Carolina Girl Wedding – Alvin and Chelsea are Married!

I’ve done a few weddings on boats, but this was my first Carolina Girl wedding and everything was pretty awesome. Alvin and Chelsea had the perfect time with close friends and family gathered together on a wonderful boat ride around Charleston. The view from the water was great, and it was an awesome time watching them celebrate with those closest to them!

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About the Couple

Where did your wedding take place?

Carolina Girl

What was your favorite moment on your wedding day?

I’m not going to lie. Having my picture taken like a model all day was pretty awesome, haha. But other than that, I just loved celebrating our day with those we love. 

What was the most helpful piece of advice you received when it came to planning your wedding?

People remember the food and that’s it. Don’t worry about the rest. 

What was the biggest reason you chose Dave Shay Photography on your wedding day?

Lighting lighting lighting. 

How would you describe your Wedding day? Use as many or as few words as you’d like

It was perfect. Lots of love, perfect weather, fun on the boat and it was a beautiful day. 


About the Team


Alvin Lawrence- weld art


Glenn Siepert

Cake Designer:

Honey’s Baking


Home team Barbeque


About the images

These Carolina Girl images were taken with combinations of a  Nikon D4sNikon D750Nikkor 85mm 1.4GNikkor 45mm Tilt ShiftNikkor 24mm 1.4G, 5 off camera  Flashpoint R2 Speedlights, and 2  AD-200 strobes with an assortment of  MagMod modifiers. All of my images are color corrected with Adobe Lightroom only and not altered or photoshopped in any way.

In addition to these Carolina Girl Wedding Photos, Raleigh Wedding Photographer Dave Shay is available for wedding and couple’s portraiture along the entire East Coast and worldwide. To see more work from Raleigh Wedding Photographer Dave Shay, please head over to the portfolio page.


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