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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Beaufort Inn Wedding Kate + Craig Lowcountry Weddings are always breathtaking. The South Carolina coast is a picturesque backdrop for any love story.This time, I’m taking you to Beaufort, SC.  Kate was by far one of the easiest brides I’ve ever worked with. Her big day was all about sharing an intimate moment with her […]

Intimate Lowcountry Wedding

Beaufort South Carolina

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A downtown Columbia Engagement Session Nyomi + Lachey Nyomi and Lachey moved from New Hampshire to Columbia, SC. Nymoi works for a non-profit and connected with me through Girls Rock Columbia (an incredible and empowering organization for female identifying youth). But first, shots… To shake off the pre-session jitters we took a short walk from […]

Modern Engagement Session

main street couples photos

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Kristy Ramos-Henderson Rock Paper Scissor Salon in Columbia, SC. I met Kristy through mutual friends while she was attending Paul Mitchell The School Columbia. She became a client, friend, and my hair stylist. Working with Kristy on her engagement photos, wedding, announcement of her daughter, and now her passion for curly hair has been amazing. Her […]

Local Business Feature

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Hey friends! Being a photographer involves constant growth and chasing creative opportunities. Learning never stops! My dear friend Jessica Hunt of Jessica Hunt Photography invited me on a retreat for creatives. I am so happy I didn’t pass up the opportunity to learn from some amazing photographers and other industry professionals. The friendships and connections […]

Photography Retreat

Pool float

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Creative engagement session in downtown Columbia Susan and James got engaged in Seattle and wanted a city feel to their engagement photos. A Polaroid photographer, Susan was excited about my background in film photography and wanted to incorporate artistic and creative elements into her engagement session. As a future librarian, one of my favorite places in Columbia […]

Creative Engagement Session

Tropical engagement session

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Bridal Portraits at The Lace House Bridal portraits are always a creative challenge. The traditional bridal portrait is a must, of course, but today I’m sharing some of my more favorite creative bridal portraits from Parker’s session at The Lace House in Columbia, SC. You can check out her wedding, also at The Lace House, here! […]

Bridal Portraits at The Lace House

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Weddings, engagements, LONDON, cute fur babies, a solar eclipse, oh my. 2017 has been an incredible year! I met 17 incredible couples, captured your authentic memories, and celebrated with the best of ’em. Thank you for being here. Let’s take a look back at some of my favorite and most unforgettable moments. I turned 30 this […]

Favorite memories and moments from 2017

birthday photo

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