With so many stunning options to choose from, this location guide outlines the best Washington DC Engagement Photo Locations.  There are so many different kinds of locations in DC to choose from for your engagement session! Each location has a different feel, background, level busy-ness, light, color and overall vibe. This makes it so hard […]

Best Washington DC Engagement Photo Locations

March 21, 2024

These national gallery of art dc photos are so special because of the unique story of Shaby and Josh. You might remember Shaby and Josh from their engagement session here on the blog a few months ago. For their engagement session we were in Old Town Alexandria for water views and an inner city scape […]

National Gallery of Art DC Photos: Bridal Portraits with Shaby

February 3, 2023

I am so excited to share these state Arboretum of Virginia engagement photos! The State Arboretum of Virginia located in Boyce, Virginia is one of the best locations for engagement photos if you are looking for all things gardens, open fields, and full trees. You can get a lot of variety just by walking around, […]

State Arboretum of Virginia Engagement Photos: Brittany and Dominic

September 11, 2022

Old Town Alexandria was the perfect spot for Virginia and Coy’s engagement photos and I am so excited to share this Old town photoshoot with you. Coy and Virginia met for their first date last May at a coffee shop in Alexandria, Virginia—just a few minutes away from George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate. They walked to […]

Old Town Photoshoot: Coy and Virginia Engagement Photos

June 30, 2022

Julie and Brad’s Fairmont DC wedding is one I am so excited to bring to the portfolio. Julie and Brad started the day getting ready at the exquisite Fairmont in the heart of Washington DC. Julie had her hair and makeup done and had a relaxing, quaint morning with a close friend, the perfect calm […]

Fairmont DC Wedding: Julie & Brad

May 13, 2022

Olivia and Nick’s Great Marsh Estate wedding was one of the most special weddings to date! The day started with Olivia getting ready in the bridal suite upstairs, where she got her hair and make up done surrounded by all her bridesmaids. Nick was in the basement getting ready with all the groomsmen, putting on […]

Great Marsh Estate Wedding: Olivia and Nick

May 13, 2022

Alex and Zach lucked out with the sunset for their photos at the Kennedy Center earlier this month! The Kennedy Center is one of the best places for engagement photos because of it’s open space and natural light. Anywhere there is water or white walls nearby, there will be even and great light, and the […]

Kennedy Center Engagement Photos: Alex and Zach

April 11, 2022

Mark and Cindy’s DC elopement at the National Gallery of Art and Cafe Riggs is one I am so excited to share with you! From the moment we began discussing this elopement, I know it was going to be so special. We considered all the best spots in DC to uber around to for their […]

DC Elopement at National Gallery of Art and Cafe Riggs: Mark and Cindy

April 5, 2022

Ana and and Chris’s Oxon Hill Manor Wedding is one I am so excited to share with you! Earlier this year I posted a bit about their love story and their unique DC engagement photos at Jack Rose, so if you haven’t already, make sure to check it out. They had their engagement session indoors at […]

Oxon Hill Manor Wedding: Ana & Chris

February 4, 2022

Tess and Austin’s King Family Vineyards wedding in Charlottesville, Virginia is one I will cherish for the rest of my career. Tess and I actually originally connected on Instagram, where she found my website and reached out to me and we scheduled a call. From the moment we joined the call, I knew I wanted […]

King Family Vineyards Wedding: Tess & Austin

January 12, 2022

wedding ceremony under summer tree

Chelsea and Ryan’s Brittland Manor wedding was one of my favorites to date and I am so excited to share it with you!  The day started with Chelsea getting ready in the bridal suite, and Ryan getting ready in the waterfront house at the end of the property. All the girls in the bridal party and […]

Brittland Manor Wedding: Chelsea and Ryan

September 17, 2021

I am so excited to share this Salamander Resort wedding with you! Ghadeer and Eric got married on a cozy morning in Middleburg, Virginia at sunrise. They booked the most classic and gorgeous suite to get ready in. Ghadeer had her hair and makeup done professionally in the suite, while Eric went downstairs on a […]

Salamander Resort Wedding: Ghadeer & Eric

February 4, 2021

Shelby and Red are the sweetest and their stylish Washington DC engagement photos were amazing to photograph! The two have been together since August 2017 after meeting at Reda’s uncle’s restaurant, where they were both working. It took them over a month to realize that they were more than friends but a kiss in Arlington […]

Washington DC Engagement Photos: Shelby and Reda

December 6, 2020

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 […]

DC Engagement Photos at Jack Rose: Ana & Chris

November 23, 2020

Ariell and Mark are married and their gorgeous fall Athenaeum Alexandria Wedding wedding was classic, stylish, and full of love. As two people who met and have spent more of their relationship in Northern Virginia and DC, the Athenaeum was a great pick for their wedding venue. This gallery building is historic (which they both loved) […]

Athenaeum Alexandria Wedding: Ariell and Mark

October 6, 2020

bride laughing in tunnel

Jasmine and Zach’s Potomac Point Winery wedding was the most beautiful of weddings and I am so excited to share a few snippets of their special day with you. It all began with Jasmine getting ready in the bridal suite at Potomac Point, which had quite a few rooms. Her girls were making mimosas and […]

Potomac Point Winery Wedding: Jasmine and Zach

February 4, 2019

Choosing the best location for your photos really important! I always encourage clients to pick a location that is meaningful and fitting to you. For example, if you don’t regularly hike in the Shenandoah then getting photos done out in park will be beautiful, but not as meaningful as somewhere that is truly special to […]

Location Guide | Washington D.C., Northern Virginia, and Maryland

October 21, 2018