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March 27, 2023

Relaxed courthouse wedding photos | Amanda & Danny

downtown raleigh elopement photos by Kivus & Camera

Amanda & Danny’s relaxed courthouse wedding

I love a calm and cheerful courthouse wedding on a Friday afternoon! Amanda & Danny’s nuptials did not disappoint. With courthouse wedding ceremonies, I usually only hear from the couple with a couple weeks notice and this was no exception. But the great part about it was that I immediately felt like I’d known these two and their parents for a while. Anyone could see Danny and Amanda are perfect for one another, and the way they approached their wedding day made it clear that they know marriage is about their relationship first and foremost. And their relationship is built on a foundation of having fun together, so the couple of hours I had with them was filled with laughs and joy.

couple embraces at their courthouse wedding in Raleigh, NC | photo by Kivus & Camera

I loved that both their moms were there with loads of excitement.

parents look on, taking photos with their cellphones of a couple about to get married | photo by Kivus & Camera

And one of my other favorite things about courthouse wedding days is that you’re never the only couple there, and the joy is contagious. As each couple comes out married, everyone still waiting in line applauds and congratulates them.

One of the fun things about getting married at the courthouse is that other couples are there to cheer you on! courthouse wedding photos by Kivus & Camera courthouse wedding photos by Kivus & Camera

The newlyweds exiting to their round of applause:

courthouse wedding photos by Kivus & Camera

And then some portraits around Nash Square Park and the warehouse district in downtown Raleigh.

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And let’s end with a colored gel moment!

downtown raleigh elopement photos by Kivus & Camera

Want to see another courthouse wedding? Check out Tara & Mike!

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

You deserve the best Raleigh wedding photographer. The Raleigh wedding photographer who creates bold, colorful, magical memories of your wedding day with beautiful, artistic portraits AND enthusiastic, genuine moments. With Kivus & Camera as your wedding photographer team, you’ll get unforgettable, breath-taking wedding photos that stand out from the crowd. As past bride Courtney says, we are photography sorcerers, and we’d love to make magic for you.

(Though we call ourselves Raleigh wedding photographers, we definitely do Durham wedding photography, Chapel Hill wedding photography, Cary wedding photography, 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 to be your wedding photographer! Just let us know when and where!)

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