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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Lindsey + Cody stood on a rock, three waterfalls cascading behind them and their children and closest friends and family members. The mist from the falls filled the air and dampened their skin. The leaves on the trees proudly boasted shades of autumnal oranges, reds, and yellows. After a heartfelt ceremony, guests were treated to […]

Meet me in my favorite place for your portrait session!  I have a few spots left and I would love to photograph you along the candy colored buildings, cobblestone streets, and mossy trees!  All spots are first come, first serve and standard portrait rates apply. To reserve your spot- email me and let me know […]

I am thrilled to share that this gorgeous wedding inspiration is featured on Burnett’s Boards today!  I loved this fun boho inspired wedding shoot I photographed back in the fall.  From the stunning and soft dream catcher backdrop to the bold colorful florals, it was a treat to capture!  My favorite element though was the […]

I have some beautiful wedding inspiration to share with you today! I had the pleasure of shooting this styled shoot at the gorgeous Melrose Knitting Mill in Raleigh on Monday. I always love shooting at new places, but after this shoot, I would love to return to this awesome venue! I loved it!! I think […]

Our family has had quite the baby boom lately! No surprise that it is another boy! We welcomed in my newest little cousin this January. Meet Aiden Jace…

Happy February!  This post is about a month late, but really my “year” is starting in March!  So today seemed like a fitting time as ever to share some thoughts before shooting picks up a ton!   I admittedly am a big goal setter.  I love making list and checking things off.  I also love […]