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Stunning Cliffs at Glassy Chapel Wedding | Haley + Derek

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06 Sep 2014

You could easily sum up Haley and Derek’s wedding day with just one word, and as cliche as it sounds, that word would be would definitely be “perfect.” Now before you say to yourself, “He’s just saying that to be nice” you have to take a step back and see all that went on that day.

First off, we show up to an absolutely stunning house overlooking the South Carolina mountains for everyone to get ready in. Haley is happy, gorgeous, and excited for the day. The details are phenomenal and meaningful. The gorgeous lighting is pouring through the huge windows as everyone gets ready for the day. Afterwards, we head up to one of the most beautiful wedding ceremony chapel’s I’ve ever seen to meet up with Derek, who is also looking quite excellent and is beyond excited for the day’s events. An emotional and beautiful ceremony unfolds before their friends and family. We climb to the mountaintop to take advantage of some of the best scenery in South Carolina. Afterwards we head to the stunning Cliffs Valley Clubhouse for a reception filled with plenty of fun, laughs, great food, and dancing to fill the night. Top it all off with an intimate private last dance and sparkler exit and you definitely have one of the most perfect weddings I’ve ever experienced. Everything from the scenery, to the people, to the decor, to the emotions, I don’t think I’ve ever seen it all come together so well. Haley and Derek – Thank you for officially spoiling me.

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Thanks again for having us guys!! We had a blast!

Ceremony: Cliffs at Glassy Chapel
Reception: Cliffs Valley Clubhouse
Coordination: Kelly Sartorius
Video: James Desuyo
Flowers: Dahlia
Cake: Kathy and Company
DJ: Robert w/ Pros Only

Beautiful Late Summer Engagement Session | Andrew + Lauren

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04 Sep 2014

Not only is it a huge honor when another photographer chooses me to photograph them, it also pushes me to try new things. When I met up with Andrew and Lauren last week, everything immediately clicked. The lighting came alive, their personalities came out, and we just had an awesome time enjoying one of our favorite hobbies together. Can’t wait for the wedding!

 

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Scenic Photos from Italy, Greece, and Turkey | Europe Trip 2014

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01 Sep 2014

I’m still trying to wrap my brain around all the amazing things we got to see, taste, and experience last month in Europe. Seriously, it was one of the best trips of my life and definitely one that will shape my outlook on life going forward.

We spent 19 days touring around Italy, Greece, Turkey, and the small island country of Malta. We went to 11 different locations including Rome, Naples, Sorrento, Valletta, Athens, Mykonos, Ephesus, Santorini, Rhodes, Olympia, and finally, Venice. We got to ride donkey’s up the cliff at Santorini, have lunch with some of our videographer friends in Athens, run in the same stadium as the first Olympians did, see where the Pope lives, try some Mediterranean octopus, walk the same roads as Paul did in Ephesus, and meet up with Debra’s Greek grandfather in Mykonos.

Besides it being an incredibly eye opening lesson on culture, it also put me right in the middle of some of the most beautiful artwork, architecture, and natural surroundings available in the world. Inspiration overload. And lucky for you I lugged my Nikon D4 along to capture it. Enjoy!

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Downtown Greenville SC Engagement Session | Brittany + Joel

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26 Aug 2014

It’s always astounding to me just how beautiful Greenville is. Seriously, I thought I would think everything was just plain and boring after coming back from Italy and Greece a few weeks ago, but it’s just not the case. We really do live in one of the best spots in the world.

I met up with Brittany and Joel (and their always-perky yorkshire) last week to capture their engagement photos all over downtown. We walked all through falls park, on main street, around river place, and even went to the west end for a bit. It was awesome to explore our beautiful city and create some awesome images together.

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