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March 18, 2016

Chapel Hill Engagement – Annalise & Stephen

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 we tried not to talk too much shop during their engagement session. Here are some of our favorites from the beautiful day.

Let’s start with a mandatory Davie Poplar kiss!

Davie Poplar Kiss

What’s one way to make me even *more* excited than I already am for your engagement session? Ask if you can bring your dog. The answer will most assuredly be yes. I love having four legged companions crash our sessions, and Bogue here was a natural.

Annalise & Stephen with their dog at the Davie Poplar

Bling and Kisses

Bogue the yellow lab looking at his mama

After some shots around the Davie Poplar and the Old Well, we headed to UNC’s arboretum, where the light was dreamy, and some of the flowers were in bloom – yes, even in February.

Arboretum Engagement Collage

Then we headed to one of Annalise & Stephen’s favorite spots: the UNC disc golf course. Given my coordination (read: complete lack thereof), I’ve never played disc golf, but even though it had rained that week, there were people out enjoying the slightly muddy course. We didn’t play any rounds, but Bogue lucked out and got some frisbee fetch in with Stephen.

Disc Golf Engagement

Did I mention earlier how wonderful Bogue was? Annalise wanted to get a picture of her engagement ring with him and he was PERFECT! Look at how loving those eyes are.

Yellow Lab with Engagement ring on nose

Sunset kisses

I do love a good sunburst and the day was gorgeous, so we of course ended the afternoon with some sunset shots. Here’s Bogue saying goodbye with his people.

Sunburst engagement UNC

Thank you Stephen & Annalise. We’re very much looking forward to your wedding!


We believe that love is bright and colorful and your wedding photographs should be bright and colorful too.

Kivus & Camera are Raleigh Wedding photographers who create bold, colorful, magical memories of your wedding day with beautiful, artistic portraits AND enthusiastic, genuine moments. Your unique love story deserves to be told through unforgettable, breath-taking photographs that stand out from the crowd. Kivus & Camera love creating that magic. After all, as past bride Courtney says, we’re photography sorcerers.

Also, while we call ourselves Raleigh wedding photographers, we definitely photograph Durham weddings, Chapel Hill weddings, Cary weddings, etc. We’re all over the Triangle area, and we’re happy to head to the beach or mountains and even to places outside of North Carolina! Just let us know where your love story is headed. 

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