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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One the most admirable traits in a person is the ability to handle disappointment with grace.  Hannah and Travis both do this so incredibly well.  After postponing their wedding multiple times due to COVID, they embraced their  fourth and final date no matter what happened!   God put them to the test too as the […]

There is so much I could say about these two right here.  Jillian and Ryan are such kind hearted and thoughtful people.  The kind that make you feel like the world is still good.   I was supposed to be serving them, gifting them, and as we walked and talked, they breathed life back into […]

Every summer I tell myself I am not going to shoot in July and August next year and every year, I end up doing it anyway!  This year, thanks to COVID, I was DYING to shoot again so when we had the chance to pull together a few days of shooting in my favorite city, […]

Every bride deserves to have beautiful wedding photos. I include the high res files with EVERY SINGLE WEDDING that I shoot. But you know what? Your photos deserve to be displayed beautifully as well! I love seeing each wedding day in print whether it be on your walls or in an album. I shoot each […]

I have been holding on to these for a few months now thanks to COVID-19.  Kate and I met up for her Bridal session just as the world was shutting down.  It was bittersweet knowing that we would have to wait a while before the wedding actually happened, but I am so glad we captured […]

It feels like we have waited forever for Kate & Ryan’s wedding day!  Although we were originally scheduled for an April wedding, they took their delay with so much grace.  It was worth the wait on our end because they planned such a stunning wedding day!   From the moment we entered Adams Pond, we […]