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Golden Hour Summer Engagement Session at Palmetto Bluff Katrina & Jordan | Bluffton, SC

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It has been a long time since I shared an engagement session on the blog…and even longer since I loved a shoot THIS much!! Jordan and Katrina’s engagement session took place on Palmetto Bluff in Bluffton, SC. These two both live in Colorado, so they traveled a LONG way to be here…and they’ll do the same for their wedding in early 2024! Katrina’s family lives on the stunning Palmetto Bluff property, so it was the perfect place to capture their engagement photos.

When I arrived, I was sitting on a nearby bench when Katrina and Jordan pulled up. Imagine my surprise when the first thing I saw was a doodle puppy in a seersucker BOWTIE!!! They brought their new pup, Ramsey, all the way from Colorado with them for the shoot!! I was in heaven. It was a HOT August evening, but Jordan and Katrina were such troopers! We all walked multiple locations on the PB property to capture a variety of stunning photos with the BEST golden hour light. We had so much fun chatting about all things Bachelorette and wedding planning – and I can’t wait to witness their big day in early 2024!

Katrina and Jordan: You two are NATURALS in front of the camera and such a joy to spend time with! Thank you for trusting me to capture such a special season of your lives. Enjoy scrolling through some of my favorites!

For SURE a favorite!

The golden hour light coming through the Spanish moss trees…gah! It will never get old!


We walked about half a mile in over 100 degrees to get to this spot and it was SO worth it! You can’t even tell these two were sweaty! Haha!

Another favorite!

Ending with the sweetest face ever!

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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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