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 always enjoy doing these end of the year wrap up posts, but honestly they take a LOT of time!  I spent a few days going through every session we had in 2020 and pulling images to share.  But now that it is done, I am so excited to share it with you.  This past […]

Every year I love looking back and picking my favorite moments.  It isn’t an easy task as we shoot a lot of amazing weddings, couples and sessions.  I love them each dearly!  But I always have a few shots that just fill the image of what I want my work to stand for and today […]

2020 proved to be the year of home.  While quarantining, we of course looked to our tv for lots of entertainment.  I couldn’t close out the year without sharing some of our binge-worthy favorites from 2020!  Did you binge the same ones?  Are there any we should add to our list for 2021?   Queen’s […]

I think most of us would agree that 2020 was a BUST!  But despite Covid and the cancelling of 50% of my schedule, I still look back and fall in love with many parts of my year.  While a few of our weddings were cancelled and we couldn’t travel like we had planned, we still […]

Every year, I can hardly wait to decorate for Christmas.  It is one of my very favorite things.  Truthfully, as the halloween boxes are being put in storage, a Christmas box or two makes it’s way out.  I love the glow and twinkle of the holiday season!  While we do traditionally wait to put our […]

This sweet couple will be celebrating their 1 year anniversary soon so we documented the occasion with a fun anniversary session in Charleston (recap on their wedding here)!  It is only fitting since we started our year with their wedding that we end our year with their anniversary session!  Surviving your first year of marriage […]