Want to hear N + E’s romantic sunset proposal story on Kiawah Island Beach? I share all the details from planning, to the proposal moment!

A Romantic Sunset Proposal on Kiawah Island

Man proposing to woman on the beach Kiawah Island

Join me with the M Family for their recent Isle of Palms vacation family photo session. We had beautiful weather, and plenty of laughs!

Isle of Palms Beach Vacation – The M Family

A heartwarming black and white portrait of a family of three on the sandy shores of Isle of Palms Beach in Charleston. The parents embrace each other tightly, while their young son gleefully runs in circles around them, his laughter filling the air. This candid and joyful moment captures the love and happiness shared by this beautiful family. Photographed by Charleston photographer Kelsey Halm

Make your wedding celebration unforgettable with a weekend of personal experiences and moments with loved ones. Discover how to plan an amazing wedding weekend with the right venue, cuisine, fashion-forward design, and fun activities in this post. Work closely with your wedding planner and designer to tailor your weekend to your tastes and preferences.

Plan the Ultimate Wedding Weekend with These Tips and Ideas

A beachside rehearsal dinner setup at a white and driftwood terrace in Akumal, Mexico. Colorful flowers and traditional Mexican pottery adorn the table as guests gather around to celebrate. The turquoise waters of the Caribbean sea provide a stunning backdrop. This photograph was captured by destination wedding photographer Kelsey Halm.

Family photography is more than just capturing moments, it’s about preserving memories and fostering connections between generations. Discover how family photos can bridge the gap between the past and the present, capturing the unique narrative of your family.

The Importance of Family Photography in Preserving Memories

If you’re a pet owner, you probably want to include your furry friend in your engagement photos or your wedding day. However, getting the perfect shot can be challenging. In this blog post, I’ll share tips for incorporating dogs into your engagement photos or wedding day. I’ll cover everything from prepping your pup to working with a photographer to selecting the right location. With these tips, you’ll be able to capture memorable moments with your four-legged friend.

Bring the Dogs! Tips for Incorporating Your Dogs into Your Wedding Day or Engagement Photo Session

Join us for a bold and colorful celebration of love! Follow Trent and Jamil’s intimate wedding weekend as they relax, get ready, and party in historic Ybor City at Hotel Haya.

Intimate Cuban-Inspired Summer Soiree Wedding at Hotel Haya

Two grooms, wearing matching custom black tuxes from Indochino, standing forehead to forehead in front of a white brick wall at Hotel Haya in Tampa. The grooms have vibrant floral pieces, one on his lapel and the other as a pocket garden, adding a pop of color to their ensembles. They are both laughing and enjoying their special day.

Join us for the B family’s sunrise family photo session at Isle of Palms Beach in Charleston, South Carolina.

The B Family | Lifestyle Photos at Isle of Palms Beach

Are you a fashion-forward couple looking for alternative wedding attire? If you’re tired of the traditional white gown and tuxedo, there are plenty of unique and stylish options to consider. From jumpsuits to pantsuits, crop tops and skirts to cocktail dresses, there’s something for every taste and style. You can even mix and match different pieces to create a truly personalized look. In this article, we will explore some alternative wedding attire ideas that will help you create a unique and memorable wedding. So, let’s dive in!

Alternative Attire for a Fashion-Forward Wedding

The black and white image shows a beautiful bride standing inside the William Aiken House. She is wearing a strapless corset top and a blush-colored wedding skirt that flows down to the floor. The corset top is fitted to her body, accentuating her curves, while the skirt has a soft and delicate texture, adding a touch of elegance to her appearance. The bride stands confidently, with her arms slightly lifted, and her face is turned towards the window, revealing a peaceful and content expression. The black and white effect of the photo adds a classic and timeless feel to the image, highlighting the bride's beauty and poise.

A little peek at the perfect pregnancy announcement sunrise maternity photo session at Hampton Park in Charleston, South Carolina. The morning light casts a beautiful warm glow, creating the perfect setting for quiet moments together, while exploring the park’s nooks and crannies. Don’t be afraid to be extra, set up a picnic with blankets, baby books, and ultrasound photos, while enjoying delicious breakfast treats. The live oaks and crepe myrtles with Spanish moss create an epic backdrop for your maternity photos.

T + J | Sunrise Hampton Park Maternity Session

expectant parents having a sunrise picnic in Hampton Park Charleston South Carolina

When looking for a family photographer, it is important to find someone who can capture the real moments and genuine emotions of your family. While posed portraits are important, the true beauty of photography is in capturing candid moments that reflect the unique relationships within your family. It is also important to find a photographer with whom you connect and who can make you feel comfortable during the session. Clear communication about your goals and any helpful information about your family is key to ensuring a successful session. The picturesque charm of Charleston, with its historic architecture and beautiful beaches, can be the perfect backdrop for your family’s story.

The Art of Capturing Authentic Family Moments: What to look for in your Photographer

Family walking on a sunny evening at Isle of Palms beach in Charleston captured by Kelsey Halm Photography