Author archives: Chris Smith

Majernik Family at Rainbow Row
  • Majernik Family at Rainbow Row

  • Vacationing in Charleston from Bloomington, IL, is a smart thing to do in the middle of January! Although it was only 55-degrees when I met up with Matt & Liz and their kids, they said it was only 25-degrees back home!!! :-) We had so much fun laughing and playing as we strolled along Rainbow[...]
Moto Photo Trans-America Trail EP 31 - Ascending Cinnamon Pass
  • "Tack Sharp Photos of Birds-in-Flight"

  • I'm super honored and very excited to have been featured in the popular blog, Travel Notes & Storytelling: https://www.travelnotesandstorytelling.com/tack-sharp-photos-of-birds-in-flight/? Marie Goff is the talent behind this informative and entertaining blog site. It was her love of adventure a[...]
How We Keep Caldwell Commercial's Team Photo Up To Date
Mixson Community for Seamon Whiteside
  • Mixson Community for Seamon Whiteside

  • I had no idea this new neighborhood had gone up in the North Charleston area near Park Circle. When my clients at Seamon Whiteside hired me to photograph it for them, it was like I was discovering a new corner of our city for the first time! "Live. Play. Dine. These three simple words are what defin[...]
Last Photo Shoot of 2020
  • Last Photo Shoot of 2020

  • My last photo shoot for 2020 took place yesterday. I couldn't have asked for a more fun and friendly group of ladies to work with!!! I met up with the 5 doctors of Mt. Pleasant OBGYN at the Dodds-Durst House across from the East Cooper Medical Facility. The property has a traditional old plantatio[...]
Michelle & Marquette at Charleston School of Law
  • Michelle & Marquette at Charleston School of Law

  • To commemorate her graduation from the Charleston School of Law, Michelle & Marquette had me photograph a fun portrait session near the school campus! I've known Michelle for a long time. She was so kind in hiring me to be the photographer for the South Carolina Community Loan Fund when she was [...]
Brickyard Plantation for Seamon Whiteside
  • Brickyard Plantation for Seamon Whiteside

  • I learned a lot while photographing Brickyard Plantation for Seamon Whiteside this week. I had no idea there was so much history in this Mt. Pleasant neighborhood! "Brickyard Plantation is a portion of the vast Boone Hall Plantation. The soils that cover much of the tract contain dense red clay and [...]
Lowcountry Endoscopy Center for SMHa
  • Lowcountry Endoscopy Center for SMHa

  • Last week I had the pleasure of photographing the new Lowcountry Endoscopy Center in Goose Creek. The assignment was for SMHa Architects. They truly do an AMAZING job and take great care with every detail!!! DJI Mavic 2 ProNikon D850 + Nikkor 14-24 f2.8Nikon D5 + Nikkor 70-200 f2.8 [...]
DJI Mavic 2 Pro
  • DJI Mavic 2 Pro

  • After many years with the DJI Mavic Pro, lately I've been working with the new Mavic 2 Pro. I've been extremely impressed with this model. The 20MP camera shows far more detail than the previous 12MP camera. And the larger sensor creates much cleaner images with lower noise. I particularly l[...]
Headshots in a Breakroom
  • Headshots in a Breakroom

  • This morning I had the pleasure of photographing headshots in a breakroom. No, seriously, it was awesome!!! I've been photographing headshots for Elliott Davis for a number of years now. And I normally get stuck in a tiny office down a dark hallway. But with Covid causing most of the staff to wor[...]
Beavers Family at The Biltmore
  • Beavers Family at The Biltmore

  • About 6 or 7 years ago I had several delightful beach photo sessions with The Beavers Family during their vacations to Charleston. Even though it's been a few years, I was ecstatic when I saw Christi's email asking if I was available to photograph their family again this year. Knowing how much fu[...]