Classic National Mall Engagement Photos

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I love when I find people who appreciate the same things about our beautiful city that I do! For Jaime and Zach’s classic National Mall engagement photos, I was excited to highlight the quintessential D.C. sites, as well as the stunning architecture of the memorials. Quintessential D.C. Jaime and Zach have lived in D.C. for a while and wanted to … Read More

National Mall Anniversary Photos

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Haley and Seth celebrated their first wedding anniversary this summer with not only a trip to D.C. (they’re from Ohio), but with National Mall anniversary photos! Haley and Seth are actually photographers in Ohio (!!), so I was doubly honored they chose me to photograph their National Mall anniversary photos! Or, I guess I should say I was honored Haley … Read More

Sunrise National Mall Portraits

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I love that D.C. attracts really active, energetic, intelligent people from near and far, and I love that I get to photograph them and capture their memories here in our amazing city. Rachael and Kelly are two of these people and I’m excited to share their sunrise National Mall portraits with you today! Kiwis in D.C. Rachael and Kelly are … Read More

National Mall Graduation Portraits

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Graduation portrait sessions are quickly becoming one of my favorite types of occasions to photograph, and Elesia’s National Mall graduation portraits session is high on the list of reasons why! Why I love graduation portraits sessions It’s so fun getting to meet these intelligent, ambitious, capable woman who have accomplished a big goal and want to celebrate their success with … Read More

National Mall Engagement Photos – Kandis & Daniel

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I’m excited to share with you these National Mall engagement photos! When I met Kandis & her now fiance, Daniel, they weren’t yet engaged. But I actually thought they were already married! That is how in sync and tight their connection is. They give off a vibe of unity, of closeness and security. So I was surprised when Kandis contacted me … Read More

National Mall Proposal – Daniel & Dani


There’s this interesting aspect to love no one ever really talks about, but this national mall proposal is riddled with it. It’s the distinct joy and satisfaction you get when you are able to take someone you love, someone who knows you better than anyone else in the world, by complete and utter surprise! The joy comes when you see … Read More

National Cathedral Engagement Photos

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What do you do when your first neighborhood as a newbie in D.C. is near the National Cathedral? You do your engagement photos, there, duh! I am *so* excited to share with you Justine and Kevin’s National Cathedral engagement photos! NYC -> D.C. Justine and Kevin are not only newbies to the D.C. area, they’re newbs to being engaged as … Read More

National Harbor Wedding – Olin & Sidney

I am SO excited to share these National Harbor wedding photos today! Olin & Sidney were married aboard the National Elite, docked in Oxon Hill, MD, on the Potomac River, while the sun set behind the horizon, just past the water’s edge. It was the most picturesque ceremony location I have ever seen & perfectly suited this long time couple. … Read More

Virginia Beach Photographer – Fun Monday

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I’ve got something big to share with you today! And I bet you might be able to guess just from the title of this post. Yep, that’s right y’all – Rachel E.H. Photography is expanding – to the Virginia Beach, Williamsburg, Norfolk area of Virginia! I’m now a Virginia Beach photographer too! After about eight months of careful consideration, I’ve … Read More

Top of the Town Wedding in Arlington, Virginia

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Happy #weddingwednesday, folx! And what a Wedding Wednesday it is! I get to share with you Brittany and Clayton’s Top of the Town wedding in Arlington, Virginia, from this past weekend! Yay! Thoughtful Guest List You probably remember Brittany and Clayton from their summer Capitol Hill engagement photos not too long ago – it was just last month. These two … Read More