Marcelle Raphael is an award-winning professional photographer based in downtown Columbia, South Carolina.  She provides portrait photography services, instruction across the southeast and online training for students around the world. Specializing in newborn, maternity, child & family portraiture, Marcelle offers clean, classic and simple images with a focus on black and white images - the color images always being included as an option, as well. The most rewarding part of what she does is seeing how her images create joy and happiness. She loves turning every image into a special treasure valued for a lifetime or even generations. These moments only happen once and she is honored you trust her to capture them. 

Baby L | Newborn and Maternity Photography | Columbia SC

November 21, 2015  •  Leave a Comment


When your little client is so perfect she looks like a sleeping doll, this is what you see...

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Baby Olivia | Newborns | Columbia SC Newborn Photography

November 20, 2015  •  Leave a Comment


Beautiful girls all the time!  Check out her gorgeous lips, eyelashes and OH, THAT HAIR!  So adorable!

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Pretty In Pink | Columbia SC Newborn Photography

November 14, 2015  •  1 Comment


What a little princess this little sweetie pie is!  LOVE!

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Baby Boy {M} | Baby Photographer in Columbia SC

November 14, 2015  •  Leave a Comment


This super sweet little boy stole my heart.  I wanted to just bring him home with me.  So Snuggly!

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Outdoor Maternity | Metro Columbia SC

October 24, 2015  •  Leave a Comment

One of the most wonderful honors in photography is having clients come back to you.  This GORgeous mom has had several sessions with me over the years, since I first began in the photography business.  She has filled her house with my images and it is amazing to see my creations all over her home.  I am blessed I now get to photographer her and later her newest addition to the family.  Hugs go out to this awesome gal!  

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Newborn Photography | Babies | Columbia SC Baby Photography

October 20, 2015  •  Leave a Comment


I love my job.  I get to see the cutest little faces EVERY DAY!

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South Carolina Baby Photographer | Columbia SC

October 16, 2015  •  Leave a Comment


16 Days New!  What at tough cookie she was, but she is so beautiful with a head full of chocolate colored hair and gorgeous deep blue eyes.  Congratultions Mommy and Daddy.  A job well done!

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Maternity and Baby Photographer | Columbia SC

October 13, 2015  •  2 Comments


Oh, Baby {L}... you are a little stinker, but a BEAUTIFUL little stinker.  Totally love the little bitty smiles she gave me during her session.  She is probably the tiniest baby ever.  Congratulations to Michelle and Juan!

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Sweet Newborns | Columbia SC Baby Photographer

October 08, 2015  •  8 Comments

Look at the beautiful little thing I had in the studio with me!  I so totally fell in love with her little smiles and cupid's bow lips.  She was SUCH a good little one the entire session.  She is glad to be here in this world and was wiggly alot to prove she was ready to get up and go.

Congratulations to Mommy and Daddy.  She is just a darling.

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Premier Newborn Photography | Columbia SC

October 05, 2015  •  1 Comment

Welcome to the world little Mr. Raylan! At almost three weeks old, he was still the perfect little angel.  He snuggled and didn't really fuss. Everyone has to love those chubby cheeks and those curvy lips.  

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Baby Levi | Baby Photographer | Forest Acres

September 26, 2015  •  Leave a Comment


I am honored and very fortunate to have been able to capture the newborn images for this little guy and both of his siblings through the last few years. It's amazing to be able to see how the little ones I have captured in a timeless image has grown to be a little person with personality, smiles and laughter.  Looking forward to watching this sweetheart grow.

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Baby Photographer | Columbia SC

September 25, 2015  •  Leave a Comment

I rarely get little boys in the studio, so it is a special treat when a cute little guy comes to visit.  Check out this handsome fella!

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Irmo South Carolina Newborn Photographer | Southern Belle Studios | Marcelle Raphael

September 23, 2015  •  Leave a Comment

SWEEEETTTT!  This amazing little one is only 9 days old today.  Although very very wiggly, she was super sweet and loved to swaddle.  Happy First Day of Fall!

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West Columbia SC Newborn Photographer | Marcelle Raphael

September 22, 2015  •  Leave a Comment


Welcome to the world!  This gorgeous little girl is so snuggly and good for mommy and daddy.

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Fort Jackson, SC Newborn Photographer | Southern Belle Studios

September 21, 2015  •  Leave a Comment


I am ever so grateful to moms and dads in the service for all they give to us.  This little girl is growing up in a family that knows so much sacrifice for the USA.  She is so loved and adored.


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