Strong Mansion

Strong Mansion

“Strong Mansion is located on Sugarloaf Mountain in Dickerson, Maryland.  The historic home is one hour from both Baltimore and Washington, D.C.  Sugarloaf Mountain is a Registered Natural Landmark because of its geological and natural history interest. The serene property encompasses 3,000 acres surrounded by the native beauty of the ... Read More
Giselle and Darin in Old Town Alexandria

Giselle and Darin in Old Town Alexandria

“Old Town Alexandria is a quaint historic town just on the other side of the Potomac River from Washington, DC. Today, Old Town Alexandria, VA is a revitalized waterfront with cobblestone streets, colonial houses and churches, museums, shops and restaurants.”  – About.com Travel I joined Giselle and Darin for their ... Read More
How to Select the Perfect Engagement Ring

How to Select the Perfect Engagement Ring

How to Select the Perfect Engagement Ring for your Perfect Love It’s proposal season!  We asked expert, Eric Sharabany with Curavere to share his advice on selecting the perfect engagement ring. Eric Sharabany brings years of experience in the jewelry industry to lead Curavere. Eric received a BBA and an ... Read More
Musket Ridge Golf Club

Musket Ridge Golf Club

“At Musket Ridge Golf Club we are experts in hosting weddings, no two are alike. With our facilities, staff, and creativity, your special day will be spectacular.” Wedding Venue Minutes from Frederick, Maryland – “We offer unrivaled backdrops for wedding photographs with gorgeous vistas from a ridge across hundreds of ... Read More
Real Wedding – Cheri and Roman

Real Wedding – Cheri and Roman

Cheri and Roman’s “timeless and elegant” themed wedding was truly a “classic” Washington DC themed wedding. The bride and groom married at Saint Mary Mother of God Parish surrounded by family and friends followed by an incredible reception at the landmark Willard InterContinental Washington. Cheri and Roman’s beautiful wedding images ... Read More
Historic Rosemont Manor

Historic Rosemont Manor

“Historic Rosemont Manor is the place where Elegance Meets History.” “A fine old Virginia mansion set on a knoll facing east over the Shenandoah Valley, Historic Rosemont Manor has been a landmark in the Northern Virginia area since its original construction in 1811 and a haven for the Washington elite. ... Read More
Thank You To Our Amazing Wedding Couples

Thank You To Our Amazing Wedding Couples

At Wedding Photojournalism by Rodney Bailey we wanted to close out 2015 by expressing gratitude to our amazing wedding couples.  Thank you to all of our brides and grooms for allowing us to be a part of your wedding day.  Wedding Photojournalism by Rodney Bailey is proud of our wedding ... Read More
Wedding Venue Wednesday – River Creek Club

Wedding Venue Wednesday – River Creek Club

River Creek Club located in Leesburg, VA is part of Loudon County which is 15 miles from Washington Dulles International Airport and less than an hour from downtown DC.  River Creek Club promises weddings that “Impress your guests with an unforgettable celebration.” “Standing on the Veranda overlooking Reflection Lake and ... Read More
Real Weddings – Caitlin and Mark (Sequoia Restaurant)

Real Weddings – Caitlin and Mark (Sequoia Restaurant)

Caitlin and Mark described their wedding day as personal, traditional, elegant and fun!  Their wedding ceremony took place in Georgetown at Epiphany Catholic Church with a reception at Sequoia Restaurant located in Washington Harbour.  Caitlin and Mark had a sign made up for the reception’s entrance that said “With heartfelt joy we ... Read More
Shows & Events – Washingtonian’s 50th Anniversary Party

Shows & Events – Washingtonian’s 50th Anniversary Party

Happy 50th Anniversary, Washingtonian!  We had an amazing time photographing Washingtonian’s 50th Anniversary Party on October 28, 2015 at the National Museum of Women in the Arts.   More than 850 members of the DC Metropolitan community attended the invitation-only party to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the award-winning magazine, Washingtonian.  ... Read More
Wedding Venue Wednesday – Piedmont Club

