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 think April should win an award for toughing out this maternity session in the July heat! I mean it was like 98 degrees the day we met and the humidity was through the roof, but she never complained and she looked flawless the entire time! Not many people can pull off a bold red […]

I just adore this sweet family! Megan and I had the perfect maternity session planned and then life happened. The fall hurricane messed up our original location and then the weather postponed us a few times and then Megan got word that she should limit her travel from the doctor, so we ended up with […]

During their college days at Clemson, these two were set up on a date by Kate’s best friend. Ryan needed a date for his fraternity function and Kate was the one. Although they didn’t spend much time together that night and both ended up dating other people, they still found a way back to each […]

If you have seen the Hunger Games then you may recognize this stately home! I have been dying to shoot there and I finally go the chance to! Heather Benge hosted an amazing collaboration shoot and it was so much fun to be a part of! The house is stunning in person and there are […]

If you have followed me for a while, you may remember me sharing about revamping Ames and Finn’s bedroom back in March!  I laugh looking back at that post because I had plans to finish it all within a week or so and sometimes the timing just doesn’t work out for us!  That is one […]

There are so many perks of my job. I love so much of what I do. Capturing special moments of people’s lives will never get old to me! But one of the coolest parts of my job is to show women the beauty that other’s see in them. I have had so many brides, pregnant […]