I am a professional photographer in South Carolina. Though I live in the South Eastern, United States, I am a destination photographer as well! My background is in Event Planning, so I tend to sway more towards Weddings and Corporate Event coverage. I love to capture raw emotion in candid environments, children and couples especially! I mostly book through client referrals and friend of friend networking; because I take care of my many repeat and loyal clients! So once you're my client, you will always get preferential treatment, with quicker turn around times, scheduling and many extras! I look forward to meeting you and getting you on my client list! 

I am a New England native, growing up along the coast of Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts (Boston). Why "Dormant" Gypsy? I am a true gypsy at heart, yet my paternal responsibilities have put my vagabond ways in limbo; BUT now that my kids are older, I have much more flexibility! Peace, Love and Photography!- Lottie


  • Published in Southern Living Magazine
  • Photo Journalism published via the AP and a variety of news outlets- Locally and Nationally
  • Member of Professional Photographers of America
  • AWARD- Wedding Wire Couples Choice 2020
  • AWARD- ESPB Best Overall Photographer 2018
  • AWARD- International Photography Awards- Ireland
  • Photographed MANY Events, since I have an extensive Event Planning background
  • Educated by Artist: Rebecca Hanson, in Clay, Pen and Ink, Painting, Sketching, Design and Art History- Hillsboro, NH
  • Studied Film Photography under Mr. Brown, New Hampshire
  • Studied Digital Photography under: Karl Taylor Photography, London, England
  • Studied Commercial Design, Trident Technical College- Charleston, SC
  • Studied Business Management, University of Maryland European Division- Lamaddalena, Sardinia, Italy
  • Owned and Operated: Campenella Caffe and Art Gallery- Chapel Hill, NC
  • Owned and Operated:  Campenella Studio of the Arts - Port Royal, SC
  • Photography: Boudoir, Wedding, Event, Maternity, Children, Senior Photos, Career, Still Life and Landscape
  • Director of Catering- St. James Plantation - Oak Island, SC
  • Director of Marketing and Events- BOLD of Jacksonville, NC
  • Event Planner- Watermark Marina and Yacht Club- Wilmington, NC
  • Director of Marketing, Weichert Realtors- Beaufort, SC
  • Campenella Originals- paintings sold throughout the country~  been exhibiting and selling original works of art online since 1998
  • Jewelry Line- Love and Luck Designs- sold in three locations in Beaufort, SC
  • Commissioned work- Murals, Custom Interior Design, Paintings, Business Logos
  • General Managers Assistant- Self Family Arts Center- Hilton Head Island, SC
  • Advertising Sales Manager and Client Services Coordinator, Condell and Company- Hilton Head Island, SC
  • Graduated Fortune Academy of Real Estate- Bluffton, SC
  • Event Planning: Riverwalk Festival, Downtown Alive Concert Series, Yacht Club Member Events, Weddings, Red Cross Gala's, 400+ seated dinner Member Guest Tournament, Relay for Life Luncheons, Habitat for Humanity Auction, Corporate Grand Openings, Various Concerts

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