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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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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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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!



Wedding Reception Game & Dance Ideas

January 21, 2021

For Brides

For Brides

Wedding receptions are SO much fun! Let’s be honest, it’s what people are there for. Food, cake, and dancing, what could be better than that? Well, we LOVE wedding receptions and it’s always fun to get to party it up with our couples and see them smiling and laughing with their loved ones.  To help, […]

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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!



2021 Wedding Trends We Think We Will See

January 14, 2021

For Brides

For Brides

2021 is finally here! The calendar has flipped and 2020 is in the rearview mirror. While all of our problems aren’t over, it’s exciting to see a new year come. A time of fresh beginnings.  Every year when we sit down and plan out our business strategy and think about the year ahead, we also […]

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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!



Last Minute Christmas Gifts for Newlyweds

December 16, 2020

For Brides

For Brides

Christmas Gift Ideas Christmas is almost here! How crazy is that? We are just nine days away! COVID has made the whole year slow down and speed up all at once. For some reason, Christmas still snuck up on me. If you’re anything like me, your Christmas gift shopping might not be 100% done yet. […]

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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 Winter Wedding Tips

December 2, 2020

For Brides

For Brides

As wedding photographers, we have a lot of friends asking us for advice or tips when they get engaged. One of those is “when is the best time of the year to get married?” Of course, there is no right or wrong answer to these questions – it’s all about what you and your fiance […]

winter wedding

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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!



5 Things EVERY Bride Needs to Do The Week Before The Wedding

November 19, 2020

For Brides

For Brides

Eeek! Your wedding day is almost here! The countdown is almost down to zero days left before your big day!  Now, you might feel like your head is spinning and that you’re going to go crazy before your wedding day arrives, but that’s okay. Take a deep breath and slow down. You can never get […]

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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!



Guest book Alternatives

November 12, 2020

For Brides

For Brides

Guest books are such a small part of the wedding day, that a lot of couples don’t even think about it until the last minute. We have loved seeing some creative, new ideas for guest book alternatives. What’s the Purpose of a Guest Book at Your Wedding?  That’s a great question that we didn’t think […]

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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 Columbia, SC Wedding Venues

November 4, 2020

For Brides

For Brides

After you’ve picked your wedding date, the next decision you should probably make is WHERE you’re going to get married. Now, that’s a big decision. You have to think about so many factors. The time of year, how many guests you’ll have, what kind of style you’re going for, if you’ll have a DJ or […]

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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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