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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 […]

bride shows off engagement ring during VA photos

I believe that there’s never a bad time to schedule a photo session. Even if you’re already married, having your pictures taken just for fun is always a good idea! However, experiencing Washington, D.C. in the spring is especially lovely. The cherry blossoms only bloom for a short time, so you have to capture them […]

couple walking together in D.C.

The city of Washington, D.C. never ceases to amaze me! There is always a gorgeous location for an engagement session, especially in the spring. Even though the D.C. area is filled with beautiful and historical sites, it’s the couple that makes the session! D.C. Spring Engagement Session Taylor and Chernor came dressed to the nines […]

couple posing in front of the supreme court building

When you’re a wedding photographer, you make so many important connections in the business, both personal and professional. I was so excited to hear from Alyssa that she and Tremaine wanted to book me for their engagement session and wedding this coming August! Alyssa and I met at a previous wedding I photographed, as she […]

couple kissing at union station in DC

With some helpful tips, you can easily plan an elopement or micro wedding in the Washington, D.C. area! No one had anticipated that we would be starting the second year of dealing with a global pandemic. It has changed the way we think about spending time with family and friends, our daily routines with life […]

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Nicole and Greg are such a fun couple. They chose to have their engagement session at The Wharf in D.C.! We had so much fun, in particular because this area of the city has special meaning for them both. They met in March of 2021, and they were both looking for their “forever” love. Their […]

couple sitting at a table with drinks during engagement session

Choosing A Micro Wedding Venue Having had a micro wedding myself almost ten years ago, I can speak to the intimacy and intention you face when planning. They weren’t nearly as popular pre-pandemic as they are now, but I believe more people are seeing the value in elopements, micro weddings, and “minimonies”.  There are many […]

couple kissing on a rooftop during a wedding

When Aimee and Sabastian booked their engagement session with me, I knew the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. was going to be the perfect location for their photos! Everything about this historical place, from the outdoor sculpture to the columns and the view of the U.S. Capitol, makes it an amazing spot for […]

Couple posing for engagement photos in D.C.

The short answer is YES! But let’s dive deeper into the importance of print products. I will be honest, in this digital age printing images can feel unnecessary or even tedious. Nowadays, all you have to do is swipe to your photos, and WALAH your entire wedding gallery is at your fingertips. BUT what happens […]

Congratulations to Tracey and Jay! These two are SO full of joy and I loved every moment of their elegant Kennedy Center engagement session. It was the perfect spot to tell this part of their love story and I loved getting to know them through their photos. I can’t wait for you to see them!  […]

bride and groom laugh near willow tree at the Kennedy Center

I’m so excited to be sharing Jennie and Myles’ American Pharmacist Association engagement session with you today! When I began to talk with Jennie and Myles about where they wanted their portraits, they knew they wanted someplace that gave off a city chic vibe – pillars, steps, elegant architecture… so of course the American Pharmacist […]

bride sits on American Pharmacist Association sign at building in DC

MEET CHRISTAN

is a wedding, elopement, and portrait photographer based in Washington, D.C. You can find her wandering around Trader Joe's and checking out all the best brunch spots in the city. Her photos are timeless, vibrant, and filled with love. For more wedding inspiration, follow her on Instagram @cnwosuphoto.

CHRISTIAN NWOSU

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