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Downtown Anderson SC Engagement Session | Jordan & Lindsey

Downtown Anderson SC Engagement Session Lindsey & Jordan live in the DC area, where they are both lawyers. Jordan proposed back in May and when Lindsey contacted me in June, I was so excited to meet them. They sounded like such a sweet couple! Lindsey’s parents live in the Upstate SC area, so Jordan and […]

September 25, 2020

Engagement

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Tips For Reducing Wedding Day Stress

Okay, we know it’s not super fun to talk about the negative parts of a wedding day, but they can be a stressful experience if you aren’t prepared. Sure, they are magical and wonderful, but there is a lot going on and it can be a bit much. Our goal with this post isn’t to […]

September 23, 2020

For Brides

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2020 Fall Mini Sessions in Columbia

Columbia, SC Family Photo Sessions We only offer mini sessions once a year! This year, we will be offering one day in Columbia for mini sessions. Sunday, November 1 – Columbia, SC – 1:30-3:30pm SC Statehouse Grounds 5 sessions still available $150 for 20-minute portrait session • 20 retouched photos • Downloadable gallery emailed to you […]

September 22, 2020

Family Portraits

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Olivia & Brian | Lexington, KY Engagement Session

University of Kentucky Arboretum Engagement Session When Olivia first contacted me and decided to book us for their May 2021 wedding, she asked about doing her and Brian’s engagement photos in Kentucky, where they met and live. We love taking any chance to travel and explore, so of course, we said yes please, we’d love […]

September 17, 2020

Engagement

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5 Common Wedding Regrets

Common Wedding Regrets A wedding day can be a whirlwind of a day. When looking back on your big day, we hope you don’t have any regrets. You plan and prepare as much as possible, but ultimately, some things are just out of your control. And that is okay, and even expected. After talking with […]

September 16, 2020

For Brides

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5 Questions To Ask A Wedding Photographer BEFORE Booking

When we are talking to couples about booking a wedding photographer, we know it can be a really large decision and we try to be as understanding and patient as possible because we get it! Choosing a wedding photographer can be a large expense. If you’ve never booked a wedding photographer (and most people haven’t), […]

September 9, 2020

For Brides

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Walhalla SC Wedding | Mr. & Mrs. Poorman

Walhalla St. John’s Meeting Place & Walhalla Depot Wedding Stephanie and Roger were married in Walhalla, SC at the St. John’s Meeting Place with a reception a block away at the Walhalla Depot. Their intimate, family-only wedding consisted of around 22 of their most favorite people. Originally, they planned to get married in San Antonio, […]

September 8, 2020

covid wedding Clemson

Wedding

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Vintage Oaks Farm | Mr. & Mrs. Van Grouw

Watkinsville, GA Barn Wedding Mr. & Mrs. Van Grouw were married at Colbert First Baptist Church. They had a lovely reception at the beautiful Vintage Oaks Reception Venue! The groom’s sweet sister was kind enough to introduced them about a year ago, and the rest is history! The sweet bride and groom are so cute […]

September 1, 2020

Vintage Oaks Georgia Wedding Photographer

Wedding

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Zen Greenville Wedding | Mr. & Mrs. Young

A Downtown Greenville, SC Wedding Andrew & Amanda were married at Zen in downtown Greenville. Zen is absolutely stunning and has so much variety in terms of indoor space! This was our first time there and we absolutely adored it. The venue is directly across the street from the Greenville Drive baseball stadium and is […]

August 27, 2020

Zen Greenville Wedding Photographer

Wedding

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Wedding Websites: A Guide

Well, isn’t it just amazing to live in the 21st century? Having a wedding website has changed A LOT of things about planning a wedding AND attending a wedding.  While wedding websites are a pretty new trend, they are extremely popular. For some couples, it’s one of the first things they do after getting engaged […]

August 27, 2020

For Brides

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