Courtenay and Nick | Charleston Wedding Planners, Photography and DJs

Courtenay and Nick met while playing co-ed soccer at Patriot’s Point in Mount Pleasant, SC. The two became friends, and two years later began dating.  After 4 years of dating, Nick took Courtenay (and their two dogs) to their favorite little cabin in the mountains of NC to celebrate her 30th birthday. When Courtenay opened the door to the cabin, she found rose petals, candles, and a sign reading, “Will you Marry Me?”  After some crying, she said, “YES!”

Although Courtenay and Nick were relocating to Greensboro, NC that upcoming summer, there was no doubt in their minds where they wanted to tie the knot: Charleston. They got married at Harborside East, with the quintessential Charleston Ravenel Bridge in sight.

The wedding day could not have been more perfect. The weather was warm (a highlight for many northern guests who are used to snow in November). The Pinnacle trio were in perfect harmony with one another. Linda kept things moving at the perfect pace to get the couple and guests on to the dance floor.  Matt played tunes for the guests of all ages and arranged a few special surprise songs, one of which was a serenade for the bride by her uncles. The photographers captured beautiful moments of the bride and her bridesmaids getting ready downtown, as well as the groom and groomsmen getting ready on Isle Of Palms.

In their words, Courtenay and Nick “loved every second of their wedding weekend, and are grateful that Pinnacle was there every step of the way to make their favorite city the setting for their perfect wedding.”

Congratulations Courtenay and Nick!

2019-01-30T14:23:58+00:00January 30th, 2019|Weddings|

John And Caroline | Charleston Wedding Planners and DJs

John and Caroline met in the summer of 2011 at Duke University in Durham, NC, while they were both students. After a mutual friend introduced them to each other and a summer of texting back and forth, John asked Caroline on an official date where they had dinner on a picnic bench outside a Mexican restaurant on the side of the road. The next 7 years was the beginning of a beautiful history! They moved to Charleston in 2014, and while back in Durham for the annual homecoming game, John proposed to Caroline in the Duke Gardens, one of their favorite places on campus.

John and Caroline got married on a rainy, thunderstorm-scattered, hail-threatening Sunday in December. While they had planned to have the ceremony on the lawn overlooking the marsh, the weather had other plans. The ceremony was moved to the deep porch that wraps around the building, where their family and friends piled in close together. They said their vows with the sound of rain beating down on the metal roof and everybody had goosebumps. While the wedding was different than what they had imagined, they would not have changed a thing. Pinnacle was honored to be a part of this intimate and beautiful wedding ceremony.

Congratulations John and Caroline!

2019-01-14T03:15:55+00:00January 14th, 2019|Weddings|

Connie and David | Charleston Wedding Planners and Photography

Two cultures infused when David and Connie met in Nebraska after a mutual friend introduced them to each other at the Church they attended. David is originally from Nigeria, having lived in India, Australia and Fiji. Connie is originally from California but grew up in Europe. Four months after meeting, these two tied the knot. Their wedding day was marked with beautiful South Carolina sunshine and humidity. After a close and intimate ceremony in the Fort Jackson Main Post Chapel with family and friends from all over the world and different stages of their lives, Connie and David changed into traditional Yoruba wedding attire from Nigeria for a picturesque photoshoot. The wedding day was stress free thanks to wedding coordinator Linda, as Connie and David enjoyed every moment of the day with good company, good food and a full dance floor. In their words the wedding day was “Perfect!”

Congratulations to Connie & David!

A huge thank you to all the vendors who were involved: 

Venue: Fort Jackson Army Base

Event Planner: Linda | Pinnacle Charleston

Photographer: Peter | Pinnacle Charleston

Entertainment: Paul Hoke 

Florist: Carolyn’s Flowers

Cake: Parkland Cakes

2018-10-03T21:58:37+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Weddings|

Emily and Miles | Charleston Wedding Planners and DJs

Congratulations to Emily & Miles on their gorgeous Magnolia Plantation & Gardens weddings!

A huge thank you to all the vendors who were a part of this special day:

Venue: Magnolia Plantation & Gardens

Event Coordinator: Nicki | Pinnacle Charleston

Photographer: Richard Bell Photography

Entertainment: Austin | Pinnacle Charleston 

Catering & Bar: B. Gourmet

Florist: OK Florist

Rentals: Event Works

Officiant: Kristen Barner 

Hair & Make Up: Paper Dolls 

2018-07-23T18:49:22+00:00July 19th, 2018|Weddings|

Tiffany and Ryan | Charleston Engagement Session

Tiffany and Ryan are from the Northeast and were really enjoying this unseasonably warm weather. Tiffany really wanted a Charleston feel to her photos.  We made our way through the cobblestone streets and into some little alley ways for their photos.  Which is the classic Charleston vibe you see in all the photos.  I can’t wait until there wedding at Magnolia Plantation in June.


