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We still have a few prime saturday dates available for 2018!

Take advantage of 2017 Pricing. Standard service prices will be increasing for 2019.

Palmettophoto1.com Rock Hill wedding photographers serves the greater Charlotte area and most of the Carolinas.

Not available for destinations.

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Thanks for an busy 2018!

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Holland Wedding | Anne Springs Close Greenway | Fort Mill, SC


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Thanks to the Holland & Soprano Families!

It's not often I dance....at all, but when a bunch of folks whose last name is Soprano tell you to dance.....you do it!

Seriously had a great time with your friends & family. Thanks so much for allowing me to be with you from engagement thru your  wedding.

Yet another wedding that I leave with the comfort of knowing  I have a few more life long friends.



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Wedding Season

Competition for dates is heating for this year!

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We are often asked for advice regarding weddings. Well at this time of year the best advice is to book your vendors. Of course we like it when you book photographers, but you need to get all of your wedding vendors booked before the 3rd week of February.


Because that is when the tax refund checks begin to appear!

For the last 3 years in a row, our company has entered February with multiple Saturday wedding dates available for photography. Each year we have been fully booked for  all of our wedding Saturdays after the 2nd week in April.

Contact Us Today to Book Your Wedding!

Still Cool For ’17?

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Vintage weddings

Vintage weddings are perhaps one of the biggest stylistic explosions of recent years, following the trend for vintage styling in clothes and home décor. A number of photographers have built excellent brands concentrating on taking vintage style wedding photographs. However, if you’re not having a vintage styled wedding then there’s not much point having a vintage photographer.

Modern wedding photography

By this I mean wedding photography with vibrant colours, heads cut off pictures, photographs of feet, the sort of pictures your Mum probably isn’t going to really get and unless she’s a super cool Mum, she’s unlikely to put them up on the wall. If you’re into this style though I believe they can be very striking and create a real talking point.

Trash the dress/Rock the frock

Don’t know what to do with your wedding dress after the big day? Why not have a photo shoot after the wedding where you ‘Trash’ your dress, either in the sea, rolling around in a field or stood in a derelict building. Alternatively, you could have a ‘Rock the frock’ shoot. This is similar to ‘Trash the dress’ in that you get to wear your wedding dress again for a photo shoot, but this is more of a fashion shoot with the bride in a stunning or uber-cool location.

Black and white

Ok, so black and white isn’t exactly a new trend, obviously there was a time when you could only have black and white images, but recently I was asked to do a wedding with just black and white images. I was more than happy to do this, as I love monochrome. The pictures always look classy, have a great feel to them and are timeless. An all black and white wedding might not be to everyone’s taste, but it certainly provides some stunning images.”

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Knight Wedding

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Harmony Oaks Farm | Wedding Venue

Harmony Oaks wedding venue  is a fantastic rural country barn wedding venue! PalmettoPhoto1.com had the honor of shooting the Knight wedding at Harmony Oaks in Richburg, SC, and we always enjoy photographing events at this venue.

The spacious bridal room in the loft provides a great space for shooting those detailed prep shots of the bride, and of course, those last few emotional interactions between the bride and her friends and family. Plus, the entire event can be held without leaving the venue.

Due to such large demand, we are only able to select about 50% of wedding photography inquiries. One surefire way to increase your chances is for you to submit a unique or interesting story to go along with your contact form submission.  For example financial need, blended families, authentic ethnic ceremonies, etc.. We believe that an interested photographer is the best photographer, therefore, our shooters naturally gravitate to our couples stories.

We believe personality & we all get along is 90% of good wedding photography!

Exclusive wedding photography

Rock hill wedding photographers at Palmetto Photo1 are ready to hear about your wedding. Our photographers are all commercial photographers that work for some of the most BUZZ~worthy companies around, therefore we can always give you the look that you have been dreaming of.

Harmony Oaks Wedding

Rock hill wedding photographers at Palmetto Photo1 are ready to hear about your wedding. Our photographers are all commercial photographers that work for some of the most BUZZ~worthy companies around, therefore we can always give you the look that you have been dreaming of.




Lancaster Engagement | Charlotte Area Engagement & Wedding Photographers

Wow He’s Fast…..

I had the opportunity to catch up with Jesse & Brad for some engagement photos. Brad is one hell of a beast when he sits under the glow of the tree that signals the start of a drag race.

