Author archives: Chris Smith

Photography Day at the Center for Birds of Prey
  • Photography Day at the Center for Birds of Prey

  • Last month I had the privilege of being a part of a limited number of photographers that were granted access to photograph some beautiful birds at the Center for Birds of Prey. What an INCREDIBLE experience it was to be up close and personal with these majestic creatures!!! This was not my first tim[...]
Headshots in The Cigar Factory Basement
  • Headshots in The Cigar Factory Basement

  • Being a professional photographer is not always roses and sunshine. Sometimes we are faced with difficult scenarios, yet expected to produce stellar results! Photographing an assignment for Lee & Associates, I needed to create headshots for a couple of recent additions to the team. We normall[...]
Mary Beth & Bryant at Brittlebank Park
  • Mary Beth & Bryant at Brittlebank Park

  • I've been looking forward to meeting Mary Beth & Bryant for a VERY long time! We finally met up this weekend, on a gorgeous spring day, to capture some beautiful engagement photos for their up-coming wedding. :-) Starting off at Hampton Park, I was quite surprised at how many flowers were alr[...]
Lancaster Christian Services
  • Lancaster Christian Services

  • Yesterday found me traveling to Lancaster, SC for another shoot with the South Carolina Community Loan Fund. The assignment was to tell the "story" of the Lancaster Christian Services Center. The SCCLF had helped this organization secure the financing to purchase a bowling alley to house a number[...]
Marketing Photos for Lovely Law Firm
  • Marketing Photos for Lovely Law Firm

  • Earlier this week I had the pleasure of working with the amazing team at the Lovely Law Firm in Myrtle Beach. We picked the Grand Dunes Ocean Club for the backdrop of our photo shoot. It was a beautiful day and we came away with some awesome images! This was my second time working with Justin and[...]
Headshots for Siemon Whiteside
  • Headshots for Siemon Whiteside

  • Earlier this week I had the pleasure of photographing more head-shot for one of my favorite clients! As Siemon Whiteside continues to grow and expand, they bring me in to photograph the newest members of their awesome team of professionals. Setting up my portable studio in their conference room i[...]
A Peace of Soul Vegan Kitchen
  • A Peace of Soul Vegan Kitchen

  • Today found me driving to Columbia, South Carolina, to photograph entrepreneur and chef extraordinaire, Folami Geter. Folami created "A Peace of Soul", which is a food truck, and soon to be restaurant, serving fresh and delicious vegan meals that are to die for! The assignment was for the South C[...]
Comcast Conference
  • Comcast Conference

  • Over the course of the two-day Comcast Conference, held at the North Charleston Marriott, I had the pleasure of photographing head-shots for over 150 executives, managers, and team leaders. It was hard work keeping on schedule and maintaining that pace. But everyone was so kind and gracious, and eac[...]
Travel Tips for Photographers
  • Travel Tips for Photographers

  • As a destination photographer, I often get asked how I travel with all my equipment! In this behind-the-scenes video, I share a few tips I've learned that help ensure my equipment gets to my destination safely and efficiently. I also share details about the equipment I travel with, what I pack it[...]
Headshots at Palmetto Community Care
  • Headshots at Palmetto Community Care

  • This afternoon I had a super fun photo shoot with one of my all-time favorite clients! Palmetto Community Care provides complete compassionate care, free testing and prevention measures, and referrals to medical care and support for those living with HIV and AIDS in the greater Charleston area.  [...]
Comcast Executive Portraits
  • Comcast Executive Portraits

  • I had an amazing time meeting and photographing Doug Ward, who is Vice President of Customer Care at Comcast. I absolutely loved his energy and enthusiasm! I also had the pleasure of working with Erika Paolo, who is a fantastic make-up artist. She's originally from Equador, but now calls Charlest[...]
Sunrise Shoot in Cartagena, Colombia
  • Sunrise Shoot in Cartagena, Colombia

  • While in Cartagena, Colombia, I had the opportunity to photograph an AMAZING sunrise photo shoot with my good friends and gorgeous models, Heidi and Stella! Arriving on the deserted beach in front of the Hilton Cartagena before dawn, I saw a bunch of birds circling overhead in the dim light. Roundi[...]