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DC Engagement Photos at Jack Rose: Ana & Chris

Ana and Chris’s DC Engagement Photos at Jack Rose was so special, and it’s even more special when you know the story of Ana and Chris. Their indoor engagement photos in dc was such a unique session! Ana and Chris actually met online! They messaged back and forth for a few weeks before going on their first date. For their first date, they went to a bar on New Years Day in 2015 to watch college football over beers in Chinatown. Chris walked Ana home and proceeded to beat her in chess (which she does not know how to play). Ana’s lobby had a chess set so they played until an Uber surcharge went down for Chris to go home. Fast forward to today, and they have been together 5 years, are engaged, and are planning a wedding for October 2021. 

 Chris proposed on Christmas Eve 2019 on his parent’s balcony after everyone had gone home after Christmas dinner. It was 35 years after Chris’ dad proposed to his mom. However, it was not on purpose. Chris wanted to propose the day before at Dallas’ Reunion Tower but the moment was not right. On the evening he proposed, his parents had bottles of Mumm’s champagne ready to pop just in case it happened over the holidays. This is the same brand of champagne they had for their proposal story.

I LOVE that these two to chose to have their engagement session at a location that is unique to them! They decided on Jack Rose Dining Saloon in Washington, D.C. , one of their favorite spots! We are so appreciative of Jack Rose being willing to work with us! They let us take photos on the main floor, and then, we went up to the rooftop for the second half where we got some gorgeous views of the sunset streaming in! 
These two are planning to have their Oxon Hill Manor Wedding a neo-Georgian house of 49 rooms, located at Forest Heights, Prince George’s County, Maryland. It was built in 1929, and consists of a two-story main block of Flemish bond brick and a northern wing. For Ana and Chris, though, who love gambling, its the perfect location because it is near a casino, where they plan to take their after party! 

DC Engagement Photos at Jack Rose by Virginia Wedding Photographer Samia: