Tag: Charleston Wedding Photographer

I love being a Charleston wedding photographer! A Charleston wedding is most often full of Spanish moss, shagging music, and southern charm in every detail. During your Charleston wedding photography experience, I aim to be as unobtrusive as possible while also taking in all of the moments and detail that tell the unique story of your wedding day. My wedding packages include full wedding day coverage so your wedding day story can be told from morning preparations to your reception departure.

As a past bride myself, I know how important our wedding photos are to my husband and I. We display them in our home and have a wedding album full of photos from the day that we look at frequently. I love getting to take wedding photos for my couples that they will cherish throughout their marriage. That’s what being a Charleston wedding photographer is all about.

Venue Spotlight | Cypress Gardens

Venue Spotlight | Cypress Gardens Bride and groom in rowboat at 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 park features gorgeous cypress trees, a moss covered blackwater swamp, breathtaking natural spaces, and a picturesque stone bridge. Can you imagine […]

5 Things You Should Tell Your Photographer BEFORE Your Wedding Day

5 Things You Should Tell Your Photographer BEFORE Your Wedding Day wedding elopement at Cypress Gardens

Hello lovely brides and grooms-to-be! Communication is key for your marriage but also for your wedding day and wedding vendors. Your wedding photographer is no exception! We work so closely with you on your wedding day to capture every detail and moment. To help the process run smoothly, there are definitely some things you should […]

Jess + Scott | Creek Club at I’On Wedding

Jess + Scott | Creek Club at I’On Wedding

Jess and Scott’s Creek Club at I’On wedding was such a sweet and joyous occasion. Having eloped during the pandemic, the Boston residents decided to invite their closest friends and family to Charleston for their wedding.  From the beginning, these two put spending time with family first in their wedding day plans. They opted for […]

Michelle + Austin | Spring Wedding at The Gadsden House

Michelle + Austin | Spring Wedding at The Gadsden House spring wedding at The Gadsden House in Charleston, SC

Michelle and Austin hosted a colorful spring wedding at the Gadsden House this April. After their scenic downtown Charleston and Folly Beach engagement photos, I couldn’t wait to see what they had in store for their wedding day. I absolutely loved the colorful flowers, yellow bridesmaids dresses, and gorgeous springtime tablescapes they chose! It was […]

Alex + Ian | Forsyth Park Elopement in Savannah, GA

Alex + Ian | Forsyth Park Elopement in Savannah, GA Forsyth Park fountain elopement

Alex and Ian traveled all the way to Savannah, GA from New Jersey for their Forsyth Park elopement. Chatting with Alex over the phone prior to wedding day, I just knew this would be such a special, beautiful day and that we would get along so well! Alex’s laid back bridal style was just perfect […]

Details from a French Huguenot Church Wedding in Charleston, SC

Details from a French Huguenot Church Wedding in Charleston, SC French Huguenot Church in Charleston, SC

French Huguenot Church Wedding Details Over the summer I got to photograph a wedding at the French Huguenot Church in Downtown Charleston for the first time. The wedding day was so classic and they had the sweetest Charleston church wedding. While I can’t share the portraits from this wedding day, I’m excited to share some […]

Chris + Christine | Summer Elopement at Cypress Gardens

Chris + Christine | Summer Elopement at Cypress Gardens

Chris and Christine got married last August in an elopement at Cypress Gardens on the most perfect summer day. They traveled all the way from New Jersey with their closest family and friends to celebrate. After the ceremony, we took some portraits around the swamp, took a walk on the venue’s beautiful stone bridge, and […]

Scenes From A Legare Waring House Wedding

Scenes From A Legare Waring House Wedding Bride and groom portrait at Legare Waring House

Earlier this year I got to assist at a gorgeous Legare Waring House wedding! What could be better than a beautiful ceremony under the avenue of oaks and cocktail hour by the river? This wedding day was what Charleston wedding dreams are made of and I’m so excited to share a few of my favorite images! Interested […]

Recently Engaged? Here Are Your Next Steps!

