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Today I’m dreaming of fall! Last year Mat and I traveled to Asheville for super cool couple, Jenna & Jakub, to photograph their wedding at Lioncrest at Biltmore. What an amazing place for a wedding!
Also, a shout out to Liz Whalen Tallent at the Asheville Event Co. for being so fun and awesome to work with! 🙂

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The amazing vendors!:
Location: Lioncrest at Biltmore Estate
Planning and Design: Liz Whalen Tallent  Asheville Event Company
DJ: Split Second Sound
Cake & Caterer: Biltmore Catering Company
Flowers: Blossoms At Biltmore Park
Hair & Makeup: L’eau de Vie Salon
Jenna’s Gown: From The White Magnolia, Designer Jim Hjelm
Officiant: Jeanne Sommer

Oh man! I have been meaning to blog this wedding for a long time! It’s no secret how much I love the Legare Waring House. This wedding will look like a calm serene day but then all of a sudden a full-blown dance party happens – Complete with the worm AND a split! If this doesn’t make you want to bust out and dance I don’t know what will.  🙂

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The amazing vendors!:
Location: Legare Waring House
Planning and Design: Southern Protocol
Band: Atlanta Party Band
Cake & Caterer: Hamby Catering
Flowers: Violet Floral Design
Hair & Makeup: ASH & CO
Officiant: Kevin Kuehmeier

I met Kaiti at a wedding I photographed in D.C. a few years back and was so happy she asked me to come document her day! I was really pumped to be in a city with what I thought would be cooler weather than Charleston but ….well, I think I brought the south with me because I literally almost passed out in the heat! HA! Even so, I loved this day. The architecture of Holy Cross Catholic Church was amazing and what a party at the North Hills Country Club! Kaiti and Matt are both so fun and wear their emotions on their sleeve. I loved that. I laughed and cried with them – I hope you enjoy feeling like you were there with me in these photos! 🙂


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Ashley at Boutique Planning & Sara York Grimshaw designs did an amazing job making this wedding so perfect for Kate and Raheel! I hope y’all enjoy looking at these, and if you love this location, I have a few more to come! 🙂 Stay tuned.

The amazing vendors!:
Location: Lowndes Grove Plantation
Planning and Design: Boutique Planning
Ceremony Music: Charleston Virtuosi
Band: Shimmer Band
Cake & Caterer: Fish
Flowers: Sara York Grimshaw
Hair & Makeup: Ash & Co
Gown: Bridals By Lori
Transportation: Absolutely Charleston
Officiant: Dr. Terry L. Wilson

  • Bethany Cox - so beautiful!

Hollywood SC? Yes, there is such a place! This is where Old Wide Awake Plantation is located – about 30 minutes from Charleston. It is peaceful, serene and beautiful!  When my sweet friend Sarah told me she was getting married there I couldn’t wait…. I love this place and I loved this day.


Location: Old Wide Awake Plantation
Ceremony Music: Classical Charleston
DJ: Jay Maxwell’s Music By Request
Cake: Cakes by Kasarda
Flowers: OK florist
Hair & Makeup: Ash & Co
Gown: Gown Boutique of Charleston
Officiant: Dr. Terry L. Wilson

There are no words……The Thomas Bennett House is amazing and Pam is GORGEOUS!

Her delicate gown was from White on Daniel Island, made by Jenny Packham and Pam’s hair and makeup were done by Lashes & Lace. So pretty! I am a sucker for anything resembling vintage style and that was written all over this…..

  • Laura Baxter - Out of a fairy tale. 🙂 These are breathtaking.

  • Barbara Chue - Beautiful ceremony. More beautiful

  • Barbara Chue - As I was saying… More beautiful bride.

Kathryn and Andrew’s wedding at the Legare Waring House was amazing. It might be 2016 when I finally catch up and share all of these cool details but it will happen! For now, I am just excited to see a small part of this beautiful day in print, and a few more details online here:
Thank you so much Charleston Weddings Magazine for featuring this gorgeous day and couple!

Wow y’all. This wedding was beyond GORGEOUS from start to finish. Beautiful bride and groom, perfect weather, incredible details. I could go on and on but I think I’ll just share images and you can see for yourself!!!

The amazing vendors!

Location: Boone Hall Plantation
Ceremony Music: Blue Plantation Band
Reception Band:The Adrian Duke Project
Pies: WEW Pies by Whitney Williams
Ginny’s Headpiece: Treats for Tresses
Coordination, Decor and Flowers: Ooh Events
Makeup: Pamela Lesch
Hair: Charlotte Belk
Gown: Amy Kuschel, Gown Boutique Of Charleston
Officiant: Kemp Baldwin
Videography: Life In Rewind

Oh man this is an oldie but goodie!! Still on a roll trying to share all of the weddings I’ve done and I’m not giving up yet!

