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WEDDING EDUCATION & PHOTO INSPIRATION.

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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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

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

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 […]

married couple celebrates with guests in Washington DC

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 […]

bride leans against column of Lincoln Memorial with one arm

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 […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

bride and bridesmaids pose at table during Fathom Gallery bridal shower

Congratulations, Kate and John! After all the stress of rescheduling and re-planning their Lincoln Memorial wedding day in Washington DC, they are finally married! Kate and John are some of the most relaxed and laidback people I know. They knew they wanted to be married right away after they got engaged, but something stopped them […]

newlyweds stand with officiant during DC elopement

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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