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 have been keeping this bridal session under wraps for a while and today I can finally share!!! Misty is a gorgeous bride! I adore her cathedral length veil and those layers of tulle on her gown! We did her portraits at the always stunning Harvest House. You seriously cannot beat the views there! Here […]

My little Finn is four today! My baby is not so much of a baby anymore. He has grown leaps and bounds the last few months and I couldn’t be happier for him. It isn’t easy being the smallest one in your family. He certainly forages his on path. We joke that he is 4 […]

I had the opportunity to photograph a beautiful wedding alongside my sweet friend Brett Denfield last month! She was booked for a NC wedding and of course I was game to assist her! Be sure to go check out her blog post to see the full wedding! Today I am just sharing a few of […]

The longer I do wedding photography, the more deeply I find meaning in it. In a world of pinterest, where weddings seem to be about the details or huge party, I see them in a different light. Don’t get me wrong. I LOVE DETAILS! But I am starting to see marriage for so much more. […]

Everyone loves this spot lately! I have shot at this location quite a bit the last few weeks, but the breathtaking views are worth it for sure! This time while shooting on the rocks at the edge, we were surprised by a photobomber. As I looked into the frame of my camera, I saw a […]

So many of my past brides are having babies this year!! I was thrilled to take part in Katlyn’s pregnancy announcement to her husband Matt. It was such a fun moment to share in and one that I will never forget! Today I am excited to share Katlyn’s baby bump! She looks so stunning! These […]