I had never much thought about South Carolina as a photography hot spot, but when I attended a photography conference in Charleston, its beauty absolutely blew me away. The scent of flowers blooming in the air, sounds of ocean waves always close by, sights of birds flying overhead, light playing through oak tree leaves, and breathtaking historic architecture – it is a photographer’s daydream. Whether you enjoy landscapes, wildlife, portraiture, architecture, or history – Charleston has a little bit of it all.
I traveled to Charleston in the spring, which was pretty much the perfect time to visit – the summer humidity has not yet arrived but winter is on its way out, mosquitoes were few and far between (they get really bad later in the year), and with all the flowers blooming, it gave Charleston such a romantic air. The romantic vibes could also be caused by the fact that I watched The Notebook at a formative age, so that landscape has always just struck me as enchanting. But I’ll let you make up your own mind! Forget Cabo, here is my destination guide for visiting Charleston during spring break: