I am a red-headed                   to my high school sweetheart Travis and                                      darling boys  (Austin, Alex, Ashton, Ames and Finn). I was born and raised in the south, but NYC will forever have a piece of my heart after attending Grad School at NYU. I love to                       the world and see the beautiful places that God made but my favorite spot to visit is always Charleston, SC!  In my spare time I love                                     my home, which happens to be a fixer upper that we have made our own. I incorporate nature into everything as much as I can.  I love throwing cute                            for my kids! I love to laugh a lot. I am a sap. I cry at movies and even tear up on wedding days.

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T.J. + Natalie

"If you are looking for your dream wedding photographer, look no further! I cannot express enough how amazing and talented Candi Leonard is. And not to mention working with her is a total dream as well. My wedding photos are absolutely stunning. They were exactly what I envisioned because Candi took the time to get to know me and listened to what I really wanted. She went out of her way to do so many extra special things to ensure our wedding photos were perfect. And she got our photos back to us in record time!! It’s clear that she cares so much about making sure her clients are truly happy! I can’t thank Candi enough!"

Katlyn + Matt

"Once I was engaged, I began immediately looking for a photographer. I've known for a long time I wanted to really invest in a good wedding photographer. I spent literally *hours* searching the internet for photographers and I would look at ALL of their work they had posted. I was never pleased - until I came across Candi Leonard. I was speechless after checking out all of her online albums at her style of photography. It was so light, and she captured emotions like I had never seen before. I KNEW she was the one. She took our engagement, bridal, and wedding photos and I COULD NOT BE MORE PLEASED!! She is the way to go!! Since then, when I found out I was pregnant, she helped me pull off a surprise photo shoot to tell my hubby! How many photographers are that personal??"

Megan + Tyler 

"Candi is AMAZING! Our experience with her was nothing short of wonderful. She is extremely easy to Communicate with, and made both of our photo shoots simple and fun. We were also extremely impressed with her following up after our big day. We received our prints and digital files promptly after our big day, and got various surprises from her in the mail, even months after our wedding. For anyone one in the North Carolina area I would highly recommend Candi as your photographer!

Abby + Cody

"From start to finish Candi Leonard Photography was everything I could have wished for! She did a great job getting to know us and capturing engagement, bridal and wedding photos that are simply magnificent! Prior to our engagement photos, she sent out a gorgeous book that not only helped guide me through choosing outfits for our sessions and the wedding, it also provided timelines that assisted in planning our wedding day. Her tasteful choice of photography is certainly a beautiful art. We are still receiving complements on her work. Candi and her husband both are so friendly, professional, and passionate about what they do. You certainly will not regret going with them for your event!"

Bianca + Darnell

"To be blunt, Candi is amazing. She is absolutely worth every penny and then some. She is super sweet and provides you with so much insight and information that it makes it easy and worry free leading up to the wedding day. Her packages include everything we needed. Candi gifted us an hour extra of shooting time and picked up my dress, and all the other details she needed to shoot before our arrival to the venue. If ll this wasn't enough, Candi and her husband gifted us mugs with our initials on them and even after the wedding I'm still being spoiled by her. We received a package from her with the cutest wooden USB of our photos and all of the favorites printed out. I've already let her know when the day comes for us to take maternity pictures she is getting a call!"

Morgan + Michael

"Pictures were top priority of our wedding day. I wanted to be able to look back a relive that day as many times as I wanted or needed. Candi gives you that gift. Not only were the pictures beautiful, the pleasure of meeting her and her husband was beautiful. They are such wonderful people. They put their heart and soul into what they do. They make you feel at ease on the most important day of your life. That's a gift in itself. Candi and her husband gave us so much on that day and even after. She is an inspiration. I was able to see multiple pictures on her blog while I was on my honeymoon! I was not expecting to be able to see any so quickly !  When you work with Candi and her husband, you get more than flawless, unique, perfect pictures, you get an experience that inspires you for a lifetime."

