Dreamy Portrait session inspired by Taylor Swift’s folklore with GlowSkateCo Portrait sessions are my absolute favorite. I worked with Carly to create a dreamy, folklore inspired session. We were channeling “Dreams” by Fleetwood Mac before it became popular on TikTok. What Carly said about our unique and dreamy portrait session: “Alexis is such an amazing […]

Portrait Photographer: Dreamy Session

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Wes Anderson Inspired Elopement at Hotel Trundle by South Carolina Wedding Photographer Alexis Schwallier   Hotel Trundle wedding and elopement inspiration. Wes Anderson is known for his use of color, symmetry, iconic locations, and quirky characters. This styled shoot was loosely inspired by his film, The Darjeeling Limited. For this styled shoot, I wanted to emulate […]

Wes Anderson Inspired Elopement

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Historic 701 Whaley Wedding by South Carolina Wedding Photographer Alexis Schwallier Leah & Coleman 701 Whaley in Columbia, SC was the perfect backdrop for this spring wedding. With rose gold accents, personal touches, succulents, and greenery,  Leah and Coleman had a beautiful, elegant while simple, colorful wedding. The dress is by Justin Alexander and is an oyster and ivory […]

701 Whaley Wedding

Bride kissing grooms cheek in front of a cactus.

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South Carolina Lace House Wedding Allie + Jay Today I’m so excited to share with you Jay and Allie’s beautiful garden wedding photos from their wedding at the historic Lace House in Columbia, SC. This wedding day was full of unique elements, including handmade Star Wars cufflinks, Harry Potter wands, matching tattoos, and so much […]

Whimsical Lace House Wedding

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Hi-Wire Brewery Wedding Lauren + Jordan Jordan and Lauren’s whimsical, colorful, elegant and simple brewery wedding at Hi-Wire Brewery in Asheville, NC wedding was fun, creative, DIY, and full of unique elements that perfectly told their love story. From their first dance song to “Hero” by Enrique Iglesias and cake cutting to Fall Out Boy’s […]

Colorful Asheville Brewery Wedding

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Historic Seibels House and Garden Wedding Emily + Jesse Love is brewing at this garden wedding full of unique elements, DIY projects by the bride, and homemade pickles. I joined Emily and Jesse in Asheville, NC for their engagement session where we visited Green Man Brewery, keeping their love of beer a focal point of their love […]

Craft Beer Inspired Garden Wedding

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Pugs, Donuts, Gamecocks, and Soda City: A Love Story Casey + John For their engagement session, we took their child, Mustard, to the local farmers market, Soda City. Almost every Saturday these three go to Soda City, making it a special place for them. How they met: “I was in a band with one of Casey’s […]

Soda City Engagement Session

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The Riverwalk in Columbia, SC creates a perfect backdrop for this classic engagement session. Allie + Jay The first time I met Allie and Jay it was an instant connection. They are sarcastic, laidback, and share my love of Star Wars, Lord of The Rings, and Harry Potter. They also have dogs! Getting to know […]

Historic Riverfont Engagement Session

Canal Riverfront Park engagement session

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We’re engaged, now what? Engagement session tips by Alexis Schwallier Photography. I tend to get several recurring questions before engagement sessions, so I decided this week to make a blog post on important things you should know before your engagement session!  I tried to be specific but if you have any questions or comments please feel […]

Six Engagement Session Tips

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