First kiss in the rain - La Belle Amie Vineyard

Wedding at La Belle Amie Vineyard – Dancing in the rain

This was my first time photographing a wedding at La Belle Amie Vineyard in Little River, SC. The ceremony was held on the beautiful lawn looking out towards the lake and rows of grapevines. The clouds were looking dark and ominous before the ceremony, but it still wasn’t raining and the weather forecast looked like the rain might pass us by. The couple decided to just go ahead and go for the outdoor ceremony. Almost as soon as the bride’s father walked her down the aisle it started raining, thankfully just a shower and not a downpour like we got later in the afternoon. I …

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Beautiful sunset portrait of bride and groom on the Wacammaw River

Beautiful afternoon wedding at Wachesaw Plantation with a horse drawn carriage

I always love going to Wachesaw Plantation for a wedding, the oak trees on the Waccamaw River make a great backdrop for pictures, especially at sunset. It’s been a long time since I’ve photographed a wedding with a horse and carriage, it always makes for some really great pictures. I guess riding in on a carriage is the type of thing you really have to be at a plantation or garden style location like Wachesaw for it to work. I got the business card of the carriage company so I’ll add it to my favorite vendors page, maybe it will give some brides …

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