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 met with Bethany at the stunning Linbrook Estate to capture her bridal portraits before her fall wedding.  I had never been to the Linbrook Estate before, but I fell in love with their gorgeous columns!!  It was the perfect backdrop for a stunning Bridal Portrait!  Here are some favorites of her session!      […]

I am starting to feel really old now as most of the kids I babysat as a teenager are now getting married.  How does that even happen?  Kelsey was a kindergartner when I first met her.  She was the same grade as my little sister and over the years, she started to feel like another […]

The Low Country is filled with so much charm from Spanish Moss Covered trees to adorable pastel covered homes.  There is a little something for everyone!  I am often asked about locations for sessions, so today I am sharing some of my favorites!  The locations that charge a fee to use we put the $$ […]

Bridal portraits are a southern tradition and I just love them! Since our fall wedding season is starting up soon, I am shooting bridal portraits a lot lately. And as I was typing emails with tips for them, I decided I should really just share it here for future reference too! So here are some […]

Bridal portraits are my favorite southern tradition!  Every bride deserves an excuse to put on her stunning gown and feel beautiful for a day!  After all, you pay a lot of money for that gown so you might as well extend the amount of time you get to wear it!  I also highly recommend using […]

I am excited to finally share more of this gorgeous wedding inspiration shoot we did last summer!  It was published last week on Whimsically Wed!  Be sure to go check out the feature!   It was such a treat to work with The Coordination Company and Wisteria Designs to create this amazing day!  When brainstorming […]