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The impulse to save our most cherished moments is a powerful force. When you ask people to choose three possessions to save from a burning house, one of the most common answers is a photo album.

Maybe that’s because photographs tell the stories of our lives – a timeline of memories filled with faces we love and places we have been. Photos speak directly to our emotions; they capture our attention and give us the power to show people who we are and what we do.

When composed professionally, they shine a light on our personalities, relationships, and families. After all, every human emotion has a place in photography.

Whether you need to steal someone’s attention with a stunning headshot or want to save your most loving family moments, I can help.

My name is Adam Chandler, and as a professional photographer in Nexton, SC I delight in the adventure of photography. I constantly immerse myself in whatever genre I’m shooting and seek new ways of bonding with my subjects to provide them with a thoroughly enjoyable experience.

Unlike other photographers, I use my technical knowledge of photography, ability to connect with people, and artistic creativity to produce memorable photos for my clients. I believe that providing folks with a client-centric experience sets me apart from other photographers in Nexton.

Some professionals may be wonderful composers but cannot understand what their customers want. Others are great at connecting but don’t have the training or experience to make their work truly special.

When you choose Adam Chandler Photography, rest assured that you are hiring a photographer with creativity, imagination, and a keen eye for detail. You won’t ever have to worry about sacrificing one quality for another.

I have a wide range of professional experience in the world of photography. I have had the pleasure of working with a variety of subjects, from local families to corporate business professionals in the Lowcountry. As a photographer in Nexton with more than a decade of experience, my top priority is not only to capture beautiful images but also to provide you with a relaxing, enjoyable photography session.

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Now that you know a little about my background, let’s take a look at some of my most popular photography services in Nexton:

Our company mission is to exceed expectations

Your family is probably the single most important part of your life. From children to grandparents, and even nieces and nephews, building a strong family bond secures your legacy for the future.

You will grow and change with your family throughout life and encounter many memorable milestones along the way.  One of the best ways to document these milestones and relive your memories is with a family photo session.

I love family photography and strive to pour my soul and creativity into each shoot. While each session is different, I approach each one with the same goal: to capture the unique personality, affection, and energy of each family so I can provide authentic, engaging pictures and a uniquely fun experience.

Whether you have a newborn baby that you want to celebrate or have grandparents in town for a visit, Nexton is an amazing city for family photography. There are so many locations in the Lowcountry that make for great family photography backdrops:

  • Beaches – Folly Beach, Sullivan’s Island, Kiawah Island, Hilton Head, Edisto Beach
  • Popular Places – Washington Square, Broad Street, Ravenel Bridge
  • Historical Sites – Nexton Battery, Fort Sumter, Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, Rainbow Row

Whatever location you choose for family photography in Nexton, the Holy City is a wonderful place in which to immerse yourself with friends and family.

As a family photographer in Nexton, one of the reasons why I love working with families so much is the opportunity to get creative. I gladly accommodate the style preferences my clients are looking for – be it more traditional, posed images, or candid, playful pictures.

I use a relaxed style of direction to get your family engaged in our photography session, to help get authentic expressions that are full of life and happiness.

Here are just a few reasons why families choose Adam Chandler Photography for their family portraits:

Document Family Growth

With each year that passes, we grow – both literally in size and also in mind. Having annual family photographs helps document the advancements and growth you have in life. Family photography in Nexton is a great way to remember the quirks or personality traits in your children, or to immortalize an important event like a high school graduation. Since we grow and change so fast, many families arrange for yearly family photo sessions to see their family’s growth year over year.

Remember Milestones

With each year that passes, new milestones are achieved. From a child’s first steps to a sibling getting married, there is no better way to remember such happy events than with photographs. Whether you are welcoming a new puppy into your life or just landed the job of your dreams, celebratory pictures of your family will give you heartwarming memories for the rest of your life.

Create Memories

The smiling, radiant face of your daughter after losing her first tooth. The loving glance between newlyweds. The happy father, beaming with pride after his son scored his first touchdown. As a professional photographer in Nexton, SC, drawing out these feelings and emotions and capturing them on film is one of my greatest joys. Not because the pictures are great, but because you, as my client, will have so many years of enjoyment looking back at them.

Portraits and Headshots in Nexton, SC

A great headshot shows you at your best – whether you want to impress a prospective employer or need professional photography for your website. In today’s world of digital dominance, having a professional headshot or portrait of your team is becoming a necessity. It’s no surprise, then, that headshots and portraits are among the most popular genres of photography.

Headshots can be tricky, mostly because many humans just aren’t very photogenic. I know that for some clients, it can be hard posing for a professional photo; knowing their headshot or portrait might make the rounds with future employers.

Fortunately, I have years of experience taking professional headshots. Unlike some amateur photographers, I know how to draw out your personality to capture you at your best. I know how to compose your portrait based on the industry you work in or the goal that you have with your photoshoot. Clients choose Adam Chandler Photography because I advise them every step of the way – from the clothes they should wear to the expression they should have.

A professional headshot or portrait is an investment into your personal brand, and here is why:

Show Your Personality

A great headshot can help give people an idea of your personality before you sit down to meet them. For instance, a serious glance at the camera might convey determination. A big smile may say “I’m approachable.” My goal is to match your expression with your personality with every headshot or portrait I take.

Show Your Professionalism

Clients, collaborators, investors, and employers are much more likely to interview you or call your business if you look professional. You have taken the time to invest in your brand, and the important people you’re sharing your headshot with will appreciate your effort.

Stand Out on Social Media

Many of my clients make appointments for headshots and portraits when they want to stand out from the crowd on social media. Whether you own a business and need to create new social media pages or you are looking to network with recruiters on LinkedIn, a headshot lends an air of professionalism that you won’t get with a selfie.

Show Off Your Current Look

Having outdated headshots can send a message of inauthenticity. When you have up to date headshots, you’re showing clients and employers that you are confident, committed, and authentic.

Qualities of a Great Photographer in Nexton, SC

Being a great photographer means more than owning the best pieces of camera equipment. While a great camera gives clients the clearest, highest quality photos available, it won’t help me connect with my subjects. I strive to give clients a fun, enjoyable photo session. I use my knowledge and experience to help set up the perfect shot. After connecting with my client, I draw out their personality to produce a stunning final product.

Clients choose Adam Chandler Photography because I am different from my peers in the best ways possible. Here are just a few qualities that my clients appreciate:

Imagination

I consider photography to be an artform – one that requires a creative mind and heaps of imagination. A great photographer needs to be able to take something ordinary and transform it into something beautiful. A back-alley puddle is about as mundane as it gets, but with the right technique and a little imagination, it can turn into something with much more substance.

Passion

This quality might seem like a no-brainer to most, but I can’t tell you how many times I’ve seen photography that is missing something. More often than not, the photographer isn’t passionate about the subject or model that he or she is photographing.

Patience

Patience is an essential quality for all great photographers. Some days, picture lighting won’t cooperate. Other days, it’s hard to get that big happy smile from younger clients. That’s why patience and flexibility are so important. As a professional with years of experience, I understand that I must have the patience to deal with whatever comes my way and the flexibility to make the most out of any situation.

People Skills

All photographers are created differently. Some photographers are more aloof and put in the bare minimum effort when it comes to speaking with clients. Others, like myself, relish the opportunity to talk with customers. That’s because interacting with subjects allows me the chance to see their vision and transform their idea into art. Talking with subjects lets me draw out their emotions and put younger subjects at ease. People skills are a must in this industry. Luckily for me, it’s one of my favorite parts of the job

Eye for Detail

As a professional photographer in Nexton, SC I am meticulous when it comes to details. Every element of a photograph should be reviewed to ensure cohesiveness. You might think that a family photo session is cut and dry in terms of composition and detail, but all elements of a photograph must come together to convey the vision that my clients desire.
When you hire me as your photographer, I take all the following elements into consideration:

  • Composition
  • Lighting
  • Emotion
  • Storytelling

If you have a goal you want to construe with your photographs, helping you achieve that goal is often found in the details.

I am proud to say that I am very passionate about my work. However, I’m also passionate about giving my clients the most enjoyable, care-free photography experience possible. My passion drives me to work harder, push farther, and strive to be better every day that I wake up.

Adam Chandler

Ready to Get Started?

One of my favorite things to do is to talk to clients about their vision. If you are in need of professional photography, let’s talk today about what you have in mind. Whether you’re looking for family photography in Nexton or want new headshots for your employees, I am here to help every step of the way.  

Latest News in Nexton

New $35M Charleston office building lands furniture tenant; 224 Clements Ferry apartments on way

You’re seeing The Post and Courier’s weekly real estate newsletter. Receive all the latest transactions and top development, building, and home and commercial sales news to your inbox each Saturday here. A new 110,000-square-foot office and retail development on the upper Charleston peninsula has landed its first tenant. Interior Elements, a contract furniture dealer, will open a 2,500-square-foot office and ...

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A new 110,000-square-foot office and retail development on the upper Charleston peninsula has landed its first tenant.

Interior Elements, a contract furniture dealer, will open a 2,500-square-foot office and showroom in The Quin on Algonquin Road off Meeting Street Road. The design showroom is expected to open in the latter months of 2021.

The Quin, which includes a 300-space parking deck in a separate structure, is a five-story development by Charlotte-based real estate investment firm White Point. It includes 5,000 square feet of outdoor recreation space.

The Quin was originally called The Belvidere, but changed the name since it was tied to a former plantation site. Quin is taken from the street, Algonquin, where the building is located.