2018-07-03T17:51:47+00:00June 5th, 2018|Weddings|

Jayme and Tom | Charleston Wedding Photographers

Jayme and Tom’s wedding day was absolutely perfect. The were married and had their reception at Pepper Plantation just outside of Charleston, SC. They were joined by friends and family that traveled from all over the east coast. Jayme and Tom are so awesome that they had a Gelato Cart with so many flavors just for their guests. You really can’t go wrong with unlimited Gelato at your wedding, especially in the Charleston heat. They had a really cool send off with confetti that I don’t think enough bride and grooms take advantage of.

Congratulations to Jayme & Tom!


A huge thank you to all the vendors who made this beautiful wedding possible: 

Venue: Pepper Plantation

Photographer: Peter Miller | Pinnacle

Videographer: Low Country Wedding Films

Event Planner: Winship Productions

Entertainment: Darby Events

Catering: Cru Catering

Bar Service: Brand Bars

Cake: Cakes by Kasarda

Florist: Pretty Petals of Charleston

Rentals: Snyder Event Rentals

Lighting: Low Country Entertainment


2018-06-11T17:17:00+00:00May 27th, 2018|Weddings|

Nick and Nikki | Charleston Wedding Planners

We are so happy that we had the pleasure of planning Nikki and Nick’s wedding at The Sanctuary on Kiawah Island. Nick and Nikki are from New Jersey, but now reside in Charleston, South Carolina and absolutely love it here. You could not have asked for better weather or a better crowd. They tied the knot out on the Grand Lawn, and then shortly there after, they headed over to the Side Terrace Lawn for some cocktails and appetizers. To kick off the reception, the wedding party entered into a Kid Rock song and the party began! To cap off the night, we had a LED balloon send off, complete with an old antique send off vehicle.

Congratulations to Nikki & Nick!


Check out their amazing wedding video by Nest Productions, here!

A huge thank you to all the vendors who made this wedding possible: 

Planning: Nicki | Pinnacle Charleston

Venue: The Sanctuary

Catering, Bar & Cake: The Sanctuary

Photography: Tide Water Photography

Videography: Nest Productions 

Florist: Coastal Creations

Entertainment & Lighting: Entertainment Charleston

Lounge Furniture: Event Haus 

Live Artist: Artistic I Productions

Chair […]

2018-05-18T18:10:58+00:00May 18th, 2018|Weddings|

Jen and Doug | Charleston Wedding Photographers

I first met Jen and Doug back in October of 2013. They were guests at Jen’s cousins wedding and later told me how great her images were and that they had to have me at their wedding. I was honored and excited to photograph their wedding. I had never shot a wedding at Old Wide Awake, where their festivities were taking place, which made this wedding even better. Going into a new location brings excitement and new ideas for wedding images. Some photographers get nervous photographing at new locations, but I’m different as it excites and challenges me to find the great shots.

Leading up to their wedding, they hired me to do their engagement session as well. During the session we discussed the look and feel for their wedding images. They trusted me, but wanted more natural and less dramatic images when capturing the bride and groom images. I hope these two have the happiest lives together because they were just awesome to work with.

Congratulations to Jen & Doug!

A huge thank you to all the vendors who made this beautiful wedding possible: 

Venue: Old Wide Awake Plantation

Photographer: Peter  | Pinnacle

Entertainment: Jamison

2018-05-09T18:40:58+00:00May 9th, 2018|Weddings|

Elizabeth and James | Charleston Wedding Photographers

Elizabeth and James held their Fourth of July wedding at a beautiful private beachfront residence on Isle of Palms.  Their day was filled with so much love and laughter from their friends and family!  It was a great honor to capture all the special moments for these two wonderful people.

Congratulations to Elizabeth & James!


A huge thank you to all the vendors who made this beautiful wedding possible: 

Venue: Island Realty

Photographer: Peter | Pinnacle

Event Planner: Cafe Catering

Catering: Cafe Catering

Cake: The Cake Stand

Officiant: Wedding Belle Rev

Rentals: Event Haus

Hair & Make Up: Vanity Salon

2018-04-19T21:07:52+00:00April 19th, 2018|Weddings|

Eisha and James | Charleston Wedding Photograher

We had the opportunity to photograph Eisha and James for their engagement session earlier in the year. So we knew their wedding was going to be awesome. They decided to have a mix ceremony including Hindu and American traditions. It was a great change of pace for us because we don’t get many Hindu weddings. The amount of detail and great outfits makes the Hindu ceremony so interesting. Founders Hall was a perfect location for their ceremony and reception, a mix of indoor and outdoor usage was perfect. Hope your marriage is filled with much love and happiness.

Congratulations to Eisha & James!

A huge thank you to all the vendors who made this beautiful wedding possible: 

Venue: Founders Hall 

Photographer: Peter | Pinnacle

Entertainment: Ear for Music

Videographer: Surrender Films

Catering & Bar: Cafe Catering

Florist: Pretty Petals of Charleston 

Decor & Lighting: Loluma 

Rentals: Event Haus

Hair & Make Up: Paper Dolls


2018-04-05T15:30:00+00:00April 5th, 2018|Weddings|