Meredith and David were so awesome – a little camera shy like me but I loved that about them. I so related to how they felt about the awkward amount of attention you get on your wedding day! Even so, I could tell they were so happy to be there and had a blast!

My friend Ali did such a great job making this a bright happy spring day wedding with pops of yellow and blue! Magnolia has an ambiance all it’s own – if you’ve never been, you should definitely visit and make sure you have lots of time to walk and meander. 🙂

Location: Magnolia Plantation
DJ: The Party Music DJ Service
Caterer: Newton Farms
Coordinator: A. Caldwell Events
Floral Designer: Ooh Events

When Megan told me she was engaged I was SO happy and excited for her. I’ve known her for years and knew we’d have a ball! I was also excited when I found out she booked Stephanie Gibbs to coordinate and Quiana Parler for her reception. I was prepared for everything to look amazing and a party for the books!!

The coolest part was Megan and Cameron left on a boat. It was so fun and I tagged along to get a few photos. 🙂

Check out this so-much-fun and beautiful Island House Wedding!!

The amazing vendors that made this day a success!

Location: Island House
Band: Quiana Parler & Friends
Cake Designer: Cakes by Elisabeth Hanckel:
Caterer: Duvall
Coordinator: Stephanie Gibbs
Floral Designer: First Bloom
Gown Boutique: Condon’s Bridal
Makeup & Hair Artist: Elizabeth Sweat, Vanity Salon
Officiant: Rev. Jon Van Deventer

When I met Cynthia and Paul they had such a sweetness about them and as a couple they were just so romantic with each other! This made it so easy to photograph them. Check out their pretty winter wedding! St. Lukes Chapel and Lowndes Grove Plantation are always gorgeous and add in the amazing plantation singers and it’s a perfect day!


Ceremony Location: St. Luke’s Chapel
Reception: Lowndes Grove Plantation
Hair & Makeup: Ash & Co.
Videography: Lowcountry Wedding Films
Design, Coordination and Flowers: Tiger Lily Weddings
Band: Soul Fish
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Hope and Raleigh are such a special couple!!! If they look familiar you may recognize them from their sweet engagement session.

The thing you wouldn’t know by looking at these photos is Hope’s mom Lori was battling cancer. This was a special day in the midst of such a difficult time for them! These families and their friends truly experienced this time together, celebrated LIFE, and loved each other more than words.

Hope and Raleigh, thank you BOTH for being so sweet – I will always remember you and your wedding day! God bless you both, and your families.


Ceremony Location: Legare Waring House

Reception: Founders Hall

Design, Coordination: WED

Flowers: Sara York Grimshaw Designs

Hope’s Gown: David’s Bridal


Catering: Jim & Nick’s



  • Hope Gold - Awww love it! Thank you for such sweet words. I’m so glad we got to share our special moments with you! 🙂

Happy April to you all!! Hope you are having an amazing spring and the pollen isn’t kicking your fanny like it is MINE. 🙂

I am ready to tackle and share ohhhh… about 40 weddings. Yep! I know I know.

Jenn and John – these two amazing people just make me smile! They are the most down-to-earth people and what struck me most about their day was the genuine happiness they exuded. I want to make sure I mention they are both very creative and talented people in their lives and careers, but they gave me total creative freedom! As an artist this is the BEST. Brides and Grooms I want to stress this to you (and most people will never read this but here goes anyway!). Let go of what you “think” you should look or act like on your wedding day and just be YOU. Jenn and John did this and it is so obvious they (and their friends and family) actually EXPERIENCED this beautiful and love filled day.

I will always remember this couple and how they were never afraid to truly be themselves around me, each other and everyone at the wedding. The weather, venues, and other vendors they picked collectively made it so perfect. My hope for you (as a reader) is that you feel the JOY they felt as you go through these images!


Ceremony Location: St. Lukes Chapel

Reception: Lowndes Grove Plantation

Hair: PaperDolls

Makeup: Charleston Onsite Makeup

Jenn’s Gown: Amy Kuschel, Gown Boutique of Charleston

Bridesmaids Dresses: Love Lane, Bella Bridesmaid

Design, Coordination & Flowers: Sweetgrass Events By Stephanie Gibbs

Ceremony & Cocktail hour Music: Jesse Cockcroft (Organ and Accordion)

DJ: Creative Sound

Cake: Sugar Bakeshop

Catering: Fish Restaurant

Invitations and save the date, Design & Screen printing by Jenn, The bride herself! Printed by Knight Press.

Letterpress: Sideshow Press

  • Ana Shaener - Oh my! What beautiful photos! Makes me want to get married again!!