Baby Tyler | Petite Newborn Session Recap

The idea of a newborn mini session is something I've been wanting to offer for awhile, but it just seemed so unattainable. And then the lightbulb went off: what if I kept the baby wrapped, with diaper on, the entire time? A full newborn session takes three hours because so much time is spent soothing baby and cleaning up messes. This is NOT a glamorous job, y'all. 

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Jessica & Dayne | Engaged!

Jessica's mom and I have known each other for years through work, and so I was thrilled when they contacted me about wedding and engagement portraits! Jess and her fiancé, Dayne, met at their alma mater, St. Mary's College of Maryland. They both work at SMCM now and anyone from southern Maryland knows how gorgeous the campus is, so it was a no-brainer that we'd meet there for their engagement session! 

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How to Prep for Summer Portraits

Summertime means loooong days, picnics outside, and lots of family time. With later sunset times, it's the perfect opportunity to fit in an after-work portrait session if your weekends are packed! You may be overwhelmed with options and trying to style a whole family can be difficult, so I've compiled a few steps to help.

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Amanda Wose
Wedding Wednesdays | Three Secrets to Rock Your Engagement Session

Ahhh, the engagement session. It's included with the signature AWP wedding collection, and for good reason! For most couples, this is your first time being professionally photographed together - or maybe even at all! It's a chance for us to work together before the stressure (that's stress + pressure) of the wedding day, and for you to feel confident and celebrate this milestone in your relationship. As a sweet bonus, the end result is beautiful portraits that aren't in wedding day attire, and that ultimately may feel more natural and true to you.

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