baby by Christmas. Woo!!! We did some Raleigh maternity portraits this past weekend at the NC Museum of […]

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Raleigh Maternity Portraits

November 1, 2019

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Jacky & Ashton’s Raleigh Sunflower Maternity Portraits Jacky & Ashton are about to be a family of 3! We met at the Raleigh sunflower fields at Dorothea Dix Park for maternity portraits yesterday and they brought some great energy. I think their smiles were just as big as on their wedding day a couple years […]

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Raleigh Sunflower Maternity Portraits

August 2, 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 […]

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NC State Graduation Portraits

April 24, 2019

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Raleigh Branding Session for Sane Jane Who needs some help getting organized? If you raised your hand, you need to connect with the star of this branding session, Lynda Rothman. Lynda owns Sane Jane, a professional organizing company based in Raleigh. I met this amazing lady through a networking group, and I’m so glad I […]

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Raleigh Branding Session

March 3, 2019

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Annalise’s Haywood Hall Bridal Portraits I’m working on the layout for Annalise and Stephen’s wedding album and it reminded me how stunning Annalise is in her dress. We captured these bridal portraits in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina at Haywood Hall and Gardens. This is really one of my favorite places to photograph in Raleigh and […]

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Downtown Raleigh Bridal Portraits

October 20, 2016

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Fall is the time for changing leaves, hot cocoa, snuggles, and family portraits! We’re offering Raleigh, NC mini sessions just in time for Christmas cards. Send an email to info@kivusandcamera.com to book your mini session or full family portrait session today. You can check out some more details about the mini sessions on our facebook and […]

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Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill Family Portraits

October 13, 2016

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Lace and Frank’s wedding was yesterday and we can’t wait to share those photos. In the meantime, it’s safe to share the bridal portraits we made of Lace a few weeks ago. These portraits were taken at Haywood Hall which is a historic home in downtown Raleigh and where the couple’s amazing reception was last […]

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Raleigh Bridal Portraits – Haywood Hall

April 24, 2016

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This couple was one of the winners of our holiday engagement session giveaway, and we couldn’t have wished for better clients. Annalise & Stephen are complete sweethearts who are also very sweet on one another. They are a pair of attorneys who met in law school at UNC-Chapel Hill (just like John and I), but […]

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Chapel Hill Engagement – Annalise & Stephen

March 18, 2016