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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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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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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Sunset Family Session on Isle of Palms | Charleston Family Photographer

Okay you guys this is the last post of this Extended family session on Isle of Palms, and its a goodie! You can see more at part two here! I never thought as a Charleston family photographer that I’d have enough images to split a session into three blog posts… but this was such a fun […]

June 20, 2019

Sunset Family session on Isle of Palms Beach by Charleston Family Photographer, Caitlyn Motycka Photography

Beach, Charleston, Extended Family, Family, Isle of Palms

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Isle of Palms Beach Family Session | Charleston Family Photographer

If you saw this beautiful extended family session, then you got a sneak peek at this sweet little family already! I take a lot of images during sessions, so I thought it would be fun to split up the posts a bit and share more of this portion of their beach family session. After taking […]

June 10, 2019

Family with baby on the beach by Charleston Family Photographer, Caitlyn Motycka Photography

Beach, Charleston, Family, Isle of Palms

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Beach Extended Family Session | Charleston Family Photographer

Beach sessions are in full force here in Charleston! I admit this Isle of Palms extended family session set the bar high! Being a Charleston family photographer gives me an opportunity to connect with so many local families, but also so many visitors! This sweet family was here to celebrate a vowel renewal and the […]

June 7, 2019

Extended family photo on Isle of Palms beach by Charleston Family Photographer, Caitlyn Motycka Photography

Beach, Charleston, Extended Family, Family, Isle of Palms

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