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Category Archives: Washington DC Area Wedding Photography

St. Mary’s Catholic Church & The Fairfax at Embassy Row Wedding

We had a great time photographing the wedding of Jackie & Farley recently. The day began with getting ready photos in the bridal suite at the The Fairfax at Embassy Row in Washington DC. The makeup artists from Bridal Artistry were hard at work when we arrived and we were able to do photos with the bride and groom separately before heading off to the ceremony at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alexandria, Virginia. The Catholic wedding ceremony had many significant moments, wonderful hymns and singing, along with a sacrament the Holy Communion service the Eucharist. After the wedding ceremony, we took the couple and wedding party over to The US Capitol building in Washington DC for wedding photos. Later on, it was back to The Fairfax hotel in DC for the wedding reception. The historic Fairfax hotel is a wonderful wedding location, the service is impeccable, and the ballroom is quite gorgeous. The wedding featured beautiful floral arrangements by L’Artisan Lily and individually wrapped cupcake favors for the children by Georgetown Cupcake. We were glad to be a part of Jackie and Farley’s wedding day and we wish them a wonderful life together.

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wedding dress hanging in the bridal suite of fairfax hotel

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Formal wedding reception meal at The Fairfax Embassy Row hotel

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The Bristow Manor Wedding of Justine & Matt

This past weekend, we photographed the beautiful wedding of Justine and Matt. They are both enlisted dentists in the Navy, and will be heading off soon to serve in Japan. It was an honor to photograph their wedding, and especially fitting for a Memorial Day weekend military wedding when we recognize the service of our troops. We started out the wedding day at The Willard Intercontinental Washington DC. It was a perfect location to start with getting ready photos in the rooms and portraits in the beautiful lobby and foyer. The couple looked amazing and we had a wonderful time working with them. Justine’s beautiful dress was a perfect match to Matt’s military evening dress suit adored with military regalia. We had the opportunity to do wedding photos at the Lincoln Memorial, and while being packed full of visitors for Memorial Day weekend, the crowd spread out forming a circle around Justine and Matt when we asked them to go up on the steps for some photos. The crowd formed around them and nearly everyone was snapping photos of the couple, and then a huge cheer erupted for them as they kissed on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. It was a wonderful scene to observe. Next, we traveled on to Bristow Manor Golf Club near Manassas for the wedding ceremony and reception. Bristow Manor is a gorgeous venue and incredible location for wedding photos. The bride arrived to the ceremony on horse-drawn carriage from Harmon’s Carriages. During the ceremony, the couple did a “Love Letter & Wine Box Ceremony” tradition in which they placed private love letters into a box with a bottle of wine and sealed the box with a hammer. The box is to be opened on their 1st anniversary, wine shared, and love letters read. At the end of the ceremony, four Navy servicemen were there to do The Arch of the Swords Ceremony where the couple was asked to kiss before being able to pass underneath the swords. By tradition, the last serviceman gives the bride a tap on the backside with the sword and a “Welcome to the Navy” greeting. The couple left by horse-drawn carriage and we went to a few locations in the fields and around the Manor for some photographs. The reception was a great celebration of the couple, and perfectly capped off a fabulous wedding day. We send them best wishes for their future together.

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Julie & Alex Wedding in Washington DC

It was our great honor to photograph the beautiful wedding of Julie Borowski and Alex that took place in Washington DC this past weekend. The wedding was so elegant, with Julie’s gorgeous wedding dress and classic bouquet of red roses along with Alex’s handsome suit and red rose boutonniere. We went to the Jefferson Memorial for wedding photos and could not have asked for a more perfect setting to capture the bride & groom portraits. The Russian Orthodox wedding ceremony took place at the Saint Nicholas Cathedral in Washington DC. The St. Nicholas Cathedral is quite spectacular, while being intimate at the same time, and the Father conducted a very touching ceremony. The wedding reception was held at The Georgetown Club, a historic venue in Georgetown. It was a wonderful pleasure to work with Julie and Alex. We wish them many long years of health, happiness, and all the very best. Congratulations!

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Carly & Patrick’s Wedding | Georgetown University & Old Ebbitt Grill

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Carly & Patrick were married on a lovely spring day in April 2011 during the National Cherry Blossom festival in Washington DC. The ceremony took place inside the Dahlgren Chapel of the Sacred Heart, located in the Dahlgren Quadrangle on the campus of Georgetown University.

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After the ceremony, we took wedding photos around the beautiful campus of Georgetown University, including the front side of Healy Hall. There are so many fantastic photo opportunities at the campus and surrounding in downtown Georgetown. The reception was held at the Old Ebbitt Grill, the famous historic Washington restaurant located next to the White House.

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The bride and bridesmaids had their hair & makeup done at Jon David Salon in Arlington, Virginia.

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The groom and his groomsmen got ready at the Key Bridge Marriott Hotel on Lee Highway in Arlington, VA. The Key Bridge Marriott is in a perfect spot located in Roslyn, just a quick 5 minute drive across Key Bridge to Georgetown.

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The ceremony was in the Dahlgren Chapel at Georgetown University.

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Their ceremony was officiated by Father Alexei Michalenko who had some very beautiful words to say during the service.
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Georgetown University Wedding

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We absolutely loved the wonderful color scheme of the wedding, with dresses and flowers in shades of champagne and aubergine. The florist for the wedding was Jill Medawar at Toulies en Fleur Floral Design.
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We took more photos outside of Healy Hall on campus at Georgetown University. So many amazing spots for photography around the gorgeous campus!
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The couple’s wedding reception was at the famous Old Ebbitt Grill, a fabulous restaurant and the oldest “Saloon” in Washington DC (founded in 1856).
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The wedding cocktail hour was on the rooftop of the Old Ebbitt Grill, which looks out to beautiful views of Washington DC, including a direct view of the White House (with accompanying Sniper on the rooftop of course!).
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There was also a nice view of the Washington Monument.
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Here are some more beautiful floral arrangements by Toulies en Fleur Floral Design.
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DJ services provided by Michael Tate from Chris Laich Music Services.
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The Wedding Cupcakes from Georgetown Cupcake were delicious!
Wedding cupcake display by Georgetown Cupcakes

Thanks again to Carly & Patrick for letting us be part of the special day, we had a really fun time with all of the great family and friends. It was a beautiful wedding.

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Ebonee & Randy | Washington DC & Fort Myer Wedding

Ebonee & Randy were married at the Arlington Church of Christ and then had their reception at the Officer’s Club at Fort Myer. Prior to the wedding we went around downtown Washington DC to take photos at the Capitol and FDR Memorial.

Wedding coordination and planning was done by Kristi of GLOW Weddings and Event Planning. She did a fabulous job with everything!

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Britani & Jared | Wedding at Reston Town Center

Britani and Jared were married with a beautiful ceremony surrounded by loving family and friends. The ceremony was held at the Reston Town Center Pavilion, a popular location for community gatherings, musical performances, and important events such as Britani & Jared’s wedding! It was an amazing setting and their reception was held at the wonderful Hyatt Regency Reston. Here are some of the getting ready photos in one of the exquisite suites at the Hyatt Regency. Britani looks absolutely stunning …

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We were able to set up a moment when the couple would see each other for the first time on their wedding day.
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Here is the wedding party in front of the Reston Town Center Pavilion for wedding photos.
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Britani looks so beautiful in front of the fountain at Reston Town Center.
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Having fun doing photos right before the wedding ceremony.
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Wedding Ceremony in the Pavilion | Britani’s father spoke and performed part of the ceremony …
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Britani & Jared Wedding in the Pavilion at Reston Town Center in Northern Virginia
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