Wedding Venue Wednesday – Piedmont Club

Piedmont Club in Haymarket, VA is a country club and golf course situated in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The Club offers great views, great privacy and perfect service for your dream wedding. Located in Northern Virginia, Piedmont Club provides the casual elegance and natural beauty of the ... Read More

Engagement Session – Sarah and Christopher

I met Sarah and Christopher at a scenic family farm in Madison, Virginia for the couple’s engagement session. The personal significance of the location and the natural beauty of the outdoors created special memories for Sarah and Christopher. Sarah and Christopher’s wedding day is quickly approaching and I’m looking forward ... Read More
Wedding Venue Wednesday – Key Bridge Marriott

Wedding Venue Wednesday – Key Bridge Marriott

The Key Bridge Marriott is located at 1401 Lee Highway in Arlington, VA. The Northern Virginia venue is situated across the river from Georgetown and provides amazing views of Washington, DC. Weddings are described by Key Bridge Marriott as: “The Key Bridge Marriott exceeds the expectations of today’s guest with ... Read More
Wedding Venue Wednesday – American Visionary Art Museum

Wedding Venue Wednesday – American Visionary Art Museum

The American Visionary Art Museum (AVAM) is an art museum located in Baltimore, Maryland’s historic Federal Hill neighborhood at 800 Key Highway. “Not only is the museum the national repository for the artworks created by self-taught artists, the building’s architecture is an artistic creation unto itself – winning many national ... Read More
Wedding Venue Wednesday – Sequoia

Wedding Venue Wednesday – Sequoia

“Create your memories at one of Washington D.C.’s most breath-taking locations. On the banks of the Potomac River near historic Georgetown, Sequoia at the Washington Harbour provides the perfect setting for your wedding.” “Sequoia with its floor to ceiling windows offers magnificent views of the Kennedy Center, Roosevelt Bridge, Roosevelt ... Read More
Wedding Venue Wednesday – Gunston Hall

Wedding Venue Wednesday – Gunston Hall

“Gunston Hall is a National Historic Landmark owned by the Commonwealth of Virginia and administered by a Board of Regents appointed from The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America (NSCDA). Located just 24 miles south of Washington DC, Gunston Hall is an 18th-century Georgian mansion near the Potomac ... Read More
Real Weddings – Meaghan & Mike (DAR National Headquarters)

Real Weddings – Meaghan & Mike (DAR National Headquarters)

Meaghan & Mike were married on May 31, 2014 at DAR National Headquarters in the center of our nation’s capital. Taking full advantage of the Portico and other venue spaces, the couple’s wedding day images captured the Washington Monument and the beauty of Washington, D.C. Meaghan & Mike’s elegant wedding ... Read More
Wedding Venue Wednesday – Army Navy Country Club

Wedding Venue Wednesday – Army Navy Country Club

The Army Navy Country Club is “unrivaled in its convenient proximity to our nation’s capital inviting those privileged who enter its gates to escape the hustle and bustle of DC-metro life and explore the luxury and leisure nestled quietly within the privacy of over 500 scenic acres.” Army Navy Country ... Read More
Wedding Venue Wednesday – The Bolger Center

Wedding Venue Wednesday – The Bolger Center

The Bolger Center’s central location is in one of Washington DC area’s most beautiful neighborhoods. The hotel in Potomac, MD, has an extraordinary grounds and a unique estate – all just 15 minutes outside of Washington, DC, and close to all three major international airports and the metro. The Bolger ... Read More
Shows & Events – AT&T Best of Washington 2015

Shows & Events – AT&T Best of Washington 2015

We had a fabulous time photographing the AT&T Best of Washington party on June 17, 2015 at the National Building Museum. The sold out event featured 75+ of Washingtonian’s top ranking restaurants sharing scrumptious food and drinks with over 2,000 guests. And did I mention all the tasty desserts? Yummy! ... Read More
Wedding Venue Wednesday – Glen Echo Park

