Blog | Crystal Lee Photography | Myrtle Beach

Crystal Lee 


crystal lee

Welcome to the Blog



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. 

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

& baby's
first year



Years In




most recent posts

read more

Sweet Isla is turning ONE!! We celebrated this huge milestone in the studio with a fun Wonderland tea party-themed cake smash. This gorgeous background from Baby Dream Backdrops matched her party invitations perfectly! The “ONE-derland” theme has become very popular for first birthdays and I love that there are so many ways to make it […]

read more

The Unleashed program is near and dear to my heart for so many reasons. I know that in today’s market, and particularly in my local area, not everyone can afford to have beautiful professional portraits taken of their pets. This program is a great way for people to get a few fun portraits of their […]

read more

I can’t believe I’m here writing this post already… my handsome nephew is growing up so fast!! As a Mom you know that babies don’t keep, and yet somehow we’re still always so surprised at how quickly the time seems to pass. (Amirite?!) Jayson came in earlier this month for his sitter session. I’ve found […]

read more

After your newborn session, the next best time for portraits is the sitter milestone. This is usually between 6-8 months. Your little one has grown and changed so much, and this is such a fun time to capture all of their unique little expressions and personality quirks! Smiles, giggles, big beautiful eyes that may have […]

read more

While your session is first and foremost a newborn portrait session, I know how important it is to have a sibling photo during this exciting time in your family’s journey. This became even more clear to me when I was pregnant with my second daughter and wanted more than anything to have a beautiful portrait of my […]

read more

“You know that we are living in a digital world and I am a digital girl.” (I know those aren’t the right lyrics, but I’m willing to bet you just sang them in your head!) I’ll start this post by saying that prior to switching to Pic-Time I was with my previous gallery host for […]

read more

“Can we call you at 2am to come and do this when we can’t get her to go back to sleep?” – Every Newborn Client Ever. I get this line at almost every newborn session and it always makes me laugh! Today I’m going to share with you some of the tips and tricks that […]

read more

Let’s talk about rollers! That sweet in-between stage when your baby is no longer a newborn but hasn’t hit that big milestone of sitting up on their own yet. These sessions are most often requested by Mamas that missed out on newborn photos and want to have their baby photographed before they hit that big […]

read more

What could be sweeter than a brand new baby girl surrounded by flowers? My studio is filled with beautiful floral backgrounds and buckets of blooms in almost every color. If there’s a color combination that I don’t have, then there’s a chance that I may be able to find a digital background to use. Ways […]

read more

Your baby is turning one! And what better way is there to celebrate this journey into toddlerhood than with a cake smash photo session, styled just for you. But how do you even begin to choose a theme for such a special occasion? It’s easy to fall down the Pinterest rabbit hole where suddenly inspiration […]