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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Are you tired of these year-end wrap up posts? I hope not! I wasn’t sure if I would do one for Maternity sessions, because I didn’t shoot many in 2016. However, I adore doing maternity sessions, so I am sharing anyway! I already have several lined up for 2017 and one already done! I love […]

This sweet little guy is the newest member of my family! He was born right before Christmas. Back when I was in high school, I thought I wanted to be a OB/GYN so my aunt let me watch her give birth to my cousin. Well, my cousin had this sweet little guy and I got […]

Today I have another 2016 wrap up posts!!  If you liked the Best of Weddings or Best of Engagements, today is the third part of those!  Best of Bridal Portraits!! Bridal Portrait Sessions are a southern tradition that I just love! I don’t shoot near as many since a lot of our weddings are travel […]

  I am so incredibly excited that Nia & Minbok’s NYC wedding was chosen as one of the top 50 weddings on Borrowed and Blue!     This is a huge honor as quoted straight from their webpage: “Out of the bajillions of real weddings we’ve published this past year (yup, that many), these are […]

They hiked the trails of Raven Rock. Taryn admits that she thought a proposal would be coming and at every turn that day, she secretly thought maybe it would happen here. But once they reached the main part of the hike and she still hadn’t heard him say those magical words, she was conviced it […]

I headed to Charleston last weekend as the snow started to fall here at home. It was so strange watching everyone post the white covered ground on Facebook, while out the window from my hotel room was nothing but clouds. Truth be told, I am not much of a winter person. I prefer warm weather […]