What a cute family and a perfect day for a 1 year cake smash portrait session out at Campbell’s Covered Bridge in Landrum, SC.  The light might have been perfect, but Jeremy wasn’t ready to have his picture made just yet :).  He was a little fussy but we managed to get some really cute shots out of him and his big brother too! Click here to see the entire gallery!  


There just aren’t even words for how great this engagement session at Hampton Road Farms in Greenville, SC went. It helps when the light is perfect and the couple is this cute and this much in love that the cuddles and cute looks just come natural!  The red barn and the yummy greenery all over this venue made it the perfect location and can’t wait to go back to shoot there again soon! Click here to see the entire gallery…. Read more »

Indigo Hall Wedding Portraits

This perfect couple had a perfect wedding on this Sunny day at Indigo Hall in Spartanburg, SC.  I have had the chance to work with Katie and Taylor both previously for their engagement session, you can see it here, and then Katie’s gorgeous bridal session, click here to see the bridal.  So now it was their wedding day and I couldn’t be more excited!  We had even heard there was going to be a special dance taught by Susan Palmer… Read more »

furman university bridal portrait

I am so happy to be able to share these bridal portraits at Furman University in Greenville, SC!  With her wedding last weekend, we are able to share these gorgeous outdoor bridal photos and some of these just take my breath away.  Her dress and the light oh my they were just perfect.  It was the perfect evening to go exploring on the campus getting some more traditional poses and some fun and playful poses too!  We love Melinda (and… Read more »

Gassaway Mansion Photo Booth

Wow what a great wedding reception at the Gassaway Mansion in Greenville, SC!  The open pthoto booth showed up to get the party started and that’s just what happened.  From the moment the DJ announced the photo booth was open, there was a line all night long with lots of laughs and smiles and hilarious shots too!  Even the older generation jumped in a for a few snaps and loved every second of the photo booth action!  The Gassaway mansion… Read more »


We got to travel up to Russellville, TN for this amazing outdoor maternity portrait session!  The light was perfect on this early Sunday morning and the backdrop, just wow!  From the fields and grass to the bails of hay, I can’t get over how awesome this location was, and it was Keaira’s grandmother’s land too so it was a family location that had personal meaning too!  With the baby coming soon, I know I will be doing some newborn and… Read more »

baseball enagement session

It’s not every day that I get to shoot portraits for my friends and I love it every time.  And in not too long, I will be shooting their wedding too and she will be an official #sjbride and a member of our Southern Jewel family too :).  I’m so excited I can barely stand it!  And you know any time Charlie sees a baseball theme in a portrait session, that he’s gonna be sharing these portraits everywhere he can! … Read more »

Senate's End Wedding Videography

I was lucky enough to get to shoot the wedding video for this great and happy couple at Senate’s End in Columbia, SC and it was a great one!  This is a wedding that no little detail went over looked and it showed!  Chris and Bailey met on Bailey’s first day of college at Virgina Tech when Chris was rescuing a stray cat.  It took a few semesters for the romance to bloom, but after a serendipitous bus ride home… Read more »

Duncan Estate Wedding Photography

Duncan Estate in Spartanburg, SC is one of my favorite venues to shoot at!  All the beautiful green backdrop makes for some amazing photos.  And today especially the trees were AMAZING!  Matsui & Lauren’s colors complemented the green backdrop with all the dark and light blues. And there colors actually came from their two favorite colors, which reminded them of Southern Tide, which just so happened to be where I use to work….can this couple be any more amazing!?!?!?!  Matsui… Read more »