King Street Studios’ is a boutique photography studio with an elegant, magazine style that caters to discerning clients who only expect the best in artistic, contemporary wedding & portrait photography.
The studio is centered right downtown in the Upper King Street district of Charleston. The 1,500 sf space is located in a 150-year-old building and exudes the kind of character that can only come from a historic space. The high ceilings, original plaster molding, hard-wood floors, and large windows paired with contemporary accents are just some of the details that define their unique space.
Studio founder Todd Surber created King Street Studios in 2008 with a goal to create beautiful, elegant, wedding and portrait photographs with an editorial, fashion feel. He has a unique way of blending stylistic portraiture with photojournalistic, candid photography to create very alive, natural photographs.
Todd moved to Charleston in 2006 after spending years in LA and traveling the world on assignment, photographing and touring with rock stars such as Papa Roach, Buckcherry, The Cult, Blondie, and countless others. It was during this time he refined his talent for creating emotionally-dramatic images. He believes that event photography is about capturing the moment that forever leaves the viewer and the subject with the memory of the magic in that experience. He feels the images that come from these times will help people carry the memories with them so their feelings don’t ever have to fade.
“I first started photography just after high school more out of a need than anything. After graduation, I realized that both my parents, and grandparents, loaded the film wrong in their cameras, and I had no pictures at all from graduation. The disappointed feeling, along with other events that were missed over the years, simply led me to rely on myself to make sure the events that mattered most to me were going to get documented. From that point on, having a camera around with me was second nature and I did just about everything with a camera in tow. Here is am years later, fortunate enough to make a living at what I love to do, and still carrying a camera with me just about everywhere!”