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WEDDING EDUCATION & PHOTO INSPIRATION.

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

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

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

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

Pabvon and Vaughn are married! Their beautiful Upper Marlboro Lake Presidential Golf Course Wedding was a sunny, joy-filled day. After being unable to be with their family and friends for so long, the newlyweds were just happy to be able to celebrate with everyone they love. Pabvon and Vaughn have been together for many years […]

June 16, 2021

bride and groom stand nose to nose on bridge

First off, congratulations on your pregnancy! What an exciting time for you and your family! As you begin to prepare for your baby, a maternity session is a great chance to capture this moment in your journey. Maternity sessions are both for mamas and their families, and they’re always such a great time. I know […]

May 12, 2021

How to Prepare for Maternity Portraits with Washington DC Maternity photographer Christian Nwosu Photography.

You are ready to pop the question but want the proposal to be amazing and exactly what your partner desires! But how do you accomplish the perfect proposal? Here are some tips for planning the perfect proposal. Before anything else though, think about your love story and your partner! Here are a few questions to ask […]

April 28, 2021

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

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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