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5 Wedding Photography Myths that Are NOT True

We’ve been photographing for over 7 years now. That’s a LONG time when you stop to think about it. Our whole post-college experience has been influenced by wedding photography. We’ve heard a lot of different stories and opinions about wedding photography during those years. In fact, there are a lot of things we hear over […]

January 17, 2022

groom and bride walking down wedding aisle after ceremony

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2021 Best of Weddings

What a year 2021 was! We can probably all agree and add in a million reasons why it was a whirlwind for us personally. But that’s not what we are here for! We are reflecting on our 2021 couples…they were just the best couples ever. Seriously! Not only were they planning their wedding during the […]

January 1, 2022

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Making Your Wedding Day Timeline

Just in case you aren’t familiar with a wedding day timeline, let us explain. Your wedding day timeline is basically the master plan for the wedding day. This master document shows everything from the beginning of the day all the way until the exit. If you don’t have a wedding planner or coordinator who will […]

December 29, 2021

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Why is Wedding Photography So Expensive?

Look, just about anyone who has planned a wedding or talked to a recent bride (or parent of a bride) has probably thought, “why in the world is wedding photography so expensive?” This is a question that a lot of people have actually asked us before. Sometimes it’s friends or family, or on occasion, it’s […]

December 21, 2021

just married couple touching noses in a green field in South Carolina

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Windy Hill Barn Christmas Wedding | Mr. and Mrs. Lusk

Simpsonville SC Barn Wedding Mikayla and Matt were married at Windy Hill Barn in Simpsonville on December 11th. After having to postpone their original wedding day back in September of this year due to family members getting covid, this day was much anticipated! Mikayla and Matt have been together for years and even have a […]

December 17, 2021

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Oakbrook Farms, Ridgeway, SC | Venue Spotlight

We had the amazing opportunity to photograph Lindsey and Cody’s wedding at Oakbrook Farm last year. This was our first chance to shoot at the venue, and we were so excited to be there! After seeing pictures of the ceremony spot and the reception area, we knew it was going to be an amazing venue. […]

December 10, 2021

Venues

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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

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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

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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

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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

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