I'm a coffee-fueled boy mama with a deep love for film, old family photos, acoustic music, and the sound of waves crashing at the beach.

Whether you're coming to see a love-soaked family or lifestyle newborn session, glimpses of beautiful Charleston, or my favorite local restaurant and coffee shops - I am excited to share a little piece of my heart with you.



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Extended Family Session | Isle of Palms Family Photographer

One of my favorite things about being an Isle of Palms family photographer is all of the wonderful people I’ve met who visit the Charleston area. We have beautiful beaches and even prettier pink sunsets, so I do a lot of big family sessions for visitors. These sessions always make me crave a good staycation! […]

May 22, 2020

Extended Family Session on Isle of Palms beach by Caitlyn Motycka Photography

Extended Family, Isle of Palms

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CMP Covid Policy | Charleston Photographer

What a wild and truly surreal experience the past two months have been. As a mom, photographer and small business owner here in Charleston, I never thought we’d experience a pandemic like this. I miss you all so much! Many of you have had your lives uprooted whether its been from the closure of schools […]

May 4, 2020

Covid Policies from Charleston Family and Newborn Photographer, Caitlyn Motycka Photography

Family, Maternity, Newborn

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In-Home Maternity Session | Charleston Maternity Photographer

Goodness, this session was a dream! As a natural light Charleston maternity photographer, I love that the homes here have such beautiful light and high ceilings. This sweet family’s home was no different. Add in some adorable boys and SO MUCH love for baby sister- my heart can’t handle it! When I first spoke to […]

April 21, 2020

Mom with son during in-home maternity session by Charleston Maternity Photographer Caitlyn Motycka Photography

Maternity, Mount Pleasant

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First Annual Christmas Pajama Mini Sessions

I know its hard to think about Christmas when we’re still dealing with 90 degree temps, but I’m so excited to announce our first annual Christmas pajama mini session event! I’m teaming up with Laura Ryan Photography to plan a fun + festive day for your littles before the craziness of the holiday season begins! […]

September 16, 2019

Christmas Pajama Mini Session

Mini Sessions

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Fall Mini Session Details + Booking!

It’s Fall mini session time!! This year I will be doing just one day of mini sessions for the Fall season, and my dates for full sessions are extremely limited (seriously… just one spot left in October!!) so don’t miss out! I know it still feels like 100 degrees outside so it’s hard to think […]

August 1, 2019

Hampton Park in Charleston, SC by Caitlyn Motycka Photography

Charleston, Family, Mini Sessions

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