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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  As we start the holiday weekend, my heart is bursting with gratitude.  I can never truly express how much this job of mine means to me and my family.  Getting to do something I love and feel so passionately about is a blessing.  Having that blessing provide for my family is beyond amazing!  And […]

Hello lovely brides-to-be!  Today’s post is for you!!  Wedding planning can be super overwhelming!  This is your first time and you are navigating through unfamiliar waters!  We  have been in the wedding industry for over 10 years and picked up so many tips along the way that we can’t wait to share with you!  Today’s […]

The very first official photography work I ever did was at this little preschool. I remember pulling each kid outside one by one and taking their photos. It was back when it was all new and exciting and I just couldn’t wait to photography ANYTHING. I can’t believe that has been over 10 years ago! […]

It’s been a while since I have done a Candi’s Crush post!!  Today we have a new one!   I have a weakness for all things Christmas Decor.  I can go all year without wanting to buy a thing for myself and then Christmas stuff hits the shelves and I suddenly NEED ALL THE THINGS!  […]

I am so incredibly sad that this was our last wedding of 2017! This year has been full of so many amazing couples, beautiful weddings and just great times all around. I don’t know if this year can ever be topped! We certainly ended with a great wedding too! I photographed Michelle’s sisters wedding back […]

This gorgeous girl is married now and I can finally share her bridal session! We had quite a downpour of rain the week of her session and in fact there was a good chance of rain the day we chose, but we went for it and lucked out!! The fields were a little wet, but […]