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Even when it rains, the large windows at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Greenville, SC allow lots of light to come in so that even when it’s nasty outside, I can still get some amazing and loving shots inside too!  Brian & Margaret were so much fun and I am so happy to be able to share their downtown Greenville engagement session on the blog!  Can’t wait for their wedding next April.  It will be here before they know it!… Read more »

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When the light is perfect and you have a great park like Falls Park to shoot in, you can get some pretty amazing family portraits.  Charlie and the kids tagged along on this downtown Greenville family portrait session (cause we were going to Smoke on the Water after….YUM).  We got to explore the suspended bridge, gorgeous waterfall, and all the scenery around the park as well.  With this fun family I knew their photos were going to turn out amazing!… Read more »


When I found out that we were shooting two weddings a week apart at the same venue, I was worried that I would not be able to make them stand out, but boy was I wrong.  Jacob and Anna’s wedding video at Sleepy Hollow in Clemson, SC came out so amazing that it stands completely on it’s own!  Their loving day filled with happy moments, even with a little rain throughout the afternoon, was perfect from start to finish!  We… Read more »


When an industry friend’s son is getting married, you know that it will be an amazing wedding, but you have a bride with a smile that lights up the room and groom who’s personality is only bested by his kind heart and friendly attitude, you get a wedding video that is like no other.  This fun couple got married and had their ceremony at Sleepy Hollow in Clemson, SC and then we went right around the corner to Clemson’s football… Read more »

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We are so happy to be able to share the Margaret and Ryan’s photos from the Big Fake Wedding Greenville from back in early September.  With the Certus Loft wedding ceremony and Reception at Huguenot Mill in downtown Greenville, SC this might have been a fake wedding, but the fun was real!  Everything was real from the amazing bridal prep and teams from all over the upstate helping with makeup and getting dressed, to the ceremony and reception areas with… Read more »

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Now that her wedding day has come and gone we are able to share Anna’s bridal portraits in downtown Greenville, SC at the Westin Poinsett!  We started off inside the hotel, but then ventured into the streets to get shots in front of the hotel and in the streets too!  This gorgeous #sjbride had her family with her and we had a great time as always! Anna’s smiles and love for her photography made this session so much fun and… Read more »

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You know when you have an amazing couple, a great group of vendors, and wedding couples portraits at Clemson University’s Memorial Stadium, you know it’s gonna be a pretty amazing wedding.  Kenny and Rachel’s Clemson themed wedding at Sleepy Hollow in Clemson, SC showcased the teams orange and purple colors throughout their decorations, flowers, bridal party colors, and even a tiger wearing a diamond on their wedding cake.  And yes the Clemson Tiger mascot showed up for the reception too!… Read more »


What a great wedding video and a pretty amazing #sjcouple too!  This New Orleans themed wedding took place at the Spartanburg Marriott hotel in Spartanburg, SC.  From the music and dancing, to the second line parade right after the wedding ceremony that wrapped around and back through the hotel, this wedding was blast.  This is the kind of fun wedding that your guests talk about for years to come and we are so glad that Southern Jewel Photography got to… Read more »

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This wedding photo booth was a hit and oh my did we get some great shots of the wedding party and the wedding guests too!  We always say we bring the party, but the photos tell the true story!  You can see by the crazy poses, smiling faces, and all the laughs, that the #openphotobooth was a blast at Mike and Laura’s wedding reception in Greenwood, SC!  So glad to be able to share their #photobooth shots! Click here to… Read more »

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Now that her wedding has come, I am so excited to be able to share Danielle’s gorgeous bridal portraits in downtown Greenville, SC at the Westin Poinsett hotel and Main Street too.  We started off inside but then ventured around outside in front of the hotel and out on Main Street to make use of this amazing light that we had on this lovely summer evening.  So glad to be able to share her bridal session and if you didn’t… Read more »