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Danielle and Doug, what a pair! I got the film back from this session and audibly gasped. They are FIRE on camera. Danielle has this electric smile and Doug actually looks a lot like Mark Ruffalo’s cousin. Their fashion was on point. Danielle messaged me their ensembles and I was giddy with their style! She […]

June 28, 2019

National Cathedral Engagement Session | D.C. Wedding Photographer Kir Tuben | Danielle + Doug

Northern Virginia Wedding | Best Virginia Wedding Photographer Kir Tuben

Today I want to share a less glamorous part of my job: behind the scenes. I have to admit, on wedding day… I WORK. I sweat, I run, I sometimes trip and fall. But I will pretty much go to any lengths to get the perfect images for my couples. Every year, I create a folder of behind the scenes images from my second shooters. This year, I decided to share some of my favorites. While I don’t look my most glamorous on the job, you can see the joy my work brings me in almost every image.

February 12, 2019

2018 Behind the Scenes | Virginia Wedding Photographer Life | Personal Post

Not only is this engagement a personal favorite because of the location but it’s also a favorite because MY GAL PAL KATIE IS ENGAGED! I met Katie almost 4 years ago when I was running around my apartment complex. She was walking her dog Windsor and I just had to stop and say hello. After a few chance encounters, we found that we had heaps in common: we love dance parties, photography and we’re both in education. As two girls in their twenties tend to do, we started watching the Bachelor together every Monday! Although she moved from the neighborhood, we kept our Monday night tradition and stayed friends through the stressors of building our businesses and figuring out life in DC. 

July 17, 2018

National Cathedral Engagement | DC Wedding Photography | Katie and Jake