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WEDDING EDUCATION & PHOTO INSPIRATION.

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 7, 2021

bride shows off engagement ring during VA photos

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 […]

December 8, 2021

bride sits on American Pharmacist Association sign at building in DC

What can I say about Jade and Preston? Working with them was like having my own personal models in front of the camera! Jade and Preston were married on their initial wedding day in 2020. In 2021, they decided to host their reception with all their friends and family. Because of the pandemic, they weren’t […]

December 1, 2021

married couple celebrates with guests in Washington DC

How sweet are Christian and Michael? This beautiful couple has been together since 2017, after meeting at a Marvin’s in D.C for their first date. They’ve spent the last few years enjoying each other while exploring the city, finding the best places to eat, and building a small family with their sweet pups! Christian and […]

November 17, 2021

couple sits by pink bush during DC engagement session

One of my favorite traditions for brides are bridal portraits! They’re such a special memory for brides and a great way to capture all of the little details that make your bridal look, well, YOU! Although we always make time for portraits of the bride (and groom!) on your wedding day, a bridal session is […]

November 10, 2021

bride leans against column of Lincoln Memorial with one arm

These Howard University freshman portraits for Jordan were so much fun to capture (even if I am a Hampton graduate myself!). When Jordan reached out to me about doing portraits at her new home, Howard University, I was really excited for her. I had photographed her senior portraits from high school and so to be […]

November 3, 2021

freshman stands between wrought iron gates at Howard University

Congratulations to Ky’Eisha and Jessica! After a chance meeting through Ky’Eisha’s mentor, these two newlyweds found their forever in each other. Their love story is a reminder to me every day that God will always bring the people we need in our lives to us. The day of our session, Ky’Eisha and Jessica were married […]

October 20, 2021

women smile at each other during DC wedding portraits at National Museum of African American History and Culture

One of the most exciting (and fun!) parts of hosting a wedding is planning your dream wedding reception! There’s so many ways to bring your personality and energy to the party, so today I thought I’d share a few fun tips for your wedding reception. Of course, at the end of the day, you should […]

October 13, 2021

Newly engaged? Congratulations!!! What an exciting moment for you and your partner – so take a deep breath and then we can dive into the first things to do after you’re engaged. Let’s be real: wedding planning is stressful! There’s so much to work through, decide on, pick out, and plan. But, under all of […]

October 6, 2021

bride and groom pose together in Baltimore MD

I’ve been a DC area wedding photographer for a few years now. And every year, I learn more about my couples and how I can better serve them, especially when it comes to alleviating their pain points. Wedding planning can be stressful enough without worrying about what you don’t know. Let’s be real: you don’t […]

September 22, 2021

vow booklets and wedding rings for MD wedding

Recently, I had the chance to participate in a really fun giveaway for a Washington DC bride. We wanted to shower a bride who had to postpone her wedding because of COVID-19. So myself and a few other local DMV vendors put together a giveaway for a bridal shower! Our goal was to simply provide […]

September 15, 2021

bride and bridesmaids pose at table during Fathom Gallery bridal shower

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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