Blog - Amy Kolo

Charlotte fine art
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I'm a hopeless romantic who finds great joy in creating and capturing connection and beauty wherever I go.

I'm Amy and I'm so happy you're here. This is a journal about my life as a photographer, mom, wife and friend. Stay a while and say hello!

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Joyful Charleston Wedding at Middleton Place



Today we are traveling to Charleston, South Carolina for an absolutely breathtaking wedding. While I live in North Carolina, Charleston is one of my favorite places to photograph my clients at. Whether it is engagement sessions in the city or weddings at local venues, I love it all! This wedding took place at Middleton Place, […]

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8 Mother of the Bride Photography Ideas



Your wedding is a wonderful time to spend with those you love. As Mother’s Day approaches, I can’t help but think of all of the heartful moments I capture on wedding days. The Mother of the Bride moments make the best gifts if you already have your wedding gallery. Put together your favorite photos from […]

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Boho Outdoor Going Away Party Inspiration



It is the time of year that many celebrations move outdoors. With the warm weather and longer daylight hours, this is an option that fits a variety of events. Today, I am so excited to share a going away party that I captured with you. This casual, backyard event featured boho details and some fun […]

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How to Prepare for Your Professional Headshot Session



Whether you are a business owner, student, or simply want some high-quality photos of yourself, you might be ready to schedule your next headshot session. But what do you wear? How do you pose for the photos? I am going over it all today! Keep reading to find out how to prepare for your professional […]

Hutchinson House Old Edwards Inn Wedding

Spring Wedding Inspiration at Old Edwards Inn



Hutchinson House at Old Edwards Inn   Today, we are taking a look back at a beautiful spring wedding I captured last year. This heartfelt day took place at the Hutchinson House at Old Edwards Inn. This portion of the venue offers an intimate setting, surrounded by lush woods. It couldn’t be better for an […]

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What to Do With Your Wedding Photos: A Photographer’s Guide



You have your wedding photos, now you are wondering what to do with them? I’m sharing some ideas for you today along with some important tips. Keep reading for a professional photographer’s guide on what exactly to do with your wedding photos.  When You Receive Your Gallery A few months after your wedding, you will […]

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Creative Spring Wedding Stationery Ideas



If you are anything like me, you absolutely love the details involved in your wedding planning journey. At least, the design details! Your wedding stationery is often the first piece to start visualizing your big day. Your guests receive their invitations in the mail and are gifted with a glimpse of what your wedding will […]

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City Engagement Session in Charleston, South Carolina



While I live closest to Charlotte, I love to travel for my amazing clients! Today, I am so excited to bring you to the historic city of Charleston for a city engagement session. This couple adventured through the city and all of the unique photography locations it has to offer. They even brought their pup […]

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Fun & Romantic Washington, DC Courthouse Elopement 



Newly engaged and thinking about an elopement? If you are considering this popular option but worry that it won’t be as romantic or exciting as a standard wedding, I’m here to ease your mind! I captured this fun and romantic elopement in Washington, DC filled with spring colors, laughter, dancing, and champagne. Intimate celebrations really […]

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6 Tips to Feel Comfortable and Confident for Your Wedding Photos



On this blog, I am going over 6 tips to feel comfortable and confident for your wedding photos! Get to Know Your Photographer Make it a priority to get to know your photographer so that you will feel more comfortable when it is time to capture those photos. As a photographer, I love getting to […]

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