Recently Engaged? Here Are Your Next Steps! Hampton Park engagement photos

Did you know that Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, and New Year’s Day are 4 of the 5 most popular days of the year to get engaged? So if you’re sporting around a sparkly new rock, you’re not alone!  If you got engaged over the holidays, CONGRATULATIONS!!! This is such a special and […]

Ansley + Christian | Boone Hall Plantation Wedding

Ansley + Christian | Boone Hall Plantation Wedding Boone Hall Plantation wedding main house porch

Ansley and Christian got married at Boone Hall Plantation this November. Even though their wedding day was cold and rainy, Ansley and Christian did not let it get them down! They made the very best of the situation and had the biggest smiles on their faces all day.  I started the day off with Ansley […]

Michaela + Josh | Elopement at A Whitehouse Wedding

Michaela + Josh | Elopement at A Whitehouse Wedding elopement at A Whitehouse Wedding in Charleston, SC

Michaela and Josh got married in an intimate ceremony at A Whitehouse Wedding on Wadmalaw Island this September. They came all the way from West Virginia to get married under the Spanish moss draped oaks here in Charleston, just the two of them. It was such a beautiful day for an elopement! After their ceremony, […]

Whitney + Tim | Cypress Gardens Wedding

Whitney + Tim | Cypress Gardens Wedding Bride and groom in rowboat at Cypress Gardens

Whitney and Tim got married in an intimate Cypress Gardens wedding last month and it was the most beautiful day, even though we had to dodge some rain. Their simple, yet romantic wedding day style perfectly complemented the romantic moss and knobby cypress trees at Cypress Gardens. From the moment we connected on Instagram, I […]

Chelsea + Justin | Intimate Dogwood Downs Wedding

Chelsea + Justin | Intimate Dogwood Downs Wedding bride and groom sitting on swing at Dogwood Downs wedding

Chelsea and Justin got married in an intimate Dogwood Downs wedding last month and it was the most beautiful day, even with the rain. When chatting with them a few weeks before the big day, Chelsea mentioned that they never really intended on having a formal ceremony but at the insistence of Justin’s daughter, they […]

What Should I Look For In A Wedding Photographer?

What Should I Look For In A Wedding Photographer? white orchid bouquet - Wedding at Goldbug Island, Destination Gold Bug wedding venue in Charleston, SC

A few days ago I was working in my local Starbucks and I overheard someone talking about their wedding plans. They were on the phone with someone and said, “I honestly can’t tell the difference between some photographers”. As much as we all try to stand out, I have to say she was accurate. A […]

What’s In My Styling Kit For Wedding Details?

What’s In My Styling Kit For Wedding Details?

There’s nothing better than starting a wedding day by styling and photographing bridal details. Styling the rings, shoes, invitations, and dress really get my creativity flowing. I enjoy photographing details so much, I recently started assembling a styling kit and bringing it with me to the getting ready location. This has really helped me to […]

Lacey + Kyle | Elopement at A Whitehouse Wedding

Lacey + Kyle | Elopement at A Whitehouse Wedding bride and groom portrait at elopement at A Whitehouse Wedding in Charleton, SC

Lacey and Kyle had the sweetest elopement at A Whitehouse Wedding and it was all planned in just 3 DAYS! Can you believe it? Lacey even found her beautiful gown in that time and it fit her perfectly – talk about meant to be!  Lacey’s parents weren’t able to attend in person so Lacey and […]

My Backup System: How I Keep Your Photos Safe

My Backup System: How I Keep Your Photos Safe

Last month I talked about some questions you should ask your wedding photographer. One of those was making sure they have a good backup system for your photos after they’re taken. This is SO important to your photographer choice, especially your wedding photographer since those moments can’t be replicated. Backing up your images ensures that […]

My Top 3 Places For Bridal Portraits in Charleston

My Top 3 Places For Bridal Portraits in Charleston Wedding in downtown Charleston

One of my very favorite things is taking bridal portraits! Whether it’s on wedding day or at your bridal session, I love taking the time to capture the bride and all of her lovely details. Photographs that will be displayed for generations and fawned over by future daughters and granddaughters.  If you’ve chosen to book […]

