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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One trend we simply cannot get enough of is vintage cars on wedding days!! I just love the classic feel they give! Such a great addition to portraits and a fun getaway too! We love when our brides dress up their cars with pretty wreaths or florals! The possibilities are endless! If you are thinking […]

Sweet little Evie came to the studio this past week. She was so alert and had little time for things like sleeping, but we finally convinced her to give us a few magical sleepy moments! 🙂   If you liked this session you may also like Brooklyn or Megan’s maternity session. SaveSaveSaveSave

So this post is timed right after yesterday’s marriage monthly on purpose. I have mentioned before that one of our favorite things to do together is watch tv. We call it our couch dates. We are constantly looking for new things to watch together that we both enjoy. You can see our past shows here- […]

One day back when I was working at the preschool, one of the other teachers asked me a simple question- who is your best friend?  I quickly answered- Travis (my hubby).  And that has been the answer for the 22 years I have known him.  Our marriage is built on love but founded on friendship.  […]

I think one of the hardest parts of second shooting a wedding is not being able to share your images for a long time! I had the pleasure of photographing this stunning wedding at the GORGEOUS Merrimon-Wynne house in November. It is no secret that I adore this venue, so when Emily asked if I […]

One of the most exciting parts of the wedding day is when the bride slips into her gown. Surrounded by her closest friends and mom, this is the moment when it starts to feel real! We want the morning of your wedding to be relaxing and fun but also documented in beautiful photos! Here are […]