Taryn + Jordan

"Candi is absolutely amazing! She is beyond talented and her photography style is beautiful. Her photos are light, airy and that of a dream. She is also such a pleasure to work with. She made being in front of the camera so easy. The entire experience with her was wonderful. She genuinely loves what she does & it shows. I am so in love with my photos!"

Amber + Warren

"Living out of state, we had never met Candi, but there was something about her communication and style that really stood out. Since we had a very nontraditional "wedding", Candi was happy to customize a package that worked for our specific needs. Candi truly cares about her couples, and what they deem important in photographs. I want to get married all over again just to have more of CLP's photos!"

Ashley + Josh

"I can not say enough about this husband and wife duo! From the very beginning, Candi just got me. From our travels to Savannah, Georgia for our engagement photos to my actual wedding day, she was the biggest support for me; she kept me calm and said all the things I needed to hear while trying not to freak out. OH! I'm the bride that broke her ankle a month before her wedding and Candi hid it all and still managed to make me look and feel like the bride I dreamed of being. I constantly brag to upcoming brides about Candi's calming demeanor, positive attitude, spectacular photos, impressive turn around time and how I would choose her over and over again for all our photography needs. We've been married for 9 months now, and I'm still just as obsessed with our engagement photos, bridal portraits, and wedding photos as I was the day we got them back. And let's not forget Travis too! He definitely compliments Candi and is the biggest help. By the way ladies, he is also a professional veil thrower for those stunning veil shots. I can not say how much I love these two and how much I cherish all of the memories made with them and those documented because of them. I can't wait to work with them again very soon!!"

Ashley + Josh

"From the beginning Candi was amazing. My sister was a photographer and after searching  for the right one to capture our day we finally found the perfect team. Candi and her husband were great to work with. They responded quickly and were able to answer all of my questions. On the day of the wedding it was like they were a part of our family and friends! They made taking pictures a fun time for everyone involved. She had a lot of the photos ready just a few days after the wedding. Her editing style is top notch. They are classic and bright and will be treasured forever. I can not say enough good things about Candi and Travis. If you want a team who delivers great quality to do hesitate to book them! Thank you so much for capturing our special day."

Kenneth + Emily

"Where do I begin with listing the million reasons why I love Candi so much?! I was lucky enough to have a friend refer me to Candi to capture my summertime nuptials, and she was hands down the best referral of the event. From the moment we began working with Candi, we clicked. She took the time to understand exactly what moments were important for us to have captured and to ensure that we felt comfortable and confident that she would deliver. Candi works alongside her husband, and they are the DYNAMIC DUO! They were organized, punctual, professional, and just plain FUN. Beyond their work ethic, the pictures are to die for. You wouldn't believe how many people have commented on how gorgeous the photos are and how they wish she had been their photographer. Candi has gone above and beyond what our contract required. After the wedding, she continued gifting us! She has an incredible giving heart. She's become a friend to us, and any bride would be privileged to work with her!"

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LOVE NOTES

THE WEDDING EXPERIENCE  Starts at $3500. 
We want the best for all our wedding couples so we offer an all inclusive package! All packages include your digital files and two photographers on your wedding day! Inquire today to find out more!

PORTRAIT SESSIONS:
$300 for Maternity or Anniversary sessions | $500 for newborn and family sessions
All sessions include your digital files with printing rights!
 

Pricing Information

Katlyn + Matt

"Once I was engaged, I began immediately looking for a photographer. I've known for a long time I wanted to really invest in a good wedding photographer. I spent literally *hours* searching the internet for photographers and I would look at ALL of their work they had posted. I was never pleased - until I came across Candi Leonard. I was speechless after checking out all of her online albums at her style of photography. It was so light, and she captured emotions like I had never seen before. I KNEW she was the one. She took our engagement, bridal, and wedding photos and I COULD NOT BE MORE PLEASED!! She is the way to go!! Since then, when I found out I was pregnant, she helped me pull off a surprise photo shoot to tell my hubby! How many photographers are that personal??"

