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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Outdoor Anniversary Adventure Portraits by South Carolina Wedding Photographer Alexis Schwallier Logan and Palmer The outdoors in South Carolina was a perfect backdrop for Logan and Palmer’s anniversary session. As a photographer, I am always up for exploring new places and going on an adventure. Any time I am able to be a little creative, take a […]

Outdoor Adventure Anniversary

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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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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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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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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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Romantic Lace House Garden Wedding What could be better than a romantic springtime garden wedding at The Lace House in Columbia, SC? A crazy in love couple getting married there, of course! One of the first times I met Parker she told me I would photograph her wedding (whenever Michael proposed she added, sassy as […]

Romantic Lace House Garden Wedding

Garden Wedding at The Lace House

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