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!
What could make beach sunset surprise proposal photos captured by Valerie & Co. Photographers better? Have them taken on one of the most beautiful golf courses ever! Lucky for us that’s exactly how it happened. ;-) Matthew wanted to propose to Cassandra at a place picturesque and special and knew that Kiawah Island, Cassie’s favorite vacation spots from her childhood, was the place to pop the big question. Read on to find out more about this picture perfect proposal and see the proposal image gallery!
There is a Frank Sinatra rendition of the song, “Christmas Waltz,” that has this perfect line describing Christmas as, “That time of year, when the world falls in love.” To us, those lyrics best portray the magical feeling you can sense all around in this special season. If you combine that extraordinary magic of the holidays, the beauty of the lowcountry, along with all the love you have for the most important person in your life, the result could turn out to be the #1 way to do a Christmas time wedding proposal in Charleston!
There can be a lot that goes into planning out a marriage proposal and when Charlie was ready to pop the big question, he wanted his surprise proposal to Lauren to be perfect. :-) All of Charlie's research and preparation paid off; Lauren was so surprised and over come with tears of joy! Read on to find out more about their romantic proposal at the Pitt Street Bridge, their love story, and see the gallery of their surprise proposal photos!
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!
Allyson & JB's late summer wedding was an absolute blast! The nuptials took place at the gorgeous Main Street United Methodist Church in the quaint country town of Dillion, South Carolina where the couple first met. Read on to learn more about their sweet love story and their traditional and Carolina Gamecock inspired wedding!
After 10 years together, Nikki and Clayton have tied the knot in this wonderful wedding held at Sheraton Station Square in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania! They’re such a fun couple. Nikki is brilliant and super sweet and her handsome straight-faced funny guy, Clayton, always knows how to make her laugh. :-) Just after finishing college in California, Nikki & Clayton, who are both engineers, met while working together and started dating two years later. The couple moved to the Charleston, SC area a year after getting engaged and the newlyweds are now enjoying their South Carolina home together with their lovable Labrador! Dearest doggy, Dot, is more than their pet too, she’s a member of the family and she even had a prominent place in Nikki and Clayton’s wedding. :-) Read on and click on the image gallery to see a few favorite photos from their big day, learn more details about this couple, and about their breathtaking wedding in the Steel City!