Romantic Garden Wedding at Oldfield River Club

Romantic Garden Wedding at Oldfield River Club wedding at Oldfield River Club

At the beginning of December I participated in a styled shoot by The Shootout Society and finally got to work at Oldfield River Club. Oldfield has been on my venue wishlist for a LONG time and it was everything I could have dreamed of. This romantic garden wedding at Oldfield River Club was so swoon […]

Upstairs at Midtown Wedding at Christmas Time

Upstairs at Midtown Wedding at Christmas Time bride and groom portrait at upstairs at midtown wedding in Charleston, SC

Mallory and Josh’s Upstairs at Midtown wedding was my last of 2020 and I couldn’t think of a better way to wrap up the year! Their intimate Charleston wedding day was filled with so much joy and laughter and they had the best group of family and friends surrounding them.  Mallory was so excited to […]

Savannah Elopement | Erin + Josh

Savannah Elopement | Erin + Josh Forsyth Park elopement in Savannah, GA bride and groom portrait

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 than cancelling or rescheduling weddings completely, many couples this year have turned to elopements on their original dates and maybe hosting […]

Intimate Wedding at Circa 1886

Intimate Wedding at Circa 1886 Wentworth Mansion and Circa 1886 wedding in Charleston, SC

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 began.  Their intimate wedding at Circa 1886 was complete with a small group of close family and friends, a livestream for […]

Top 5 Charleston Wedding Venues On My Wish List

Top 5 Charleston Wedding Venues On My Wish List

You know how they say if you put your dreams out into the universe, they might come true? Well, here goes nothing. It’s a little scary to just put this out there but everyone has that secret list of venues where they would love to work. Today I’ve compiled the top 5 Charleston wedding venues […]

The Sweetest Places to Elope in Charleston, SC

The Sweetest Places to Elope in Charleston, SC Magnolia Plantation wedding bride and groom photos

During COVID many couples have opted to elope and have a big celebration later when family can join them instead of completely giving up their wedding day. While I’m sure this isn’t exactly what some brides and grooms had in mind for their big day, I’ve become a fan of these intimate wedding ceremonies where […]

Romantic Magnolia Plantation Wedding

Romantic Magnolia Plantation Wedding Magnolia Plantation wedding bride and groom photos

Not too long ago, I got to assist at a Magnolia Plantation wedding and it was the most perfect day! The portrait time with the bride and groom had to be my favorite part.  We took bride and groom portraits underneath the large, majestic oak trees at Magnolia Plantation and at sunset outside of the carriage house where the […]

Folly Beach Elopement | Emily + Jackson

Folly Beach Elopement | Emily + Jackson folly beach elopement wedding

Like a lot of 2020 couples, Emily and Jackson’s wedding day plans were altered by coronavirus. Instead of a large celebration with friends and family, these two decided on a Folly Beach elopement on the pier with just a couple witnesses and a large celebration next year.  Emily and Jackson’s intimate Folly Beach wedding was […]

Getting Ready Tips For Brides + Bridesmaids

Getting Ready Tips For Brides + Bridesmaids

1. Location, Location, Location Choose a getting ready location with lots of natural light and with plenty of room for everyone to get ready together. Keep an area near the window clear of clutter for putting on your dress! 2. Your Bridesmaids Should Get Dressed First Make sure your bridesmaids know to get ready before […]

Winter Wedding at The Green Barn | Charleston Wedding

Winter Wedding at The Green Barn | Charleston Wedding the green barn at carnes crossroads wedding in summerville, SC

 Back in February I got to photograph my cousin’s wedding day! Jonathan and Victoria were married at the Green Barn at Carnes Crossroads on Leap Day surrounded by their closest family and friends. Photographing a family wedding can be a little intimidating but it’s also so exciting to photograph the wedding of someone you’ve known […]

Off The Beaten Path Wedding Venues near Charleston, SC

Off The Beaten Path Wedding Venues near Charleston, SC Wedding at Goldbug Island, Destination Gold Bug wedding venue in Charleston, SC

