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 the new year so much!  A great time to set new goals, look back on the year past and really see what you accomplished and what you need to give more loving to.  It is something I look forward to every year.  As I sat down to make this post, I started to […]

They traveled to the mountains along with her family. Kelsey said she thought nothing of it because they plan a trip almost every year and she is super close with her family. Initially he planned to take her to the top of Grandfather Mountain, but it was closed that day. They ended up at Wiseman’s […]

I love keeping a record each year of our travels within the business.  Traveling is one of my favorite perks of the job!  We should probably just call this the Charleston travels as most of the posts below are from my favorite city!  I made it a goal about 2 years ago, to shoot in […]

I can’t believe that Christmas time is here! I love the holidays so much! One of our favorite things about Christmas is decorating our home. While our home is not perfect and is always evolving, we love dressing it up for the holidays. Most of our decorations have been the same for years, but this […]

The one question I get asked the most when people find out I have 5 boys is “DO you photograph them all the time?” and truthfully, I don’t. I like to live in the moments with my kiddos and often our memories are captured via iPhone. But once a year, I do Christmas card photos. […]

I sat in our bedroom on the floor surrounded by piles of memories.  I pulled out the bag that I stuffed all the treasures of our dating and early marriage into.  I flipped through cards, movie ticket and concert stubs, pictures, deflated valentines day balloons.  Each thing I opened bringing the smile on my face […]