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Weddings & Elopements

Why You Should Have A Bridal Session

Why You Should Have A Bridal Session

Hello and welcome to the Justin and Lauren Photography blog! We are Justin and Lauren, photographers based in Charleston, South Carolina. Our journey began in 2015 when we met during training to become photojournalists for the U.S. Air Force. Our passion for...

Best Wedding Venues in Charleston

Hello and welcome to the Justin and Lauren Photography blog! We are Justin and Lauren, photographers based in Charleston, South Carolina. Our journey began in 2015 when we met during training to become photojournalists for the U.S. Air Force. Our passion for...

Bridesmaids and Groomsmen Gift Ideas

Hello and welcome to the Justin and Lauren Photography blog! We are Justin and Lauren, photographers based in Charleston, South Carolina. Our journey began in 2015 when we met during training to become photojournalists for the U.S. Air Force. Our passion for...

4 Reasons You Should Invest in An Heirloom Wedding Album

4 Reasons You Should Invest in An Heirloom Wedding Album

We live in a digital age. That’s for sure. Everyone is concerned with what to post on Tik Tok or Instagram, or whatever the next rising social app is. But there’s something timeless, nostalgic and romantic about being able to hold your photos in your hands.

Couples

How To Personalize Your Engagement Sessions

Hello and welcome to the Justin and Lauren Photography blog! We are Justin and Lauren, photographers based in Charleston, South Carolina. Our journey began in 2015 when we met during training to become photojournalists for the U.S. Air Force. Our passion for...

4 Reasons You Should Invest in An Heirloom Wedding Album

4 Reasons You Should Invest in An Heirloom Wedding Album

We live in a digital age. That’s for sure. Everyone is concerned with what to post on Tik Tok or Instagram, or whatever the next rising social app is. But there’s something timeless, nostalgic and romantic about being able to hold your photos in your hands.

Folly Beach Maternity Session

Folly Beach Maternity Session

We are finally sharing some of our favorites from this maternity session with Aislinn and Jon. They are now a precious family of 3 and have a beautiful baby boy!

Grassy Field Golden Hour Couples Session

Grassy Field Golden Hour Couples Session

We were lucky enough to connect with Mary Kate and Mike on Instagram through one of our neighbors and former clients. Instagram can be a little annoying sometimes and can pretty much takes over your life if you’re a creator, but this was one of those times we were super grateful for it, because otherwise we would have never had the opportunity to meet them.

Hampton Park Winter Engagement Session in Downtown Charleston

Hampton Park Winter Engagement Session in Downtown Charleston

We met up with Alexandra and Lamar in January for their engagement session in Hampton Park. One thing we love about Hampton Park is the long paths lined with trees on both sides with their hanging moss. It’s one of those places that you see in pictures and just think, “That’s so Charleston.”

Tips for Planning Your Sedona Engagement Session or Elopement

Tips for Planning Your Sedona Engagement Session or Elopement

Sedona is easily one of the most beautiful and iconic locations in the United States. If you’ve ever been there before or seen pictures of it, it’s easy to see why the bold red rocks have made it one of the most desirable places to elope or have an engagement session.

Branding

Summerville Hair Salon Brand Session

Summerville Hair Salon Brand Session

We had the privilege of working with Kaytie from Do or Dye Hair Studio here in Summerville last year for a branding session, so we were stoked when she reached out wanting to do another session this year!

4 Tips for Taking Creative Portraits Using Smoke Bombs

4 Tips for Taking Creative Portraits Using Smoke Bombs

Two blog posts in one month! Who are we, you guys?!

Today we’re on the blog to share a branding portraits session we did with a local hairstylist here in Charleston, Kaytie Murray. Kaytie is the owner of Do or Dye Hair Studio, and she is super awesome so definitely check her page out!

In-Home Photoshoot Inspiration: Freshly Fueled

In-Home Photoshoot Inspiration: Freshly Fueled

When we first moved to Charleston back in April, we were so overwhelmed. We needed to find a house to live in, we were starting new jobs for the Air Force at Joint Base Charleston and we had just packed up our whole lives and driven over 40 hours and nearly 3,000 miles, so needless to say we were stressed and exhausted.

For Photographers

How To Personalize Your Engagement Sessions

Hello and welcome to the Justin and Lauren Photography blog! We are Justin and Lauren, photographers based in Charleston, South Carolina. Our journey began in 2015 when we met during training to become photojournalists for the U.S. Air Force. Our passion for...

2022 Photography Trends

2022 Photography Trends

Hello and welcome to the Justin and Lauren Photography blog! We are Justin and Lauren, photographers based in Charleston, South Carolina. Our journey began in 2015 when we met during training to become photojournalists for the U.S. Air Force. Our passion for...

4 Tips for Taking Creative Portraits Using Smoke Bombs

4 Tips for Taking Creative Portraits Using Smoke Bombs

Two blog posts in one month! Who are we, you guys?!

Today we’re on the blog to share a branding portraits session we did with a local hairstylist here in Charleston, Kaytie Murray. Kaytie is the owner of Do or Dye Hair Studio, and she is super awesome so definitely check her page out!