The Sleight Family Portraits at Paris Mountain | Greenville, SC Family Photographer

Cute, cute, cute! This fun family has got the cutest kids with the most gorgeous eyes! I met the Sleight family–grandparents, their grown kids and spouses, and three energetic blond grandchildren–at Paris Mountain State Park in Greenville SC for their extended family portraits. I had forgotten how much I love photographing families at this park; it’s a beautiful, rustic, and laid-back location. Enjoy these sweet portraits!

Introducing…The Sleight Family

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Y’all are too cute!

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I first photographed Miss A when she was just a toddler. She is such a beautiful and sweet little girl now!!

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It was no easy task getting a sibling photo of these two cuties, but I LOVE this one!!

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I could seriously just eat.him.up. Soooooo cute!

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(Mommy feels the same!)

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Papa and his girl

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Another cute blondie!

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These eyes!!

 

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Annnnnd that’s all folks! See ya!!

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~Amy

Emily’s Furman University Bridal Portraits | Greenville SC Wedding Photographer

Emily is a Furman grad, and she had always dreamed of having her bridal portraits photographed on the university’s beautiful campus. I tell you, I don’t think it’s possible for me to get tired of shooting portraits at Furman! There are beautiful locations and gorgeous light every where you turn. Having a lovely bride, an elegant gown from Carolina Bride and Groom, and a sweetly Southern bouquet from Twigs sure doesn’t hurt either! Emily was married last Saturday, so I can FINALLY show off her bridal portraits. I hope you enjoy!

Introducing…Emily’s Bridal Portraits

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This is the shot that Emily chose for her portrait to display at her and Andrew’s wedding reception–simply beautiful!

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Emily is one of the happiest, most gracious and laid-back people I’ve met…but this girl can ROCK the serious sassy-face!

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Furman University’s Rose Garden has the prettiest gazebo–I love it! Furman_Bridal_Portrait_Greenville_SC_Outdoors_Twigs_Bouquet_Gazebo_Amy_Clifton_Keely_Photography 09

One of my favorites!

 

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Love love LOVE this one!!

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Such a cute and happy portrait!

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Emily is so timeless and elegant…

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Sweet, sweet mama and daughter

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A few more of my favorites…a happy face, and several more of her killer sassy-face!

 

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Positively regal!

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If you haven’t already, click here or at the bottom of the page to “like” Amy Clifton Keely Photography on facebook so you can be the first to see a Sneak Peek of Emily and Andrew’s wedding photos! And as always, it feels great when you leave a comment to show us some love! Many congrats to the newlyweds!!

~Amy

The Sills’ Magical Maternity Snow Session | Greenville SC Maternity Photographer

This sweet couple, preparing to meet their baby girl this summer, reminded me of why I love being a maternity photographer! There is such magic in the anticipation, the love that creates a family, and the beauty of this time in a couple’s life. Add in glowing late-afternoon light and a trip into the snowy woods during a rare Greenville SC snow storm, and you have a dreamy portrait session filled with magical moments. This sweet couple, Lindsey and Scott, are the kind of people who you just know are all kinds of good. They are fun and kind with each other, they give generously, and they bring out the best in one another and those around them. From the moment we started talking, they just inspired me to give more freely, and I am absolutely certain they will bring out that kind of good in their baby girl.

Introducing, The Sill Family…

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Y’all are just beautiful together!!

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I have been SO excited that my husband Tony is beginning to shoot with me! I always love the intimacy that a Second Shooter can capture when they aren’t directing the scene. This image below is one of his.

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Swoon! This glowy moment is just perfect. This is my angle…

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…and this is my Tony’s angle.

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This photo may not be “technically perfect,” but I just love the happy seen here!

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Another of Tony’s shots…

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I love it when a photo can communicate something without even showing anyone’s face.

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I looooooove this one!

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I know this is one of Lindsey’s favorites. There’s just something I love about capturing the way a couple looks at one another. LOVE.

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Hello, Sassy Mama!!

