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Downtown Greenville Engagement Session | Liz and Mike

Downtown Greenville Summer Engagement Session Liz and Mike are completely adorable! I loved getting to meet them for their engagement photos in Downtown Greenville. They met back in November and began dating. He proposed in Falls Park, where they also had their very first date, so it just made sense to have their engagement portraits […]

July 30, 2021

Engagement

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Having the Best Engagement Session Possible

Before a lot of engagement sessions, the couples will admit they are a bit nervous about being in front of the camera. Sometimes, they are VERY nervous. Unless you’re a professional model or you just happen to be in front of a camera A LOT then it’s natural to be nervous. Even if you have […]

July 29, 2021

man and woman taking engagement pictures in downtown Greenville, SC

Engagement, For Brides

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Splurge Vs. Save: Wedding Budgets

Okay, we know that planning a wedding can be a MAJOR headache. Of course, it’s all worth it in the end, but it can be stressful and EXHAUSTING. We aren’t going to lie to you. I remember how many stressful phone calls I made to my mom just needing to vent and cry. I can’t […]

July 23, 2021

For Brides

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The History of Wedding Traditions

Wedding ceremonies are full of tradition. Everything from the white dress, to the music, the first dance, and so much more. Obviously, as more and more people are taking a no-traditional route, some of these old traditions are becoming extinct, but there are still thousands of couples that follow all of the old traditions. If […]

July 19, 2021

Bride throwing bouquet to bridesmaids at wedding reception

For Brides

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Photographing Bridal Details and Why They Matter

The details are everything as a wedding photographer. We believe it’s our job to capture every moment during the wedding, everything from the big stuff all the way to the tiny moments. You put countless hours into planning your wedding and making decisions on everything. It’s our mission to make sure all of those details […]

July 9, 2021

three rings resting on a black tie

For Brides

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Falls Park Engagement Session | Brianna & David

Downtown Greenville, Summer Engagement Photos I met Brianna and David on a June morning in Downtown Greenville for their engagement photos. It was the perfect weather for their session, and I’m so glad they were able to come all the way from Newberry to meet that morning instead of in the afternoon, because it was […]

July 1, 2021

Engagement

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Mr. & Mrs. Harper | Prosperity SC Wedding

Classy, Newberry SC Wedding Ashley and Lucas were married on June 26 at Ashley’s home church St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Prosperity, SC. It’s within steps of her mom and step-dad’s home, and their  reception was at Southwind Acres just a few miles away. Lucas and Ashley are both so much fun, and they are […]

June 30, 2021

Wedding

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2nd Anniversary Gifts Your Husband or Wife Will Love

Fun fact, the idea of “wedding gift” traditions goes back to the mid 19th century (some people believe even longer than that). There are records of “the silver anniversary” and the “golden anniversary” way back in the 1850s. Clearly, these wedding gift traditions are not new. But, it can still be SO hard to think […]

June 28, 2021

man and woman touching noses after wedding

For Brides

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Elegant Emerald & Gold Wedding | Mr. & Mrs. Smith

LaGrange, GA Emerald and Gold Wedding Abby and Jamie were finally able to have their wedding celebration after postponing an entire year due to covid. Early last year, they decided to play it safe and postpone in order to keep their family and friends safe. I remember talking to Abby after they made the call […]

June 18, 2021

Wedding

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5 Tips for Live Streaming Your Wedding

Honestly, we can’t tell you how much we love the idea of live-streaming your wedding. Why? Because it allows family members from WHEREVER to take part in your special day. Before COVID, we can’t tell you how many stories we heard of friends who “we wish could be here.” We think the emergence of live […]

June 16, 2021

For Brides, Wedding

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