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 am so thrilled to share that we were published on one of my very favorite wedding blogs- A Low Country Wedding last week!  Go see it here! I will be sharing so much of this day soon!  It is a forever favorite!  But for now, go visit the feature, leave it a comment or […]

Did we start 2021 off with a bang this wedding season?!  I could say so much about this wedding day from the jaw dropping reception tent to the gorgeous Spanish moss filled portraits of the two of them.  There wasn’t a moment of the day that we didn’t love.  I always adore working at Runnymede […]

Abby and TJ went on vacation with her twin sisters family last June, but little did she know that vacation was going to be the most memorable.  Her sister had Abby help style her family for a photo session on the beach.  Abby was hesitant to leave the beach that morning to get ready for […]

I almost didn’t do this post as  I didn’t shoot many bridal sessions in 2020.  The pandemic put quite the pause on all things weddings.   But I didn’t want that to stop me from sharing the beautiful bridal portraits I did take!  These photos are some of my very favorite to shoot- whether it […]

While I do think Valentine’s Day is a Hallmark holiday, I do think there is no better reason to celebrate than LOVE!  Many times we spend the day just celebrating over a yummy meal and the occasional love letter, sometimes a surprise gift can be a nice addition too!  Today I am rounding up my […]

This is one of my favorite posts to pull together and to be honest, it takes me DAYS to get it all done.  I go back through all the wedding and editorial galleries from that year and pull my favorites.  It is always fun to relive the highlights of the year and also to see […]