Wedding Venue Wednesday – Glen Echo Park

“Glen Echo Park in Glen Echo, Maryland is an arts and cultural center. It is managed by the Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture in cooperation with Montgomery County, Maryland, and the National Park Service (NPS). Today, the park is one of the finest cultural resources in the ... Read More
Engagement Session – Cara & Edgar (Georgetown DC)

Engagement Session – Cara & Edgar (Georgetown DC)

I met Cara & Edgar in Georgetown for their engagement session. The images are fantastic and give you a true sense of the love and commitment this couple shares. Plus Rex, their Boxer mix is handsome & extremely photogenic! How and where did you meet? “Cara was bartending at Ruby ... Read More
Wedding Venue Wednesday – Columbia Country Club

Wedding Venue Wednesday – Columbia Country Club

Columbia Country Club is a private, member-owned club located in Chevy Chase, Maryland. The venue offers several spaces that would be an ideal setting for both wedding ceremonies and receptions. But remember you need to be a member or their guest to celebrate your wedding day at the Club. Columbia ... Read More
Shows & Events – National Brain Tumor Society’s Grey Soirée

Shows & Events – National Brain Tumor Society’s Grey Soirée

Did you know May is Brain Tumor Awareness month? I didn’t until I spent the evening photographing the Grey Soirée at the historic Hickory Hill in McLean, Virginia. The landmark estate was decorated beautifully and looked even more amazing after sunset. The fundraising gala featured nine-time Grammy award winner Sheryl ... Read More
Wedding Venue Wednesday – Marriott Fairview Park

Wedding Venue Wednesday – Marriott Fairview Park

Marriott Fairview Park is located in Falls Church, VA and provides easy access to Northern Virginia and the surrounding Washington DC area. The hotel is conveniently placed close to both Ronald Reagan National Airport and Dulles International Airport. Marriott Fairview Park provides a number of wedding venues, amenities, accommodations for ... Read More
Real Weddings – Katie & Arthur

Real Weddings – Katie & Arthur

Katie & Arthur met in Chemistry class their sophomore year at Oakton High School in Vienna, VA. About a decade later on August 31, 2014 they were married at the Willard InterContinental Washington. The couple described their wedding day as “exciting, fun and beautiful.” We definitely agree! Wedding Theme? “Whimsical, ... Read More
Wedding Venue Wednesday – The Hay-Adams

Wedding Venue Wednesday – The Hay-Adams

The Hay-Adams is a historic luxury hotel in Washington DC with a landmark address of 800 16th Street NW. The hotel is located near the White House, Lafayette Square, legendary museums and national monuments. It is recognized internationally for “superb cuisine, superior service and unparalleled views”. The Hay-Adams provides a ... Read More
Wedding Venue Wednesday – Westwood Country Club

Wedding Venue Wednesday – Westwood Country Club

Westwood Country Club is located near Tysons Corner in Vienna, Virginia. Westwood Country Club wedding venue description includes events, vendors and decorations: “Whether you are planning a wedding reception, bar or bat mitzvah, retirement party, corporate meeting or a golf outing, Westwood Country Club provides you with everything you need. ... Read More
Engagement Session – Danielle & Doug

Engagement Session – Danielle & Doug

Danielle & Doug aren’t strangers to the Washington DC special events scene, but with their upcoming wedding the focus is now on them. Danielle is a successful event planner and owner of Magnolia Bluebird design & events and Doug is an entertainer with Washington Talent Agency, keynote speaker and author ... Read More
Shows & Events – A Chic Affair

Shows & Events – A Chic Affair

For the 5th consecutive year, we were flattered to be the official photographer for A Chic Affair. The bridal event took place on March 29, 2015 at Dock5 in Union Market. We had so much fun meeting attendees and learning about their wedding day details and vision. It was also ... Read More
Wedding Venue Wednesday – Goodstone Inn & Restaurant