The Quin’s completion by Frampton Construction marks the end of the first phase of White Point’s development on Algonquin Road.

In 2020 White Point purchased the 5.6-acre lot across the street which houses a Pepsi distribution plant. The developer plans to build apartments, offices, and food and beverage venues with second level/rooftop patios.

Phase II will begin when Pepsi vacates the property at a future date. The company has selected a site in Palmetto Commerce Park in North Charleston for its new distribution facility, according to Pepsi spokeswoman Elisa Baker. The building has not been constructed.

Locals restaurant is working on a second Mount Pleasant venue that will not include sushi while a British-inspired restaurant plans to open in the same shopping center. King Street will welcome two new retailers on May 15.

224: Number of units planned in a new apartment development in Point Hope off Clements Ferry Road in Charleston.

99: Number of acres in the new Downtown Nexton development of retailers, restaurants, hotels, offices and apartments coming to a $300M-plus investment on the edge of Summerville.

49: Record number of homes and homesites sold during the year’s first three months in the 2,000-acre Kiawah River development on Johns Island where 1,000 new homes are planned.

+ Tiny homes: New rules for small houses may be put in place for an Upstate county.

+ Boom & Balance: Summerville sees need for affordable housing options but struggles to find a place for it as the Charleston region’s growth spills into the Dorchester County town.

+ New apartments: Berkeley County’s Cane Bay community opens new 300-unit, multifamily development.

Charleston-area home sales continue to soar even as inventory of available houses continues to dip further. The median price of a home in the four-county region climbed to nearly $344,000 in April.

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Hurricane lane reversal exercise set for Thursday ​

COLUMBIA — The S.C. Department of Public Safety and S.C. Department of Transportation, in conjunction with a number of state and local agencies, will conduct a hurricane evacuation exercise on Thursday to test lane reversal plans for all three major coastal areas of the state. “This hurricane exercise is critically important to the coordination of assets and personnel and represents one of many ways that state agencies collaborate to prepare before a hurricane event,” S.C. Department of Public Safety Director Robert ...

COLUMBIA — The S.C. Department of Public Safety and S.C. Department of Transportation, in conjunction with a number of state and local agencies, will conduct a hurricane evacuation exercise on Thursday to test lane reversal plans for all three major coastal areas of the state.

“This hurricane exercise is critically important to the coordination of assets and personnel and represents one of many ways that state agencies collaborate to prepare before a hurricane event,” S.C. Department of Public Safety Director Robert Woods IV said.

The exercise will simulate reversal operations on U.S. 278 and U.S. 21. The deployment of equipment and personnel will be made on these roads leading out of Hilton Head and Beaufort.

Law enforcement personnel and traffic control devices will be deployed on Interstate 26 from the intersection of the 197 mm (Nexton Parkway) and I-26 in Charleston to I-77 and I-26 in Columbia.

Traffic control equipment and personnel will be stationed on U.S. 501 beginning at S.C. 544 and ending at U.S. 378, as well as between S.C. 22 and the Marion By-Pass.

Aerial units from SLED, the Civil Air Patrol, the S.C. Department of Natural Resources and the S.C. Forestry Commission will be flying assigned aerial surveillance routes.

The exercise should not interfere with the flow of traffic. Intersections will not be blocked, and motorists will be allowed to move freely. However, the Highway Patrol cautions motorists to exercise caution and be aware that law enforcement officers and state personnel will be located on the shoulder of the highway and at exits.

Visit the SCDOT website to view evacuation routes and the updated lane reversal video for I-26 at www.scdot.org.

For more information about the upcoming hurricane season, visit the S.C. Emergency Management Division’s website: Hurricane.SC and download the SCEMD Emergency Manager app to stay up-to-date during hurricane season. Also, check out the S.C. Emergency Management Division’s 2021 Hurricane Guide.

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Berkeley County School District Begins Summer Feeding Program June 21

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. – Meals will be available at 11 Berkeley County School District schools this summer as a part of the 2021 BCSD Summer Feeding Program. All children 18 years of age and younger qualify for meals as a part of the program. Summer feeding sites will be open for parents and/or students to come in and grab a meal to go. Students DO NOT have to be present to receive a meal. The locations listed below will be open Monday – Thursday from June 21 until Aug. 6, 2021. Locations (sites subject to c...

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. – Meals will be available at 11 Berkeley County School District schools this summer as a part of the 2021 BCSD Summer Feeding Program. All children 18 years of age and younger qualify for meals as a part of the program.

Summer feeding sites will be open for parents and/or students to come in and grab a meal to go. Students DO NOT have to be present to receive a meal.

The locations listed below will be open Monday – Thursday from June 21 until Aug. 6, 2021.

Locations (sites subject to change)

BCSD Child Nutrition is currently accepting applications for locations interested in becoming volunteer summer feeding sites. Applicants can complete an application online or print a paper copy.

Summer Feeding Applications

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