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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Today’s for-the-bride post is all about that reception! One decision you will have to make is whether you want to have a sweetheart table just for the two of you or if you will be sitting alongside your bridal party. There are pros and cons to both and we are going to dive right into […]

Oh these two were so much fun to talk to!  In fact, we did so much talking I almost forgot we were shooting at times!  Emily and Kenneth have a very exciting Spring with a move from Charleston to NYC and then a summer wedding in the gorgeous NC mountains.  We are so excited to […]

We walked hand in hand. The weather was perfect, warm with a slight breeze that reminded you that winter was still not far removed. As we walked, we talked. Mostly me actually. “Look at that gate! Oh Pretty” “Did you see that house??” “This one is my favorite!” And as we strolled and I pointed […]

YOU GUYS!  I have a SUPER fun giveaway today!! Remember last year when we gave away an anniversary/engagement session for valentine’s day?  We had so much fun doing it that we decided to do it again, but in my favorite place!!!     Contest details: TO ENTER: Email me at (candi@candileonard.com) with a photo of […]

Nestled in the courtyard of the Old Village Post Inn, beautiful tablescapes with vintage china and candlesticks along with gorgeous blooms and pops of pretty pink greet you. The classic tablescape and sweetheart table compliment the historic setting. This shoot pays tribute to the old while mixing in a touch of the new in the […]

Welcome to our second edition of Marriage Monthly!  Last month we launched this series and we have been brainstorming things we would love to share with you guys!  Today’s is just a quick little change of thought process that can make a HUGE difference! Today’s marriage monthly is just a piece of advice that can […]