Wedding Venue Wednesday – Goodstone Inn & Restaurant

The Goodstone Inn & Restaurant is a scenic wedding venue about an hour from Washington, DC. The 265 acre estate is located in Middleburg, VA nestled in Loudoun County’s countryside with spectacular views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The Goodstone Inn promises that “you’ll experience the ultimate in privacy and ... Read More
Real Weddings – Anamaria & Ted

Real Weddings – Anamaria & Ted

Anamaria & Ted were married on November 15, 2014 in a traditional ceremony at Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Washington, DC. The ceremony included the beautiful custom of the crowning of the bride and groom by their priest who then led the couple around the altar table three times. ... Read More
Inspiration – Let Them Eat Cake and Much, Much More!

Inspiration – Let Them Eat Cake and Much, Much More!

Marie Antoinette may have uttered the infamous quotation, “Let Them Eat Cake!” But, some very wise and talented others such as Lara Halabi Stein, the owner of Fluffy Thoughts Bakery, may reply “Why Stop There?” And, we couldn’t agree more! The concept of dessert buffets is not new, but Lara ... Read More
Engagement Session – Tiffany & Brian

Engagement Session – Tiffany & Brian

Tiffany and Brian were set up through a mutual friend. They realized quickly that they had many things in common, exchanged several emails, spoke on the phone one night, and then finally agreed to meet for a date. Fast forward almost two years later they were engaged and planning their ... Read More
Wedding Venue Wednesday – The Flying Bridge

Wedding Venue Wednesday – The Flying Bridge

The Flying Bridge is located at 444 North Capitol Street NW on the top of the Hall of the States building. The Flying Bridge is Washington DC’s “newest and most distinctive rooftop venue featuring spectacular views of the US Capitol, the Washington Monument and Union Station.” The Flying Bridge’s website ... Read More
Real Weddings – Melissa & Andy

Real Weddings – Melissa & Andy

On October 4, Melissa & Andy exchanged vows in a touching ceremony at Holy Rosary Church and then celebrated their marriage in an extraordinary reception at The Hay-Adams Hotel. I had the privilege of traveling down to Charlotte, North Carolina for Melissa & Andy’s engagement session last summer and was ... Read More
Engagement Session – Elaine & Ryan

Engagement Session – Elaine & Ryan

Elaine & Ryan wanted a fun and playful atmosphere for their engagement session so we headed to Glen Echo Park in Glen Echo, Maryland. We took some beautiful photographs at the historic Dentzel Carousel which is considered to be one of the Washington, DC area’s local treasures. The future newlyweds ... Read More
Secret Garden Themed Styled Shoot

Secret Garden Themed Styled Shoot

For this “wedding inspiration” post, we wanted to share with you one of our favorite styled shoots featuring a lovely couple, an awesome vendor team, a gorgeous venue and an angelic flower girl. Just like all detail-oriented brides, we crossed our t’s and dotted our i’s and planned for a ... Read More
Real Weddings – Kennis & Andros Wedding

Real Weddings – Kennis & Andros Wedding

Kennis & Andros married on June 21, 2014 on a lovely private family farm in Boyds, Maryland. We were privileged to share in this amazing couple’s wedding celebration. We are thrilled that Kennis & Andros’ charming wedding is featured in the Winter 2015 issue of Washingtonian Bride & Groom Magazine. ... Read More
Washingtonian Bride & Groom Unveiled 2015

Washingtonian Bride & Groom Unveiled 2015

I was honored to be the official photographer for Washingtonian Bride & Groom Unveiled last Sunday at The Fairmont Washington DC. Unveiled 2015 – a one-stop shop for planning your dream wedding and so much more. Gorgeous venue! Talented vendors! Beautiful gowns! Delicious treats! A truly unforgettable event! Washington’s ultimate ... Read More

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