While these images are far more tame…..I will be updating the gallery with a few not so traditional engagement photos later on.charlotte engagement photographers www.palmettophoto1.com-1011

Thanks so much to Brad & Jesse for allowing us to do their engagement photo shoot & entrusting their wedding day photography to us as well.

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By: Tad Atkinson

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China Engagement | Rock Hill SC Wedding Photographers

She says I’ll be famous in China….

This beautiful Bride Wei Mcabee tells me that I will be famous in her hometown in China when they arrive with all of the display prints for their traditional Chinese wedding. She tells us that the locals really love photography…..especially images that are not blah, blah, plain, old boring stuff!charlotte engagement photographers www.palmettophoto1.com-1042

I am so very thankful for the compliments and just knowing these images are going to be in heavy circulation on the other side of the globe is awesome!  Thanks so much Wei!

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We wish you both the very best and don’t forget to show me some images from the wedding!

By: Tad Atkinson

Please contact us for all of your engagement & wedding photography needs.

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Remember Ladies


It’s OK to want a few wedding & engagement images like Grandma’s…..but for those jaw-dropping, OoohhH…..my girlfriends will all be jealous, images….you know who to call!

TaddoW – My personal Cell # 803 280-8003

My scheduled shoots are all booked for the 2016 calendar year…..all sessions for the remainder of the year will be personally chosen by me….and I will only choose those with character & something non-traditional about your story!………Good Luck!……I will not choose many more for this year!

Concord NC | Bridal Dinner

Hey Ladies!


Palmettophoto1 recently had the pleasure of a dinner with these beautiful ladies North of Charlotte in Concord, NC. We did sieze a few moments to stop traffic with some fun photos!

Thanks Ladies and Congratulations April!


I hope the man across the street that kept yelling to get ya’ll’s attention made it home ok!


By: Tad Atkinson

The Palmetto Photography Group




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Lee & Melissa Engagement | Rock Hill Wedding Photographers

if those girls could have taken us out….they would’ve”

I recently had the pleasure of meeting Lee and Melissa for an engagement photo shoot in Rock Hill. As is typical for a summer day in sunny South Carolina it was HOT!

We met at the downtown area and took advantage of several locations to create the vision that Melissa had for their engagement photos._MG_8349

Nostalgia crept in at the site where they first met, then we got some good contrast shots with a more urban feel.

Green space and tucked away alleys made for the perfect hideouts to steal a kiss and a few hugs.

We made our way back to the fountain park where the idea was brought up (Melissa) since it was so sweltering hot, to get some pictures of the couple with Lee “sans shirt”, so we made our way past a crowd that contained some 20 something females that definitely took notice.

I actually feared both mine and Melissa’s safety as we passed this group of young ladies as they gawked at the now shirtless Lee, I knew if they could have knocked us out and stole him they would not have thought twice.  Who says photography is not hazardous?


One of the most awesome parts of being a photographer is when you are allowed to witness genuine happiness!

And, I am honored that I will be their wedding photographer…..heck, I am just happy we all survived to make it to the wedding!Comp Engagement photos lee&Melissa


Great Falls Wedding

You know its a party when the shirts come off…”

Palmettophoto1.com recently had the opportunity to photograph the amazing wedding of Clayton and David at the war memorial building in Great Falls, SC..  We met the couple just a few short weeks prior to their wedding to do their engagement photo shoot and made an instant connection.

Seldom do we encounter folks that are as easy going as these two.  Their charming and open personalities were abundantly on display for the ceremony that celebrated their commitment to each other.LGBT wedding Great Falls SC


Crisp clean rustic décor created a welcoming experience for all those in attendance.  We walked in only knowing the couple, and walked with at least a handful of new friends.  Now thats an amazing atmosphere for a wedding.

Robust succulents paired with burlap and splashes Spanish moss and navy blue created an amazing textural depth to the décor of the formal hall of the war memorial building.  A reception for friends and guests took place in a spacious naturally lit dining room outfitted with crisp linens to carry the theme through.

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Soon after the usual speeches and a full course dinner the party began.  Enjoying every moment, dancers immediately took to the floor and remained there until the conclusion of the evening.

In keeping with the succulent theme, I must say I saw quite a few tequila bottles reflecting candle light like beacons helping show the way back to tables dotting the elegant dining hall.

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We were so honored to have been invited to help capture this special day for Clayton and David.  We love photographing these rustic themed southern weddings, especially when it is as big of a time as this one was.

Thanks guys and we wish you the best!

By:  Tad Atkinson

A special Thanks to Rainbow Creations for their assistance.


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