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 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 […]

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 […]