Author archives: Chris Smith

Marri & Aldo's Minnesota Wedding
  • Marri & Aldo's Minnesota Wedding

  •   "We're all a little weird, and life's a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love." - Dr. Seuss   I love this quote from one of my all-time favorite writers! I'm not calli[...]
The Gunn Family at Botany Bay Plantation
  • The Gunn Family at Botany Bay Plantation

  • Grand children are THE BEST!!! Not only do they bring new-found love and joy into a family's life...they also prompt NEW Family Portrait Sessions! :-) I've had the priviledge of working with Sara Gunn and her sewing partner, Julie Starr, on their amazing project, The Tunic Bible.  With a new gran[...]
Adorable Emma
  • Adorable Emma

  • It always blows me away, how quickly children grow! Photographing the Haddens, starting way back at their engagement session, has been a real joy to me. Photographing their latest addition has been no different. Emma is an adorable, sweet, loving, little girl. For her 8-month portrait session,[...]
Bible Family at Hampton Park
  • Bible Family at Hampton Park

  • Hampton Park is Charleston's largest public park. It boasts an extensive floral display, giant live-oaks, long tree-lined avenues, a beautiful gazebo, and a wonderful duck pond that's always teaming with activity. It's no wonder this is one of my favorite locations for family portrait sessions! T[...]
Kellerman Family at Hampton Park
  • Kellerman Family at Hampton Park

  • I just added Part 3 to my list of "Life's Greatest Joys with the Kellerman's" 1) Photograph Shelby & Jim's Wedding at the I'On Creek Club 2) Photograph their daughter Courtney's wedding to Will at the French Huguenot Church 3) Photograph their new son Kai's portrait session at Hampton Park [...]
Jeni & Jon's Maternity Shoot
  • Jeni & Jon's Maternity Shoot

  • "A baby is like the beginning of all things - hope, wonder, a dream of possibilities."    - Eda J. Le Shan From their engagement shoot to their maternity shoot, it's been such a joy to be a part of Jeni & Jon's life moments! Here are a few favorites from their maternity session the other day.[...]
Stein Family on Isle of Palms
  • Stein Family on Isle of Palms

  • When a little girl gives you FIVE giant hugs at the end of a shoot, you know you've done something right! Many thanks to Chris & Vicki for another fun annual family photo shoot. It's always great to see you guys!  And a huge thank you to Sabrina for all the hugs!  :-)
Loryssa & Tony's Secret Proposal at Middleton Place Plantation
Matt's Musical Genius
  • Matt's Musical Genius

  • I don't have a musical bone in my body. I have the utmost respect for musicians! Photographing Matt and the musical genius that hides behind those friendly eyes and that handsome face was a real pleasure for me! I'd photographed him many years ago when Matt was just a budding musician in high-sch[...]
Kristin's Baccalaureate Service
Headshots for Colliers International
Executive Portraits for First Citizens Bank
  • Executive Portraits for First Citizens Bank

  • I love working with people who love their jobs! This morning I had the privilege of photographing more head-shots for First Citizens Bank. I have to say they are the nicest, kindest, funnest (is that a word?!?) people to work with!!! Everyone is so cheerful with each other and encouraging of one [...]