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I’M kate! columbia sc branding and portrait photographer


There's nothing that excites me more than making my clients look and feel their best!  I enjoy offering tips to moms and business owners as well as lifting up seniors in one of the most exciting times of their lives.  Dive in to articles below about the Columbia SC and Lexington SC area mixed with client sessions and more. 


Family Photography
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It’s here!  It’s here! It’s finally here!   I am so excited to FINALLY launch my new site – something I’ve been working on for quite some time now.  And man, it feels good to have it out there for the world to see. Creating a new look/design for your brand is not an easy feat.  […]

Personal Branding Photographer in Lexington, SC

It’s here! The new site is finally here!

Family Photography, Personal, Personal Branding, Photography Business, Wedding Photography
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I’m very excited about some changes coming for Kate Cherry Photography, LLC, to be revealed over the next few months :)  The last year has been nothing short of a whirlwind full of moves, photographing people and couples all over the country, relocating my business for the third time due to moving to a new […]

A new everything

Family Photography, Personal, Personal Branding, Photography Business, Wedding Photography
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The temperatures were warm, the sun was at the perfect angle, and Katie & Justin couldn’t have been more perfect together. As I had Justin whisper in Katie’s ear, had them dance together and simply be, they both were absolutely great and fell into perfect step as we went through their engagement session. When I […]

Love & Laughter | A Raleigh engagement session

Wedding Photography
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It ended up being a perfect day.  The weather worked in our favor, the wind was just right, and Collin’s dress from Lana Addison Bridal was simply gorgeous.  I couldn’t have been more excited how everything came together to photograph Collin’s bridal portraits, and I was so honored she asked me to capture these special […]

A Raleigh Bridal Portrait Session – JC Raulston Arboretum

Wedding Photography
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I could not have been more thrilled to meet Sarah and Marc’s little girl who made her debut in the world just a few short weeks ago. When I got Marc’s text that little Anne had arrived, I could feel the excitement through the words he typed :) A few days after her arrival, I […]

In-Home Raleigh newborn session: The Horstman Family

Baby Photography, Child Photography, Family Photography, Newborn Photography
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“These were my grandfather’s, so I’m not sure quite how old they are, but I know they date back to at least his infancy.” All the heart eyes and all the feels were had when Sarah started telling the story of her grandfather’s baby shoes and how they were important to her and her family.  […]

Raleigh maternity photography on the water

Maternity Photography, Portrait Photography
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Those first cries of life are some of the most special sounds to an expecting parent.  The anticipation that comes with meeting your little one for the first time puts those butterfly feelings in the best of us! And even though it can be a bit intimidating to realize the responsibility of taking care of […]

A beautiful beginning – Raleigh newborn photography

Baby Photography, Maternity Photography, Newborn Photography, Portrait Photography
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It’s engagement season, and I can’t help but smile at all of the proposals I’ve been hearing about in recent months.  I remember sitting last year across the table from Emily, a fantastic event planner with Emily Katherine Events in Raleigh, sharing with her my vision and ideas of a perfect Raleigh wedding affair. “I […]

An Elegant Raleigh Wedding Affair

Wedding Photography
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It’s hard to believe we’re already well on our way into another year. I laugh now as I find myself repeating what my parents always used to say: “Time is moving so fast!” Around this time every year, I look back at the year that just passed and wonder what the next year will look […]

The best moments of 2017

Baby Photography, Child Photography, Family Photography, Maternity Photography, Newborn Photography, Photography Business, Portrait Photography, Wedding Photography
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It’s the last couple of days of 2017 and my, it has been quite a year!  Mixed with photo sessions, family and a little sickness sprinkled in, our time lately has been filled to capacity throughout our family’s holiday season. But one trip we took just before Christmas left us feeling excited, fulfilled and full […]

A Sparkly End to 2017

Personal, Photography Business