St Francis Hall Monastery Engagement Session Washington DC Wedding

    St Francis Hall Monastery Engagement Session Washington DC Wedding

    St Francis Hall Monastery Engagement Session Washington DC Wedding Judy and Joseph’s engagement session was at St Francis Hall “a charming event venue built in 1931 and featuring romantic Renaissance architecture located adjacent to the beautiful Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in Washington, DC.” HOW AND WHERE DID YOU MEET? Judy:  “We were both ... Read More
    Best Wedding Photographer Northern Virginia

    Best Wedding Photographer Northern Virginia

    “Living in a world where politics and children’s schedules reign, it can be hard to pull yourself away and enjoy what your hometown has to offer. Our annual Best of NoVA roundup, a subjective list based on reader polls, dives into where you should begin exploring Northern Virginia. No matter your taste, style or need, ... Read More
    Washington DC Wedding

    Washington DC Wedding

    Washington DC Wedding with Clare and Corey… “These photos are seriously amazing. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for capturing every moment of the best day of our lives! We can’t get over how beautiful these pictures are, even the cocktail hour photos! You stayed so close to us all night and captured ... Read More
    Finding Your Wedding Vision

    Finding Your Wedding Vision

    Finding Your Wedding Vision Wedding planning information and ideas from Wedding Planning and Management:  Consultancy for Diverse Clients by Maggie Daniels and Carrie Loveless: Before you can start on your checklist of things to do, before you can book a venue or hire a photographer, you have to find your wedding vision. “A wedding vision ... Read More
    The Mayflower Hotel DC Wedding

    The Mayflower Hotel DC Wedding

    The Mayflower Hotel DC Wedding highlighting Kate and Jake’s beautiful ceremony and reception… Describe your overall Wedding theme? “Us” Favorite Wedding detail? Kate:  “The first look (laughing so that we didn’t cry) and then the feeling of having everyone there for the whole weekend.” Jake:  “Kate’s vows and the fact that we both wrote our ... Read More
    Maryland Wedding Venues

    Maryland Wedding Venues

    Maryland Wedding Venues “Wedding venues in Maryland offer prospective brides and grooms the full range of choices for their wedding day like lush gardens, elegant ballrooms, grand mansions, historical significance or something totally modern.  If you are looking for the perfect spot to celebrate your newly spoken vows with your family and friends, you will ... Read More
    Engagement Session Photography

    Engagement Session Photography

    Engagement Session Photography at Manassas Battlefield featuring Jessica and Antoine “Manassas National Battlefield, a 5000-acre park located 32 miles west of Washington, DC, preserves the historic site of the First and Second Battles of Manassas during the Civil War. These important battlegrounds and associated monuments are nestled in meadows, woodlands and streams. The Stone House ... Read More
    Eastern Shore Maryland Wedding Venues

    Eastern Shore Maryland Wedding Venues

    Eastern Shore Maryland Wedding Venues “Mention the Eastern Shore of Maryland to anyone and they will say this is Maryland’s destination wedding hideaway. The one word that best describes this set of unique wedding venues is timeless.” “Planning the perfect wedding begins with choosing the right destination. It’s no wonder, then, that countless couples have ... Read More
    Willard InterContinental Washington DC Wedding

    Willard InterContinental Washington DC Wedding

    Willard InterContinental Washington DC Wedding with Alana and Alex… How and where did you get Engaged? Alana:  “On Georgetown’s campus. Alex surprised me by bringing us there under the guise of taking pictures for his sister’s senior ball. Instead, both our families were waiting on campus when he dropped to one knee!” Describe your overall ... Read More
    Baltimore Maryland Wedding Venues

    Baltimore Maryland Wedding Venues

    Baltimore Maryland Wedding Venues There are many beautiful wedding venues in Baltimore, Maryland from hotels to museums and libraries to mansions and banquet halls. Consider the following as you determine which location in Baltimore will work best for your wedding: event size, indoor versus outdoor, on-site vendors, price and availability. Keeping these things in mind ... Read More
    DC Wedding Caterers

    DC Wedding Caterers

    Washington DC Wedding Caterers “Wedding caterers in the Washington DC metro area each have their own capabilities and specialties in terms of food and design. So it’s a good idea to ask them about their experience and quality as well as their cost. Whether yours is an outside wedding at a historic inn or a ... Read More
    VA Wedding Venues

    VA Wedding Venues

    VA Wedding Venues “Perhaps the most important decision in planning is where to hold the wedding and reception. The venue and reception location sets the tone for many other aspects of your special day including theme, colors, flowers, décor, transportation, catering, photography, staging of the wedding and much more. Our Virginia wedding locations includes a ... Read More
    Ritz-Carlton DC Wedding

