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Romantic Fredericksburg Anniversary Session Shelby + Eric | Fredericksburg, Virginia

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Where do I even begin with these two!? Shelby emailed me quite a few months ago asking about the possibility of booking an anniversary session. Typically, I don’t offer anniversaries (only weddings and engagements to my brides!), but I remembered her name from attending my webinars and commenting along on my social media posts. She is a wedding planner herself, and when I saw that I had a few openings during June, I decided to make an exception! From that moment on, we have been planning the DREAMIEST anniversary session and these two blew my expectations out of the water!

Shelby worked with Courtney at Courtney Ingram Events  to create a beautiful bouquet and we spent months going back and forth selecting the perfect outfits and coordinating details that were special to this couple. On the day of the session, the weather was beautiful (with a little humidity!) and we had the BEST time! These two radiate joy and were so fun to photograph. As we finished up the shoot (with an AMAZING golden hour) the sky suddenly started to turn grey…and before we could even start the walk back to the car, we were stuck in a DOWNPOUR! By the time we finally crawled into our cars, it looked like we had gone swimming!! Haha! I’d say we nailed it on the timing with that one 🙂

Shelby and Eric: Thank you both SO much for allowing me to capture these memories for you! AND, thank you for the delicious donuts and letting me take home the beautiful bouquet to admire all week! You two really are the greatest!! 🙂

Enjoy some of my favorites and a huge thanks to these vendors for making it all happen:

Florals: Courtney Ingram | Styling: Shelby White Events | Floral Dress: Vici Dolls | White Dress: Forever 21 | Blue Dress: Shop Morning Lavender | Hair: Dolce Vita Salon | Makeup: Jenny Di | Calligraphy: Lauren Perry Studio 

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Favorite!! You’re a stunner, Shelby!!

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This entire set of images have just taken my breath away!! So many new faves in here!

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Gahhh!! That light! Just before the sky opened up and downpour-ed on us!

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Courtney totally nailed it with this bouquet!!

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I'm Hope Taylor, an international Senior Portrait and Wedding Photographer based in Charleston, SC. I'm also an educator, international speaker, and the host of multiple sold-out workshops each year!



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