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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I seriously love my wedding clients so much! Ebony is just a joyful and loving person so much that it is contagious just to be around her! So naturally when she said she wanted to do bridal portraits I was game! Who says bridals have to be done before your wedding?!? We did these about […]

We live in the digital era, so there is no surprise that Cole and Marlayna met by swiping right. This is something that every person that gave a speech liked to remind all their guests of. But Marlayna’s sister took all the credit for finding Cole for her and insisting that she swipe right! I […]

An empty chair sat on the front row. One by one his daughters walked down the aisle and placed a rose in the seat, followed by their mom and then the groom Eric. The roses were just a small tribute to their father who had passed away earlier that year. He was supposed to be […]

I am so excited to FINALLY share Taylor’s Bridal portraits!  Her beautiful wedding was Saturday so I can show you how GORGEOUS she looked!!  It was super hard to pick a favorite!   Taylor wanted to surprise Eric by doing some of her portraits at his fire station too!  He caught a peek of them […]

Saturday as we pulled into the Harvest House, I couldn’t help but notice how picture perfect the weather was.  Sunny skies, not too hot and a slight breeze just when you needed it!  I don’t think you could ask for a better wedding day forecast!  We were excited for Makayla and Chris!!  This sweet couple […]

Makayla is finally married so I can share her bridal portraits! The first thing I asked Makayla when we met is whether she would keep her magenta hair for her wedding day and she happily replied YES! Her mom mentioned that she just wouldn’t look like herself without it and I agree! I am so […]