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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It was a rough morning.  And while my head filled with doubt and insecurity, I was quickly reminded why I do what I do.  I opened my mailbox today and instead of finding a pile of bills I was anticipating, I found the sweetest note and gifts cards from a client of mine.  Her words […]

Oh how I adore maternity sessions! Meggan and Ryan were married back in 2015 and we had the honor of capturing their beginning as husband and wife. And now this year a few days before their anniversary, I had the pleasure to get them behind my camera again for their maternity session. I think Meggan […]

This gorgeous Charleston wedding was one for the books! I had the pleasure of assisting Grace & Ardor with photographing Rachel & Matthew’s wedding day back in May. I got to spend the pre-ceremony time hanging with the guys which was a lot slower from my normal pace! Rachel and Matthew had rented a gorgeous […]

Now that Danielle is married, I can finally share her bridal session!  Danielle got married at the Coast, so she decided to do her bridal session at father’s family church from the 1800s. As most places from the 1800’s are, this church was full of dark wood walls and pews. While the style of the […]

I think all childhood best friends dream of what it would be like to be sisters. I know my childhood best friend and I did (and she actually is my sister in law now!). I am sure Danielle and Tiffany had the same thoughts when they were growing up. So when Danielle started dating Tiffany’s […]

This session is a bittersweet one. While I announced last year that I was going to be taking a break from newborns and focusing on weddings, I still would sneek a few newborns in each year. Mostly from my beloved clients that I photographed their first babies and wanted me to do their second or […]