Graceful, evocative, and full of heritage, this green + gold styled shoot among the ruins of South Carolina's Old Sheldon Church reminded me of why ruins hold a special place in my heart and why I think they're one of the loveliest settings for weddings...Read More
Ruins are a favourite of mine, because they usually incorporate natural overgrowth, providing a space that brings nature and architecture together in aesthetically appealing harmony. Grand or ancient ruins however, are not as easily found in Canada as they are in other parts of the world. That being said, this styled session photographed in the ruins of an old church in South Carolina is a great example of the kind of ruins one might find in various places across Canada...albeit with very different flora (not so much Spanish moss found in the Canadian landscape). In fact, Vale + Vine featured a French-inspired wedding that took place at Trappist Monastery ruins in Manitoba....Read More
When Canadian couples think of destination weddings outside of the country, locales like Cuba, Mexico, and elsewhere in the Caribbean usually come to mind. But the United States is also chock full of gorgeous destination spots that would make for exotic destination wedding/honeymoon combinations.
The Isle of Palms, a beach where this shoot took place, is located near Charleston, South Carolina which offers everything from the warm(er) Atlantic ocean, to historic plantations, to promenades lined with oak trees dripping with Spanish moss....Read More