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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Erin and Ryan traveled all the way from Maryland to Charleston for their engagement session.  I don’t think there is a better place for an engagement session than Magnolia Plantation! We shoot there a lot and it never disappoints! The spanish moss covered trees steal my heart every single time! The morning air was crisp […]

Our sweet Finn turned Five last week! I can’t believe it! We started chatting about his party a few weeks back in the car when I was picking up his brothers from school. He happened to be looking at the Pottery Barn Kids halloween catalog when he decided that he wanted a “snoopy halloween” party. […]

I cannot believe it is October! I have waited for this season to get here for so long, although I do wish the weather would take note and cool off more! 🙂 One of the things I love most about the fall season is the jewel tones that start appearing in all the weddings! I […]

The day of Brooke’s bridal session, it was forecasted to pour buckets, like it had every day leading up to it! We had to make this date work, so I had started praying for good weather days before. We picked a location with some indoor spaces just incase, but as I drove to her session, […]

I have LIMITED fall session dates left for the year and I wanted to announce our Charleston Dates! Grab yours now!! Oct. 19-21 Nov. 2-4   First come, first serve! Regular session rates apply.  Email to grab your spot now!   And to see some of our favorites Charleston sessions…        

It was a rough morning.  And while my head filled with doubt and insecurity, I was quickly reminded why I do what I do.  I opened my mailbox today and instead of finding a pile of bills I was anticipating, I found the sweetest note and gifts cards from a client of mine.  Her words […]