Wedding and Bridal

Your wedding day is the most special day of your life. When you first get engaged, you are filled with excitement and love. You begin dreaming about all the fun you will have with your wedding and the life you will share with your partner. Then wedding planning hits…..uh-oh!

During the wedding planning, it’s easy to slip into ‘wedding stress’ and get caught up in all the planning details. There are unique family dynamics and it can be difficult to stay focused. The pressure to please everyone is real. I TOTALLY understand. However, let me remind you WHAT THIS DAY IS ALL ABOUT.

Your wedding consists of two parts. The ceremony and the celebration. The ceremony signifies the unity of two. Joining two, and becoming one. One love. One marriage. One day. You and your partner get to stand side by side and vow to share your lives with each other. That is a pretty big deal. And a pretty awesome moment. The celebration is a time for your family and friends to join you in supporting your marriage and to share their joy and love for your special time.

One thing I have learned after shooting hundreds of weddings over the years, is that it’s never worth it to waste energy on your wedding day (or the months leading up to it) by being in a bad mood.  This is YOUR DAY. Enjoy it. The whole process. It’s a time of transition. It’s a time of planning. But most of all, it’s a time of celebration! I specialize in photographing simple weddings for couples who cherish what the day is really all about. 

My job is to capture the love, joy, passion, and friendship that makes your partnership unique. This is your moment, your celebration, your story. I am here for you to document it and to celebrate with you!

Congratulations on your recent engagement! Thank you for visiting my profile and taking the time to get to know a little bit more about me. I can’t wait to get to know you!

I have worked in the wedding photography industry for 8 years and specialize in telling the stories of passionate people through vibrant imagery. My job is to capture the love, joy, passion, and friendship that makes your partnership unique. This is your moment, your celebration, your story. I am here for you to document it and to celebrate with you!

My promise to you: I guarantee that you will always have myself as the head photographer for the entire coverage of your event, and only one event per day is booked to ensure that you get the focus and attention to detail that your special day deserves. Extra photographers are available for hire as second shooters and this can be added to your package. I also offer engagement sessions, bridal portrait sessions, classy bridal boudoir sessions, and bachelorette party sessions. Feel free to reach out to request pricing and to discuss the details. If you are out of town or planning a destination wedding, just give me a call and I can discuss traveling. Please contact me at 843-822-6887 or email me at info@melissamileyphotography.com for availability and to schedule a consultation.

  • A few things I LOVE to see at the weddings I photograph:
  • Special sentimental family heirlooms
  • Fun and funky styles
  • Open-mindedness with trying unique poses for photos
  • Adventurous spirits
  • Willingness to get dirty
  • Lots of laughter + silliness
  • First look for the bride + groom
  • Kids and/or pets in the wedding party
  • Little notes and gifts that the bride + groom exchange to open before the ceremony
  • Timelines that are scheduled around the lighting
  • Bride + Groom that are truly best friends

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