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How to Plan a Micro Wedding in South Carolina

Planning a wedding isn’t easy, even without a global pandemic to make things trickier. One of the trends that have come out of COVID is smaller weddings. The number of smaller weddings or “micro-weddings” has risen drastically over the past year.  We get a lot of questions about micro weddings, how they are different, and […]

April 12, 2021

Wedding

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6 Questions to Ask Before Marriage

Before we got married, we did some premarital counseling, and now we recommend it to EVERYONE. When we talk to engaged couples, they also have some hesitation. Almost like there has to be something wrong with their relationship or they don’t see the purpose of doing premarital counseling.  Well, we want to share some of […]

April 2, 2021

Marriage

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Travelers Rest Wedding | Mr. and Mrs. Gerhardt

The Barn at Rose Springs Farm Wedding Ben and Kristen were married on March 6, 2021 at The Venue at Rose Springs Farm in Travelers Rest. The venue is a cute and quaint new venue that has everything a couple would need for hosting their wedding day all in one spot. With the beautiful barn […]

March 13, 2021

Wedding

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Greenville SC Bridal Portraits | Suzanne

Suzanne’s Bridal Portraits | Fountain Inn Bridal Portraits Suzanne and Stony were married in August at Fountain Inn Presbyterian Church. A few weeks before their wedding day, I was able to spend time with Suzanne and her mom taking bridal portraits. We met at the church and started with some beautiful, more traditional portraits of […]

March 3, 2021

Bridal Portraits

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Columbia SC Wedding | Mr. & Mrs. Johnson

Elegant Columbia, SC Wedding Jake and Makayla were married at Southern Oaks Wedding Venue in Gilbert on February 19, 2021. Their wedding day was much anticipated after a covid-related postponement from their original date in September 2020. After waiting even longer to get married, they actually had to change their wedding date from February 20th […]

February 27, 2021

Wedding

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Michelle’s Bridal Portraits | Easley, SC

Easley, SC Bridal Portraits Michelle was married in June with an intimate Wednesday, weekday wedding! We are big fans of small weddings these days and loved how special Michelle and Josiah’s day was. I got to meet with Michelle and her mom in March of last year to take her bridal portraits. This was the […]

February 24, 2021

Bridal Portraits

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5 Tips for Planning the Perfect Proposal (Plus a Bonus Tip)

Hey, all you dating folks! If you’ve started thinking about popping the question, it can put a lot of pressure on you. You’ve decided to take the next step, you want it to be perfect, but you have no idea where to begin.  Mitchel remembers how stressful it was to plan, coordinate, and orchestrate our […]

February 19, 2021

Proposal, Wedding

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Greenville SC Bridal Portrait Session | Hannah Brandon Setro

Travelers Rest Bridal Portraits | South Wind Ranch Hannah is absolutely one of the sweetest people you will ever meet. So kind, gentle, and bubbly! I adored getting to spend time with her, her mom, and her sister at her bridal portrait session in May. I met up with Hannah at she and Arran’s wedding […]

February 18, 2021

Bridal Portraits

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Best Ways to Celebrate Valentines at Home

Fun Valentine’s Day Fun Fact:  220,000 is the average number of wedding proposals on Valentine’s Day each year. We believe it! It seems like our Instagram is flooded with proposals on Valentine’s Day, and we can’t get enough of all of the love and bling! This post is all about Cupid day. The day of […]

January 27, 2021

Couples, Personal

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Glassy Mountain Chapel Wedding Venue Review

There are fewer more iconic wedding venues in Greenville (or even in South Carolina), than The Cliffs at Glassy Mountain Chapel. It’s a chapel that is instantly recognized for its earthy stone look and spectacular views.  We recently had the opportunity to shoot an amazing winter wedding at Glassy Mountain Chapel. If you’re looking for […]

January 23, 2021

cliffs at glassy chapel wedding

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