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What do you get when you combine the MOST smiley bride. a groom who can play the drums, a band that blew everyone away, a first line exit from the Church accompanied by a trombone, a choreographed first dance, the SWEETEST Father of the Bride, an epic dance party, and a confetti exit? AN UNFORGETTABLE […]

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10/23/20

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Whenever I begin to prep each #kdyecouple for how they can prepare for their  engagement session, I make sure to tell them to schedule a date  night  for  afterwards. After all,  they’ll already be dressed to kill, so they might as well take advantage of that. In Rachel and Joshua’s case, they  took it a […]

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10/20/20

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There’s a reason the saying, “It takes a village.”  is a thing when it comes to having kids.  Because we aren’t meant to do it alone. My first year after I resigned from teaching I tried to fit a lot of my work on my photography business into nap time. In theory, it seemed like […]

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10/19/20

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It’s not enough to have beautiful work these days friend. I hate to say it, but it’s true. A technically good (or even great) photographer is a dime a dozen these days. And while there’s a lot that goes into growing a successful business, if I could boil it down to one simple thing, this […]

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10/15/20

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There are some weddings that just feel a little big magical, and when I tell you Katie and David’s was one of those for me, I mean it. Magical. Stunning. Heartwarming. Just some of the adjectives I could use to describe their day at Magnolia Plantation and Gardens. After pushing their original April date back […]

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10/15/20

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You want to know what some of the very best advice I can give you for being a successful momprenuer? Or even just a successful business owner who doesn’t have kids yet or maybe is never planning to. Do what works for you. It’s that simple. Everywhere you look people are going to give you suggestions, […]

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10/12/20

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  Last year when Lauren and Evan came to visit Kiawah Island, they were announcing they’re pregnancy and got me on board to take some fun photos of them on the beach at The Sanctuary to let family and friends in on the secret that they were expecting a little girl. Fast forward this summer […]

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10/08/20

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If there’s one thing I know as a parent it’s that time goes by so amazingly fast when you have young kids. It can sometimes feel like you’re bringing them home from the hospital one day, and you’re celebrating their fifth trip around the sun the next. And this is the exact reason that I […]

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10/07/20

Downtown Charleston Engagement Session

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Whenever two people can laugh together my job is pretty dang simple. And when they can laugh together AND they step out of the car looking like they walked out of the pages of a magazine?! Well then I pretty much am set for the night. And that’s exactly what  happened with Katherine  and Keven. […]

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Downtown Charleston Engagement Session

10/06/20

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I can remember this day like it was yesterday. I was scrolling mindlessly through instagram (bad habit alert), when I came across another photographer’s story. It was a photographer who was successful, with a thriving business, beautiful clients, and an enviable jet setting lifestyle flying from place to place, both domestically and internationally  And on her stories she […]

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10/05/20

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