Courtney Malone

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June 4, 2019

It’s always a little nerve wrecking when a fellow photographer invites you to photograph their family! Kendra Hazelwood is an incredibly talented wedding photographer in the area, and for over a YEAR now we have been trying to align the stars to make a family session happen for her family. We finally made it happen […]

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May 14, 2019

Falls Park has come alive again and Spring has officially sprung! I feel so lucky to live in Greenville, where our downtown has been immaculately planned and maintained. Falls Park is so gorgeous, and for photo sessions and family leisure alike, I LOVE going down to visit. It’s especially beautiful on cool Spring mornings, just […]

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May 3, 2019

This sweet family has been with me from the very beginning when Averly was growing in her mamas tummy. A couple weeks ago, we photographed her one year session on a beautiful morning in Falls Park! I can’t believe it’s been a year since this sweet girl’s Fresh 48 and newborn sessions. I also photographed […]

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April 9, 2019

I met this sweet family in downtown Greenville’s Falls Park on a warm February evening! This was the Kowarick’s first official family photo session, and I’m so honored I had the privilege of photographing them for such a special occasion! Working with big kids is so much fun, and Elijah and Regan were such troopers […]

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March 25, 2019

I photographed the Westendorf family on an unseasonably warm and beautiful day in early February at the South Carolina Botanical Gardens in Clemson. Leslie is an incredibly talented designer and owns Maxpatch Studio, a design firm specializing in design for beautiful and functional kid spaces! In fact, she is helping me put together a precious […]

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March 18, 2019

The evening of my session with the Ladd Family was looking iffy weather-wise, but due to tight work schedules, the show had to go on! Ultimately, we got a gorgeously foggy evening in early November, and I LOVE the results! We got all of our shots JUST in the nick of time too, as it […]

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March 15, 2019

I love photographing this gorgeous family! Not only because they’re gorgeous and so fun – but because Charlotte is my very best friend! We met when our babies were just babies, and have had the pleasure of watching each other’s babies grow through milestones together. There’s really not much better on the motherhood journey, than […]

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February 22, 2019

Amanda and I were sorority sisters back at the University of Florida, and when she contacted me to let me know she was moving to Greenville I was so excited! Shortly after they moved to town, they were expecting baby #2! I had the honor of photographing their family for a maternity session, as well […]

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February 14, 2019

This sweet family asked me to take their first family photos since welcoming their sweet baby boy, Nolan! It was a chilly evening at Edinburgh West, but my goodness it was a pretty one with a beautiful golden sunset. We took these a little past the peak of Fall leaves and I gotta say, I […]

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January 19, 2019

Ohhh this sweet family and these gorgeous girls! Louise and Marion are the sweetest little ladies. Baby Marion’s nickname at school is “little jelly doughnut” and oh my goodness if that’s not just perfect for this squishy and sweet little beauty! And big sister Louise has the sweetest, most curious little personality! I loved every […]

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October 3, 2018

I’ve had the honor of documenting this sweet girl’s first year of life, and what a joy it has been! Sweet Harper has been beautiful since day one, and I loved celebrating her one year milestone in Falls Park with her family! I just put the finishing touches on her one year heirloom album, and […]

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August 3, 2018

This beautiful family of five met me in downtown Greenville for their lifestyle family photo session on a warm summer night! These three might be the sweetest, most loving siblings I’ve ever met. I’ve always had a soft spot for families of 5 – I’m certain it’s so much work, but dang – look at […]

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