Amanda wose

Maryland & Destination Wedding Photographer

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I'M AMANDA!

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photographer & joy seeker

I'm a wife, mama, and a lover of all things turquoise. I love colorful planners & to-do lists, Starbucks dates, walking barefoot on docks, quoting the Office, and shopping for my favorite preppy staples. Online of course, because #introvertprobs.

We have two daughters who inspire me and fill our lives with laughter and snuggles. When I'm not behind the camera, you can find me browsing the latest Lilly Pulitzer catalog, pretending to be Joanna Gaines, or counting down to Taco Tuesday. 


I didn't set out to be unusual or different. I just wanted to do things my way.

LILLY PULITZER

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Vibrant Florals

I'm forever drawn to bright, bold pops of color. Pair that with fresh floral hues, and you've made my day! I may not have a green thumb, but I love admiring these beauties!

PEONIES & BOUGAINVILLEA ARE MY FAVE

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Lilly Pulitzer Obsessed

If you're a Lilly girl, you know there are no casual Lilly Pulitzer fans. It's not just clothing, it's a way of life that believes being happy never goes out of style.

IN A SUNNY STATE OF MIND

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Coastal Vibes

When I'm not behind the camera, you can probably find me out on the water with Adam and the girls. Barefoot on a boardwalk is my favorite place to be.

LIFE IS BETTER ON THE WATER

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Turquoise Everything

Call it turquoise, teal, mint, seafoam, cerulean - doesn't matter to me, I love every shade of this seaside hue! My house and wardrobe is full of it!

NEVER MET A SHADE I DIDN'T LOVE

MY STORY:

THE REASON WHY

i do what i do

It was Friday, August 28th, 2015. I left work early for an emergency appointment with my doctor. She promptly diagnosed me with postpartum depression and anxiety, which I had fought for eleven months.

I'll never forget sitting in that exam room, tears in my eyes, describing the way I cried every morning on the way to work. I had a rewarding and stable career, but it didn't bring me joy - at least, not enough to make leaving my daughter each day feel okay. 

I realized that I had to find a way to feel joy in my work. In early 2017, I finally left the cubicle behind and began to build the life I'd always dreamed of. It's been a long road, full of hard work and not without some setbacks, but I wouldn't trade the journey for the world.

Early on, I realized that I couldn't do this alone. You know how they say it takes a village to raise a child? The same applies to businesses! My assistant, Leigh, joined AWP in December 2017, and now I can't imagine a wedding or session without her. 

Leigh is the Ann Perkins to my Leslie Knope. She keeps wedding days running smoothly, entertains kids during sessions, and is a sounding board for all of my ideas. In 2018, she also added "dedicated second shooter" to her list of talents, ensuring crucial wedding day moments are always captured from multiple perspectives. 

These days, I get to enjoy breakfast every single day with my daughters, singing Tom Petty on the way to school and hugging them goodbye with a smile on my face. Documenting love stories and milestones for my clients brings me a joy I didn't think was possible. I'd love to tell yours next!