outdoor wedding

Valerie + Matt: Romantic Courtyard Ceremony at the Bleckley Inn

Valerie + Matt: Romantic Courtyard Ceremony at the Bleckley Inn

In the heart of Anderson’s historic district, The Bleckley Inn offers the perfect balance of homegrown charm and vintage downtown elegance. So, for their Upstate nuptials, Valerie and Matt invited their family and friends to experience one of the Electric City’s loveliest venues.

Velvet and Rose Wedding Styled Shoot at Doko Manor

Velvet and Rose Wedding Styled Shoot at Doko Manor

Sophisticated and traditional with just the right number of modern touches: this elegant velvet and rose wedding styled shoot at Doko Manor is lovely from every angle!

Christina + Keith: Intimate Outdoor Elopement at Magnolia Plantation

Christina + Keith: Intimate Outdoor Elopement at Magnolia Plantation

Christina and Keith’s Magnolia Plantation elopement shows that your big day doesn’t have to be big to be effective, and that celebrating with a few close friends and family members can have all of the emotional effect that a 300 person wedding has.

Ashlyn + Matt: Stunning Pretty Place Wedding in Upstate South Carolina

Ashlyn + Matt: Stunning Pretty Place Wedding in Upstate South Carolina

For their Pretty Place wedding, Ashlyn and Matt chose to commit to one another forever in this small covered ampitheatre down a winding mountain road. Their joyful wedding day was filled with incredible moments both big and small, and the awe-inspiring ceremony was the cornerstone.

Paige + Derek: Fun-filled Rock Bottom Pond Wedding, Columbia, SC

Paige + Derek: Fun-filled Rock Bottom Pond Wedding, Columbia, SC

Paige and Derek weren’t letting anything get in the way of their perfect Rock Bottom Pond wedding day—including a little rain!

Despite a drizzly forecast, the bride and groom were all smiles as they prepped to say, “I do.” Their family and friends surrounded them with love as they donned their wedding day best.

Nicole + Michael: Neutral Modern Wedding at Magnolia Plantation

Nicole + Michael: Neutral Modern Wedding at Magnolia Plantation

To design their neutral modern wedding, the couple relied heavily on textured fabrics (like the bride’s stunning gown), lots of greenery in the decorations, and every shade of white and beige in the books. Their monochrome approach was anything but boring, as the simple but clean design allowed the beauty of the venue to shine through.

Faithe + Greg: Glam Purple Wedding at Southern Oaks, Gilbert, South Carolina

Faithe + Greg: Glam Purple Wedding at Southern Oaks, Gilbert, South Carolina

For her wedding at Southern Oaks in Gilbert, South Carolina, bride Faithe knew she wanted something different. “From an aesthetic stand point my inspiration behind our big day was Southern Glam. I knew I wanted to incorporate the right amount of elegance and class, but also have a rustic and timeless feel,” she says.

Green and Gold Winter Wonderland Wedding

Green and Gold Winter Wonderland Wedding

Charleston might not have much snow or ice, so winter weddings in the Lowcountry have to get a bit creative. For their winter wonderland wedding styled shoot, event coordinator Nicki Paige and photographer Leigh Hayward instead turned their attention to the lovely greenery that stays bright and beautiful year round in our mild climate, and used that as inspiration.