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This session could not have come at a more perfect time. Kacey is an essential healthcare worker but she happened to be on vacation during this stretch of time! Before heading back to the front lines, we decided to capture these images to celebrate their engagement and focus on the positive. Kacey always envisioned her […]

May 19, 2020

Meridian Hill Park Engagement Session | Washington DC Wedding Photography | Kacey and Dan

Every year, Ben and I do one photoshoot for our anniversary. The year 4 traditional gift is fruit or flowers… I suppose we have always been a tad non-traditional. Last year, we did an intimate session with my pal Laura Quintero and this year, I actually won a boudoir session with Michael and Carina to […]

May 13, 2020

Couples Boudoir Session | Anniversary Photoshoot Gift Idea | Personal Post

If you know anything about me, you know I am a cinephile. Movies are my passion and probably the only hobby I’ve ever had. Ben and I go to the movies about once a week. We have to look up almost every actor, director, producer and score creator of almost every movie we watch. One […]

April 28, 2020

The Best Movies of All Time | Personal Post

I was NOT going to do a behind the scenes¬† blog post this year, In fact, I HATE the way I look when I am working. This is not a glamorous job people. I sweat. My hair is a hot mess. My makeup runs. I have to wear these really unattractive shoes so my plantar […]

April 16, 2020

2019 Behind the Scenes | Washington DC Wedding Photographer | Personal Post

This pair was a delight to photograph. They drove all the way from Baltimore for this early session before the National Guard closed down the Tidal Basin. Both Ishani and Vikram are health care professionals and the following week, they were slated to be working with at risk populations for COVID-19 so this was the […]

April 14, 2020

District of Columbia Cherry Blossom Engagement Session | Washington DC Wedding Photographer Kir Tuben | Ishani and Vikram

Washington DC Cherry Blossom Engagement Session | District of Columbia Wedding Photographer Kir Tuben

Jill and Jason just knew they wanted cherry blossoms in their engagement photos. These two met in DC so they wanted to celebrate the beginning of their love story by commemorating it with classic District of Columbia inspired photos. It had to be the tidal basin for sure! Sadly, we weren’t able to snap photos […]

April 10, 2020

Washington DC Cherry Blossom Engagement Session | District of Columbia Wedding Photographer Kir Tuben | Jill and Jason

DC Tidal Basin Cherry Blossom Engagement Session | Virginia Wedding Photographer Kir Tuben_0000

Wow, what a time to be alive. I feel like there is nothing to say that hasn’t already been said about COVID-19. These are unprecedented times. It’s a scary time for health, the world economy and small businesses. As a small business owner who works in events, I have had to make hard business decisions […]

April 3, 2020

Coronavirus Policies | COVID-19 Rescheduling Photography Policy | Pandemic Wedding Change

Bailey & Andrew are quite the world travelers! They actually got engaged in London and are getting married in New Mexico! What a crazy life these two lead. I got to spend an hour with them at the D.C. Tidal Basin this spring right before the city was virtually shut down for social distancing. We […]

March 31, 2020

Tidal Basin Cherry Blossom Engagement Session | Virginia Wedding Photographer Kir Tuben | Bailey and Andrew

Paige is a beautiful goddess. I am so thrilled I was able to add these images to her portfolio of bridal fashion. Paige is a jack of all trades: model, actress and very kind human being who laughed graciously at all of my jokes during this bridal session. I wanted to capture the California wedding […]

March 26, 2020

Balboa Park Wedding | San Diego Bridal Session | California Wedding Photographer Kir Tuben

Just look at Diana and Aleks! These two are quite the vision. It’s no wonder Diana knows how to pose because she is a wedding photographer herself! I got to know a bit about these two during our day at the Junipero Serra Museum in San Diego, CA. I got great recommendations on taco places […]

March 20, 2020

Junipero Serra Museum Wedding | San Diego Wedding | California Wedding Photographer Kir Tuben