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You’ve got a beautiful ring on your finger! And now you can begin planning your wedding – and the rest of your life – with your partner. With all the stress of planning a wedding, you may wonder if having an engagement session is necessary. If you ask me, I definitely say YES! So many […]

August 13, 2020

bride shows off engagement ring during VA photos

It’s no secret COVID-19 has made wedding planning even more stressful than it normally is. Kimberly and Travis can attest to how hard this year has been for planning. Originally, they were going to tie the knot in a destination wedding in Puerto Rico. But, after trying to replan the ceremony numerous times thanks to […]

April 14, 2021

bride and groom kiss on Washington DC rooftop

I’ve probably said this on every bridal consult call, so I wanted to share it today… Your wedding and everything surrounding it is 1000% about you! I am a HUGE advocate for respecting the desires of my couples and honoring their day as their own. When it comes to being their wedding photographer, this might […]

April 7, 2021

groom hugs bride from behind during Italian inspired microwedding styled shoot

I just love Saybah and Dominic. They’re both super laid back and have been great about rolling with the punches through everything the pandemic has sent their way. They decided to plan an amazing destination wedding in Cancun, Mexico… but, COVID put a huge damper on their plans. Instead of giving up over their canceled […]

March 17, 2021

bride and groom sit on bench in Washington DC

One of the most common questions I get as a Washington DC wedding photographer is whether or not my couples should have a second photographer. I get it! Deciding on all of the pieces of a wedding photography package can be stressful. So today, I wanted to talk about why it’s a good idea to […]

March 10, 2021

engagement ring rests on white stone of Lincoln Memorial

Allison and Marcus have been married for over two years, have one child, purchased their first home, and are dog parents when we began planning their THIRD anniversary session. As part of a few of my wedding packages I have a program called “client for life”. Because this program provides my wedding couples access to […]

March 3, 2021

Washington DC anniversary portraits outside the Library of Congress

Chine and Nnaemeka originally contacted me to photograph their wedding in Spring of 2020. Unfortunately, they had to cancel their beautiful wedding day plans because of COVID, like so many other couples. After rescheduling the wedding we decided capturing a portrait session in DC to showcase both their African culture and love of DC would […]

February 24, 2021

engaged couple walks along edge of Lincoln Memorial during DC engagement photos

It’s hard to believe that for almost a year, we’ve had to limit who we celebrate our special moments with and avoided traveling. This fall, the brilliant Ally Lopez Events, a Baltimore MD wedding planner, created this elegant Italian inspired styled shoot that allowed us to dream of warmer days and relaxed getaways! Planned and […]

February 10, 2021

bride and groom touch foreheads in gardens during Italian inspired microwedding

In your wedding research, you may have heard of a shot list? So what is it and how does it benefit me you may ask. Well, I have the answer! A shot list is a list curated in advance of your wedding day as a guide for the most important shots of the day.  This […]

August 20, 2020

Hi and welcome to my blog! My name is Christian (she/her). I am a Washington, DC-based intimate wedding photographer. Outside of my work I am a wife and mother. I moved to the area in 2012 after graduating from THE illustrious Hampton University located in Hampton Roads Virginia also known as the REAL HU! 🙂 […]

August 20, 2020

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