I was born in Barboursville, Wv but my heart lives in Charleston, SC where the sea breeze refreshes my soul and the golden sunlight dances in the shades of the age old angel oaks. My husband and I are newlyweds with dreams of living near the ocean for YEARS! Earlier this spring, God opened a door that finally made that dream a reality!

Not only will I share weddings, engagements & tips here, I will also be sharing some of what life looks like as we transition to Charleston living!

I'm Kara

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Taylor and Andy’s Rose Garden Engagement session by Kara Blakeman Photography in Huntington, West Virginia

Taylor + Andy | Huntington, Wv Engagement

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Liz + Ethan, Destination wedding at CJ’s off the Square in Franklin, Tn.

Ethan + Liz, Cj’s Off The Square, Franklin, Tn

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LIFE. it is so hard.. right?? Things pop up. Have you ever had a nagging feeling to pursue something but you were afraid? I encourage you.. DO IT! Why??? Read on 🙂

Check yourself before you wreck yourself…

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West Virginia Boho / Chic inspired wedding in Barboursville, WV

Chikapin Hill, Briar Patch Wedding Barn | Megan & Lucas | WV Wedding Photographer

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I went from broken to trying to stay positive, striving to see the bright side of everything. Through grace, I have found peace!

Let go and Let….

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Liz and Ethan’s engagement session at Harlinsdale Farm, downtown Franklin, Tennessee and Cj’s Off The Square

Liz + Ethan Engagement

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Kara Blakeman Photography: Panama City Beach, The Lindseys

Destination Beach Session with the Lindseys

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Kara Blakeman Photography: Higgins Family Christmas Pictures + LipSense Wedding Shoot

Higgins Family + Wedding Fun

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Kara Blakeman Photography: Destination Family Shoot at Panama City Beach

Panama City Beach: The Mollohans

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  This is going to be the short version..but really raw. I am going to share some things I haven’t shared with anyone but my close friends and family and some other things that I may as well have shouted from rooftops 😉 In January, I needed a confidence booster, a support system, FAITH & […]

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