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What’s a Charleston wedding without a little southern tradition?  Emily and Lucas knew that they wanted to incorporate burying a bottle of bourbon into their gorgeous waterfront wedding day at the Anchor Room at Wando River Grill. Local lore says that burying a bottle of bourbon upside down at the wedding venue exactly one month […]

Cypress Gardens

A roundup of twenty one Charleston wedding venues to consider for your big day. Updated in 2021 to bring you the most current information. As a wedding photographer, I have a unique perspective on wedding venues in Charleston because I visit so many of them on a regular basis. I have seen them in different […]

Bridal Party The Pavilion at Pepper Plantation

Jon and Deanna had a wonderful relaxed wedding just on the outskirts of Charleston, South Carolina out at The Pavilion at Pepper Plantation. All of the decorations that you see from this wedding were beautifully crafted and handmade.

I choose to draw my edits on an iPad Pro with an Apple Pencil instead of using a traditional computer mouse. This week’s blog showcases a recent interview where I dive deeper into this concept. I have professional photographers that tune in live to watch as I edit on Twitch. One of the first comments […]

natural engagement photo shoot at boone hall plantation

If you’re reading this post, it might be because you’re searching the internet for tips on “natural engagement photo poses”. Right? I want to be the first to say that the secret to natural poses is to not over-think it. Hear me out. How many times have you seen engagement photos where the couple looks […]

Boone Hall Plantation Wedding

As 2019 comes to a close, I want to be sure to take a moment and reflect back on this amazing year!  I’ve decided to have some fun and do a Best of Awards for the year. I went through all of the weddings, engagements & bridal portraits to select my absolute favorites! I photographed […]

Throwing Potpourri Exit Charleston Wedding

Surrounded by history and classic beauty, Alexis and Hutson’s downtown Charleston wedding at Merchants Hall was exquisite. Aside from the location, and the monsoon-like weather, the unique touches the couple added to the wedding made this day a memorable one. But first, a little love story… How They Met The couple met during Alexis’ freshman […]

Downtown Charleston Wedding

So, you’re ready to start planning your wedding in the charming city of Charleston, South Carolina. You’ve got great taste. The sweeping moss draped over branches of oak trees, cobblestone roads and stunning architecture make Downtown Charleston a destination worthy of such an occasion.  As a wedding photographer in Charleston, I have picked up a […]

charleston wedding couple at alhambra hall

A charming sunflower theme, large families and a rainy day made this Charleston wedding at Alhambra Hall a very memorable one! Here’s Benito and Marlie’s story… How They Met Benito and Marlie met at Palmetto Island County Park in May 2017. They had both taken their pups, Lucy and Kida, to the dog park to […]

wedding cakes and dessert

In this post, I am serving up a roundup of wedding cakes and desserts that I hope will be an inspiration for your planning. All of these photos are from weddings shot in South Carolina. It was clear that each couple took several things into consideration when choosing their cakes; things like how many guests […]

PHOTOS BY RHETT MARLEY   |

CHARLESTON, SC

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