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Rachel and Uyi embracing against the Stansbury Island pink lake backdrop at Stansbury Island

Explore the enchanting Stansbury Island pink salt lake in Utah for your next adventure photography session! This spot is the perfect summer spot for romantic and adventurous images.

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Maria and Dallon stand under a large tree for their wedding photos on their family farm. Maria's veil flows in the breeze and the sun sets behind them.

I woke up and, like any other wedding day, I checked the weather on my phone. When I saw 90s in the forecast, I told myself that I was ready for a challenge! The day was hot down in the low country, but that didn’t stop Maria and Dallon from having the most fun during […]

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Hey brides-to-be! I’m Katie, photographer at The Lilac Lion Photography. I’ve learned that capturing those dreamy flat lay photos on your wedding day is all about the details. Here’s a peek at how you can prep and present your items for stunning shots that truly reflect your special day.

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Summer is here in the Carolinas! The last two weddings I’ve photographed have had daily temperatures reach the mid 90s (phew!). Lots of water and sunscreen for this time of year for sure! The soaring temperatures have made me super excited for some beach vacations we have coming up. Actually, as I’m writing this, we […]

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Katie Lumsden, the owner of The Lilac Lion Photography poses with her husband under the Japanese cherry blossoms in full bloom in Hiroshima, Japan.

Our first (of hopefully many) trips to Japan! Here is a summary of week 2 of our travels, including our adventures in Kyoto, Uji, Nara, Osaka, and Hiroshima.

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Neika and Elijah stand on top of Hawksbill Mountain at sunset in the fall. The trees are filled with color and the orange sunset blazes around them.

Want epic scenery for your blue ridge mountain engagement photos? Check out this helpful post with tips from The Lilac Lion Photography!

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Bride and groom stand beside their wedding venue, Starmount Forest Country Club. The groom looks adoringly at his bride and spins her around for the camera.

Megan and Adam’s spring wedding at Starmount Forest Country Club was absolutely amazing! Everything from the heartfelt first touch to the vintage getaway car was perfect.

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Couple walks underneath a bright red Torii Gate at Fushimi Inari Taisha in Kyoto, Japan.

Gorgeous photoshoot in Japan with Cam and Maura! We explored Fushimi Inari Taisha and Kasuga Park during our photo session.

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Beau the dog "smiles" happily snuggled up in his owner's arms. His bandana reads "My humans are getting married"

Wondering how to include your furry friend in your photo session? Check out these tips from former zookeeper turned photographer – The Lilac Lion Photography.

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The bride and groom snuggle up together at the beach at sunset. The pier is visible off in the distance and the orange sunset reflects off of the ocean waves.

Beautiful spring beach wedding in Wilmington, NC! I love being a NC wedding photographer and getting to photograph couples tie the knot in gorgeous places. The sunset that night was a photographer’s dream!

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