"Get a window seat honey, 'cause there's so much to see" lorelai gilmore
I am excited to offer professional wedding and portrait photography services in Charleston, South Carolina and surrounding areas. I am located in Summerville, with a travel time of 35 minutes to King Street. Session types offered by me include senior portraits, family and extended family portraits, beach sessions, engagement sessions, child portraits, milestone photography, and more. Occasionally I do minis sessions, and you can keep up with those by following my Facebook page. I handle all of my booking on my own, because it's more personal that way.
For weddings, second photographers are available for add on, as well as additional hours. I have cultivated a list of trusted industry members who produce amazing work and have agreed to work with me. I attend several wedding expo's per year, which allows me to meet and network with other vendors as well. I keep a running list of my tried-and-true recommendations on hand for all of my clients if they need a little extra help. Think live watercolor painting, embroidered wedding day shoes, preserved wedding day bouquet, and more.
Print packages are available for purchase for all of my sessions. The options are many, so we will have a direct meeting to go over your options and pricing.
Registered as an LLC, licensed in select cities in South Carolina, and insured.
My business does not discriminate against any type of love.
Being prepared is essential, especially in this field. I bring a main camera and back up. I bring lighting equipment, several extra batteries for everything, a 300w power pack, a small step stool, clear umbrellas, a pop-up changing tent (when needed or requested), extra SD cards, rain gear for myself and my equipment, a tripod, and the printed version of the in-depth questionnaire that you will fill out and return to me before wedding day. How can she possibly carry all of this and still do her job? Simple: utility wagon. Sleek, black in color, and collapsable. Additionally, I hire out for an assistant for bigger jobs.
Wedding or session day is only half the battle. When I get home, I immediately upload your memories to my desktop, save them to an external SSD, and go even further by keeping the memory card (one of the dual memory cards I shoot with) until your gallery has been safely delivered to you. As for my gear, the utmost care is taken. From my coursework in professional photography, I am aware of the proper care and upkeep necessary for items like SD cards, camera bodies, lenses, and lighting.
On wedding day, you'll see me dressed professionally in black, with clean and comfortable bright white Nike sneakers. My hair will be neat and tidy, usually in a French braid, and if it's cooler, I may be wearing my professionally embroidered shell jacket. I picked each piece of my outfit (which is the same every time) for a reason. I am not there to be looked at or gawked at. To do my job, I need to be comfortable, able to move, and able to stay safe. I will move in weird, unnatural, and awkward ways if it means getting a great shot. I will take my shoes off and walk into a creek if it means getting the shot. I will climb on the back of the groom if it means getting the shot (it has happened). My wedding day outfit has been designed to allow me to do all of this with as much ease as possible.