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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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Raleigh Wedding Photographers – our 2018! It’s still January y’all so I’m rolling this out in time, but there’s a reason it took most of the month for me to get this done: 2018 was our busiest year yet. We worked with dozens of couples and this is just a smattering of the images we sent […]

Engagements, Weddings

Raleigh Wedding Photogs – Year in Review

January 29, 2019

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James & Lindsey’s Backyard Wedding These newlyweds are from New Orleans, so I didn’t get a chance to meet them in real life (IRL, if you will) until the day of the wedding. But meet them I did, and they are just as delightful in person as they are over Skype. Their small backyard wedding […]


Raleigh Backyard Wedding

January 27, 2019

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Chelsea & Brad’s New Years’ Eve wedding at Merrimon-Wynne There is no better way to ring in a new year than surrounded by the ones you love. Brad & Chelsea did that at the Merrimon-Wynne house in Raleigh on Monday (/Tuesday once the ball dropped). John & I had a blast celebrating with them and […]


Merrimon-Wynne New Years’ Eve Wedding

January 2, 2019

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Samantha & Kellan’s Duke Chapel & Cotton Room Wedding The last Saturday of 2018 was a great one! Samantha & Kellan were married at Duke Chapel, and then partied all night at the Cotton Room with their friends and family. I was worried we’d have to deal with freezing temperatures while waiting in the arcades […]


Duke Chapel & Cotton Room Wedding

December 31, 2018

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Laura & Andy’s Rickhouse Durham wedding The Rickhouse Durham is one of my new favorite venues, partly because it’s so close to our house, but also because it’s beautiful and it looks out over the old Durham Bulls ballpark, which has a special place in the Bull City heart.  Laura & Andy got married up […]


Rickhouse Durham Wedding

November 24, 2018

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Emily & Matthew’s 214 Martin Street Wedding Emily & Matthew were supposed to get married and party at 214 Martin Street back in September, but then Hurricane Florence came to beat up the Carolinas and their plans got blown back a bit. The couple was able to send out “Save the (New) Dates” though and […]


214 Martin Street – Raleigh Wedding

November 21, 2018

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Sara & Stephen’s Highgrove Estate Wedding This was our first time shooting at Highgrove Estate and y’all, I love it. Sara & Stephen picked a beautiful venue for their November wedding. It had been forever since we had this wonderful couple in front of cameras for their engagement session last spring, and it was great […]


Highgrove Estate Wedding

November 13, 2018

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Claire & Greg’s All Saints Chapel Wedding Turning Raleigh into a scene from an Austen novel All Saints Chapel is one my favorite Raleigh venues. It’s so pretty!! Claire & Greg fell in love with it too, Claire especially, because it reminded her of little chapels back in England. Not only was Claire born in […]


All Saints Chapel Raleigh Wedding

November 6, 2018

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