Blush and Gold Wedding at Salamander Resort Danielle and Matt | Middleburg, VA

My busy fall shooting season has officially kicked off!!! I couldn’t have asked for a better start than Danielle and Matt’s beautiful day at Salamander Resort! I met Danielle and Matt at their engagement session earlier this spring and we had the best time. They were such naturals in front of the camera and just FUN to spend time with! I also ADORE the venue they chose for their wedding. My family and I vacation their often – and it’s one of my personal favorite places to get away to! I knew without a shadow of a doubt that it would be a beautiful day…and it WAS! But it was also so special, joyful and a true celebration of Danielle and Matt!

The weather was perfect, the reception space and details were jaw-dropping and Danielle and Matt were so wonderful. I am SO grateful to have clients who completely trust me and are laid back and relaxed on their wedding day, even if things run late or go wrong (which they almost always do!) We ran about an hour behind in the morning but STILL managed to get tons of beautiful portraits and first looks with everyone that was important to Danielle. It was amazing!

Danielle and Matt: Thank you for inviting me into such a special season of your life. I am SO grateful for you both and I hope you enjoy some of my favorites as much as I do!!!

LOVEEDDD this bridal bouquet!!

First look with bridesmaids!!!

LOVED the color of these bridesmaids dresses with Danielle’s beaded gown!!

First look with dad!!!

First look with Matt!!!

OBSESSED with all of the portrait location options at Salamander Resort!! It’s like a photographer’s playground!!

These bridesmaids portraits are some of my favorites!!!


Ceremony time!!!


This one’s a favorite for SURE!!!

My jaw dropped when I saw this reception space for the first time!!!

An after party with a grilled cheese bar…the BEST ending to a wedding!!!

A huge thank you to the incredible vendors who made this day happen:

Hair & Makeup: Makeup With Jossy 
Florist: Tierra Events
Wedding Planner: ETC Coordinators 
Bride’s Gown: Martina Liana 
Jewelry: Posh Bridal 
Invitations: Minted 
Dance Floor & Drapery: Electric Events DC 
If you enjoyed this post, you may also love:


September 11, 2019


hi, y'all!

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!





For access to free, exclusive educational content not found anywhere else, priority access to workshop registration and occasional discussion of chicken nuggets.



Follow Along