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For us, it’s the experiences, the travel, the connections, and the iconic fashion of weddings that we love. This blog is our inside edit of all those things and more.  

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Kelsey + Jonathan | US Institute of Peace | Anne Kelley Events and Design

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Kerry + Brandon | Woodrow Wilson House

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I always tell my couples that their wedding photos are one of the most important aspects of their big day. They are one of the only things you get to keep forever, and the best way to re live the day over and over again. There’s a lot of factors that go into getting the most amazing photos, so I’ve put together three ways to ensure you get the best wedding photos possible.

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3 Ways To Ensure You Get The Best Wedding Photos

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It was one of the hottest days of summer for this Georgetown engagement session, but Amy and Josh were so fun and easy you would never know it in the photos! Tudor Place in Georgetown hosts many weddings, so it was fun to be able to come back for an engagement session and just enjoy […]

Amy + Josh | Georgetown Engagement Session

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Though I am a destination wedding photographer, it has been a long time since I really got to enjoy my travels without any itinerary. My husband surprised me with a 3 week European vacation for our 10 year anniversary throughout and to say this was the trip of a lifetime would be an incredible understatement. […]

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Italy | 10 Year Anniversary

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Bride in fur shawl laughing

There are simply no words to describe how much love I have for Crystal and Tommy. They had the most beautiful and (most importantly) fun winter wedding at the United States Naval Academy, with all of their family and friends joining them at Republic Restoratives afterward for a night of dancing, handcrafted cocktails and a […]

Crystal + Tommy | United States Naval Academy Wedding | Annapolis Wedding

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Goodstone Inn is one of my absolute favorite Middleburg wedding venues, so I was very excited to collaborate on this Anthropologie inspired engagement session with Pamela Barefoot Events. It is always fun to get get out of the office, be creative, and have a bit of fun with industry friends. Planning – Pamela Barefoot Events […]

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Anthropologie Inspired Engagement Session | Goodstone Inn | Pamela Barefoot Events and Design

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Bride and groom embracing in garden

Sydney and Brian’s Shadow Creek wedding day was so full of love and family. They had blue skies and the most amazing golden sunset. Grit and Grace did a beautiful job with every detail! Planning and Design- Grit & Grace Venue- Shadow Creek Weddings and events Florals- Sweet Root Village Makeup and Hair- Priscilla M […]

Sydney + Brian | Shadow Creek Wedding | Grit and Grace

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Chesney + Travis’ wedding at the Intercontinental DC Wharf with Kelley Cannon Events was truly such a beautiful, amazing and heartfelt day. These two are what wedding dreams are made of. They were so thoughtful (and our mutual love for Old Town, Alexandria was a bonus), their families were so welcoming, and every detail from […]

Bride and groom kiss in between bridal party

Chesney + Travis | Intercontinental DC Wharf Wedding | Kelley Cannon Events

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Couple kissing in courtyard

Jillian + Justin’s Georgetown engagement session was so fun and a wonderful way to enjoy this little hidden gem in the city. Joined by their adorable boy, Kaden, it truly was the most perfect family affair. Cannot wait for their upcoming wedding at Great Marsh Estates with Anne Kelley Events!

Jillian + Justin | Georgetown Engagement Session

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Vanessa + Jim’s wedding with Anne Kelley Events was quintessential DC at The Ritz Carlton in Georgetown. The day was full of laughter, personal touches and their mutual love of champagne. From the moment I met Vanessa and Jim, it felt like we could talk for hours! I absolutely loved being able to share this […]

Bride and groom noses touching

Vanessa + Jim | The Ritz Carlton Hotel Georgetown Wedding | Anne Kelley Events and Design | DC Wedding

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Bridesmaids in blue dresses

This wedding at Potomac View Terrace at The American Pharmacists Association with Anne Kelley Events and Design was the perfect way to celebrate with family and friends in the heart of DC. It was beautiful to see how Henry honored his family’s heritage with his kilt, and the rooftop views at Potomac View Terrace was […]

Catherine + Henry | Potomac View Terrace Wedding | Anne Kelley Events | DC Wedding

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