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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Megan and I spent months trying to coordinate a time for her engagement session! She and Tyler’s schedules are complicated and then you mix in the busy spring I have had and we took a bit longer to get this on the books. But after 6+ months of chatting, we finally got to meet up […]

Everything Katelyn does has incredible style. I mean her destination wedding was one for the books! So it was no surprise that her reception was equally as stunning! They joined family and friends at the Fair Barn in Pinehurst to celebrate their recent wedding. Katelyn brought in the tropical vibe from their Jamaica wedding in […]

On Saturday we drove to Carolina Beach to capture a sweet elopement for Alaina & Nick. All week long the forecast teased us with chances of thunderstorms, but we ended up with gorgeous weather with a little bit of clouds! It was perfect! Alaina and Nick shared a sweet oceanfront ceremony. We followed it with […]

I absolutely love using my couple’s invitation suite to create stunning images for their wedding day. After all, the invitiation is the first part of your wedding day that others get to see. It sets the tone of the wedding! If you are looking for some inspiration for your wedding invites, today’s post is for […]

I can attest that traveling with photo gear can be extremely nerve wracking! Each time we fly to a destination for a wedding, I cringe inside at the thought. I want to protect my gear and protect my files afterwards when traveling home! So here are some tips for traveling with gear! 1. Get insurance! […]

Oh this session!!!! When Misty said she was interested in a Charleston SC engagement session, I was so excited! When she said she wanted Magnolia Plantation, I was REALLY excited! I just love shooting at Magnolia Plantation! It is mossy tree heaven!!! Misty and Keith met at work but they were just friends first as […]