Hello and welcome to the CLP Blog! I'm Candi Leonard, a wedding photographer based in NC.  My husband Travis and I work together to capture weddings for beautiful couples across NC and beyond!  Below you will find my latest work, some helpful tips for Brides and get a little peek into my life! Make sure you come back often to see what's new!

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I met Macey for the first time when she was a sassy little kid. It totally blows me away that she has grown into this gorgeous and sweet young woman! Time truly does fly! I absolutely loved her senior session on their country land. The field was full of the yellow flower weeds and we […]

I think there is something so beautiful about marriage. While I love nothing more than capturing the beginning of a marriage and sharing in the joys of a wedding day, I also find so much beauty in the years that follow it! Once the newness of being married wears off and you both find a […]

You go to the Salon, get your hair done and fall in love with the look in the mirror.  Then you go home, wash it and style it yourself and shake your head because you just can’t make it look as good.  Am I the ONLY ONE?  I love nothing more than the way I […]

Ok, I know what you are likely thinking…you said you weren’t doing newborns this year… and Truthfully I am not.  I had a few already on the books for the year because they were past clients so I kept them.  I almost didn’t share these because I know people will question it, but I thought […]

I am so excited to share today’s post with you guys!  After working with Brianne Leigh Beauty on several collaborations, I knew I wanted to share more of her knowledge with my brides!  Today she is giving you 5 great reasons to invest in professional wedding hair and make-up!  ENJOY!   1. Training & Knowledge […]

One day when I was driving to a wedding, my head was spinning with thoughts.  I wonder what kind of flowers they will have?  I hope they have a lot of details, etc.  Those thoughts were swirling around a million miles per hour.  And while they are fun to think about, sometimes I find myself […]