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Nia + Minbok

"Working with Candi was a dream. She was prompt, efficient and took such great care in making sure that we got the photos that we loved! She was super quick in getting our photos back for us to see in a timely manner, and we have already shared so many of them with friends and family. Would book her again in a heartbeat!!!

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Elisabeth + Nick

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"When ranking the things I cared about most for our wedding, our pictures were number one. Candi truly delivered exactly what I was wanting and exceeded our expectations. I knew from the moment she wanted our engagement pictures to capture our love for hiking, that we had made the right decision. Our wedding day was very rainy and we had an outside wedding planned. Candi didn’t hesitate to get out in the rain and get wet to get the perfect shots for us. She was the one that kept me calm all day, telling me that even though the rain is not what we wanted, our pictures were going to turn out beautiful. She was right! They are so beautiful and you can’t even tell how wet and cold it was! She was by far the best decision we made for our wedding day!"

Abby + Cody

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"From start to finish Candi Leonard Photography was everything I could have wished for! She did a great job getting to know us and capturing engagement, bridal and wedding photos that are simply magnificent! Prior to our engagement photos, she sent out a gorgeous book that not only helped guide me through choosing outfits for our sessions and the wedding, it also provided timelines that assisted in planning our wedding day. Her tasteful choice of photography is certainly a beautiful art. We are still receiving complements on her work. Candi and her husband both are so friendly, professional, and passionate about what they do. You certainly will not regret going with them for your event!"

Kristen + Leonel

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"WOW! Working with Travis and Candi is an experience that everyone should have the opportunity to do! They’re very supportive and go above and beyond their photographer role! Our wedding would have been incomplete without them!"

Morgan + Michael

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"Pictures were top priority of our wedding day. I wanted to be able to look back a relive that day as many times as I wanted or needed. Candi gives you that gift. Not only were the pictures beautiful, the pleasure of meeting her and her husband was beautiful. They are such wonderful people. They put their heart and soul into what they do. They make you feel at ease on the most important day of your life. That's a gift in itself. Candi and her husband gave us so much on that day and even after. She is an inspiration. I was able to see multiple pictures on her blog while I was on my honeymoon! I was not expecting to be able to see any so quickly !  When you work with Candi and her husband, you get more than flawless, unique, perfect pictures, you get an experience that inspires you for a lifetime."

Taryn + Jordan

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"Candi is absolutely amazing! She is beyond talented and her photography style is beautiful. Her photos are light, airy and that of a dream. She is also such a pleasure to work with. She made being in front of the camera so easy. The entire experience with her was wonderful. She genuinely loves what she does & it shows. I am so in love with my photos!"

Amber + Warren

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"Living out of state, we had never met Candi, but there was something about her communication and style that really stood out. Since we had a very nontraditional "wedding", Candi was happy to customize a package that worked for our specific needs. Candi truly cares about her couples, and what they deem important in photographs. I want to get married all over again just to have more of CLP's photos!"

Jessica + Adam

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"I cannot say enough about our photographer, Candi Leonard. Being a photographer myself, I spent a lot of time finding the perfect photographer for our engagement pictures and wedding. Not only did she do an amazing job at my wedding, she had a blog post with about 50 images all ready within 2-3 days of my wedding!! She also delivered my ENTIRE wedding gallery within TWO WEEKS!!! That’s unheard of."

Erin + Dustin

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"From the moment I saw Candi's work, I knew I'd want Candi it capture my wedding. From the moment we met Candi, I knew we had made the right choice! She was personable, professional and really truly cared about your vision for your portraits and wedding day.  Our wedding day it rained but Candi  helped ease my nerves that we would get our wedding portraits despite the weather. Candi and her husband Travis are an amazing duo...they were so relaxed and just natural at all that they do. They were such troopers all day in the rain getting those perfect shots!  It was truly an honor and pleasure have them photograph our wedding."

Kamerin + Cory

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"My experience with Candi Leonard photography far exceeded my expectations. She went above and beyond to make sure she captured just the right shot and had pictures back and edited in no time!!! Also she by far made me feel comfortable and updated at all times. "

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