Have you ever thought to yourself that you wanted to do a boudoir session? Maybe it’s because you’re about to have a birthday or are getting married and want to give a timeless gift to your spouse. Whatever the reason, self-love boudoir sessions are for everyone. All photography sessions are treated with the same approach: […]

Intimate Self Love Boudoir Photography

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Savage Fenty Inspired Boudoir Session Kelsey is a green-haired goddess bringing sensuality and softness to her self-love boudoir session. We have been working together as friends and fellow creative for about six years now, and her confidence is infectious. I love photographing Kelsey because she trusts not only me but herself. She wore a few […]

SC Boudoir Photographer | Kelsey

Plus size black woman with green wig posing for boudoir session

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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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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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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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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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