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Beautiful mama-to-be

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LOVE this next series…

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SO cute, you two!

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And finally, my super-favorites. This light?? Really?? And these two sweet parents-to-be?? Nothing but glow here, guys.

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This. Favorite.

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Scott and Lindsey, thank you for sharing your love and your kindness with my camera. You guys are truly going to be amazing parents. (I mean, you already know the art of bribery, right??? 😉 ) I am so thrilled that you trekked over during the Snowpocalypse of 2014 and trusted my vision for this portrait session.  Y’all have something special, and I hope that these photos capture that in some small way.

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Snow Day Family Portraits! | Greenville SC Family Photographer

We don’t see much snow here in Greenville South Carolina, so everyone is making the most of our Snow Day and “Snowpocalypse 2014!” Our neighbors asked me to photograph some family portraits for them during the snow “event”–yay! It made my camera happy to shoot them in this gorgeous snow storm, and it made my heart happy because these are their FIRST family portraits ever. I love being able to document the love and fun between family members, and knowing that this is the first time that’s been captured for a family makes it even more special. Frank, Leigh, and Gracie are such great neighbors. Tony and I may not live in the fanciest house in the most exclusive neighborhood, but our little street sure does look out for one another, and that’s pretty awesome these days!

**Y’all, I loved this session so much that I’m offering mini-sessions for as long as the snow sticks around! Please contact me for this special rate–a rate that I have never offered before!! I will shoot whenever it is safe for you to get to my house and for as long as the snow is pretty. Don’t miss this special opportunity! 🙂 [email protected] **

Introducing: The McCalls in the Snow, 2014

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No doubt, this shot of them just loving on each other is one of my favorites of the day!!

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Sweet Daddy’s Girl!

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Another favorite! Gracie is so much fun, and I love this little crooked grin. 🙂

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And her lashes??

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This right here is Miss Gracie all the way…always putting on a show!

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So sweet!

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Love this one too!

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Love, love these next two moments!

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And my favorite of Frank and Leigh. SO good of you guys!!

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Another sweet little family moment…

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Friends, don’t wait until the snow is all gone! Schedule your Snowpocalypse 2014 Session now!! As always, you can hit “like” below for this post to show up in your facebook newsfeed, you can hover over a photo to “Pin It” to Pinterest, and you can leave a comment below to show us some love! Stay warm, y’all and enjoy this beautiful snow!

–Amy

McGrath Family 50th Anniversary Portraits | Downtown Greenville SC Family Photographer

My grandparents were married 65 years, my parents are about to hit 42 years, and Tony and I have been married for a whopping 19 months. It was so special for me to be the McGraths’ family photographer for their 50th anniversary celebration in Downtown Greenville SC. Marriage is a wild and crazy and wonderful ride, and it is such a gift for a family to have the influence of parents and grandparents with long, successful  marriages. To celebrate their parents’ 50th anniversary just before Christmas, the McGraths planned a whole afternoon of surprises, including a sleigh ride with Santa himself, dinner out, and a surprise family portrait session. What better way to celebrate this milestone for their family than with new memories and the photographs to preserve them?

Introducing, the McGrath Family | 50th Wedding Anniversary Celebration | Downtown Greenville SC

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The whole family! I love their Christmasy wardrobes!

 

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Parents and Siblings

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The Grandkids

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So a little explanation may be needed on this photo, haha! Big sister is graduating from high school this year and will be leaving for college, so Mom and Dad are doing their best to hang on to their baby girl. And her brothers? Well, I’m sure they’ll miss her too. Right?? 😉

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I love the timeless look of this portrait.

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50 years and still having tons of fun together!

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The Family Tree

 

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Brothers…

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…and all the girls.

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Happy, Happy Anniversary Mr and Mrs McGrath! Wishing you and your family many years to come of happiness, love, and laughter.

 

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Happy New Year everyone!

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To view the McGrath Family’s complete portrait gallery, please CLICK HERE. You may contact the family for the password.

Also, click below for a sweet little slideshow of their session. And as always, please leave a comment below to show us some love!