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I'm a storyteller at heart. This journal is peek into my clients' love stories and dearest family milestones, my own life and travels, and my best tips and tricks for a stellar experience in front of the camera.

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How do you want to be photographed? I begin all consultations with this simple question. Because it’s not about me, it’s about you. Let me show you your greatest possible self. The beautiful soul that your family and friends adore. You are enough, you are worth it, you are valuable. Great portraits are a side […]

“How do you want to be photographed?”

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Guys, this session was SO incredible. It was the first time working with my amazing new hair and makeup stylist, Crystal, and we couldn’t have asked for a better family for the occasion! I met mom, Stacey, at the Leprechaun Lilly event last month. Stacey’s boys – husband Fernando and son Liam – keep her […]

A Night with the Tafur Family

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Alright y’all, here it is! Announcing AWP’s next mini session series: mom & me portraits. DADS – if you’re still looking for a Mother’s Day gift, this is it. This limited edition collection includes a 45 minute portrait experience, just for mom and kids, in a stunning, exclusive location just south of Annapolis. You’ll also […]

Annapolis Mom & Me Sessions | Amanda Wose Photography

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When Katie first contacted me and said that her twin boys would turn one in April, I was excited for a challenge. And a three year old? Bring it on.  It has been such a joy getting to know this family over the past few months, culminating in a portrait session to remember. The plan […]

The Hayden Family | Amanda Wose Photography

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Happy Monday, guys! One question I hear alllll the time is: what should my family wear for our session? Dressing three or more humans can seem SO overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be! Just follow these simple tips for flawless styling and when all else fails, call me! 1. Choose a color palette that […]

Dressing for Family Portraits

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It’s safe to say spring has sprung in southern Maryland! I met the Snyder family on a beautiful Sunday afternoon for this session. Our original location, Ann Marie Gardens, was totally washed out from several rainy days prior, so we quickly turned to Plan B: Calvert Marina. The marina is a stunning piece of property […]

The Snyder Family | Amanda Wose Photography

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Selecting an outfit for a portrait session can be SO overwhelming. Getting dressed day to day is hard enough as it is, but for images that be around for decades? Helloooo, paralysis. That’s why I’m so ridiculously excited to have partnered with Rent the Runway to include wardrobe for her in every portrait session. If […]

Dressing for Your Portrait Session

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This session was so special. Shandi and I worked together a few years ago and when I found out she was expecting her second baby, I knew I just had to photograph her! Shandi and her husband, Ian, have gone through so much for their babies, and their love and gratitude for their children just […]

Baby Lylian | Amanda Wose Photography

Babies

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A racing tire has got to be the most unusual thing yet that has rolled into my studio. Beth texted me the night before Lilly’s newborn session and warned me that she was bringing a racing tire as a surprise prop for Lilly’s dad, but I was still unprepared for how huge this thing would […]

Baby Lilly | Amanda Wose Photography

Babies

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There’s something truly magical about pregnancy. The anticipation, the overflowing love, the dream of what lies ahead is often palpable among parents-to-be. My time with Katie, a friend from college, and her husband Kyle was all of that and more. Kyle couldn’t stop smiling if he tried, and Katie positively glowed with happiness. I don’t […]

Peddicord Maternity | Amanda Wose Photography

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