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Glowy Spring Engagement Session in Fredericksburg, Virginia Amanda and Mark | Fredericksburg, VA

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THESE TWO!!! Amanda and Mark traveled to Fredericksburg from Northern VA for their shoot and I was SO excited for it!! When we all chatted over Skype for their initial consultation, we totally hit it off and talked for almost an hour! I knew their engagement session was going to be a blast from that moment on. Amanda had her makeup done by the incredible GoGo Gorgeous (one of my favorite local makeup teams!) and explored Fredericksburg leading up to the shoot. There was a HUGE storm that rolled in right before we started shooting…but you would never know!! The GLOW was incredible and we shot at one of my FAVORITE local spots that I hadn’t visited in YEARS!! It was so special!!

These two truly just radiate joy and I absolutely love it. They were up for ANYTHING for their shoot and were total naturals in front of the camera! They made my job SO easy and I laughed the entire time!! Plus, their OUTFITS!!! They completely nailed it. I have so many favorites!

Amanda and Mark, I’m counting down the days until your wedding later this year! I absolutely loved our time together and I hope you enjoy some of my favorites!!

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Look at this!!! Naturals from the very start!!!

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LOVE these!!!

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Amanda – you are GLOWING!!!

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She looks just like the red dress dancing emoji in this!!!

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LOVE this entire set!! My fave kind of light!!!

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This staircase on the right was a dream!!!

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Loved this location and this shot!


The raindrops add so much to this shot!!

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Another fave!!!

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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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