Intimate Charleston Elopement

“Leigh is an incredible talent, not to mention a beautiful person! Her work is unmatched to anything I have witnessed and I am a 13+ year wedding photographer myself. She is artistic, creative, imaginative and most of all organic! She captures the moments that matter, the moments you will want to look back on when your day is over. Her photos are absolutely stunning. Leigh was so accommodating to all my requests . She showed up early and stayed later than expected. Furthermore, she has the sweetest personality and was a joy to work with. My entire family loved her. We love our photos so much, and so does everyone we show them to! She is the photographer you want for your big day. Thank you Leigh!”- Amie Berry

photo of Private residence and fountain where Charleston elopement wedding ceremony took place

Photos from Leigh Hayward Photography, Charleston Wedding of a pre-wedding prayer

Intimate Charleston Garden Elopement

Charleston Elopement Photographer, Leigh Hayward Photography captured Amie and Rob’s beautiful garden wedding at a private residence in downtown Charleston, SC . The intimate wedding with only family as guests was perfect for this couple.

 The day began with Amie getting dressed in the carriage house of the main residence. Rob & Amie then held hands around an ivy covered wall to have a moment of stillness and prayer before their day got underway. Next, the couple had their first look near an infinity pool surrounded by a lush garden. Before the ceremony, I was able to photograph the couple in various locations around the historic district. 

A photo by Leigh Hayward Photography of an Elopement wedding first look in a garden

nuzzling newlyweds on a downtown Charleston Street

Photos from Leigh Hayward Photography of Bride being walked down the aisle by her two sons and a musician playing the cello at the elopement ceremony

just married couple kisses at altar during elopement wedding ceremony

Bride's three children making speeches at Charleston Elopement

Congrats Mr. & Mrs Berry! I wish you two nothing but happiness!

champagne and celebration of Charleston Elopement

Are you looking for a Charleston Elopement Photographer?  Send me a message and let’s chat about planning your special day!

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Leigh Hayward

Leigh Hayward

Charleston Wedding & Engagement Photographer

Hi, I’m Leigh! I’m an engagement and wedding photographer based in Charleston, SC. I’ve been serving ALL love and couples since 2006. I adamantly believe everyone deserves their love story to be told beautifully! 

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