    Ritz-Carlton DC Wedding

    Ritz-Carlton DC Wedding featuring Emily and Jonathan… Describe your overall Wedding Theme? “Our overall theme was elegant and classy with white and champagne flowers and a lot of candles! We wanted a romantic feel with a mix of traditional white flowers mixed with the white dance floor and mirrored top tables.” Tell us something special ... Read More
    Proposal Photography DC

    Proposal Photography DC

    Proposal Photography DC… As a true story telling photographer, I love capturing surprise marriage proposals. Aside from your wedding day, one of the greatest memories you will have is when you and your significant other decide to spend the rest of your lives together. Capturing this special moment is something that you will cherish forever! ... Read More
    DC Wedding Venues

    DC Wedding Venues

    DC Wedding Venues “After narrowing down the date for your wedding, you can now find the right Washington, DC wedding venue. You can choose from locations as grand as those where inaugural balls are held, or as simple as a beautiful hotel ballroom. Wherever you choose, you can be sure that this same ballroom has ... Read More
    Engaging Affairs 20th Birthday Bash

    Engaging Affairs 20th Birthday Bash

    Engaging Affairs – “Perfect moments are created one detail at a time.” We have been working with Engaging Affairs for years and were truly honored to be the photography sponsor for their 20th Anniversary. The Engaging Affairs 20th Birthday Bash at Dock 5 at Union Market was a wonderful celebration and so much fun! The ... Read More
    Wedding Planners DC Metro Area

    Wedding Planners DC Metro Area

    Wedding Planners DC Metro Area – Washington, DC, Maryland and Northern Virginia (DC-MD-VA) Should I hire a wedding planner? It’s a question that I get asked a lot. Here are my top 5 reasons to hire a wedding planner: Because you already have a full-time job and you want to enjoy the process of planning your wedding Your ... Read More
    Wedding at ITC Ronald Reagan Building

    Wedding at ITC Ronald Reagan Building

    Wedding at ITC Ronald Reagan Building – “We Vow to Impress” Nadia and Mark were married last fall in an outdoor wedding ceremony at the Woodrow Wilson Plaza followed by a reception in the Pavilion at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center.  It was a beautiful wedding shared with family and friends from ... Read More
    Capital Bridal Affair

    Capital Bridal Affair

    Capital Bridal Affair – “COME, BE INSPIRED” Wedding Photojournalism by Rodney Bailey was at the Mayflower Hotel on Sunday, February 28, 2016 documenting the 5th annual Capital Bridal Affair and Fashion Show.  We were thrilled to be the official photographer again this year. Thank you to all the attendees, sponsors and vendors that participated in ... Read More
    A Chic Affair

    A Chic Affair

    A Chic Affair – “EVERYTHING CHIC, FOR THE WEDDING OF YOUR DREAMS” The 2016 collection of A Chic Affair produced by RGI events + public relations on Sunday, February 21 was fantastic! The bridal showcase was held at Union Market in the warehouse event venue, Dock 5.  The Wedding Photojournalism by Rodney Bailey team was honored to ... Read More
    Northern Virginia Winery Wedding

    Northern Virginia Winery Wedding

    Northern Virginia Winery Wedding!  It’s the perfect setting for your wedding ceremony and reception – unique, romantic, timeless and unforgettable.  Celebrate your wedding day surrounded by family and friends in the heart of Virginia’s wine country. Virginia’s most plentiful wine country is nestled against the Blue Ridge foothills in Virginia’s northern section,  with grape vines ... Read More
    Clare and Corey at Constitution Gardens

    Clare and Corey at Constitution Gardens

    “Constitution Gardens is a park area in Washington, D.C. located on the National Mall between 18th and 19th Streets NW and between the Washington Monument and the Lincoln Memorial. Constitution Gardens occupies 50 acres of landscaped grounds including a small pond, which contains an island open to pedestrians. Trees and benches line the paths to ... Read More
    Valentine’s Day Inspiration

    Valentine’s Day Inspiration

    Valentine’s Day Inspiration… In preparation for Cupid’s favorite holiday, we loved teaming up with the talented Hillary Miko at Syzygy Events to photograph her movie-inspired spin on a DYI Valentine’s Day for Capitol File Magazine. “How to Do Valentine’s Day at Home, Presented by Syzygy Events” “With Valentine’s Day around the corner, we turned to ... Read More
    Newlyweds on Bravo TV

