I’m a fast talking southerner with a camera in one hand and a good book in the other.

For me, photography isn’t just about taking pretty pictures. It's about the friendships and relationships that form in the moments between pictures. It's about having my client’s best interest at heart as I capture a moment in time that can’t be relived, but can be enjoyed forever.

Hey I'm Kendra, welcome to the blog.

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Y’all!!! How is it already the end of 2021?! While this year flew by, I took some time to really reflect on some of the best things that happened for Kendra Martin Photography.  I LOVE what I do. It’s a true honor to get to work with so many wonderful people.  I am so thankful […]

So we’re coming up on the holidays, and whether you’re doing a lot of traveling or not, you’re probably going to be taking a ton of photos. And if it’s like last year, or the year before, or the year before that… those family photos might not be the quality that you imagined them being. […]

It is not secret that I love having people in front of my camera over and over again. I want to be peoples lifetime photographers and watch them and their families grow! When Amanda reached out to me about doing a session the week of Thanksgiving when they were in town I’m pretty sure I […]

Almost six years ago Abby & Ben came into my life and it has been such a joy to watch them go from engaged, to married, to now becoming mom & dad!! Ben’s job moved them to the northeast but back in October they were back in the upstate for a weekend and asked me […]

This sweet family recently moved to the upstate and when Whitney reached out to me about doing a fall session I was so excited!! Fast forward to their session and y’all she hopped out of the car and immediately asked me “can I give you a hug” and I’m pretty sure in that moment we […]

I feel like I’ve known Kyra for years, but in reality we didn’t meet in person till a little over a year ago but gosh every time I get to spend time with her it makes me soo happy!! She has such a zest and joy for life and so it’s a lot of fun […]

Y’all may recognize these two new parents!!!! I photographed Kaitlin & Andrew’s wedding a few years ago and a little over a month ago they became parents. Y’all I can’t begin to tell you how special it was to document them now as parents to their precious little girl!!! Kaitlin had told me before I […]

I’ve known Kayla for a few years. Her younger sister was actually my very first intern and over the years I’ve gotten to know the ladies in their family and love them dearly. So when Kayla & Henry were in California earlier this year on a trip and she texted me a photo of the […]

In May Abi met me here in Spartanburg for her high school senior photos!! We were all a little nervous that the session may get rained out but y’all it ended up being a beautiful cloudy evening!! Abi is now off at college but I had a lot of fun getting to meet her and […]