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Springtime in Washington, DC, showcases a breathtaking display of cherry blossoms, drawing visitors worldwide to witness this spectacular natural event. Namhyun and Kevin chose this picturesque backdrop for their engagement session, capturing their love story amidst the delicate blooms! Cherry blossom season in Washington DC typically peaks in late March to early April, transforming the […]

Namhyun and Kevin’s Cherry Blossom Engagement Session

Jul 12, 2024

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Sunny and Matthew’s wedding at Rust Manor House in Leesburg, VA, was a beautiful and intimate celebration of love, family, and friends. This enchanting venue, with its historic charm and picturesque surroundings, provided the perfect backdrop for their special day. The Venue Nestled in the heart of Leesburg, Rust Manor House is a stunning estate […]

Sunny and Matthew’s Rust Manor Wedding

Jun 28, 2024

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Leta and Jarrod’s wedding day was nothing short of magical, set against the stunning backdrop of River Farm in Alexandria, VA. Every detail, from the breathtaking florals to Leta’s exquisite dress, created an unforgettable celebration of love! The Venue River Farm, located in Alexandria, VA, is a historic estate that offers a picturesque setting for […]

Leta and Jarrod’s Enchanting Wedding Day at River Farm

Jun 14, 2024

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On a beautiful day in Washington D.C., Annaliese and Isaac’s wedding was nothing short of a fairy tale. The ceremony took place at the historic St. Dominic Church, a location renowned for its stunning architecture and serene ambiance. This beautiful church, with its high ceilings and intricate stained glass windows, provided the perfect backdrop for […]

Annaliese and Isaac’s Wedding Day

Jun 2, 2024

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As a wedding photographer based in Virginia, I have been fortunate to witness and document countless love stories in some of the most picturesque venues this region has to offer. Rust Manor House, Farmington Country Club, Early Mountain Vineyards, The Inn at Vint Hill, and Morais Vineyard stand out not only for their stunning landscapes […]

My Favorite Northern Virginia Venues

May 17, 2024

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Love is a timeless journey, and what better way to commemorate it than against the backdrop of one of America’s most iconic landmarks? In a recent engagement session, I had the privilege of capturing Jenna and Garrett’s unique love story at the majestic Thomas Jefferson Memorial. Despite the cooler weather, their warmth and love filled […]

Jenna and Garrett

Apr 26, 2024

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As a wedding photographer, choosing the perfect venue can make all the difference in capturing those magical moments for a couple’s special day. Washington D.C., with its rich history and stunning architecture, offers an array of enchanting venues that cater to various tastes and styles. Here are five of my favorite wedding venues in the […]

My Favorite Washington D.C. Wedding Venues

Apr 12, 2024

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Victoria and Garret’s engagement session in Middleburg, Virginia, was nothing short of magical, especially amidst the stunning backdrop of fall foliage. Middleburg, known for its picturesque landscapes and historic charm, provided the perfect setting for capturing their love story against the stunning backdrop. As the golden hues of fall adorned the landscape, Victoria arrived in […]

Victoria and Garret’s Middleburg Engagement Session

Mar 22, 2024

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Nestled in the heart of Middleburg, Virginia, amidst the rolling hills and picturesque landscapes, Scott and Alyssa celebrated their love in a breathtaking fall wedding at the enchanting Mt. Defiance venue. Their special day was a beautiful fusion of rustic charm, vibrant hues, and heartfelt moments that left a lasting impression on all who attended. […]

Alyssa and Scott’s Fall Wedding Day

Mar 16, 2024

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Alex and Jaedon’s engagement session at The National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., wasnothing short of magical. Set against the backdrop of this iconic landmark, their love storyunfolded amidst the soaring spires and tranquil gardens, creating memories that will last alifetime. The National Cathedral stands as a testament to architectural magnificence and spiritualsignificance. Its Gothic architecture, […]

Alex and Jaedon’s National Cathedral Engagement Session

Feb 23, 2024

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As the sun dipped below the horizon, casting a warm golden glow across the water, Annalieseand Issac’s engagement session in downtown Alexandria unfolded like a dream. The picturesquesetting in Old Alexandria, with the sun setting on the water, created a perfect ambiance. The Location Old Alexandria exudes a timeless charm that captivates visitors with its […]

