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December 14, 2020

NC Mountain Elopement

Two brides at their NC Mountain elopement

Liesl & Caitlin’s NC Mountain Elopement

Give me all the mountain elopement fun please! This weekend we met Liesl & Caitlin in Banner Elk for some amazing wedding portraits. They actually had their official magistrate wedding earlier in the fall, but Saturday was the day for official wedding portraits. And mother nature did not let us down. The skies couldn’t have been more perfect and even though it was a little chilly (and very windy up on top of the mountain), both ladies had gorgeous dresses with sleeves! Liesl even had pockets!

I’m so looking forward to doing more adventure elopements like this in the future, and I’m hopeful that my coming partnership with ElopeNC will bring more awesome couples like this our way.

Finally, shout out to my assistant/second shooter Emily for helping out with this shoot. Some of her images are included with mine below!

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Okay, can we talk about how perfect both of their dresses are? I want both of them! The way their skirts blew in the wind **chef’s kiss**

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Honestly, could mother nature have given us a more beautiful day?

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NC Mountain elopement portraits

Would you run down a mountain in bare feet and a wedding dress? These two did. Because they rock.

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Oh hey rainbow. Thanks for gracing us with your presence for a few moments!

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And now it’s time for my favorite: blue hour. Honestly, the 15 minutes or so after sunset is my favorite time of day. Look at these colors!!

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Thanks for adventuring with us!!


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.

And though 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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