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Milton and Rachel’s wedding at Table Rock State Park is the stuff I love to do the most.  I love it when my couples come to me and tell me that their couples portraits are the most important thing to them and that photography is important on their wedding day.  This is a perfect example because, this was a very small and quaint wedding.  There were not hundreds of guests, no fancy ballrooms…just nature, and a loving couple.  And their… Read more »

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When it comes to destination weddings, anyone who knows me knows that I love the coast. There is something about shooting a wedding and being down near the ocean, that just makes me happy, even in December! The weather was absolutely perfect and OMG the light in their couples portraits was just outstanding! We met Jason and Jean almost a year ago at the Greenville #weddingfestival and have been looking forward to their wedding all year long!  We knew it… Read more »

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You can’t say this couple doesn’t know how to party!!! From the Michael Jackson tribute dance to the packed dance floor and #photobooth, this wedding was a blast! Bridie and Bumper have been so much fun to work with at their engagement session, bridal session, and now their wedding too!  They have know each other for 16 years and it was time for them to tie the knot!  They are so cute and perfect with each other and you can… Read more »

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We can’t begin to say enough nice things about this wonderful couple and their absolutely beautiful wedding in Lake Lure, NC.  Even with rain all weekend we weren’t going to let it ruin their perfect day.  We moved the ceremony to the covered patio area outside and everything went perfect…except Charlie falling in the wet leaves LOL. Even though they grew up in the same hometown in Northern Virgina, it took them going to college together at Virginia Tech to… Read more »

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What a happy family at this gorgeous wedding!  From the first look to the kiss and the packed dance floor, this wedding was so much fun!  Matt and Molly’s wedding at Holly Tree Country Club in Simpsonville, SC was perfect from start to finish! Matt and Molly had been together for almost 7 years when Matt decided it was time to pop the question.  It was before Molly’s birthday and Matt had made a scrapbook of their relationship from the… Read more »

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When you get a happy and loving bride and groom like Ashley and Mickey, you know it’s going to be a fun wedding.  I actually knew Ashley growing up as she went to church with my best friend and we have known each other almost 25 years!  So it was an honor to be a part of her wedding day memories!  We arrived mid-afternoon and although it was sprinkling, we were able to make her day magical and captured all… Read more »

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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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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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Wow what a great couple.  I know we say that a lot as all of our #sjbride’s and #sjgroom’s are pretty awesome, but I cannot say enough good things about this fun couple.  From their amazing traveling stories to their kind hearts and just down right friendly personalities, this wedding was so much fun not only to shoot, but to attend too! There aren’t many people out there who can say they were proposed to on a mountain top in… Read more »