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Hope Taylor is a photographer specializing in senior portraits and weddings serving both Charleston, SC and Savannah, GA.

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Burgundy Fall Wedding at Eden Try Victoria + Ryan | Fredericksburg, Virginia

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When Victoria and Ryan emailed me, they were overwhelmed because they couldn’t find a photographer available for their wedding day. It was a super popular weekend this year, and she had reached out to friends of mine that weren’t available that referred her my way. She was SURE that I was going to be booked…but I wasn’t!!! And, because her wedding was local, I was able to take it on as a double header weekend…and I’m SO glad that I did!! Victoria and Ryan are such a FUN couple. I always feel like I can have the best time and laugh with them nonstop!

During the planning process of their wedding, something absolutely amazing happened. Victoria was told by doctors that the chances of her getting pregnant were very slim…and that it was going to take a very long time. She was devastated, because she knew that her and Ryan wanted to be parents. They decided to start trying early with the expectation that it would take years. She found out right before her engagement session…THEY WERE PREGNANT!!! With a miracle baby!!! Their engagement session doubled as a gender reveal…and their wedding day was a celebration of MORE than just their marriage. They will be PARENTS in just two short months!! It was absolutely amazing to witness their family and friends celebrate them coming together in marriage…and celebrating the sweet little miracle that got to be a part of it all!

Victoria and Ryan, I adore you both! It was such an honor to be a part of this season of your lives. I hope you enjoy some of my favorites from your gorgeous day!

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This shell ring box is what Ryan used to propose!!!

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Such a gorgeous bride!!!

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The sweetest prayer circle before the ceremony!

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Daddy-daughter first look!!!

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First look with Ryan!

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Reading the letter he wrote her <3

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OBSESSED with this bouquet and the ribbon colors!!!

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Favorite!!!

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Another set of faves!

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Ceremony time!!!

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MARRIED!!!

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The BEST cake cutting! Hahahah!

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A huge thank you to the amazing creative team that made this day happen:

Venue: Eden Try 
Bride’s Hair + Makeup: Hello Darling Beauty 
Bridal Party Makeup: Amazing Occasions
Bride’s Gown: Ava Laurenne
Florist + Planner: Christina Moore, Bella Giornata Events & Design 
DJ: DJ Hatch | Family Friend
Invitations: Shutterfly
Transportation: LWT Transportation
Cake: Nancy Moats | Family Friend
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