Hello and welcome to the CLP Blog! I'm Candi Leonard, a wedding photographer based in the Carolinas.  My husband Travis and I work together to capture weddings for beautiful couples across NC & SC 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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Dear Future Brides. It has been a disheartening few weeks here in the wedding industry.  With the rise of this virus and the social distancing, one to the first things to happen was wedding postponements. I could talk about what it’s doing in the wedding industry, but I think we are all aware.  Instead, I […]

I don’t shoot a lot of families (unless it is around Christmas time) but when Lauren reached out to have me photograph her sweet little family in Charleston, I couldn’t say no! We started downtown and hit a few of my favorite spots and then we ventured out to Folly Beach! I forgot how challenging […]

One thing I love about being in the wedding industry is getting to work with some of the most amazing vendors, What I love even more is when I get those vendors turned friends in front of my camera! Kate and Jeremy have been together for 8 years and were in desperate need for some […]

When we visited the Florida Keys last summer, we fell in love with the slower lifestyle. Naturally when Sherry emailed asking if we would capture her Key West wedding, I said YES! We love all things tropical and this destination wedding had it all! Sherry and Charlie treated their guest to all things Key West. […]

Today I am taking on a popular question that comes in many forms from brides.  I am talking about shooting weddings at new places, whether it be a destination or a new to us venue. Many times people inquire with us and ask, have you shot at this venue before?  Or they will ask if […]

In the Winter Months we do a LOT of cooking and baking at home.  And although my kitchen is still in a complete uproar due to remodeling (one day we will finish!) I am spending a lot of time in there.  Today I am sharing my kitchen crushes!   Cast Iron Skillet is for sure […]