    Newlyweds on Bravo TV

    AS BRIDE AND GROOM… Laura and Kirk married on November 15, 2013 at the Carnegie Institution for Science. We were honored to share in this extraordinary couple’s wedding celebration. “Boasting classical romantic architecture and charm, the Carnegie Institution for Science offers the perfect setting for a classic Washington, D.C., wedding affair.  The Ballroom accommodates up to ... Read More
    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 views and forest.” Strong Mansion ... 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 engagement session photo shoot in ... 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 MBA from University of Miami ... 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 acres of lush, green golf ... 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 will forever be a reminder ... 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. Historic Rosemont Manor would come ... 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 photography, but it is the ... 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 the Potomac River, you will ... 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 welcome you to the best ... 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.  To mark this special celebration, ... 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 Virginia countryside. Weddings are described ... 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 to capturing even more images ... Read More
    Real Weddings – Suzanne and Ryan (National Museum of Women in the Arts)

    Real Weddings – Suzanne and Ryan (National Museum of Women in the Arts)

    Suzanne and Ryan described their wedding theme as “Classic Romance” with a traditional ceremony at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle followed by an elegant reception at the National Museum of Women in the Arts. Suzanne and Ryan’s wedding included thoughtful details like gorgeous blush and white flower arrangements, a wedding cake with different ... 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 stylish decor, an array of ... 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 & international awards for its ... Read More
    Real Weddings – Cara and Edgar (The Mayflower Renaissance Hotel DC)

    Real Weddings – Cara and Edgar (The Mayflower Renaissance Hotel DC)

    Cara and Edgar exchanged vows at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle in a lovely Washington DC summer wedding. With family and friends, they continued the festivities at The Mayflower Renaissance Hotel with a stunning reception. Cara and Edgar celebrated their wedding day along with their beloved dog Rex. Describe your Wedding Theme? “Laughter, ... 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 Island, Key Bridge and the ... Read More
    Engagement Session – Caitlin and Mark (Washington DC)

    Engagement Session – Caitlin and Mark (Washington DC)

    Caitlin and Mark’s engagement session took place in Washington DC near Capitol Hill in the Eastern Market and Lincoln Park neighborhoods. The couple met on a blind date, which was set up by a mutual friend who swears the introduction wasn’t based solely on the fact that they both have red hair. Originally from Cincinnati ... Read More
    Wedding Venue Wednesday – Oatlands Historic House and Gardens

    Wedding Venue Wednesday – Oatlands Historic House and Gardens

    “Oatlands Historic House and Gardens is a National Trust for Historic Preservation site located at 20850 Oatlands Plantation Lane in Leesburg, Virginia. The site boasts over 200 years of history and 30 years as a wedding venue nestled in picturesque Loudoun County. Oatlands has multiple venues for ceremony and reception. Prices vary by location and ... 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 River in Mason Neck (city ... 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 with breathtaking indoor and outdoor ... 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 Club “provides a full array ... 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 Center‘s website describes it as ... 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! SPONSORS: Title Sponsor: AT&T Automotive ... 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 Washington, D.C. area. The park ... 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 Tuesday in Chinatown when Edgar ... 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 Country Club has received praise ... 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 Crow and cuisine by top ... 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 your guests, wedding planning, catering ... 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, Romantic and Classic” Flowers? “Steve ... 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 versatile selection of upscale wedding ... 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. We pride ourselves in being ... 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 of “Nice Guys Finish First”. ... 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 a terrific opportunity to team ... 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 natural beauty.” The country inn ... 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. This is a lovely custom ... Read More
    Wedding Venue Wednesday – 101 Constitution Roof Terrace

    Wedding Venue Wednesday – 101 Constitution Roof Terrace

    Searching for a unique, remarkable and versatile wedding venue located in the heart of Washington, DC? Hoping for a flexible space that provides both indoor and outdoor options with the ability to hold a standing reception and a seated dinner? Wishing for an absolutely breathtaking and unforgettable view to complement your wedding day? If you ... 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 has surely perfected this brilliant ... 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 upcoming wedding. I received an ... Read More
    Shows & Events – Capital Bridal Affair and Fashion Show

    Shows & Events – Capital Bridal Affair and Fashion Show

    Capital Bridal Affair & Fashion Show – Washington, DC’s Most Sophisticated & Classy Wedding & Fashion Show My team and I had so much fun at Capital Bridal Affair and Fashion Show at The Mayflower Hotel. I’m excited to share a few of my photographs from this special event. The Mayflower Hotel was gorgeous and ... 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 proclaims: “The moment you step ... 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 looking forward to their Fall ... Read More
    Wedding Venue Wednesday – Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center

    Wedding Venue Wednesday – Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center

    Today’s Wedding Venue Wednesday features the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center which claims to be “Washington, DC’s most versatile and dynamic building”. The building is located on historic Pennsylvania Avenue, between the White House and the Capitol at 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW. The popular location is near the Smithsonian Museums and other DC ... 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 were relaxed and enjoyed spending ... 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 picture-perfect day at Oxon Hill ... 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. The bride and groom are ... 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 wedding showcase featured the area’s ... Read More

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