Last week’s wedding was at such a pretty spot. It was a private home on the river in the Litchfield, Pawleys Island area, about 30 minutes south of Myrtle Beach. It’s too bad this isn’t a regular spot for weddings, although the homeowner said he has had about 20 weddings with various family and friends. I can certainly see why. Everything went nice as well. There was the most beautiful sunset over the waterway. You can see below that many of my favorite pictures feature that sunset. The only slight problem was during the ceremony, the bride’s face was in complete shade, and the groom was in bright sun. Thankfully after a few minutes, either he or the sun moved enough that it worked out fine. This, however, is a good thing to keep in mind when planning your wedding location. If one person’s face is in the sun and one in the shade, either one face has to be dark or one blown out and bright. It’s just the way a camera works. I can adjust for it some. But you need to ensure the bride and groom are both in the shade or in the sun for the best results. It’s usually best not to have the partial sun as well, for example, the head in the shade and the body in the sun. Of course, nothing can be planned perfectly; that is why you’ve got to have a photographer that is used to dealing with this type of thing. If you let a camera decide everything itself, you can have a mess. I hope you enjoy some of the pictures below.