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Should You Have Kids at Your Wedding?

Kids are the joy of life (we only say this with a little sarcasm). Look we don’t need to know why you’re thinking about not having children at your wedding – there could be a dozen different reasons. Maybe you won’t want anyone crying during the wedding, or you don’t want chicken fingers at the […]

December 5, 2021

For Brides

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Upstate SC Preferred Vendor Guide

After several years of working in the wedding industry in the Anderson and Greenville, SC areas, we have met tons of wonderful people and vendors! These vendors have served our sweet couples and have been so great to get to know and work alongside. They are all top-notch in service, in their craft, and just […]

November 27, 2021

For Brides

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Picking the Perfect Wedding DJ

We’ve all been to a wedding with a bad Dj, right? Honestly, it makes the whole reception kind of a drag. Obviously, you still love being with the couple (and the food helps), but the dance floor is empty and people are sitting around on their phones. On the flip side, you’ve probably been to […]

November 19, 2021

Couple dancing in front of dj at greenville sc wedding

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Mr. & Mrs. Simonetti | Heyward Manor Wedding

Classic Emerald Anderson SC Wedding Hailey and Matt were married on November 6 at Heyward Manor. It was a chilly, Fall day with the most perfect Autumn colors all around.  Lots of people came from all over to celebrate the couple’s big day. Most of Matt’s family is from New York so it was super […]

November 15, 2021

Wedding

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3 Reasons to Have an Engagement Session

*Updated November 2, 2021 It’s been a year and a half since we originally posted this article about reasons to do an engagement session. Since then, we’ve photographed about 30 more engagements sessions. As you can guess, we’ve learned a thing or two in all of those sessions. Why You Need to Have an Engagement […]

November 2, 2021

For Brides

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Mr. & Mrs. Fuller | Anderson, SC Lake Wedding

  Anderson SC Broadway Lake Wedding All of the weddings we get to photograph are super special and we feel honored to photograph each and every one of them. This wedding, was even more special. Addie, the beautiful bride, is a close friend of ours. Mitchel and Addie’s friendship goes back to high school days, […]

November 2, 2021

Wedding

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Heyward Manor Wedding Venue | Iva, SC

Hey bride! I remember the challenges of choosing a wedding venue. You need to first find the style you like. Do you want something that’s modern and in the city? A historic home overlooking a field or maybe you love the rustic barn look. Obviously, I want a venue that you love the look and […]

October 30, 2021

For Brides, Wedding

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Should you Hire a Wedding Planner?

While planning our wedding, I thought that I could do it myself. I am a detail-oriented person and was even an event planner for the admissions office at my university in college, so I could handle it, right? Wrong.

October 25, 2021

For Brides

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Anderson SC’s Top 7 Wedding Venues

We love brides and we love Anderson, so we want to combine those two loves by offering a listing of some well known venues, as well as some hidden gems in Anderson. To help out all the engaged couples out there, we’ve done some of the work for you. We want your day to be as special as possible, and that starts with the perfect venue.

October 17, 2021

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Mr. & Mrs. Depot | Easley SC Vibrant Fall Wedding

Barn at Sitton Hill Farm Fall Wedding Josh and Caroline finally were able to have their wedding day at the Barn at Sitton Hill Farm in Easley. We absolutely loved getting to shoot their day here at The Barn at Sitton Hill Farm, which is an upscale barn experience that you just have to see. […]

October 15, 2021

Wedding

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