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 adore shooting Bridal sessions!! This is a Southern Trend that I hope never goes away!!  Today I am sharing some of my favorites from our 2019 season.  Some of these were on the wedding day and some were at a full blown bridal session!  Whichever way you do it, you can’t go wrong, but […]

Today I am sharing our favorite photos from all the engagement and couples shoots I had in 2019.  As I was pulling this post together I realized that I never blogged a few of these sessions!! So this is some fresh shares on a few of them!  

We kicked off our 2020 wedding season on Saturday with this gorgeous black and white wedding! Hayden and Eli chose a winter wedding and North Carolina delivered them with a 70 degree day. The cute fur shawls were comical addition to the day! But we enjoyed that warm weather even with the wind during their […]

The biggest post of the year is here and I love sharing it!!  This is a labor of love to sort through thousands of photos from our 2019 wedding and editorial season and choose favorites!  Each wedding blog post has around 100-200 images shared and I obviously couldn’t include them all,  but I did grab […]

Every year I challenge myself to create stunning portraits that really make my heart go pitter patter. I have been doing this for so many years that it gets harder and harder to create something fresh and new! To make it even harder on myself, I vow to choose my favorites to share each year. […]

I always love looking back on the year and reliving the good moments!  It is one of my very favorite things to do!  When I wrapped up 2018, I set out to make 2019 more intentional and less chaotic.  As much as I love my job, sometimes I say YES too much and only stress […]