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Katy & Julien | Rockville courthouse wedding

Katy and Julien met in Paris, of all places. They speak French to each other and everything. It’s so damn romantic! They took the romance to the Rockville courthouse to tie the knot.

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One awesome thing about the Rockville courthouse over DC is that you can shoot throughout the building. In DC you’re not allowed to take photos outside the ceremony room, so you miss all the little bits.

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I’ve been seeing peonies everywhere. I’ve decided I love them. Katy made this bouquet.

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They handed out American and French flags to their friends and families.

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We had talked about going to Brookside Gardens afterward, but our timing was off a bit. Then we rerouted to Glen Echo Park but got lost on the way. When I went to turn the car around, we pulled into this charming little lock (#8?) and decided to just get out and do portraits here. It super worked.

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.

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The gentlemen started the day at The Melrose Georgetown

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

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Many thanks to Marie for coming out for this one.

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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.

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Check out Katherine’s banging red lace dress.

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He really did all this by himself.

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LL approves.

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

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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).