I can tell you who NOT to use. A Charleston Wedding. Their prices were great, but I spent months using software to fix the pictures so that they were acceptable for printing. You really do get what you pay for.
We used Juliet Jones of Juliet Elizabeth Photography and are extremely satisfied with our photos and the value - plus she is a wonderfully delightful person & friend now!
You can see some of our photos on her website & blog now from our wedding on december 12th.
best wishes & happy new year!
I was just married on October 17 and used Project Duo. I couldn't be happier with the photos! They're based out of Atlanta but traveled to Charleston w/o relocation fees, the price was very reasonable and they are so easy to work with. I would recommend them to anyone who wants photojournalistic wedding photography.
Here's a link to my wedding images: http://www.projectduo.com/clients/ashleyandjoel/
Here's the photographer's website: http://www.projectduo.com
We are using Chi Photography out of Charleston. Her name is Chi Pritchard. She shot a friends wedding in April of this year at Folly Beach. Loved her work enough that I was able to get a package that worked for my budget. I was able to spend a little more on my dress!!! Although, she hasn't shot my wedding yet i'd recommend her work based on what i've heard and seen of her work.
Here's a ling to her website http://www.ChildCreations.com
Tomme Hilton is AMAZING, her prices are great, and she will work with you. Also try Tillman Branch. You can find them both easily with a google search. I used Tomme Hilton because she is incredibly artful and creative.
We are getting married in may and are going to be using Tillman Branch Photography. We are on a VERY tight budget, and Mike worked with us to make a great package! Very affordable.
Mike from Tillman Branch is my cousin and he is a wonderful, fun guy. His work is great too. Can't go wrong with them.
Ours was AMAZING, but they were not inexpensive. However, I would say that our photos are one thing we were not willing to skimp on. We used Gene Ho, and we loved the photos and the care the photographers took in getting to know us. I highly recommend them!
Here are a few fantastic photographers who will travel to do weddings in the Charleston area, as well.
wwwGeneHo.com, www.carolinaphotostudios.com, www.photoyoung.com, www.waynesviewphotography.com, www.middlechildphotography.com, www.lynncolephotography.com, www.brookechristlphotography.com
Videographer: www.joeweddings.com, www.ellagreyvideo.com (discount with Gene Ho Photography) Do you have a DJ? Please contract me at email@example.com if I can be of further help.
Josie Martin! She was so reasonable and her pictures were fantastic!
I own AkiPhotography and my husband and I are down there a lot visiting our son and GrandDaughter. If you don't find what you need we'd love to talk with you. We could coordinate it with a visit and not charge travel. All the best.
I havent got married yet but I am using Chi Pritchard. You worked with me and made a specialized package for my budget. She has been very helpful and I'm looking forward to having my pictures done by her. It is the most important thing to me and she was the first thing that I found for our perfect day.
Hi-- I inquired with a photographer who is amazing and he recommended his assistant bc he was unavailable and also her prices are VERY reasonable, bc she's new to the business. I went through her pics and found that she had done a coworker of mine's wedding. They were extremely pleased and their pics show it. Check her slideshows out here:
Her website is here:
She is/was assistant under this guy and came highly recommended by him: (They both shot another co-worker of mine as well!)
Also-any wedding planner or guide-book for weddings on a budget will tell you to find someone who's fresh in the business to get amazing pics for a fraction of the price. Its just a matter of finding that person- thats exactly what we found here! Glad to share the secret ;-)
Good luck in your search!
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