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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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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Sunset Maternity Session | Folly Beach Family Photographer

I know I sound like a broken record but I just love beach sessions. This Folly Beach maternity session did not disappoint, and mama was glowing in this dress from the Client Wardrobe! The day we did this session, the weather was a balmy 101 degrees. No joke, it was so gross outside. I showed […]

July 5, 2019

Maternity Session on Folly Beach, SC by Charleston Family and Maternity Photographer, Caitlyn Motycka Photography

Folly Beach, Maternity

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Downtown Charleston Maternity Session | Charleston Maternity Photographer

Oh Charleston, you truly are a gem. I always love when clients request a session in historic downtown Charleston, but this sunset maternity session was just SO good! All of the stars aligned between the perfect weather, a gorgeous backdrop, and the sweetest expecting couple. These two came to Charleston the first time for their […]

May 23, 2019

Beautiful sunset maternity session in downtown Charleston by Caitlyn Motycka Photography

Charleston, Maternity

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Folly Beach Maternity Session | Charleston Maternity Photographer

This sweet couple were such troopers for this Folly Beach maternity session. Our first attempt was on the coldest day of the year and man was that wind brutal! It just goes to show how crazy Charleston weather is, because after calling the first session we were graced with the most beautiful weather a couple […]

May 9, 2019

Folly Beach, Maternity, Motherhood

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