Tags archives: The Sanctuary

Jeff & Sarah's Kiawah Island Surprise Proposal
  • Jeff & Sarah's Kiawah Island Surprise Proposal

  • After arriving early, carefully picking out "the spot", and settling in to wait for Jeff's surprise proposal to his beautiful girlfriend, Sarah, a group of a dozen middle-aged men in khaki shorts and Hawaiian shirts came walking down to the beach with beers in hand and a cooler in tow. I got REALLY [...]
Parikshak Family on Kiawah Island
  • Parikshak Family on Kiawah Island

  • A few days ago, I had the great pleasure of meeting the Parikshak family at The Sanctuary on Kiawah Island to photograph their family reunion. We had a beautiful afternoon with gorgeous light. With half the family coming in from North Carolina, and the other half from Indiana, it was great to see[...]
Sweigart Family Senior Portraits
  • Sweigart Family Senior Portraits

  • It's been five or six years since I last photographed the Sweigart Family. But I recognized them instantly...in spite of how much the kids have grown! Back on Kiawah Island for vacation this summer, we met up at The Sanctuary to update their family portraits. Plus since their middle daughter, Kar[...]
Gilligan Family at The Sanctuary
  • Gilligan Family at The Sanctuary

  • I was so bummed last year when the Gilligans called to see if I could photograph their family portraits again, and I wasn't available. I'd photographed their family the year before, and they were so much fun to work with! So this year when they called, I made sure to find a spot on the schedule for [...]
Grandparents and Grandchildren
  • Grandparents and Grandchildren

  • I had a lovely and unique photo shoot at The Sanctuary on Kiawah Island this week! While they were in town on vacation with the whole family, Debbie and Russell had asked for a very special photo shoot with JUST them and their grandchildren.  Normally these family photo requests include everyone [...]
Grindall Family at The Sanctuary
  • Grindall Family at The Sanctuary

  • I absolutely love the Grindall family! They are such an amazing group of kind and generous human beings. I had so much fun catching up with them last night at our annual family beach shoot on Kiawah Island!!!  We started off in what I call the "Enchanted Forest" near The Sanctuary.  Then finished up[...]
Earl Klugh's Kiawah Weekend of Jazz
  • Earl Klugh's Kiawah Weekend of Jazz

  • It was an absolute pleasure to be invited back to photograph Earl Klugh's Weekend of Jazz at The Sanctuary on Kiawah Island again this year. I always enjoy photographing this amazing event with my good friend Michael Cyra. Besides the great Earl Klugh, other amazing artists on the stage included:[...]
Alvarez & Marsal Healthcare Conference at Kiawah Island
Sanders Family on Kiawah Island
  • Sanders Family on Kiawah Island

  • In spite of breaking her foot the first day of vacation, Barbara was a real trooper when it came time for their family photos! I met them at The Sanctuary on Kiawah Island where they were vacationing for the week. We had a GORGEOUS evening with beautiful light, mild temperatures, and calm winds. I t[...]
Earl Klugh Weekend of Jazz on Kiawah Island
  • Earl Klugh Weekend of Jazz on Kiawah Island

  • GRAMMY-winning guitarist Earl Klugh's renowned Weekend of Jazz is returning to Kiawah Island once again this coming fall! Since 2004, Earl Klugh has been bringing the world's greatest artists together with jazz enthusiasts for his one-of-a-kind weekend getaways. You can only enjoy Earl Klugh's ex[...]
  • Surprise Sunrise Proposal on Kiawah Island

  • Just before I left for Romania I got a call from Corbin, who was secretly planning to propose to his girlfriend.  They are from Augusta, but were moving to Charleston that weekend.  He’d already convinced her that they should make their first morning in town a special one by watching the sunrise [...]
  • 50th Anniversary on Kiawah Island

  • A few days ago I had the distinct pleasure of photographing Jim & Pat, who were celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary with a vacation to Kiawah Island along with their extended family.  Having recently returned from my own family reunion in Ohio, it was neat to witness the bonds and conn[...]