Some of my very favorite Charleston wedding venues are hidden gems. The places I don’t really get to visit as often as the more well-known venues. There are so many more amazing venues than listed below, but here are a few of my favorite, off the beaten path wedding venues near Charleston.    1. Runnymede […]

Getting Ready Tips For Grooms + Groomsmen

Getting Ready Tips For Grooms + Groomsmen

Usually when we talk about getting ready tips, we’re talking to the bride and bridesmaids and the groom gets left out. Often times I’ve found that the groom and groomsmen really don’t know what to expect during their getting ready time. Just like keeping the bride on schedule, keeping the groom on schedule is equally […]

5 Ideas for a Truly Charleston Wedding Reception

5 Ideas for a Truly Charleston Wedding Reception Charleston wedding reception oyster knife favors

Maybe you have family and friends coming in from all over the country to celebrate your wedding day or maybe you’re having a destination wedding and want to create a truly Charleston wedding reception. These 5 ideas can help make it happen! 1. Go al fresco  In Charleston we are so lucky to have nice […]

Colonial Dorchester Wedding | Charleston Elopement Photographer

Colonial Dorchester Wedding | Charleston Elopement Photographer Bride and groom in front of bell tower at Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site wedding in Charleston, SC

I have been visiting this place for years so when I was asked to photograph Lauren and Corley’s Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site wedding ceremony in December, it was an enthusiastic yes! Lauren and Corley were married in front of the brick remains of the bell tower of St. George’s Anglican Church with only their parents in […]

Barn Wedding in Charleston, SC | Charleston Wedding Photographer

Barn Wedding in Charleston, SC | Charleston Wedding Photographer Barn wedding in Charleston at the Barn on Summers Drive

Whitley and Chad got married at The Barn on Summers Drive in October in a family focused affair and I love the way they laughed together during the entire day! This was the sweetest day and such a great spot for a barn wedding in Charleston. Whitley and Chad said their I dos under a large oak […]

Waterfront Park Elopement | Charleston Elopement Photographer

Waterfront Park Elopement | Charleston Elopement Photographer bride and groom sitting on bench at waterfront park in Charleston, SC

Elopements are a true testament that there is no right way to get married. Some people have big, elaborate weddings, some have an elegantly styled ceremony, and some have a sweet and simple ceremony at a place that’s special to them – and there are so many different styles in between. Nicole and Jeff’s Waterfront […]

Tips For Stress Free Family Photos on Your Wedding Day

Tips For Stress Free Family Photos on Your Wedding Day stress free family photo

One of the big photo events on your wedding day will be taking family photos with your grandparents, parents, siblings, and any other close family members. While this isn’t always the most fun part of the day, these are some of the photos that you will cherish for generations. They will be some of the […]

Seibels House Wedding | Columbia Wedding Photographer

Seibels House Wedding | Columbia Wedding Photographer bride and groom under veil at seibels house wedding

Rosey and David’s Seibels House Wedding in Columbia, SC was a total winter wedding dream. This couple is so sweet and I had a terrific time photographing them and getting to know them. Rosey and David said their “I dos” at Our Lady of the Hills Catholic Church in Columbia and later hosted dinner and […]

Halloween Photo Session in Charleston

Halloween Photo Session in Charleston Girl in black lace dress holding bouquet. Halloween inspired photo shoot in Charleston

Happy Halloween everyone! Last weekend my sister, Kailyn, and I ventured out to Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site for a Halloween photo session. During this session I wanted to create a subtly spooky bridal vibe to celebrate the season and to give some inspiration to future Halloween brides.  When I say this shoot was a last minute […]

The Island House Wedding | Charleston Wedding Photographer

The Island House Wedding | Charleston Wedding Photographer the island house wedding

Britany and Bryton’s Spring wedding at The Island House was so beautiful and perfect. These two are such sweet, down to earth people and I’m so glad they chose me to capture their special day. The excitement and joy of their wedding day was contagious from morning preparations to their fun glow stick exit. Britany’s […]

Pepper Plantation Wedding | Charleston Wedding Photographer

Pepper Plantation Wedding | Charleston Wedding Photographer pepper plantation wedding

