It’s a joy and a blessing witnessing friends grow, marry, and start families. We’re so happy for our friends Dawn and Paul and how they’ve really flourished. From Wedding to the arrival of their handsome little newborn boy, Elliott! Precious Elliott’s newborn session is super cute and we just LOVED receiving his birth announcement card in the mail! Proud mom & dad answered a few questions for us, so read on to learn more about Dawn, Paul, & Elliott; to have a peek at a few of their portraits through the years; and OF COURSE to see sweet little Elliott’s adorable Newborn Session Photos too!
April and Steven are the sweetest couple and we are so glad that we happen to meet them last year! We first met when we needed last minute models to stand-in while we secretly shot our couple John & Samantha as John got on one knee and proposed to Samantha. Steven & April were perfect models and happy to help us out with their surprise proposal!
Fast forward one year to today and now April and Steven are our official couple in front of the lens having their newlywed portraits done. :-) Read on to learn more about April, Steven, and their cute pup Gracie too.
It's been such a pleasure photographing Holly & Jason's love and their lives together. From the couple's romantic Magnolia Plantation & Gardens engagement session, to their beautiful Woodlands Mansion wedding; perfect Pet Portraits with their pups, and now their Charleston Newborn Session with sweet baby Emma! We're honored and thrilled to be a small part of their story and to document their family as they change & grow. Read more about this sweet family and see a few photos from all our sessions through the years including darling daughter Emma's Newborn Session!
It was such a treat doing a pet portrait session with 7-year-old Bedlington Terrier, Sadie Mea! She's a cute, white, fluffy, little lamb of a dog. ;-) And one of the best parts of her shoot was going down to the Melinda Armstrong-Wrenn's adorable I'On neighborhood shop, Sweet Olive, where everything has been perfectly decorated for the holidays. This provided us the perfect back drop for Sadie's Christmas themed photos! Keep reading to learn mare about sweet Sadie Mae and to check out the gallery of a few of her session photos!
We here at Valerie & Co. Photographers just adore photo sessions with our Brides, Families, Professionals, and covering special events like weddings, birthdays, and proposals. It’s heartwarming and so fulfilling to capture and give each person priceless memories and perfect portraits. But we also love when a doting pet parent wants to have portraits done of their fur babies too! These fuzzy, scaly, bald, or feathered friends are more than pets, they’re family and deserve a special picture placed up on the mantle along with the rest of the family. :-) It was such a pleasure to meet and photographer Melissa’s cute kitty cats for their pet portraits and we’re excited to share a bit about them and a few of the fun photos with you!
One of the many reasons we love Christmas time is you get to open up the mailbox and see all sorts of holiday cards that are filled with seasons greetings, love, and well wishes. :-) We just love love love to see Charleston Christmas Photo Cards! Also, honestly, it sure is nice to receive a little something in the mail that’s not another bill due! Since photo cards are the most popular type of Christmas cards, our studio will reveal 3 ways to have the BEST photos in Charleston for your holiday card!
Merchant Mariners, Sondra & Scott, are expectant parents to a baby boy, due any moment now! Before the due date, Sondra & Scott scheduled a marina Maternity Session for sunrise with our studio, Valerie & Co. Photographers, which gave us some truly stunning images. :-) We're excited to be sharing a few of their beautiful Sunrise On The Marina Maternity photos here along with more about this sea loving couple and their time preparing for their baby boy's arrival.