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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.

5 Wedding Photography Myths that Are NOT True

January 17, 2022

For Brides

For Brides

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 […]

groom and bride walking down wedding aisle after ceremony

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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!



Making Your Wedding Day Timeline

December 29, 2021

For Brides

For Brides

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 […]

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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!



Why is Wedding Photography So Expensive?

December 21, 2021

For Brides

For Brides

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 […]

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

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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!



Should You Have Kids at Your Wedding?

December 5, 2021

For Brides

For Brides

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 […]

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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!



Upstate SC Preferred Vendor Guide

November 27, 2021

For Brides

For Brides

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 […]

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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!



Picking the Perfect Wedding DJ

November 19, 2021

For Brides

For Brides

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 […]

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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!



3 Reasons to Have an Engagement Session

November 2, 2021

For Brides

For Brides

*Updated November 2, 2021 It’s been a year and a half since we originally posted this article about reasons to do an engagement session. Since then, we’ve photographed about 30 more engagements sessions. As you can guess, we’ve learned a thing or two in all of those sessions. Why You Need to Have an Engagement […]

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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!



Heyward Manor Wedding Venue | Iva, SC

October 30, 2021

For Brides, Wedding

For Brides

Hey bride! I remember the challenges of choosing a wedding venue. You need to first find the style you like. Do you want something that’s modern and in the city? A historic home overlooking a field or maybe you love the rustic barn look. Obviously, I want a venue that you love the look and […]

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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!



Should you Hire a Wedding Planner?

October 25, 2021

For Brides

For Brides

While planning our wedding, I thought that I could do it myself. I am a detail-oriented person and was even an event planner for the admissions office at my university in college, so I could handle it, right? Wrong.

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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!



Anderson SC’s Top 7 Wedding Venues

October 17, 2021

For Brides, Wedding

For Brides

We love brides and we love Anderson, so we want to combine those two loves by offering a listing of some well known venues, as well as some hidden gems in Anderson. To help out all the engaged couples out there, we’ve done some of the work for you. We want your day to be as special as possible, and that starts with the perfect venue.

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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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