Kaitlin and Drew’s Pepper Plantation wedding this winter was so cozy and elegant. Even though the day was windy, cold, and rainy Kait and Drew made the very best of the day and never stopped smiling. Pepper Plantation’s wood beamed ceilings and multiple fireplaces made this a great venue for a wedding.  Check out the stunning […]

Brittany + Jimmy | Fall Wedding in Charleston, SC

Brittany + Jimmy | Fall Wedding in Charleston, SC fall-wedding-charleston-sc-north-charleston-united-methodist-church

Brittany and Jimmy were married on a beautiful October day at North Charleston United Methodist Church in North Charleston, SC. After the ceremony and family photos on the church steps, they headed over to Somerset Point, a private lakefront venue in Moncks Corner, SC, for their reception.  In preparation of their wedding day, Brittany and […]

Cypress Trees Plantation Wedding | Edisto Wedding Photographer

Cypress Trees Plantation Wedding | Edisto Wedding Photographer Cypress Trees Plantation Wedding Edisto, SC

Blair and Jason’s Cypress Trees Plantation Wedding was a Lowcountry dream. Located on Edisto Island, Cypress Trees Plantation’s gorgeous marsh views created the perfect atmosphere for Blair and Jason’s simple but elegant wedding day style.  Blair wore a flowy lace gown and a hair comb made from her late aunt’s wedding dress. Jason and his […]

Spring Wedding at Somerset Point | Charleston Wedding Photographer

Spring Wedding at Somerset Point | Charleston Wedding Photographer Spring Somerset Point Wedding bride and groom portraits

Kayli and Will are two of the sweetest people and I’m so glad to have had the chance to photograph their wedding at Somerset Point! These two didn’t stop smiling the whole day and they were so laid back and down to earth. So many friends and family member gathered to celebrate these two! Kayli […]

Bridal Portraits at Mepkin Abbey | Kayli

Bridal Portraits at Mepkin Abbey | Kayli

Kayli’s bridal portraits at Mepkin Abbey and the Biggin Church Ruins are some of my favorites. Because of time restraints beforehand, we took bridal portraits after the wedding and it made for a fun, stress free experience. Kayli’s brand new husband was able to join us and she was able to recreate her bridal look and wear […]

Wadmalaw Island Wedding | Charleston Wedding Photographer

Wadmalaw Island Wedding | Charleston Wedding Photographer Wadmalaw-Island-Wedding-rockville-presbyterian

Grace and Tom’s Wadmalaw Island wedding was absolutely perfect. The day was so full of southern charm with Rockville’s Spanish moss draped trees lining unpaved roads. This place is the Charleston wedding day dream! We began the day hanging out on the front porch of an old southern house (complete with deer antlers lining the […]

Hampton Lake Wedding in Bluffton, SC | Kate and Timere

Hampton Lake Wedding in Bluffton, SC | Kate and Timere Hampton Lake Wedding in Bluffton, SC bride portraits

Let me start by saying, WOW! Kate and Timere’s Hampton Lake Wedding was so joyful and so much fun! These two came all the way from New York state to get married in Timere’s hometown of Bluffton, SC. Some of my favorite parts of their wedding day: their touching vows that had me holding back […]

Cat + Steve // Elegant Lowndes Grove Wedding in Charleston

Cat + Steve // Elegant Lowndes Grove Wedding in Charleston

What can I say about Cat and Steve’s Lowndes Grove wedding? Such modern elegance! I’m so glad to have been a part of their relaxing summer afternoon wedding. First off, Lowndes Grove Plantation has everything! It is probably the most gorgeous wedding venue in Charleston. The gorgeous 18th century house, glass enclosed portico, and oak […]

Unitarian Church Wedding | Charleston Wedding Photographer

Unitarian Church Wedding | Charleston Wedding Photographer Bride and Groom under bride's veil captured by Charleston wedding photographer Photography By Cameron

Elisabeth and Matt’s Unitarian Church wedding was elegant, joyful, and filled with so many great friends and family. The day included many smiles, laughs, and maybe even a few happy tears. They started their day off at the Francis Marion Hotel where the guys learned the art of folding pocket squares and pinning boutonnieres. After […]

