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Sassafras Mountain Engagement Session | Kara & Hal

Greenville SC Mountain Engagement Session We had a blast with Kara & Hal for their engagement session! They are so much fun together and we felt like we became fast friends with them. It felt so natural, and we truly love when that happens the first time we meet a couple. We’ve been so blessed […]

October 15, 2020

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6 Best Places to Take Engagement Photos in Anderson, South Carolina

So, you’ve recently gotten engaged — CONGRATULATIONS! You’re enjoying the wonderful bliss that you and your finance are floating in. Now, you start planning out your perfect wedding. The dress. The food. The bridal party. Then you start thinking about taking your engagement photos. You want to announce your wedding with beautiful photos that capture the […]

October 14, 2020

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Anderson SC Elegant Farm Wedding | Mr. & Mrs. Hall

Walker Century Farms Wedding Owen and Rachel were married at Walker Century Farm in Anderson. Walker Century Farm is a quaint and beautiful spot tucked away in Anderson that’s been around for over 100 years.  Rachel and Owen’s engagement session was the first time we had been out to the farm, and it’s an ideal […]

October 13, 2020

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Wedding Planner Vs. Wedding Coordinator

Wedding Planner vs.  Wedding Coordinator – Which Do You Need? I’m going to be honest, when I was planning my wedding (and even for a couple of years after), I didn’t know the difference between a wedding planner and a wedding coordinator, but there are quite a few differences between the two. While most people […]

October 7, 2020

For Brides

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Planning A Backyard Wedding: How-To Guide

Backyard weddings have become more popular in the last decade. Partly because of a global pandemic, partly because of the practical purposes. There are a lot of reasons people would consider ditching the traditional wedding for a more intimate backyard wedding. When we talk to brides and grooms who are planning a smaller backyard wedding, we […]

September 30, 2020

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NC Vineyard Wedding | Mr. & Mrs. Sagers

North Carolina, Morgan Ridge Vineyards Wedding This wedding was just the perfect start to the Fall season! Grace and Matthew were married at Morgan Ridge Vineyards, just a few miles from Concord, NC in a little area called Gold Hill, NC. It was a gloomy day to begin with, but after their rehearsal dinner the […]

September 29, 2020

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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

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