Crystal Lee 

photography

crystal lee
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Here, I share your stories. Beautiful weddings from some of my favorite venues, bright and colorful photo sessions of the cutest babies you've ever seen, studio updates, product spotlights and even a few of my own personal images and musings. 

Within each post you'll see tags that you can click on to explore even further! Many posts are marked by location, vendor or color scheme. 

So take a look around. If you like what you see, let's connect! I would love the chance to give you a portrait experience that you won’t find anywhere else.

Specializing in

weddings,
newborns
& baby's
first year

Newborns
Snuggled

200+

Years In
Business

11

couples
Celebrated

150+

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Catching sweet, fleeting newborn smiles is one of my favorite things about being a newborn photographer! While smiles are never guaranteed at any session, over the years I’ve learned to read the signs of the newborn sleep cycle and anticipate when a smile may be coming. Newborn smiles and the sleep cycle Newborn smiles typically […]

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Once upon a time, a genius decided to take the words “cake” and “smash” and put them together… giving us this seriously adorable first birthday tradition! The cake smash is my absolute favorite way to end a milestone birthday session. We can do this session one of two ways:– 2 portrait outfits followed by the cake […]

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Digital backgrounds are a great way to expand your client galleries and create beautiful artwork without the need for buying extra props, building elaborate sets, or lengthening your session time. I love using them for sessions that have themes or colors that I may not have props on hand for. It’s also a wonderful surprise […]

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– Updated January 1, 2021 – There is no doubt that COVID-19 has changed our lives in ways we never expected. Making sure that I can provide a clean, safe space for your baby is more important now than ever before. While we still don’t know what our “new normal” will look like, I am […]

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Sweet Theo came in for his wrapped mini session last week! He has the most gorgeous galaxy themed nursery so his session was styled with blues and neutrals to match. Wrapped mini sessions are perfect for those families that don’t necessarily need a full posed newborn session. We do 3-4 different sets and baby stays […]

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“A new baby is like the beginning of all things – wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities.” – Eda LeShan It was a gorgeous November evening when I photographed Katrina’s maternity session. She is an absolutely stunning Mama! We walked around The Market Common for a few sunset photos and then went back into the […]

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Introducing Heléna Lyn, just 18 days new! I styled her sets to match her beautiful purple and teal mermaid themed nursery. I adore how these colors look together! And of course, since Santa is making his grand appearance in just a few weeks, we had to add in a holiday set as well!

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In just over a year these two will be getting married at Pawley’s Plantation! I had a blast hanging out with them at their engagement session. We chose the Myrtle Beach State Park as their location and Gianna brought along a hammock and a gorgeous tapestry. The rain was misting us on and off during […]