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Welcome to the blog. Here you're going to find everything from heart-warming marriage stories, to beautiful images of our clients. We want to invite you into our lives.

Having the Best Engagement Session Possible

July 29, 2021

Engagement, For Brides

For Brides

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 […]

man and woman taking engagement pictures in downtown Greenville, SC

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Hi, I'm Katie! My husband Mitchel and I have been married 4 years and live in our college town in sweet Anderson, SC. We offer a unique photography experience and are here to capture the most cherished moments of your life!



Splurge Vs. Save: Wedding Budgets

July 23, 2021

For Brides

For Brides

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 […]

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welcome

Hi, I'm Katie! My husband Mitchel and I have been married 4 years and live in our college town in sweet Anderson, SC. We offer a unique photography experience and are here to capture the most cherished moments of your life!



The History of Wedding Traditions

July 19, 2021

For Brides

For Brides

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 […]

Bride throwing bouquet to bridesmaids at wedding reception

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welcome

Hi, I'm Katie! My husband Mitchel and I have been married 4 years and live in our college town in sweet Anderson, SC. We offer a unique photography experience and are here to capture the most cherished moments of your life!



Photographing Bridal Details and Why They Matter

July 9, 2021

For Brides

For Brides

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 […]

three rings resting on a black tie

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welcome

Hi, I'm Katie! My husband Mitchel and I have been married 4 years and live in our college town in sweet Anderson, SC. We offer a unique photography experience and are here to capture the most cherished moments of your life!



2nd Anniversary Gifts Your Husband or Wife Will Love

June 28, 2021

For Brides

For Brides

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 […]

man and woman touching noses after wedding

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welcome

Hi, I'm Katie! My husband Mitchel and I have been married 4 years and live in our college town in sweet Anderson, SC. We offer a unique photography experience and are here to capture the most cherished moments of your life!



5 Tips for Live Streaming Your Wedding

June 16, 2021

For Brides, Wedding

For Brides

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 […]

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welcome

Hi, I'm Katie! My husband Mitchel and I have been married 4 years and live in our college town in sweet Anderson, SC. We offer a unique photography experience and are here to capture the most cherished moments of your life!



5 Best Wedding Livestream Services

June 6, 2021

For Brides

For Brides

So, the wedding industry is starting to pick back up. Things are going back to normal. Venues are relaxing COVID restrictions, DJs are pumping up the tunes, and guest sizes are getting back to “normal.” For anyone who’s planning a wedding, it’s very exciting. Regardless of how weddings look the rest of 2021 or further, […]

Wedding reception streamed on Zoom

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Hi, I'm Katie! My husband Mitchel and I have been married 4 years and live in our college town in sweet Anderson, SC. We offer a unique photography experience and are here to capture the most cherished moments of your life!



Best Wedding Planning Tools in 2021

May 21, 2021

For Brides, Wedding

For Brides

I’ll never forget how STRESSED I was trying to plan our wedding. We were both 21 years old, just graduated college, and both starting new jobs. On top of all that, I was calling vendors, trying on dresses, and seeing which colors would look best for a Spring wedding. Thankfully, planning a wedding doesn’t have […]

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welcome

Hi, I'm Katie! My husband Mitchel and I have been married 4 years and live in our college town in sweet Anderson, SC. We offer a unique photography experience and are here to capture the most cherished moments of your life!



Having a Destination Wedding In South Carolina

May 11, 2021

For Brides, Wedding

For Brides

Believe it or not, South Carolina is a popular spot for destination weddings. Pre-COVID days, more and more couples and families were traveling to the beautiful Palmetto state to tie the knot. If you’re from South Carolina, you probably aren’t surprised to hear this. I mean, who wouldn’t want to get married in this amazing […]

Happy married couple walking for photographer in edisto island

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welcome

Hi, I'm Katie! My husband Mitchel and I have been married 4 years and live in our college town in sweet Anderson, SC. We offer a unique photography experience and are here to capture the most cherished moments of your life!



How We Keep Our Clients and Wedding Guests Safe During COVID

April 22, 2021

For Brides, Wedding

For Brides

The past several weeks, we’ve had so many calls and inquiries about booking a wedding for 2021 or even into 2022. We are so excited to get a bit of normalcy back into the KJP Business.  When we are talking with our new couples, there are still a lot of questions about COVID protocol, guests’ […]

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welcome

Hi, I'm Katie! My husband Mitchel and I have been married 4 years and live in our college town in sweet Anderson, SC. We offer a unique photography experience and are here to capture the most cherished moments of your life!



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