Annaliese and Issac’s Old Alexandria Engagement Session

Jan 26, 2024

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The summer air was filled with love and excitement as Kristian and Megan exchanged vows in a breathtaking ceremony, celebrating their deep connection and the start of a new chapter together. The wedding, adorned in a palette of blush, gold, white, and blue, created an enchanting ambiance. The Attire Megan’s choice of an all-over lace […]

Kristian and Megan’s Summer Wedding

Jan 15, 2024

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Nestled in the heart of Washington DC’s historic Georgetown neighborhood, The Tudor Place isa living testament to American history and architectural grandeur. This majestic estate, spanningfive and a half acres, offers a glimpse into the past while remaining a vibrant and cherisheddestination in the present day. As you enter its wrought-iron gates, a sense of […]

Abby and Matthews Tudor Place Engagement Session

Dec 22, 2023

Couple in embrace in courtyard at their Meridian House Wedding
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As a Washington DC wedding photographer, there are moments that etch themselves into memory, woven with emotions and breathtaking beauty. Sabaa and Tarek’s wedding day was nothing short of that. Their romantic and enchanting Meridian House wedding in Washington DC was a canvas painted with love, elegance, and vibrant colors—a tapestry I had the honor […]

A Romantic & Elegant Meridian House Wedding in Washington DC

Dec 8, 2023

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Katrina and Matteo’s love story unfolded with grace and elegance at the iconic Sweeney Barn, setting the stage for a celebration that radiated love, beauty, and timeless charm. Nestled amidst rustic charm and surrounded by rolling hills, The Sweeney Barn provided a breathtaking backdrop for Katrina and Matteo’s wedding day. The venue perfectly complemented the […]

Katrina and Matteo’s Sweeney Barn Wedding Day

Nov 24, 2023

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Carina and Thomas’s Morias Vineyard wedding day was a picturesque affair that encapsulated love, laughter, and timeless elegance. Nestled in the heart of the rolling hills of Virginia, Morias Vineyard served as the perfect backdrop for the couple’s heartfelt union, exuding rustic charm and natural beauty. The Morning Of The morning of the wedding buzzed […]

Carina and Thomas’s Morias Vineyard Wedding

Nov 10, 2023

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Nestled within the verdant beauty of the Kennady Center, Andrew and Caite’s engagement session was nothing short of a love-filled enchantment. As they strolled hand in hand amidst the vibrant gardens and elegant architecture, their connection radiated a warmth that seemed to infuse the very air around them. With every stolen glance, kiss, and tender […]

Andrew and Catie’s Engagement session

Oct 27, 2023

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Kaitlin and Michael’s Wedding Day at The Refinery in Virginia was a breathtaking celebration of their enduring love. The Refinery, nestled amidst the picturesque landscape of Virginia, provided the perfect setting for their special day, with its rustic charm infused with an air of modern elegance. The couple’s love for each other was present in […]

Kaitlin and Michael’s Refinery Wedding

Oct 14, 2023

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Erin and Thomas’s military wedding day was nothing short of spectacular. It was a day filled with love, emotion, and meaningful moments to be cherished forever. The morning of their wedding began with the hustle and bustle of getting ready. As we captured every detail the morning of their wedding, there was one that stood […]

Erin and Thomas’s Wedding Day

Aug 26, 2023

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Katrina and Matteo’s Old Town Alexandria Engagement Session | Nestled alongside the tranquil waters of the Potomac River, Old Town Alexandria stands as a living testament to history’s enduring beauty. Its cobblestone streets and 18th-century townhouses provide an idyllic backdrop for tales of love and timeless romance. Insert the stunning Katrina and Matteo, whose engagement […]

Katrina and Matteo’s Old Town Alexandria Engagement Session

Aug 11, 2023

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The Inn at Vint Hill is an elegant venue built on history, character & charm. They have a warm and inviting approach to hospitality, and we love shooting weddings here! The Inn at Vint Hill was the perfect location for Alyssa and Eddie’s wedding; between the elegance the couple gives and their bubbly and fun […]

