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Having a Destination Wedding In South Carolina

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 […]

May 11, 2021

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Mr. & Mrs. Jones | Liberty, SC Wedding

A Navy and Sunflower Events at Iszy’s Wedding Day Preston and Kalyn were married on May 1 at Events at Iszy’s in Liberty. SC. The venue is owned by a super sweet couple who actually created the ceremony spot and reception open air barn when their son got married several years ago. This October will […]

May 6, 2021

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5 Tips for Choosing A Wedding Photographer in Columbia, SC

Look girl, we know planning your wedding can be stressful. It’s a fun time and so magical, but boy can it be a handful. It’s been about 6 years since I planned our wedding, but I’ll never forget all the spreadsheets, phone calls, and emails back and forth.  By the time our wedding day got […]

May 1, 2021

Groom and bride holding hands across door before ceremony

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How We Keep Our Clients and Wedding Guests Safe During COVID

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’ […]

April 22, 2021

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How to Plan a Micro Wedding in South Carolina

Planning a wedding isn’t easy, even without a global pandemic to make things trickier. One of the trends that have come out of COVID is smaller weddings. The number of smaller weddings or “micro-weddings” has risen drastically over the past year.  We get a lot of questions about micro weddings, how they are different, and […]

April 12, 2021

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6 Questions to Ask Before Marriage

Before we got married, we did some premarital counseling, and now we recommend it to EVERYONE. When we talk to engaged couples, they also have some hesitation. Almost like there has to be something wrong with their relationship or they don’t see the purpose of doing premarital counseling.  Well, we want to share some of […]

April 2, 2021

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Travelers Rest Wedding | Mr. and Mrs. Gerhardt

The Barn at Rose Springs Farm Wedding Ben and Kristen were married on March 6, 2021 at The Venue at Rose Springs Farm in Travelers Rest. The venue is a cute and quaint new venue that has everything a couple would need for hosting their wedding day all in one spot. With the beautiful barn […]

March 13, 2021

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Greenville SC Bridal Portraits | Suzanne

Suzanne’s Bridal Portraits | Fountain Inn Bridal Portraits Suzanne and Stony were married in August at Fountain Inn Presbyterian Church. A few weeks before their wedding day, I was able to spend time with Suzanne and her mom taking bridal portraits. We met at the church and started with some beautiful, more traditional portraits of […]

March 3, 2021

Bridal Portraits

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Columbia SC Wedding | Mr. & Mrs. Johnson

Elegant Columbia, SC Wedding Jake and Makayla were married at Southern Oaks Wedding Venue in Gilbert on February 19, 2021. Their wedding day was much anticipated after a covid-related postponement from their original date in September 2020. After waiting even longer to get married, they actually had to change their wedding date from February 20th […]

February 27, 2021

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Michelle’s Bridal Portraits | Easley, SC

Easley, SC Bridal Portraits Michelle was married in June with an intimate Wednesday, weekday wedding! We are big fans of small weddings these days and loved how special Michelle and Josiah’s day was. I got to meet with Michelle and her mom in March of last year to take her bridal portraits. This was the […]

February 24, 2021

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