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Hi Friend! Welcome to the Charolette Williams blog, a journal about my life, wedding and family photography and so much more!  Stay a while and say hello!

Hi, I'm Charolette.

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Yesterday’s engagement session took things to a whole new level! Fall colors are starting to show their face in Yosemite, and I could not be more here for it!! It truly amazes me how much one location can change so much during a short period of time. It definitely keeps the creative juices inside me […]

Shania & Dylan Yosemite Sunrise

Sep 3, 2020

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We made DREAMS come true during this breath taking sunrise session. I got an Instagram DM notification at 4:04 PM on a Friday. It was from this sweet bride to be, telling me that they had planned to have their engagement session in Yosemite National Park, but their photographer had just canceled on them. Come […]

Sanika & Stephen Yosemite Sunrise

Sep 1, 2020

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You hear me constantly talk about those gorgeous Yosemite Sunrises, so now it is time to showcase Yosemite and all of her glory at Sunset!! Valorie & Matt were nothing short of a dream to work with. Because we were able to schedule a sunset session, this means Chris actually got to go!! No daddy […]

Valorie & Matt – Yosemite SUNSET Engagement

Aug 25, 2020

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Something reeeeeal special happens when you get a set of dream vendors together like we did tonight. When Haylee with Planning Pretty reached out to me about photographing a styled shoot… styled by Planning Pretty I could not help but say ABSOLUTELY!!! Breanna & Haylee with Planning Pretty are one of my absolute FAVORITE party […]

Styled Shoot Hosted by Planning Pretty

Aug 14, 2020

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I have always been obsessed with love. The can’t–eat, can’t–sleep, reach-for-the-stars, over-the-fence, World Series kind of stuff. So when I get to meet couples like Amanda and Brett; not only does pure magic happen…. but I get so fired up!! These two are absolutely PERFECT!! I was lucky enough to meet Amanda and Brett because they were […]

When you know, you know – Amanda & Brett’s Yosemite Engagement Session

Aug 4, 2020

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  Anytime I get the opportunity to shoot a Yosemite National Park sunrise session, you know that I am there! Especially at a location as breath taking as Glacier Point. I never would have known that taking a zoo keeper into one of my favorite meadows would result in us actually getting to partake in […]

Yosemite Sunrise, High School Sweethearts, and Bear Watching?

Jul 28, 2020

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Okay can we just pause for a second to admire the fact that this location is in BAKERSFIELD, CA?! When it was time to start scouting locations for these two love birds session I never in my wildest dreams would have thought I would discover this little gem. (Shout out to Kaycee Maye for the […]

Carlie and Matt’s Wind Wolves Preserve Engagement

Jan 30, 2020

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Oh my goodness, this session and these people!! Melissa is absolutely my person, so this session was extra extra special to me! I’ve known Melissa for years…we first met back when I was coaching cheer for the high school and her daughter Taylor and my younger sister Lauryn were both cheerleaders. We became fast friends […]

Melissa ++ Jeremiah

Jan 9, 2020

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This engagement session turned mini family session was so beautiful and just a joy to photograph! Sarah found me through The Knot, and I actually just shot their wedding a few weeks ago. (So keep your eyes out for that blog post to be coming soon as well!) We headed to Lost Lakes in Friant, […]

Sarah ++ Enrique’s Lost Lakes Engagement and Family Session

Jan 5, 2020

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This session was SO beautiful and raw and real, and I’m so happy that I had this opportunity! In my opinion, you love who you love…and as long as you love them well, that makes you a good person!! These two ladies love each other so well and you can just feel the joy and […]

Tori ++ Clarissa Fresno Engagement Session

Jan 5, 2020

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