Alyssa and Eddie | The Inn at Vint Hill

Jul 14, 2023

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Andrew and Ellen’s Spring Wedding Day | Colorful flowers, personal details, a packed dance floor, and a beautiful spring day are just a few of my favorite things to describe Andrew and Ellen’s wedding at The View at Bluemont. Spring weddings in Virginia are my favorite time of the year, everything is blooming, and the […]

Andrew and Ellen’s Spring Wedding Day

Jun 30, 2023

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The rain wasn’t going to stop Carina, Thomas, and me from their engagement session, and a little rain is more fun anyway, right?!  While we did get a little break from the rain, we utilized one of my favorite props during more of the session, my see-through umbrella.  Their session took place at the stunning […]

Carina and Thomas’s Engagement Session

Jun 16, 2023

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From the subtle black details to the happy tears Cristina and David’s Spring Wedding was one I will never forget. Spring is always the kick-off to wedding season, which of course is my favorite time of the year. We had a full day planned for Cristina and David’s wedding day that started with getting ready […]

Cristina and David’s Spring Wedding

Jun 2, 2023

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Kelly and James tied the knot at the gorgeous Kent Island Resort with their friends and families. With blush and cream florals with tints of blue, this garden themed wedding was unforgettable.

Winter Garden Wedding at the Historic Kent Island Resort

Mar 26, 2023

Winter Garden Wedding at the Historic Kent Island Resort
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Katie and Alden’s Early Mountain Vineyard wedding was an absolute dream! With their fall florals and Irish ceremony, it was picture perfect!

Elegant Fall Wedding at Early Mountain Vineyard

Jan 4, 2023

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Eileen and Brendan’s wedding day at Middleburg Barn at Foxchase Barn was such a dream! With light blues and soft pinks, this sweet summer wedding was unforgettable!

Romantic Summer Wedding at Middleburg Barn at Foxchase Farm

Jan 3, 2023

Middleburg Barn Wedding
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The rain from Hurricane Ian couldn’t stop stop love on this wedding day! With deep red florals and gorgeous greens and golds, everything about this wedding day was stunning. A cozy fall ceremony was perfect for these two!

Romantic Rainy Day Wedding

Dec 3, 2022

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Claire and Jake’s wedding day was an absolute dream to capture! It was easy to see how incredibly loved these two are by their friends and family

Champagne and Gold Sweet Southern Charm Wedding in Charlottesville

Dec 2, 2022

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Erin and Thomas met me at Union Station (earlier than most people wake up on a Sunday morning!) We then headed to the Capitol! They were ready with smiles and full of laughs!

Erin and Thomas’s Union Station and Capitol Engagement Session

Sep 2, 2022

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Thomas and Avery’s sweet garden wedding took place at the beautiful Dumbarton House in Washington D.C.

Garden Wedding at Dumbarton House

Jun 28, 2022

bride and groom take romantic photos around Stonewall Golf Club
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Heather and Kai’s Stonewall Golf Club wedding not only had a fantastic color palette (pale blue is the color of the summer!) but they also had terrific details. From the invitations to the tablescapes, everything was perfect. We started the morning laughing and getting ready. Hair and makeup on your wedding day can be an […]

Stonewall Golf Club Wedding

Jun 10, 2022

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If you know anything about an Italian family, then you know they are filled with more love than you knew existed; they love to have a good time, and at every wedding, gelato and Prosecco are a must! Earlier this year, Sarah and Antonio were married in a gorgeous spring wedding at Breaux Vineyards in Bluemont, Virginia. […]

Sarah and Antonio’s Italian Wedding

Jun 8, 2022

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Katie and Zach have such amazing chemistry! Katie and Zach were married at The Woodend Sanctuary and Mansion in Chevy Chase, Maryland. They were married in a gorgeous spring ceremony. What is the meaning of chemistry? Chemistry is the complex emotional or psychological interaction between two people, and Katie and Zach fit that definition to a T. […]

Katie and Zach’s Spring Wedding

May 27, 2022

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Wedding season is officially here, and it will be a whirlwind of a few months! I can’t wait to take you along on this journey. We are going to kick off the wedding season with Sam and Elena’s wedding day! The details from their day were impeccable, and their love is something to be desired. […]

