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Ryan & Alyssa Photography  Married wedding photographers and business coaches, Greenville SC. Will travel always! Voted top 4 wedding photogs in the South by @southernweddings!

Best dressed couple. Airplane. Sunset. Enough said 🙌🏻 tonight’s engagement session with Steven & Kelley was one for the books and we cannot wait to show you some behind the scenes!!!

The end to a perfect day! Parker & Jordan are the kind of people you immediately fall in love with; you become best of friends in mere moments of spending time with them. They’re genuine. Grounded. And some of the sweetest people we know. We mean every word of that, and their day perfectly reflected them! From their handwritten vows in their personalized vow books, to Parker congratulating another groom we came across on HIS wedding day, and their kind and loving families, this day was a pure joy to be a part of. Congrats, Parker & Jordan! We love you! 💗

These two stepped out of the car for tonight’s session and we would’ve rolled out the red carpet for them if we had it! They slayed, and let us just tell you, Nick & Hope are two of the sweetest people we know! The only thing we regret is that we have to wait until March to do this all again! Also, Hope gets an award for navigating four inch heels the entire session, but we shouldn’t be surprised by this beauty queen’s skills!

Hurricane Florence couldn’t stop us; it might have delayed us getting down to Charleston a few days but the wait was well worth! Jared & Hannah, we loved hanging out in the city where your story began, and spending time getting to know you both! Our hearts are so full and we can’t wait to do it all again in November! Also, who wouldn’t NOT want these views during their engagement session?! We’re quite partial to Greenville but Charleston, you’ll always have our hearts!

Currently searching for the right dress to bring with to London for a portrait session has me like 🤷🏼‍♀️🤦🏼‍♀️ trying to decide a week before we leave may not be the best move 😂 you can say a prayer for Ryan as the Macy’s and Nordstrom packages start appearing at our doorstep this week haha. Instead of focusing on “the dress” I’m looking back at this stunning bride and her maids, and THEIR gorgeous gowns!

Let’s play a little game! What do you like to see more of as you’re scrolling through Instagram:
1) pretty curated pictures
2) real life (even if it’s a little rough)
3) all the personal photos
4) all the food
5) travelogue (living vicariously)
6) all of the above!
7) none of the above. I’m just here to creep around 😂

Tell us below! We love connecting with you, our friends (irl or just online!) through this little tool, and being real! But we might draw the line if all you want are food photos 🤣

We’ve got the candles on standby tonight just in case the tropical storm decides to hang around Greenville over the next 24 hours. Thankful for a weekend off with friends (check out our stories for some highlights!), and some down time before the storm that is fall wedding season arrives! Stay safe this weekend, friends!

Breaking news! Totally un-weather related (you’re welcome!). But these two just made their debut on the blog and you can just feel how much these two love each other! Pair that with stunning views of the city, and it’s a session you don’t want to miss. Leave them some love below!

When your goal is to have as much fun as possible on your wedding day, and you enjoy every second of it 😍 we’ve been thinking about this particular day, and how it called for monsoon weather all day long. Our couple didn’t panic. They trusted us and our sweet friends at @upstateido to make it all happen regardless. And it was the best day ever 🙌🏻 thinking of all of you who have weddings this weekend along the east coast!

What’s your favorite rainy day activity?! Ours is baking. Rather, Alyssa baking and Ryan washing alllll the dishes. Then eating 😂 today I tried making the orange scones with an orange maple glaze out of @joannagaines Magnolia Table cookbook and it’s one of my favorites by far! Best scone recipe I’ve made - not dried out and the perfect hint of sweetness! With the hurricane forecasted to hit the Carolinas, we may need more rainy day ideas than just baking 😂 so tell us yours!

Oh Reid & Hailey... there are no words. We’re currently on our way home from spending the day in Atlanta, and spending time with these two! We first met Reid & Hailey at a wedding in June - Reid was a groomsman and Hailey was his stunning plus one! We instantly felt like old friends, and our time hanging out in their city was like a breath of fresh air (despite allllll the humidity!). Not many can snuggle outside in Hotlanta but these two did it effortlessly! We adore these two and couldn’t wait any long to share a sneak peek!

Who wants to know what we do on a wedding day? Surprise surprise, but we don’t just take pictures! You may find:
1) Ryan making sure the groom looks just right, whether that means adjusting ties or tying shoes
2) Alyssa securing the veil! Those combs can be pesky, but don’t worry, she’s got it covered.
3) the two of us giving out hugs. To Mom, crying as her daughter gets dressed, to grandma who thanks us during family photos, to the flower girl who nailed that walk down the aisle, to our sweet bride when the nerves start to set in, and to our incredible couple as we celebrate the end of an perfect day.
Those are just three insights to some of what we do on wedding days, and every single second of it brings us joy!
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Tell us what else you think we do! Some of you have some first hand knowledge!

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