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Tristan and Christopher

Tristan and Christopher wanted an intimate destination wedding surrounded by only those closest to them. White Point Gardens was the perfect spot for their sweet vows to be exchanged! The two strolled around for a bit before heading to Halls Chop House for some of the finest cuisine Charleston has to offer. It was a romantic and special day!

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White Point Gardens wedding and Poogan’s Porch reception!

I seriously meet the best kinds of people through my job. (Have I ever mentioned how much I LOVE what I do?) 🙂 Jamie and Jeremy were certainly no exception. They are one of the most laid back, easygoing couples you will ever meet! Their wedding was small and simple, yet beautiful and elegant.

The ceremony was at the gazebo at White Point Gardens (also referred to as “The Battery” or “Battery Park”). Jamie and her dad arrived by horse and carriage! Their reception was dinner at Poogan’s Porch on Queen Street. They did a great job at accommodating this size of a group of people, and the food was delicious!

Jamie got ready in a gorgeous hotel room at the Mills House Hotel. Also, I must add that every time I am there, I am impressed at how nice the staff of the hotel are!

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I just adore this shot of Jeremy holding their wedding rings!

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Here is Jeremy by the fountain at the Mills House Hotel:

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Jamie’s sisters and Jeremy’s military buddies were a great fun-loving group!

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After the ceremony and family photos, we got to do a few shots in White Point Gardens!

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The carriage driver (with Palmetto Carriage) even gave us a few extra minutes to take some awesome shots in my faaaaavorite Charleston alley!

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Jamie and Jeremy…thank you for choosing me to be such an important part of your wedding day! I can’t wait to show you the rest of your wedding photos! (Soon, I promise!)

And to everyone, have a safe and happy Thanksgiving!

Sarah and Develen’s Engagement Portraits at The Battery and Lower King Street.

I love it when we get to photograph siblings of past weddings we did.  Develen is Rhonda Crawford’s brother.  Rhonda and Chris got married a year and a half ago.  Mell and I were actually both the photographers AND the Best Man and Matron of Honor (yeah, that’s crazy).  So now Develen and Sarah are getting married and it’s time for Engagement pictures!  We met them at White Point Gardens downtown for pictures at the battery and southern King Street.

 

I've been experimenting with shadows in portraiture over the last few months.  I'm pleased with this one.

I've been experimenting with shadows in portraiture over the last few months. I'm pleased with this one.

 

Fun with the 16mm lens.

Fun with the 16mm lens.

Tom and Angela’s Trash the Dress Session

Tom and Angela had a simple destination wedding at the Gazebo on the Battery at White Point Gardens in Downtown Charleston, SC.  Eleven people total made it an easy and fun affair with little to-do, but a lot of great pictures and an album I’m very proud of.

Angela and Tom had their first glance at Stolles Alley off of East Bay Street, not far from Rainbow Row.  It was a beautiful moment.

Angela and Tom had their first glance at Stolles Alley off of East Bay Street, not far from Rainbow Row. It was a beautiful moment.

1) Secure your dress well (I'll leave it at that) 2) hang on tight to your ring (don't worry, they found it).

Right after the ceremony, (at Angela's Request) they went to Waterfront Park for pictures in the Fountain. Amazing pictures, but two pieces of advice: 1) Secure your dress well (I'll leave it at that) 2) hang on tight to your ring (don't worry, they found it).

They had their private 11-course dinner at McCrady's Restaurant, located on this alleyway off of East Bay.

They had their private 11-course dinner at McCrady's Restaurant, located on this alleyway off of East Bay.

You can view Angela and Tom’s full wedding album design: Click Here