Sam and Elena’s Wedding Day

Apr 23, 2022

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Spring is here, YAY! I always get so giddy when the weather turns and I not only get to capture your sessions and not freeze but something about the spring season puts a smile on everyone’s face. Stephan and Adrianne met me at the Lincoln Memorial at sunrise, where we had the monuments to ourselves. Stephan and […]

Stefan and Adrianne’s Spring Engagement Session

Apr 15, 2022

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I must say Elena and Sam are one of the sweetest couples I have encountered in all of my years of being a wedding photographer. They were so lovely and humble throughout the whole morning! We started our evening in Old Town Alexandria and ended the evening by the waterfront.  You know how much I […]

Elena and Sam’s Engagement Session

Mar 26, 2022

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I might be the odd one out here, but I love Winter weddings! Winter weddings are cozy, intimate and since it is around the holidays, the guests seem to be a little extra cheerful. You can use bright and bold red colors and wear fur. Liz and Ani’s wedding was one of the most beautiful […]

Liz and Ani’s Winter Wedding

Mar 11, 2022

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The way Patrick and Samantha look at each other is something out of a novel like The Notebook or Pride and Prejudice. I know I talk all the time about how my couples look at each other and their love. However, every couple is different, and I love seeing how they love each other. It […]

Patrick and Samantha | Lincoln Memorial Engagement Session

Feb 25, 2022

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Sylvanside Farm is one of my favorite barn venues in the area. It was originally established in 1744 and carries romance and history in equal measure, which in my personal opinion, is the perfect combination for a wedding venue.  I did a happy dance when Melissa told me they were having their reception at Sylvanside Farm. Brandon and […]

Brandon and Melissa’s Sylvanside Farm Wedding

Feb 11, 2022

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I still can’t believe it is 2022 already, and I am shooting my couples engagement sessions for the year! Where did 2021 go? Claire and Jake are of my 2022 couples, and they were so much fun to spend my (very!) early morning. We started the morning at The Lincoln Memorial and Reflecting Pool, where we […]

Claire and Jake’s Engagement Session

Jan 29, 2022

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Did you know that being cold on your wedding day is a sign of warmth, peace, and prosperity? Ashley and Tyler were married at St. Peter’s Catholic Church on a chilly day last year. Even though it was a cold day, watching Ashley and Tyle start their lives together was the perfect day.  We started the day […]

Ashley and Tyler’s Country Club Wedding

Jan 18, 2022

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To say Jon and Este are madly in love is an understatement. The way they interacted with each other, laughed, kissed, and just spoke to each other reminded me of Noah and Ally from the movie The Notebook. Their love is radiated through my camera, and I can’t stop looking at their wedding album. The main […]

Jon and Este’s Intimate Fall Wedding

Dec 17, 2021

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Alexandra and Matthew were married in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Their love for each other radiated through my camera. Their family and friends were some of the nicest people I have ever met! The Venue, Early Mountain Winery at The Blue Ridge Mountains Early Mountain’s venue sits on a pristine 350-acre property surrounded […]

Blue Ridge Mountains Wedding

Dec 3, 2021

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I know one thing is for sure, Kaitlin and Michael are a power couple. Kaitlyn and Michael were married in September, surrounded by all of their family and friends. They were married at the Birkby House, which is one of my favorite venues to photograph at! The Birkby House is a historic home and garden that […]

The Wedding of Kaitlin and Michael

Nov 28, 2021

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Mary and Paul recited their nuptials in front of their closest family and friends in mid-October in Alexandria. In the midst of a global pandemic and much adversity with the changes our world was going through, these two didn’t let anything get in the way of their vows. It was such an honor to witness […]

Paul & Mary

Jan 24, 2021

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Where to begin with these two! High school sweethearts, hard workers, and one of the SWEETEST couples I have EVER met! We had such a good time navigating through Old Town Alexandria, down by the waterfront, through the streets and some old historic landmarks. These two were full of love and joy and excitement and […]

Geoffry & Julia

Jun 26, 2020

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Antonio and Alyssa make taking photos so easy. These two were so relaxed and down to earth that we literally just couldn’t stop taking photos! On a windy, chilly Spring day we drove over to Sylvanside Farm in Purcerville, Virginia. YOU GUYS. This place is STUNNING. From the stillness at the pond, to the horses, […]

Antonio and Alyssa

May 19, 2020