I'm Brianna. A believer, wife and mama to 4 little babes (Sawyer, Sutton, Scout Katherine and Sully Cate). I've always adored the idea of having a big family and I'm so thankful I married a man who manages the chaos with me.  I'm a lover of queso, tacos and I drink my margaritas extra extra salty. If I had it my way, I would be living in the low country somewhere on an island with marsh views. I'm a big advocate for healthy living and I love to host my friends and fill their bellies with the yummiest food. I believe most wedding days should be spent happily laughing with the people who love you and your soon-to-be spouse the most. I am so thankful to get to curate images that you'll be thankful to look back on for years to come, in the way that YOU want your story to be told. If you love animals (especially doggos), chances are, we will be best friends. I am an extrovert and not a small talker. I want to hear about what makes your heart tick, what your gifts are, what you love about yourself. My biggest goal is that you feel like you've gained a forever friend out of this experience. I want you to know that you've got a big cheerleader rooting you on in any stage of life and I want that to be me! 

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- brianna

Fill out my contact sheet or shoot me an email at hello@briannamccarthyphoto.com. Then, let's set up a phone consult over wine or coffee, whatever you fancy. Let's get to know one another!

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There's just honestly nothing like the charm, the architecture, that spanish moss. I love it all. From the food at Page's Okra Grill, to the gelato at BeardCat's. The beaches, specifically Folly and the lighthouse on Sullivan's Island. This is where my husband plan to retire one day. 

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charleston, sc

I have zero degrees in interior design nor do I know a single thing about decorating a home BUT I do love it. This fuels the creative in my bones like none other. My favorite things are usually neutral, earth toned with a scandinavian accent.

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interior design

Every Saturday in our city, there's a local vendor who provides fresh florals. I probably won't buy them alot, but just seeing the most unique bouquets made, makes me giddy inside. I love a good fresh element and if I had to choose a favorite, it would for sure be florals. 

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Fresh Florals

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My favorite place to vacation with my tiny people is by far, the beach. If I had to choose a mountain view over the sand between my toes, I would choose the sandy mess every single time. There's something about the ocean, the waves, the shells, all of it. Makes me the happiest gal on the planet. Preferably with a margarita in hand.

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the Beach

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Last year, my husband and I went to the Dominican for our 8 year wedding anniversary and YOU GUYS! It was the most beautiful location. We got served drinks and nachos beachside, which if you know anything about me, you know that this is practically heaven on Earth. Put me on a plane and send me anywhere and I'm officially living my best life. 

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traveling

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I love a good gummy bear and swedish fish from time to time, but at the end of the day, I prefer something fresh and natural. I started my journey of healthy living about two years ago and I am constantly learning. I've found myself craving simple things, usually veggies, fruit and meat. This is mainly what my diet consists of, but on your wedding day, I'm known to sneak a piece of cake too. It's all about a good balance.

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healthy living

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it began with a kiss

What intrigues me the most about love stories is our own. What started out as young teenage love, turned into a forever I had not anticipated at all. No one could prepare me for the life we had that lie ahead of us. I was only 18 when we got married, freshly 18 at that. Patrick was 20 when we got married, also newly 20 himself. We just knew, that after 1.5 years of being together, that this was it. We became parents first, but I think that the challenge in raising a human together, made us stronger and we grew an unshakable bond. 

Prior to getting married, we brought a little boy named Sawyer into the world. Sawyer was born blind, unbeknown to us or doctors. So we had to learn not only at a young age how to parent a child with special needs, but what a marriage would look like from this perspective too. What entailed was a beautiful illustration of letting go of expectations and working together as a team player. The first few years of marriage included a lot of growing up together, but I wouldn't have wanted to do it with anyone else by my side. 



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