Danielle Defayette


DaniellE Defayette


Welcome to the blog. I am so excited you’ve stumbled upon my website and are checking out my work. Feel free to explore and look around. Here you will find my latest shoots, adventures, and stories. Don’t forget to take a look at the portfolio page and see a few of my favorite weddings!

I'm Danielle Defayette.



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I love any excuse to make the drive down to the breathtaking Seabrook Island–especially when it’s for photography! Michaela and Phil are Charleston locals and when they suggested a beautiful sunset beach session I was only too happy to oblige! Even in the late fall Seabrook Island is truly full of magic and golden light. […]

Seabrook Island Engagement | Michaela & Phil

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One of my favorite places to shoot in Bristol, Virginia is at Sugar Hollow Park. It’s over 400 acres of diverse terrain and it makes for absolutely stunning photos! When Kristen & Levi reached out about getting some updated photos for their holiday cards–it was one the first places I recommended! We immediately made our […]

Sugar Hollow Park Holiday Photos | Levi & Kristen

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One of my favorite things about Downtown Bristol is the absolute versatility of the area. Looking for an urban vibe? Got it! Thinking you’d like some greenery in your engagement photos? It’s there too! Can’t travel out to the country for your photos? No problem! Nestled in the heart of Downtown Bristol, Virginia is the […]

Downtown Bristol Portraits | Brennan & Kaleb

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