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Meet Cara - Owner of f8 Photo Studios



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I love rollercoasters and trampolines (must jump when spotted). Basically, I love to laugh and have fun!

Cara's work can be found in several publications such as The Knot, Southern Bride and Groom, and Charleston Weddings Magazine. Her work at f8 Photo Studios was also awarded The Knot's high honor of being in the 'Best of Weddings Hall of Fame.'

A native of Charleston, South Carolina, Cara grew up surrounded by beautiful scenery, excellent food, and plenty of Southern hospitality. Cara attended Clemson University where she received a bachelor's degree in Graphic Communications. Her curriculum included photography classes, which led her to discover her innate talent and deep love for photography. Cara's degree obtained her a job up North, where she worked as a Marketing Manager for 5 years. Working in marketing and managing ad agencies kept her very close to the creative process, but her passion still ran deep in shooting photographs. Cara's move to Raleigh in the Spring of 2004 gave her the transition she needed to springboard her into her new career as owner and photographer at f8 Photo Studios.

What they are saying about me:

"Of all the people that we worked with during our whole wedding process Cara Galati has to be the most personable, caring, and understanding of all. Cara took our wedding pictures and our engagement pictures. She really listened to what we were looking for and gave us the images that we wanted. The day of the wedding Cara was phenomenal! She got her job done efficiently and as effectively as possible. She was decisive and as accommodating as she could have been. She really gave us a sense of "control" over the entire situation."

"Cara is so fun to work with, even for those who are camera shy (that included me and my now-husband!) She made us feel comfortable, she made us laugh, she got great shots. She had great ideas for our engagement shoot as well as our wedding. Wonderful, wonderful!"

"Cara is truly a PHENOMENAL Photographer and person. She was highly recommended by my Wedding Planner, Viva LEvent. When my husband and I met with Cara we knew immediately that she was a perfect fit. Her attitude will instantly put you at ease, and make you feel comfortable in front of the camera. Cara is professional, fun, and can keep your family members in line! When I saw our wedding photos, I was absolutely floored. They were better than I could have ever imagined, and captured the very essence of our day. Trusting someone with the task of taking your wedding photos is not something to be taken lightly, and I couldn't imagine working with anyone other than Cara."

Please visit the PORTFOLIO section to view a collection of Cara's photography. Better yet, take some time and browse the BLOG to see some of the wonderful weddings that Cara has had the privilege of photographing.

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