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"Personal, outgoing, and honest. He runs a tight ship and you should not expect less from a professional". "What was most impressive was that his attention to detail carried through". "His customer service and positive energy were evident the entire time he was with us". "He is very energetic and eccentric, which translates to beautiful work". If I had one word to describe Michel, it would be PASSIONATE". "I love his type A personality".

Some of the beautiful words from our wonderful wedding clients. Thank you.

From Me Michel Berda

As a wedding photographer in Charleston, SC, I'm thrilled to capture unique and beautiful moments for my clients. Every wedding has the same mindset of unity. My goal is to create and execute the vision for my artistic approach. The strategies to deliver a consistent experience set me apart in loyalty and differentiate the brand from competitors. My mission and vision to implement are consistent: to capture the essence of each wedding through artistry, quality over quantity, romance, and love. By connecting with my clients and the camera, I strive to create unforgettable memories they will cherish forever.

People ask me all the time, what I do for a living? I respond I own King Street Photo Weddings. I am so blessed and honored to be an image-maker. I capture joyful, emotional, people at weddings for all of my fantastic wedding clients. Of equal joy, I am a very proud father, being very grateful for having two amazing daughters, Chloe & Courtney.

"The only source of knowledge is experience" Albert Einstein"

I discovered my passion for photography while attending high school in Lahaina at the age of 16 while working at a photographic retail store in Maui, Hawaii. During my time there, I learned about photography equipment, darkroom techniques, client relations, and sales. I further improved my skills in Los Angeles, California, where I learned about studio lighting and strobe usage for location photography. I was fortunate enough to work with some of the best fashion and celebrity photographers, which helped me refine my craft. I continued to learn through workshops, trade shows, and mentors.

I have been a photographer with a successful 38+ year career, specializing in wedding photography since 1994. My unique style incorporates Charleston's historic scenery with a fashion-forward approach. After photographing a wedding for a top coordinator planner, I became the most in-demand wedding photographer in Charleston, capturing over 125 weddings in a year. I have captured over 550 weddings in my 29 years in the business and am grateful to my clients for entrusting me with their special day. I have also collaborated with talented wedding vendors in the Lowcountry area, utilizing my strategic mindset, extensive photography experience, and deep understanding of the art to contribute to my success.

About Me Published & Awards

I am honored to have been recognized by my fellow artists and peers for my work as a wedding photographer. Their nomination has placed me among the best in the world, and I am deeply appreciative of their support. Various magazines, such as The Knot, Real Wedding, Destination Weddings & Honeymoon, Studio Design, Wedding & Honeymoons, Grace Ormonde, Wedding Unveiled, Carolina Bride, Hilton Head Monthly, and Charleston Wedding Magazine have also featured my images. I am both humbled and grateful to have received numerous prestigious awards, my newest one has named me top 3 best wedding photographer in Charleston, SC Huge awards that I cherish including, Giggster's Top 10 City Best Wedding Photographers In Charleston, SC, Wedding Rule 2022 Editors Choice Awards Winner. Top 10 Wedding Photographers In Charleston, SC. The Knot Best of Wedding Hall Of Fame, and The Knot Best Of Weddings 2022, 2021, 2020 2015-2018. I have also received the 2011-2015 USCA "Best of Local Business" Award and earned over 360 positive client reviews on various platforms, including Google, The Knot, Angie's List, and Wedding Photo Love. I am proud to have received the top-rated Wedding Wire Couple's Choice Award for my 133 wedding clients' reviews and the Black Badge Award for my impeccable service in wedding photography. As one of the busiest destination wedding photographers in the USA and abroad, I am grateful to be based in Charleston, SC, the 2nd largest destination wedding on the East Coast.

Thank you for taking the time to read my bio. It would be an honor and privilege to capture your magical day as a historian and storyteller. To learn more about my services, please visit my investment page. If you want to see my clients testimonials and get to know me better, check out the YouTube video below. Enjoy!