Shopping for a photographer: red flags + things to ask about

  You probably have 12 cousins, 2 aunts, 5 uncles, and 400 friends who are photographers. Everywhere you look you can find someone with a camera trying to make a little money.   But here’s the thing—just because everyone you know is a photographer, doesn’t mean they’re all good photographers or even worth paying for. […]

Mar 10, 2020

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Shopping for a photographer: red flags + things to ask about

  You probably have 12 cousins, 2 aunts, 5 uncles, and 400 friends who are photographers. Everywhere you look you can find someone with a camera trying to make a little money.   But here’s the thing—just because everyone you know is a photographer, doesn’t mean they’re all good photographers or even worth paying for. […]

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Mar 10, 2020

Florence, SC Country Club Wedding | Matt + Helen

I can’t even begin to explain how much I LOVED every single time I got to hang out with Helen. She is such a doll! I loved getting to see so many beautiful parts of her hometown through their engagement session, bridal portraits, and of course their wedding day. Florence is such a beautiful town […]

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Jan 6, 2020

Forest Lake Club Wedding in Columbia, SC | Anna + Evans

This was my first time ever photographing a wedding at Forest Lake Club, and WOW! It is my new favorite venue in Columbia! Everything about it is stunning. I loved the marble floors and large windows, and Cricket Newman Designs just knocked it OUT OF THE PARK with the design. Just absolutely stunning! This wasn’t […]

Dec 22, 2019

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Forest Lake Club Wedding in Columbia, SC | Anna + Evans

This was my first time ever photographing a wedding at Forest Lake Club, and WOW! It is my new favorite venue in Columbia! Everything about it is stunning. I loved the marble floors and large windows, and Cricket Newman Designs just knocked it OUT OF THE PARK with the design. Just absolutely stunning! This wasn’t […]

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Dec 22, 2019

2020 Engagement Session Giveaway! | Columbia, SC Wedding Photographer

Yay!! It’s that time of year again! My fifth-annual engagement session giveaway! Yes!! It has been FIVE YEARS since I started this giveaway. Crazy!! This has become one of my favorite things all year that I look forward to! I always get introduced to so many sweet couples, and I ALWAYS enjoy getting to meet […]

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Dec 17, 2019

Carolina Country Weddings in Mount Pleasant, NC | Brady + Haley

I’ll be honest—it is rare for me to leave a wedding feeling like, “wow what a day! Everything was so smooth and perfect!” Wedding days are chaotic, and as a photographer there is SO MUCH TO DO. Until you’ve done it, you just won’t get it. Don’t get me wrong—I always leave weddings feeling honored […]

Dec 16, 2019

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Carolina Country Weddings in Mount Pleasant, NC | Brady + Haley

I’ll be honest—it is rare for me to leave a wedding feeling like, “wow what a day! Everything was so smooth and perfect!” Wedding days are chaotic, and as a photographer there is SO MUCH TO DO. Until you’ve done it, you just won’t get it. Don’t get me wrong—I always leave weddings feeling honored […]

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Dec 16, 2019

McLeod Plantation Wedding in Charleston, SC | Denton & Brandy

Brandy and Denton are finally married!!!! Yay!! I am so excited to finally share my favorite portraits from their day. November is always a busy month for me, but man, this year has been the busiest! I am grateful for every wedding, session, and client that has trusted me with their photos this month. I […]

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Dec 3, 2019

A 1920’s, Great-Gatsby-Themed Wedding | Brian + Mel

“I love her and that’s the beginning and end of everything.” —F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby I just couldn’t WAIT for this day to come, and man, it way exceeded my expectations. Every detail of this day was beautiful and so special. The bride’s bouquet was full of trinkets from her mother and grandmother […]

Nov 13, 2019

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A 1920’s, Great-Gatsby-Themed Wedding | Brian + Mel

“I love her and that’s the beginning and end of everything.” —F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby I just couldn’t WAIT for this day to come, and man, it way exceeded my expectations. Every detail of this day was beautiful and so special. The bride’s bouquet was full of trinkets from her mother and grandmother […]

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Nov 13, 2019

City Roots Wedding in Columbia, SC | Mattison + Asha

I met Asha + Mattison at Starbucks to make sure we were a good fit before they booked me. I felt so comfortable with them from the moment I sat down. Asha’s beautiful smile made me feel warm, and Mattison was so easy-going. I loved listening to the vision for their wedding day. I always […]

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Oct 31, 2019

Rock Bottom Pond Wedding in Ridgeway, SC on Film | Josh + Laura

I hesitate every time I book a wedding in August. I don’t do very many August weddings because the summer heat is INTENSE in famously hot Columbia, South Carolina. What a TREAT to have Josh + Laura’s wedding day come and the weather was BEAUTIFUL. There was an amazing cool breeze allllll day, and the […]

Sep 12, 2019

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Rock Bottom Pond Wedding in Ridgeway, SC on Film | Josh + Laura

I hesitate every time I book a wedding in August. I don’t do very many August weddings because the summer heat is INTENSE in famously hot Columbia, South Carolina. What a TREAT to have Josh + Laura’s wedding day come and the weather was BEAUTIFUL. There was an amazing cool breeze allllll day, and the […]

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Sep 12, 2019

A Rainy Pine Island Wedding | Zach + Kaitlynn

I got SO EXCITED for a beautiful wedding on the lake at Pine Island when I showed up for Kaitlynn’s bridal portraits and saw how beautiful it was there. But when her wedding day came, it ended up POURING down rain a few hours before the ceremony was supposed to start. Forecasts were calling for […]

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Jun 26, 2019