I woke up the morning of this shoot in Winston Salem and it was still dark out. After I loaded my gear into the car, I started the 4 hour drive to Charleston where I would be teaming up with Mallory Dawn Photography and Pure Luxe Bride for a styled shoot at Wingate Place. Writing this now it’s funny to think that this shoot took place literally weeks before the pandemic news broke! And I’m so glad we were able to make it happen because this Wingate Place Charleston wedding inspiration was worth it!
Once we arrived at the venue the model was still finishing hair and makeup. While we waiting we started like any other wedding, styling and photographing details. All the paper goods were beautifully created by Olive Saint Lily. I also loved styling all the florals that Blossom by Design provided. In additional to all the loose blooms, the bouquet and the boutonnieres were stunning.
For this shoot I had the opportunity to work with one of my absolute favorite planners in Charleston, Pure Luxe Bride! They curated all the vendors, designed, and styled everything to perfection! I loved everything that they put together from the model’s attire, to the tablescape, to the ceremony setup. They even arranged for Low Country Valet to bring a vintage Rolls Royce which was a huge treat! Of all the vintage cars I’ve photographed at weddings, most have been at night during the exit, so it was really fun getting to photograph our couple with one in the daylight.
All in all this Wingate Place Charleston wedding inspiration was one for the books. The photos turned out so good largely because we had such an amazing vendor team, and that’s the case with most weddings. I highly recommend every vendor on this list below if you are planning your own Charleston wedding.
Venue: Wingate Place | Design & Planning: Pure Luxe Bride | Photography: Hillary Muelleck | Florist: Blossom By Design | Rentals: Ohh! Events | Linen: La Tavola Linen | Hair and Makeup: Paper Dolls Hair Carrie McLeod HMU | Wedding Gown: Emily Kotarski Bridal | Shoes: Bella Belle Shoes | Men’s Attire: M Dumas & Sons | Vintage Car: Low Country Valet | Paper Goods and Calligraphy: Olive Saint Lily | Models Christi & Jason Clark
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