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    We are a team of professional wedding photographers solely devoted to "happily ever afters". Our commercial studio is based in Charlotte, NC and we capture weddings in the Carolinas and beyond. We believe in family, love and the power of storytelling through our photography. The ladies of Old South would love to capture your big day!

About Us

Thank you for stopping by!

We believe in love stories, family, beautiful beginnings and happily ever afters.

Who is an Old South bride?

She is kind, family-oriented, confident, goal-oriented,

surrounds herself with positive people,

loves her girlfriends to pieces and

wants a marriage as beautiful as the one her parents modeled for her.

She likely grew up in the South and values friends, family and fun (and some good football) above all else.  Oh, and she is busy planning a beautiful, super fun, dance-floor-rocking wedding too!

So who is Old South- the company?

Founded in 2010 by Julie Staley, Old South Studios has grown into a multi-photographer studio with a commercial location in Ballantyne just south of Charlotte, NC. We pride ourselves on a classic photography style with a flair for dramatic lighting.  We are big fans of “real color” in our imagery and strive to tell the story of a wedding day in bold, vibrant colors.  We want to create images your children’s children will cherish that are rich in color, detail and heartfelt emotion.

Although our roots are deeply planted in the South, our photographers are available for  travel.  Julie’s team has captured weddings in New York, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Charleston, Miami, Atlanta, Puerto Rico and more.  Our Associate Photographers are available for weddings in North and South Carolina. So whether you are planning a wedding in the Carolinas or a destination wedding somewhere tropical, we would love to tell your story.

With over 40 years of combined wedding photography experience and 300+ weddings captured, we are so proud of our Old South Studios photographers.  (pictured below from left to right, top to bottom are Dana (13+ years experience), Alyssa (5+ years experience), Alice (13+ years experience), Alisha (7+ years experience), Julie (8+ years experience), Aleta (8+ years experience), Autumn (13+ years experience) and Lindsey (5+ years experience).  We also have a Business Manager and 2 designated editors so our brides enjoy prompt turnaround times of their wedding galleries within 30 days or less from their wedding date!

Our Collections begin at $5000.  Please visit our “Contact Us” tab at the top right of your screen to inquire about availability for your wedding date.  Most brides retain our services 10-14 months in advance.


Thank you Whitewash Films for helping us tell this very personal story.  We want to create the wedding images our clients would rise everything to save…


We would love to capture your big day!

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Old South Studios — 2015 Bride’s Brunch from Whitewash Films on Vimeo.

Our studio is located near the Ballantyne Hotel and Ballantyne Country Club in the Hunter’s Crossing shopping center

16151 Lancaster Highway Suite D Charlotte, NC 28277

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