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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.


We started the day at the JW Marriott.


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.


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.


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.


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


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.


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


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


Their church was very relaxed and welcoming.


And the pastor did a fantastic job.


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


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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