Danielle Defayette

Dreamy Downtown Charleston Engagement Photos

Dreamy Downtown Charleston Engagement Photos

Being engaged is such an exciting and wonderful time in your life! You’re celebrating your upcoming nuptials with family and friends whilst dreaming up details of one of the most important days of your life. Engagement photos are the perfect excuse to get all dolled up and truly enjoy the moment! In the grand scheme of things, taking engagement photos is a newer tradition, but it’s one tradition that I am absolutely on board with!

Engagement photo sessions provide so much more than a ton of gorgeous photos to use on your save-the-dates! They give you an opportunity to get splurge on that gorgeous cocktail gown, suit up your other half, and practice taking those incredible portraits you’re wanting on your wedding day!

If you’ve ever heard of Charleston, South Carolina you’re most likely picturing the gorgeous colorful houses, horse drawn carriages, and picturesque buildings that make up downtown. Honestly, Downtown Charleston is just as pretty as people make it out to be! The city is filled with so much history, so much beauty, and it’s bursting with romantic places. That’s why it’s the perfect location for Charleston engagement photos! If you’ve never been to Charleston in South Carolina before and you are making a trip to celebrate your engagement, here’s why you should definitely get Charleston engagement photos done while you’re there…

What makes Downtown Charleston the perfect place for engagement photos?

Downtown Charleston is picture-perfect and it’s pretty darn perfect in real life too. No matter which part of the city you are in, the streets are filled with houses of many colors, shapes, styles, and sizes. The variety of pastel colors that fill the streets of downtown Charleston is one of the wonderful things of what makes it so special. You can have the time of your life walking around the city, taking Charleston engagement photos in front of every cute building you come across, sharing your love with the world, and getting breathtaking images to capture that moment forever! 

Looking for a bit of history? Charleston is one of the oldest cities founded in the US. It was established in the 1600s and has been a bustling popular city ever since. The thing I love the most about downtown Charleston is the old town charm. Charleston has been a popular city for quite some time and the city has definitely grown, but somehow as you’re walking around for your Charleston engagement photos it still is full of old world charm. It’s this romantic old town character that I love to capture in your dreamy downtown Charleston engagement photos. 

Downtown Charleston is truly one of the most gorgeous cities I have ever been to and it’s one of my favorites to return to time and time again. No matter how many times I visit, there is always so much to do, so much to see, and so many ways to explore this city that make it the perfect place for engagement photos. With lots of historic and old beauty, this city is one to put on your bucket list. Although there are so many beautiful places in this world, there is just something about downtown Charleston that stands out from the rest!

If you’re looking for a wedding photographer to capture your Charleston engagement photos–get in touch! I am always happy to talk wedding details and plan out a trip to Charleston for your special day. I’ve been to the area so many times over the last couple of years that I consider myself a Charleston extraordinaire!


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