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Laura & Brian | Newseum wedding | Washington, DC

Laura and Brian got married in one of DC’s raddest venues, the Newseum. These cool cats are California folks now, but they brought it on back DC-style hard for one crazy night of giant red moons, cardboard cat cut-outs, famous-chef food, cameo singing appearances and even spent a little time with the Berlin Wall.

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We started the day at the JW Marriott.

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Looking through these images, I was like “why did I crop in so tight?” but I like it (and don’t worry, L&B, I’ve got one with no one’s head cut off!) I guess I have the same eye while I’m shooting as while I’m blogging.

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Their ceremony was held on the terrace at the Newseum. It was warm, but you can’t beat the backdrop.

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Emily & David | Wolf Trap wedding | Vienna, Virginia

Emily and David were married in a very special place, a place where no one had ever been married before. David’s family was involved with the founding of Wolf Trap – not “the Barns” wedding venue, but the actual amphitheater and park – and he and Emily decided to say their vows in the Children’s Theater, outside, amongst the trees and paths that David grew up playing around.

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Emily started the day with her hair stylist of 10 years, Mickey Bolek from Michael Anthony Salon. And, oddly, her makeup artist was someone I see all the time when I get my hair did. DC gets smaller every day.

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Then we all hopped in our transports and headed out to a fantastic day at Wolf Trap.

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Many cheers to Emilie of Bliss Weddings & Events for planning and All The Things.

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Sarah & Patrick | Woodend Wedding | Chevy Chase

Sarah and Patrick had a really lovely and down-to-earth ceremony at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Silver Spring and then a beautiful reception with killer light at Woodend Nature Sanctuary – one of my favorite venues in the area. There were approximately eight thousand fireflies in attendance.

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We started the day at the Hilton Garden Inn Silver Spring North with much makeup-ing and hair-ing and nail painting-ing.

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Sarah and Patrick chose to do a first look in his parents’ lovely back yard.

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Their church was very relaxed and welcoming.

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And the pastor did a fantastic job.

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Marriage accomplished, we headed over to Woodend for family pics, couple pics and much partying.

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As always, I love Woodend’s wall of stuffed birds. I was determined to photograph Sarah in front of the birds, as I normally only get the groom up in there. The lady at the desk provided very excellent motivation.

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