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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

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

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 […]

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 […]

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

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’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 […]

groom hugs bride from behind during Italian inspired microwedding styled shoot

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 […]

engagement ring rests on white stone of Lincoln Memorial

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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