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 love shooting Bridal sessions! Such a fun southern tradition!  You invest so much into your gown, why not wear it more than once!  Plus bridals give you the perfect opportunity for a trial run of hair, make-up and your bouquet!!   This year we had a lot of rainy weather during bridal sessions, but […]

When I shared our home at Christmas, I got so many sweet message about how much you loved it. I had people stopping my husband in the store and comment on our home. “How does your house look like that? How do you keep it clean with 5 boys?” Those were the biggest questions we […]

Today I am sharing my favorite photos from each engagement and couple’s session we had in 2018! It was a FUN year of shooting and I love every minute of it! I realized when putting this together that we only had TWO shoots the entire year that weren’t in Charleston! So obviously I loved this […]

Today is a fun post about a trend I am in love with!!!  I have always loved a fun getaway from the wedding day!  I have blogged about it before, but I wanted to revisit it because we can’t get enough of them!  One of our favorites is vintage cars!  We love when our brides […]

I put it out there on instagram that I am thinking of doing something crazy.  And most of you said, yeah, you are crazy.  But I have decided to commit to it anyway!  Because I like a challenge!  SO today I am here claiming my BIG Challenge so I can be held accountable!  I plan […]

This was so extremely hard for me to do.  BUT…every year I force myself to go through and pick my favorite images from the year.  Some are easy- usually a spot I wanted to photograph in or a photo that just tugged at my heart.  But I could seriously pick 2018 of them this year. […]