Southern Cassina Point Wedding | Charleston Wedding Photographer

Southern Cassina Point Wedding | Charleston Wedding Photographer

When I think of Jenny and Brandon’s Cassina Point wedding all I can think is joy, joy, joy, joy, joy. The anticipation in both of their faces as they got ready, watching them exchange vows with happy tears in their eyes, and the entire blissful atmosphere of their wedding day. You might think photographers don’t get […]

Little Wedding Guests | Charleston Wedding Photographer

Little Wedding Guests | Charleston Wedding Photographer Little Charleston wedding guests

Your wedding guests are there to love, encourage, and celebrate you on your wedding day. Congratulating, dancing, and “ooing and awing” are all typical wedding guest duties but one group of guests is particularly good at fulfilling these – the littlest ones. They’re happy to cover their eyes when you “kiss the bride”, make sure […]

Elegant Upstairs At Midtown Wedding | Charleston Wedding Photographer

Elegant Upstairs At Midtown Wedding | Charleston Wedding Photographer

Complete with a gold, sparkler topped cake, metallic decor, and a timeless bridal look Emily and Jared’s Upstairs At Midtown wedding was one classy Charleston soiree. To start the day, I met Emily and Jared at their separate apartments Downtown where they were getting ready. After a snapping some photos, we headed over to Upstairs At […]

White Point Garden Gazebo Elopement | Charleston Wedding Photographer

White Point Garden Gazebo Elopement | Charleston Wedding Photographer

Surrounded by close family and friends, Courtney and Joey were married in an intimate ceremony at the White Point Garden gazebo. The park made for a beautiful and serene backdrop for this young couple to promise their love to each other. The couple recently relocated to Charleston from Florida when Joey was stationed at the […]

How to Prepare for Your Photography Session | Charleston Wedding Photographer

How to Prepare for Your Photography Session | Charleston Wedding Photographer

One of the biggest questions I get asked by clients is what they should do to prepare for their photo session. Many people don’t have a lot of experience in front of the camera and are often very nervous when it comes time to get their picture taken – I’m also one of those people. […]

Magnolia Plantation Conservatory Wedding | Charleston Wedding Photographer

Magnolia Plantation Conservatory Wedding | Charleston Wedding Photographer Bride and groom table at a Magnolia Plantation Conservatory wedding

You can’t go wrong with a Magnolia Plantation Conservatory wedding reception. It’s like having a secret garden party but inside, with air conditioning. The conservatory is filled with tons of tropical flora and potted orchids. The deck outside makes for a great place to boogie and guests can wander through the historic gardens and across the […]

Charming Backyard Wedding | Charleston Wedding Photographer

Charming Backyard Wedding | Charleston Wedding Photographer

This backyard wedding in Charleston, SC has me swooning. What a perfect way to hold a summer shindig. Megan and Chris sure do have that coastal, casual style which made for a relaxing and truly charming wedding day. Before the wedding I got to hang out with Chris downtown – what a blast! He and his […]

Snee Farm Country Club Wedding | Charleston Wedding Photographer

Snee Farm Country Club Wedding | Charleston Wedding Photographer Bride and groom at their Snee Farm Country Club wedding in Mount Pleasant SC

I first met Stephanie and her sweet daughter Eleanora at the Southern Bridal Show last summer. This April, Stephanie and Jeremiah tied the knot at Snee Farm Country Club in Mount Pleasant. They had an intimate wedding day with close family and friends. The couple said “I do” under a large oak tree and proceeded inside […]

White Point Garden Wedding | Charleston Wedding Photographer

White Point Garden Wedding | Charleston Wedding Photographer Wedding Photos at St. Philips Church in Downtown Charleston SC

After a few vacations to Charleston, Mike and Sheila decided to return for their very own White Point Garden Wedding. Before their ceremony, I met up with this couple at St. Philip’s Church. The historic church’s large porticos and tall wooden doors made the perfect backdrop for the Charleston-esque wedding photos Mike and Sheila were […]