Cameron Thomas owner of Photography By Cameron in Charleston, SC

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Hey there! I’m Cameron, a wedding and elopement photographer based in Charleston, SC. Here on the blog you can see my latest weddings and portrait sessions, read about what happens behind the scenes, and get all of my best tips for fabulous photos during your engagement session and on the big day. So get comfy and grab a beverage – there’s a lot of good stuff in here!

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Bride and groom in rowboat at Cypress Gardens

Venue Spotlight | Cypress Gardens

Cypress Gardens is such a gorgeous venue for weddings, engagement sessions, or really any type of photography! This beautiful place has been the backdrop for many movies, including the boat scene in The Notebook. The

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Dogwood Downs wedding venue

Venue Spotlight | Dogwood Downs

Dogwood Downs is located just 20 minutes outside of Charleston and the natural beauty of this property is totally worth every second of the drive! This outdoor Charleston wedding venue is surrounded by huge

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Pro Tips For Your Sparkler Exit

It’s almost the 4th of July and that’s got me thinking about fireworks and sparkler exits. Here in Charleston, sparkler exits are one of the most popular send offs and it’s no secret why.

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bride and groom holding small dog on Folly Beach after secret elopement

Secret Elopement on Folly Beach

After their wedding day was postponed for the second time, they decided they didn’t want to wait any longer to get married. These two decided to plan a secret elopement on Folly Beach and

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spring wedding bouquet inspiration

Spring Wedding Inspiration

We’re just 52 days away from the first day of Spring! While I know there are so many Spring weddings being rescheduled and reformatted right now, Spring weddings will come back again and they’ll

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Wildberry Farm Wedding in Marion, SC couple on swing

Sweet Wildberry Farm Wedding

I’m so glad to have been invited to photograph Tara and Aaron’s Wildberry Farm Wedding! Like many couples, Tara and Aaron’s original wedding day plans were derailed by COVID-19 leading them to find mostly

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Forsyth Park elopement in Savannah, GA bride and groom portrait

Savannah Elopement | Erin + Josh

2020 has been the year of elopements. Before this year, elopements were something I photographed only every once in a while but of course with COVID came a change of plans for many couples. Rather

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Wentworth Mansion and Circa 1886 wedding in Charleston, SC

Intimate Wedding at Circa 1886

Jessica and Arnaud’s story began when they met in Africa while working at a Safari resort together. Ever since, they’ve been adventuring around the world together and recently moved to Charleston before the pandemic

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bride and groom in front of fountain at Forsyth Park in Savannah, GA

Forsyth Park Elopement in Savannah

I’m so excited to have been able to share this Forsyth Park elopement in Savannah with Ellie and Tyler. Like a lot of other couples, their original wedding plans were derailed by COVID. Originally

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Charleston wedding photography

Fall Wedding Inspiration

Fall is my favorite season for a wedding and well, I’m a little biased because I was a November bride myself. Kyle and I chose a fall wedding because we wanted a romantic, cozy,

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fall wedding at Dataw Island

Fall Wedding at Dataw Island Club

It’s no secret that weddings have been scarce this year, thanks Rona! So today I’m reminiscing about all of the gorgeous details from Sara and Ian’s fall wedding at Dataw Island Club.  It seems

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Belfair Wedding in Bluffton, SC

Belfair Wedding in Bluffton, SC

Recently I got to help out with this Belfair wedding in Bluffton, SC and it was so gorgeous, elegant, and perfect in every way. While the original ceremony plan got re-routed because of rain,

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Cypress Trees Plantation Wedding Edisto, SC

Helpful Tips For Brides To Be

Newly engaged and wondering how to make your wedding day the best it can be? Here I’ve compiled a few helpful tips for brides to be from my experience as a wedding photographer and

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