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I'm a hopeless romantic who finds great joy in creating and capturing connection and beauty wherever I go.

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How to sleep well the night before your wedding

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For Brides

I know how nervous brides (and grooms) get the week of the wedding. It’s such an exciting, and somewhat nerve-racking, time, but you don’t want to lose sleep the night before! So here are a few tips on how to sleep well the night before your wedding! P.S. Before you read this remember,  you know […]

Rainy Charleston Engagement Session

Rainy Charleston Engagement Session | Kelsey and Michael

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Portraits

A Rainy Charleston Engagement Session is always an adventure! Kelsey and Michael were such troopers and we still ended up having so much fun! I am telling you, it wasn’t the cute, soft rainfall that you see in the movies. The rain was literally coming down sideways while we tried to take some beautiful portraits. […]

McClellanville Engagement Session under the oaks

McClellanville Engagement Session | Katherine and Robbie

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I’ve been dying to photograph a McClellanville engagement session so I was so happy when Katherine and Robbie were sent my way! The connections of Charleston always amaze me. For those of you who didn’t know, I played volleyball all throughout middle school, high school, and college. I met a ton of amazing people through […]

Intimate Folly Beach Wedding

Folly Beach Wedding | Gaven and Jay

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Weddings

This Folly Beach wedding means so much to me for several reasons: Gaven and Jay have become friends to me and I loved watching them tie the knot Folly Beach is so pretty and the weather was actually perfect the day of their wedding I just love weddings! The back story: Gaven originally contacted me […]

Legare Waring House | Wedding Flowers For Rent

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Charleston Wedding Vendors

Legare Waring House A few times a year I get to work with the wonderful Wedding flowers for rent! Selena is amazing and I absolutely love working with her. So I was extra excited to work with her at Legare Waring House for this product shoot. This Charleston wedding venue is absolutely magical. It rained […]

Intimate Backyard Wedding in Charleston | Wanda + Scottie

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Weddings

This Intimate Backyard Wedding in Charleston was held during the middle of the summer and was absolutely stunning. Wanda and Scottie had to postpone their wedding due to quarantine and the virus. But the second try was perfect! They had the wedding right beside Lake Marion. The lake served as the perfect backdrop. It was […]

Downtown Charleston Proposal

Downtown Charleston Proposal | Dave + Heather

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This Downtown Charleston Proposal was what you dream of your whole life. Picture historic cobblestone roads, pink walls, blooming flowers, and a horse carriage. Literally the stuff you see in fairytale movies! Dave messaged me a few weeks before the proposal asking if I was available. Him and his soon to be fianc√©, Heather, were […]

Charleston Bridal Portraits

Charleston Bridal Portraits | Haven Coker

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Portraits

Now that Haven and Harper are married I can finally share these amazingly beautiful Charleston bridal portraits! We actually had to take these in the middle of the quarantine and it was so odd to be walking around an empty downtown. But oh my goodness, Haven’s bridals look so magical for that very reason. The […]

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Building Your Wedding Guest List

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For Brides

Building Your Wedding Guest List is one of the most important parts of planning your wedding. You want all of the people you love there, but sometimes it’s hard to keep track. After helping my sister put together her wedding guest list, I found a few things that may be helpful for you! I have […]

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