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Liz & Rikki’s nerdy Raleigh same-sex elopement Y’all. The bar has officially been set as high as I’ve ever seen it for custom nerdy wedding ceremonies. At this awesome, colorful, nerdy same-sex elopement, Liz & Rikki vowed to protect one another from orcs and weeping angels. And to be one another’s Companion through space and […]

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Nerdy Raleigh Same-Sex Elopement

June 27, 2020

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Meredith & Jason’s Raleigh backyard wedding As I predicted back in early April, Covid19 has really changed the way weddings work. It will be interesting to see how long-lasting the ripple effect is, but for now, I’m focused on my couples who have made the pivot to intimate, micro-weddings, like Meredith & Jason. They celebrated […]

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Raleigh Backyard Wedding – Meredith & Jason

June 23, 2020

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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 […]

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My Big Fake Quarantine Wedding

April 22, 2020

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Kim & Andy’s Pi Day Wedding at The Meadows Raleigh Three point one four one five nine times a billion plus infinity is approximately how much Kim & Andy love one another, so Pi Day was the perfect day for their nuptials at The Meadows Raleigh. The weather was positively perfect for a mid-March wedding, […]

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The Meadows Raleigh Wedding

March 17, 2020

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Jessica & Eric’s New Year’s Eve Wedding at the Stockroom We rang in the new decade with Eric & Jessica and their amazing friends and family, celebrating their wedding in downtown Raleigh at the Stockroom. Everyone had a great time, and *almost* everyone made it to midnight! I particularly like New Year’s Eve weddings because […]

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New Year’s Eve Wedding at the Stockroom

January 3, 2020

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Andrew & Nic’s University Presbyterian Church Intimate Wedding The last wedding of my epic 12-in-a-row fall was a short and sweet, intimate same-sex wedding ceremony for Andrew & Nic at University Presbyterian Church in Chapel Hill. Even though Saturday was a little cold, and grey clouds hovered over Chapel Hill all day, the rain held […]

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Same-Sex Wedding in Chapel Hill

November 18, 2019

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Renee & Kyle’s Melrose Knitting Mill Wedding Do you remember these two from their awesome movie theater engagement session? Well I got to hang out with them again on Friday for their even more awesome wedding at Melrose Knitting Mill. From Kyle’s custom wedding band to their reception kicks to children hoarding microwave popcorn, this […]

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Melrose Knitting Mill Wedding

November 11, 2019

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Matt & Lindsay’s Intimate Durham Backyard Wedding These two had quite the adventure of wedding planning. Since they booked us, they’ve had 3 or 4 different venues in various stages of finalization, but ultimately settled on a Durham backyard wedding at a beautiful AirBNB. And an intimate backyard wedding was the perfect fit for their […]

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Durham Backyard Wedding

November 4, 2019

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Laura & Charlie’s October Barn at Valhalla Wedding Since it was the weekend before Halloween and a hallowed occasion as well, Laura & Charlie dubbed their Barn at Valhalla nuptials the “Halloweekend.” It was, as the kids say, delightfully spoopy, with pumpkin centerpieces, nerdy signage, and even a couple wild Pokémon. Their friends and family […]

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Barn at Valhalla Fall Wedding

October 28, 2019

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Mary & Danielle’s Durham Arts Council Wedding Velvet dresses, custom suiting, crepes, and love! All found at Danielle & Mary’s perfect wedding day hosted in the heart of downtown at the Durham Arts Council building. The brides got ready together and walked into the ceremony together. To an instrumental version of Dire Straits’ Romeo & […]

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Durham Arts Council Wedding

October 21, 2019