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Nicole and Patrick tied the knot in a historic time. Not only during a pandemic but also between an insurrection at the Capitol and the 2021 inauguration. What a time to be alive. Nothing couple stop them from tying the knot! They decided to rent a private suite at the Line to have a small […]

January 21, 2021

The Line Hotel DC Wedding | District of Columbia Line Hotel Wedding | Luxury DC Photographs | Nicole and Patrick

Austin had a very specific vision for this proposal. He knew he wanted to ask Sarah to marry him in front of the lake at Stone Tower. The private pond was an extremely romantic setting and I got to hide in plain sight and have a picnic on the hillside! After he proposed, we took […]

January 13, 2021

Northern Virginia Winery Proposal | Stone Tower Proposal Photos | Austin and Sarah

When Ryan reached out to me to capture his proposal, I knew it was going to be a good one. This couple was in town visiting Meredith’s family from Florida. They had actually never been to Stone Tower Winery so Ryan scheduled a little tour to set up the surprise. After the grabbed their wine, […]

January 13, 2021

Stone Tower Winery Proposal | Virginia Wedding Proposal Photos | Ryan and Meredith

Every year, I get the question: How much time do we need for our wedding? The answer varies with so many factors: Are you doing a first look? What time is sunset? Are your ceremony and reception venues in different locations? Based on all of these factors, I created some wedding timeline templates I think […]

January 3, 2021

How to Build a Wedding Timeline | Free Wedding Timeline | Best Wedding Planning Advice

I don’t know how to put this yearly post into words. Like many, 2020 was slated to be my best, most profitable year yet… but make plans and the universe laughs. When the pandemic shutdowns began, I assumed quarantine would be over by fall. Welp, the joke was on me and I am always reminded […]

January 1, 2021

2020 Wedding Season | Personal Post | 2020 A Year in Review

I will always think of this wedding as the “Father of the Bride” wedding. Back in 2019, this couple planned on getting married at the Andrew Mellon Auditorium with hundreds of guests. Once the pandemic hit, Catherine and JC knew they still wanted to tie the knot in November no matter what to Julie of […]

December 24, 2020

At Home Wedding | Private Alexandria Estate Wedding | Catherine and JC

Savannah and Nick flew in from Charlotte to snap this engagement session and oh man, it was a good one! Even in winter, the Lincoln Memorial is stunning! I was a little worried about the weather (it was 35 degrees this morning) but Savannah was a champ and laughed through the entire hour. My hubby […]

December 23, 2020

DC Engagement Photos | Monument Engagement Session | Lincoln Memorial Engagement Pictures | District of Columbia Couple Savannah and Nick

So you’re thinking of proposing… CONGRATULATIONS! What a huge moment. We’re here to help make it absolutely perfect. Perhaps you know exactly what you’d like to do and just want a few images to capture the moment. Or maybe you don’t know how to make sure your partner doesn’t suspect a thing but want to […]

December 22, 2020

Where to Propose in Washington DC | DC Proposal Ideas | District of Columbia Marriage Proposal

So you’re thinking of proposing… CONGRATULATIONS! What a huge moment. We’re here to help make it absolutely perfect. Perhaps you know exactly what you’d like to do and just want a few images to capture the moment. Or maybe you don’t know how to make sure your partner doesn’t suspect a thing but want to […]

December 22, 2020

DC Proposal Photographer | Washington DC Proposal Ideas | District of Columbia Proposal Advice

When Caitie asked me to document her first pregnancy, I was OVER THE MOON. As a wedding planner, she knows so many photographers that are super talented so the fact that she chose me means the WORLD. Caitie actually told me about her baby boy during a wedding. The client said “there’s actually 3 people […]

December 20, 2020

Studio Maternity Session | DC Maternity Photos | Moody Maternity Photos Caitie