Y’all. I ended up watching A Star is Born for the first time last night and I CANNOT get it off my mind. I went in to it already knowing the major thing that happens at the end, and yet I still couldn’t believe it. It was such a devastatingly beautiful film and one I know I will watch again. I was also blown away that although it was Bradley cooper and Lady Gaga, I really did feel like I was watching Jackson and Ally the whole time. This is one that is just going to stay with me for a while. Who else has seen it? Did you love it as much as me? Tell me below your thoughts! I am a movie nerd and love talking about them! . PS - how cute is this #kdyecouple Shayna and Michael?!?
Exactly a year ago today I shot my very first Charleston #kdyecouple @homesweetcharleston and @justinclarkphoto tying the Knot. I will never forget meeting Katie for a glass of wine to talk about shooting their wedding and her telling me how comfortable she felt right away and feeling like even if they didn’t go with my I was doing something right. I will never forget them stepping out of their car at their engagement session and looking like movie stars in their gown and suit. I will never forget the way they took a chance on me being brand new to town. I will never forget the way Justin looked at Katie in that gorgeous February day like she was the only one to exist in this whole world. But most of all I will never forget the feeling of knowing these two were in it for the long haul. How obvious it was that when the two of them are together that they can conquer the world. And to get to be a part of it was nothing short of an honor. Happy first anniversary Katie and Justin! There’s no doubt in my mind that one day I’ll be saying the same for your 50th! 😘😘😘 #kdyebride
Here’s the thing about shooting with me. It automatically makes you a #kdyecouple. It doesn’t matter to me that I am not shooting Carolyn and Darrel’s wedding in November. The fact that they found me to help them explore Charleston while they were down here visiting from DC for a weekend means they have entered that family forever. It means I will be stalking their instas to see wedding photos in November. It means I am gonna say awwwww every time a pic of their sweet dog Rose comes across my feed. It means these two are friends of mine for the long haul. But most of all it means that I got to be a small part of writing their story together through these images. And there’s nothing better. . Carolyn and Darrel, y’all were beyond awesome yesterday and you better believe I and going to be so excited for the two of you later this year. Enjoy the Holy City this weekend and all it has to offer!!
We made it to Friday everyone!! I’m Kate, the girl behind the camera around these parts and I love Disney Movies. Good thing because Toy Story has been on repeat in our house nonstop for the past year and I am not even sick of it. So for this little #Fridayintroductions I thought we could play a fun little game and tell each other our favorite Disney Movie growing up using just emojis. Mine’s easy: 🧜🏻♀️🦞🐠🍴👑🌊 . Your turn!! Tell me in the comments which one you loved (or still do!) and I will take my best guess!! 📷: @natashacoylephotography
Raise your hand if your Valentine’s Day plans involve some kind of lounging on a couch with your love. 🙋🏻♀️ In our case it definitely does, but the couch may or may not have leftover candy cane stuck to the cushions that doesn’t want to come off. And the lounging may involve some kind of clothing with an elastic waistband. What can we say? Times have changed people. 😂😂 . . . Creative Director: @carolina_occasions Venue: @scsocietyhall Photographer: @katedyephoto Hair and Makeup: @alterimagecharleston Tabletop & Linen Rentals: @eventworkrentals Lounge Rentals: @adorncharleston Florist: @prettypetalsofcharleston Calligraphy: @simplemanlettering Cake: @southernlysweetsc Dress: @veritabridalcharleston Bow tie: @botanybowties Bride: @niykeepaige_94 Groom: @holyschmitt10 Catering: @thurstonsoutherncatering Bar Service: @fluteCHS Jewlers: @loyharnjewelers Invitations: @twopaperplanes_
Time to spotlight one more kick ass wedding industry boss today: . When I first moved to Charleston it was a bit of a challenge to a) get some momentum into my business again and b) even get people in the wedding industry to talk to me. So when I started following @nickipaigecollection on Instagram and it seemed like she was new to the wedding industry I reached out to invite her to coffee hoping she’d accept (or at the very least not ghost me!) And she did. . Little did I know she wasn’t that new, as she’d been executing weddings for a company here in town and was pretty on top of just about everything for someone so young, which impressed me immensely. That was the start of a friendship that lead to styled shoots and some happy hours and getting ourselves published in @southernbridemagazine and just a lot of support for each other in general. When the time came for her to start her to go out on her own in business I told my sister to call her ASAP, and so Laura became her first #NPCbride. . This weekend I watched Nicki execute Laura’s wedding day like the boss she is. The day couldn’t have gone more perfect and so much of that was because of Nicki’s hustle behind the scenes. It’s amazing for me to think that she’s only 25 because she has SUCH a bright future in this industry ahead of her. She’s talented and creative and poised under pressure and funny and helpful, and basically everything you want in not only someone running the most important day of your life, but just in general as a friend. And that’s what she is. . Nicki I am so damn proud of you and will forever be over here in the Freshman corner rooting you on girl!!!!!!!