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Kelly & Roberto | Sequoia wedding | Holy Rosary church | Washington, DC

Kelly and Roberto were married at Holy Rosary Church in Washington, DC and partied it up like mad at Sequoia Restaurant. I loved their big, boisterous families. And I loved that everybody seemed to mush their names together, so instead of the priest at the church enunciating “Kelly and Roberto”, he just said “kellyroberto” for everything. They’re already the same person. And, Sequoia is an amazing place to shoot. You’ll see in about two seconds how much I loved those dangly blue sparkly things. And, they got a letter from the Pope. It was a big day.


The gentlemen started the day at The Melrose Georgetown


…while the ladies got prettified at the Ritz-Carlton Georgetown.


Many thanks to Marie for coming out for this one.


It was Rolling Thunder that day, so we made it to the church just in time.

Katherine & Kermit | National Portrait Gallery engagement | Washington, DC

Katherine and Kermit are all kinds of awesome. After scrapping a National Mall / monuments rodeo with their engagement photos, they switched up on me for the National Portrait Gallery and American Art Museum which, in my humble opinion, is a way more interesting place to do engagement photos. Kermit is goofy as hell. It’s very rare that I don’t have to yell silly things at my clients to make them laugh. Kermit was plenty silly all by himself. They seem pretty good together, these two.


Check out Katherine’s banging red lace dress.


He really did all this by himself.


LL approves.


We decided to call this one “between two Bushes.”


Apparently this is an important piece of art. There were actual people looking at it that we annoyed (for the record, I try not to do that – I just didn’t realize).

Meredith & Shahrooz | George Washington’s River Farm Wedding | Alexandria, Virginia

Meredith and Shahrooz were married at the classically beautiful River Farm in Alexandria, Virginia. The weather was perfect, the light was amazing and there were four adorable flower girls, who I took way too many photos of and am currently including way too many in this blog post. Meredith and Shahrooz were relaxed, gracious and had a pretty seriously great wedding.


We started the day at their home.


But quickly scooted on to River Farm for dress and things. It was a tornado of ladies and girls getting prettified. Too much for some.


Big thanks, as always, to Julia. I love this simple portrait of Shahrooz. It helped that those cufflinks were incredibly difficult to take on and off.


So I’d heard lots about River Farm but I had no idea how truly beautiful it is. The gardens are so picturesque.

The Elegant DJ (Edward Entertainment)June 5, 2014 - 3:41 pm

Great job. You rocked it. Love the venue, btw.