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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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Newborn photography is my absolute favorite genre. I love being one of the first people to snuggle baby, providing a cozy, inviting place for parents to rest, and creating stunning images that will be adored for a lifetime. You may not realize it, but a LOT of planning, preparation, education, and training has gone into […]

Planning for Your Newborn Session

Education

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Nearly every client asks which of my products is my personal favorite – hands down, it’s the folio box. Why? The folio box is versatile, stunningly gorgeous, and most importantly, archival. Each box measures 11×14 and includes an assortment of 8×10 portraits, matted to 11×14. This is the PERFECT size to either frame and create […]

Product Review: Folio Box

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They say that if you don’t like the weather in Maryland just wait ten minutes, and that’s exactly how Kelsey and Travis’s engagement session went. We met at the historic London Town & Garden on a beautiful Wednesday afternoon. Then it began to rain, but the sun was still shining. Then, the skies opened and […]

Kelsey & Travis | Annapolis Engagement Session

Weddings

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Congratulations, you’re about to have a baby! You’re probably Googling at all hours of the day: looking for the best car seat, the fastest route to the hospital, researching where your pediatrician went to med school juuuust to make sure it’s legit. I beg of you: give the same amount of care to choosing a […]

How to Choose a Newborn Photographer

Babies

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The hushed excitement pulsing through the recovery room. Three (yes, THREE!) big sisters, eagerly waiting to meet the newest baby girl. The sweet swell of mama’s freshly postpartum belly, cradling a newborn that’s been earthside for just a few hours. Fresh 48 sessions are magical. Documentary and unposed, taking place in the hospital within 48 […]

Southern Maryland Fresh 48 Sessions

Babies

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Have you ever met someone whose story instantly inspires you? That’s how I felt when I first met Candi. She’s a Tennessean, an F-18 pilot for the US Navy, best friends with her mama, former pageant girl, and just an all-around awesome person. If there was ever a contest for the person with the most […]

Wilson Maternity Session Recap

Portraits

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This family is SO ridiculously sweet! Dennisse and I totally hit it off during her consultation, chatting away like old friends for the better part of an hour late one evening several weeks before the session. A few days later I receive an email from Dennisse – she’d broken her foot (ouch!) but still wanted […]

A Morning with the Lopes Family

Portraits

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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

Portraits

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As a child and family photographer, one question I hear alllll the time from parents is: how the heck do you do it? I wish I could say it’s easy, but it’s not. Creating beautiful images of children is HARD! Patience and confidence, y’all. You know how they say dogs can smell fear? Well, kids […]

How to Take Amazing Photographs of Your Kids (without losing your sanity)

Portraits

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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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