Meet Adele Cabanillas Photography


Beautiful things happen in our lives everyday, little things catch our eye, and we’ll tell ourselves…” I want to remember that forever.” Have you ever felt that way?  Knowing how you feel when you as a parent, lovingly look at your child is one thing, seeing it captured in an image is the stuff of goosebumps. Seeing your youngest look up to their older sibling with awe and admiration. Holding your daughter or son in hug, knowing they’ll be too big to be picked up before we know it?

These moments, they move me. They inspire me to capture them for each family. I believe that creating an environment to capture meaningful images is so important, and I strive for that. We have emotional memories and visual memories. Why not combine them? That is my GOAL and my vision for your session.

My photography career started in Cape Town, South Africa. I studied Photography at a Multimedia school, graduated and immediately started working on commercial photography campaigns, photographing on beautiful locations all around Cape Town. I moved to the USA in 2004 and worked in New York for a wonderful family and their 3 children. This is where my love for photographing Children first started. I met my husband, and a year later we got married in Charleston, SC. My husband is in the US Military, and we regularly move. We have 2 beautiful girls, my beautiful little muses. Every day life for me consist of a camera in my hand. I see in pictures.

Lets meet, lets collaborate and capture these fleeting meaningful moments and make them visual memories to hold on to for a lifetime.


Newborn Portraits, Family Portraits, Lifestyle Family Photography, Children Portraiture, Newborn Family Photography in Columbia, South Carolina. Also serving Lugoff, Elgin and Sumter South Carolina

Now, head over to my JOURNAL and browse my work on connect with me HERE.

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