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I will be forever sad that I will not be the one to capture Chris and Ciara’s wedding. These two adorable humans met playing Ice Hockey and fell madly in love. A few years and rescue dogs later, they’re planning their big DC bash for later this year and couldn’t be more excited to finally […]

April 21, 2021

Rock Creek Park Engagement | DC Nature Engagement Photos | Casual DC Engagement Session | Ciara and Chris

Right now, a lot of my couples are unsure how to navigate their wedding plans. The aspect of these conversations that really breaks my heart is when couples are hesitant to celebrate with a small ceremony because they feel it might take away from their big wedding celebration in the future. ūüíć Firstly, I understand […]

October 15, 2020

Stylish In Home Covid Wedding | Pandemic Wedding | Washington DC Elopement Photographer Kir Tuben | Jill and Dan

Some couples are meant to come into your life. That’s how I feel about Becca and Malcolm. We met March of 2019 at Becca’s brother’s wedding and I absolutely fell in love with the Moore family. Once Becca and Malcolm got engaged, I was over the moon that the gang would be celebrating another epic […]

October 14, 2020

Dover Hall Wedding | Best Richmond Wedding Venues | Becca and Malcolm

Have you ever wanted to get married in an exotic destination abroad? Well, that’s exactly what these two had planned but then COVID struck. Obviously sad about postponing their Barcelona dream wedding, these two wanted a bright spot in their 2020 so they decided to have an intimate wedding followed by a special dinner for […]

September 22, 2020

Kennedy Center Wedding | The REACH at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Washington DC Elopement | District of Columbia Pandemic Wedding | Karina and Jay

When Eliza emailed me and said she was going to have her wedding inside a little flower shop in DC, I knew it would be one of my favorites. She Loves Me is a stylish boutique in the district that has impeccable style… just like this bride. In fact, the owner changed the wall paper […]

September 9, 2020

Unique DC Wedding | District of Columbia Flower Shop Elopement | She Loves Me DC | Eliza and Peter

Intro & General Advice Right now, a lot of my couples are unsure how to navigate their wedding plans. The aspect of these conversations that really breaks my heart is when couples are hesitant to celebrate with a small ceremony because they feel it might take away from their big wedding celebration in the future. […]

August 5, 2020

COVID-19 Wedding Options | Coronavirus Microwedding | How to Elope During the Pandemic

This couple was supposed to get married in spring but the universe had other plans. When the pandemic hit, Sydney and Colin decided to move their wedding in July. They didn’t know what the future held but they decided to get married, come what may. Just days after this wedding, Pittsburgh shut down indoor spaces […]

July 24, 2020

Traditional Church Wedding | Dusty Blue Summer Wedding | Sydney and Colin

Irene and Matt had big plans to have a grand wedding in Pennsylvania this year but, like everyone wedding planning in 2020, COVID had other plans. These two pushed back their bigger celebration but still wanted to make things official. After hatting with these two, they knew they wanted their friends and family to be […]

July 24, 2020

Meridian Hill Park MicroWedding | DC Elopement Photographer Kir Tuben | Irene and Matt

These two initially¬†planned a big wedding in the Outerbanks but COVID had other plans. The bride, Michelle, always wanted to elope in the first place! They decided to honor their original wedding date with a walk to the Carlyle house to exchange vows- just minutes away from their condo. Jeff’s mom played guitar and Michelle’s […]

July 23, 2020

Carlyle House Wedding | Alexandria Wedding Photographer | COVID Elopement Michelle and Jeff

Engagement sessions look very different these days but these photos are reason number 756388 why my clients are my favorite. Aly & Shlomo got engaged in Boston before the COVID-19 news broke and we had been planning these photos for months.¬† Since I got to know these two during her sister‚Äôs wedding last year, it […]

June 10, 2020

Lincoln Memorial Engagement Session | Rock Creek Park Engagement Photos | Aly and Shlomo