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 love exploring new venues.  This gorgeous venue is opening up in Rocky Mount, VA (only a short drive from the Piedmont area) and it is stunning!  Everything about this new venue is detailed and swoon-worthy! The huge barn is adorned with shiplap walls, light colored floors and a feature fireplace.  The exterior is […]

Truth be told, I didn’t want this wedding day to come.  Only because I have LOVED chatting with Taylor throughout the last year about her wedding.  From sharing her excitement for all the stunning details she has picked out to sending her some fun finds I came across that fit her vision.  I knew this […]

I knew before we even walked into the Oaks at Salem that Nicole and Zack’s wedding day was going to be amazing.  We photographed her sister’s wedding a few years back (We love you Ashely and Josh!!) so we knew the family was amazing to work with.  They are just great people who know how […]

I just love it when our past wedding clients book us for maternity sessions!  One of the things I love most about wedding photography is that we get to capture the start of a new life together.  But so many good things happen after that day!  Marriage is so beautiful and full of amazing things. […]

I have been holding onto this shoot for over a year and I am excited to finally share the entire thing today!  It was worth the wait!  Last week, I shared that it was published on A Low Country Wedding, a publication which I love dearly!  You got a great big sneak peek of it […]

My little sister got married yesterday!  This wedding has been in the works for a while thanks to Corona!  But they ended up with the most beautiful day for their wedding!  It was sunny with a nice breeze and beautiful clouds on the horizon!  It was worth the wait for this gorgeous day!   Ever […]