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A vibrant, tented summer celebration inspired by the lush, colorful Mediterranean and overlooking Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains. 

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Kristin & David

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A misty morning engagement session in the heart of New York City's Central Park and Bethesda Fountain.

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Fathom Gallery

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A moody fall bridal editorial at DC's Fathom Gallery, featuring designs by Elizabeth Carberry and Bee Inspired.

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A closer look at Michelle's 2019 wedding season, complete with strange animal encounters!

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Black Velvet Wedding at the Carnegie Institution in Washington DC

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Washington DC wedding at the Capitol and Carnegie Institute for Science.

Anna and Ryan’s beautiful Carnegie Institution wedding is one I enjoyed so much! The day was planned, designed, and coordinated by Stephanie and SRS Events. I joined Emily Blumberg again as a second photographer to help capture the day. We begin in the bridal suite at the Mason & Rook hotel in Logan Circle. This […]

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Elegant Inn at Perry Cabin Tent Wedding on the Eastern Shore

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Early September wedding at The Inn at Perry Cabin in St. Michael's, Maryland.

This gorgeous Inn at Perry Cabin wedding on the Chesapeake Bay was one to remember. I joined Elisa Bricker with her couple, Courtney and Matt, for a lovely intimate event planned by Anne Book. I was absolutely smitten by all the lovely details of the day, and you’ll see below. My day started in the […]

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Private Estate Tented Wedding with Lush Florals & Second Line Band

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September private estate wedding at bride's farm in Pennsylvania.

Danielle and David’s private estate wedding last September was so dreamy! I couldn’t have imagined a more perfect day to celebrate love with friend and family under a beautiful Pennsylvania sky. I traveled to the bride’s parent’s farm to capture her and David exchange vows with their guests present to witness the magic. Something specific […]

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How to Apply for a Washington DC Photography Permit

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Winter wedding portraits at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC.

You’ve probably thought about how to obtain a DC photography permit if you’re planning a wedding in the district. A permit is required when shooting at any of monuments on the National Mall, as well as most other parks and public locations in DC. In this post, I’ll be explaining why permits are important, who […]

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Elegant Maple Shade Farm Tented Wedding in the New York Catskills

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Maple Shade Farm wedding in the New York Catskills

Shannon and Jake tied the knot last summer at Maple Shade Farm in the New York Catskills. We loved the overall vibe of this day with an emotional mountainside ceremony and luxurious tented reception by the lake. This venue is a gem and Shannon and Jake were so filled with joy. I was so honored […]

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Jewel-Toned New Jersey Wedding at The Inn at Fernbrook Farms

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Jewel-tone fall wedding at Inn at Fernbrook Farms in New Jersey.

Jamie and Jay were married last September at the beautiful historic venue Inn at Fernbrook Farms in New Jersey. Their wedding colors include sage and white, but I especially loved Jamie’s mismatched jewel-tone bridesmaids. Fernbrook is an all-in-one wedding venue where couples can get married in one place, thus we love the versatility! Jamie and […]

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