Emily + Steve |Downtown Conway, SC Engagement Session

I knew as soon as I met Steve & Emily at a local coffee shop that I wanted to capture their  wedding. Small and intimate ceremonies with just the closest friends and family are my favorite because at the end of the day I feel like I’ve become one of the gang.

They both said they love the Downtown Conway area, and I mean what’s not to love. There is something very special about this little neck of the woods. The riverwalk is one of my most favorite places to be in the world. The downtown area has a southern charm that just can’t be found anywhere else. I know I live here so I am bias, but its why I live here.

Steve has twin boys, so we turned this into a family affair. Caleb & Cody are the sweetest and I can’t wait to challenge them to a hot cocoa drinking contest on the wedding. I think I can take them. LOL  As we strolled through Conway talking about the wedding and finding amazing light, this little family became some of my favorite people. Now I am even more excited about the wedding. Harrison Family -20Harrison Family -31Harrison Family -34Harrison Family -36Harrison Family -41Harrison Family -43Harrison Family -45Harrison Family -52Harrison Family -58Harrison Family -83Harrison Family -84Harrison Family -86Harrison Family -98Harrison Family -107Harrison Family -110Harrison Family -113Harrison Family -121Harrison Family -131Harrison Family -132Harrison Family -140Harrison Family -144Harrison Family -149Harrison Family -150Harrison Family -156

Bridal Session at Caledonia Golf Club Pawleys Island, South Carolina

“I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you. I love you, not only for what you have made of yourself, but for what you are making of me.” —Roy Croft

Caledonia Golf & Fish Club is a perfect backdrop for a southern bridal session. Tall live oaks line the road and the porch of the Pro Shop looks just like a old plantation house. It’s really all SWOON worthy.

When I met Ava and she said that her dress was pink, yes I said PINK. I knew that I just had to photograph her wedding. She is amazingly sweet and super fun. When we were planning her bridal session, she said that she wanted something fun. Vintage Chair, Balloons and her 2 year old daughter, is what we came up with. I am so excited to finally be able to share these.

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Justin (little prince session)

Boys do not grow up gradually. They move forward in spurts like the hands of clocks in railway stations.     

Cyril Connolly

Justin is 2 1/2 and a totally cutie. That red hair and big green eyes, I mean look at him. His grandma and aunt wanted to do something different and fun so that what we did. He became a little prince for the day complete with a stand in princess.(his aunt Nell) We made a throne and found a trusty steed. hahaha Sprinkled in a little magic and Poof!!!

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Thompson Family Beach Session

“Family is not an important thing. It’s everything.” 
– Michael J. Fox

This family is just the cutest!  Elliott and Haley moved to Myrtle about a year ago and needed some new family pictures to prove that beach life is the best life. lol They have two boy that are silly faces and wiggles. Jude and Liam are all boy but they let me get their good sides before darting off. We had a great time and I cant wait for next year.

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Chadd Family Beach Vacation

You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.” » Desmond Tutu

This family was a great change for me. Normally I get there and everyone is wearing white or blue something. These guys wanted just to wear their 2016 NBA Champion shirts. I love it!!!! We had some fun and made great memories. 🙂

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Jake + Carl (Surprise Proposal!!!!!!)

“If a thing loves, it is infinite.”
William Blake
Usually when I meet a client, they are already engaged. I love to hear about the story of them and how the question was POPPED! But I am never there for it. Until now!
Jake contacted me and, boy was he a nervous wreck about what and how to do it. It just had to be perfect but unexpected.  I couldn’t contain my excitement and how much I wanted to help him pull this off.  They were in town on vacation with Jake’s family so we came up with the plan. He told Carl that they were doing family pictures on the beach. Sneaky Sneaky!!!!
I pulled together a romantic picnic complete with candles, strawberries and music playing. I was so nervous I was shaking lighting candles. Jake supplied the champagne and Tiffany & Co flutes. Did I mention the ring was also from Tiffany & Co??? Like in that perfect Tiffany blue box… So all we had to do was put this plan into motion.
They walked into the park and the rest was MAGIC!!  Of course Carl said YES!!!!!   Jake’s family came out of hiding to hug and congratulate the newly engaged couple.
They hung out while we got some engagement pictures. I am so honored and over the moon happy for this couple.

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Mallory + Chris {engagement}

“The best love is the kind that awakens the soul; that makes us reach for more, that plants the fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds. That’s what I hope to give you forever.”

The Notebook 

These two are just fun to be around. Chris is a non stop goof with no “off” switch and Mallory loves to laugh. I guess that’s what make them so good together. We just walked around the property and got all these giggles and cute kisses. Not going to lie, he did pinch her but a couple times, but can’t show y’all those. LOL I am so happy for this couple and can’t wait fr their November wedding in TN.

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