Katherine & John: an Elegant DC Wedding

Katherine and John had the kind of day that makes us love shooting weddings; plenty of sunshine, lots of fabulous DC locations, and an undeniable love for each other. We had such a hard time narrowing down our favorites, because with these two, every moment felt special. From their choice to do a spend the day together to the thoughtful gifts they exchanged, everything felt like it was so them.

We started the morning at a hotel in Arlington, where Katherine dressed with her girls, as John enjoyed some leisurely time with his groomsmen. They opted for a first look, which meant we had an entire afternoon of photos; a true luxury on any wedding day!Top of the Town DC Wedding Photos Top of the Town DC Wedding Photos Top of the Town DC Wedding Photos Top of the Town DC Wedding Photos Top of the Town DC Wedding Photos Top of the Town DC Wedding Photos Top of the Town DC Wedding Photos Top of the Town DC Wedding Photos Top of the Town DC Wedding Photos Top of the Town DC Wedding Photos Top of the Town DC Wedding Photos Top of the Town DC Wedding Photos Top of the Town DC Wedding Photos Top of the Town DC Wedding Photos Top of the Town DC Wedding Photos Top of the Town DC Wedding Photos Top of the Town DC Wedding Photos Top of the Town DC Wedding Photos Top of the Town DC Wedding Photos Top of the Town DC Wedding Photos Top of the Town DC Wedding Photos Top of the Town DC Wedding Photos Top of the Town DC Wedding Photos Top of the Town DC Wedding Photos Top of the Town DC Wedding Photos

That view takes our breath away, but Katherine and John were too busy staring at each other to notice!
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John and Katherine chose the hashtag #floodedwithlove for their wedding photos, and we can’t think of any words more fitting to describe these two and their elegant wedding day. Congratulations to you both!

  Many Thanks to the following vendors:

Coordination: Lynn Jeunette

Hotel: Residence Inn Arlington 

Dress: Sophia Tolli 

Hair & Makeup: Up Do’s For I Do’s

Bridal Party Transportation: Culdesac Limousine 

Ceremony: St. John’s Episcopal Church

Reception: Top of the Town

DJ: DJ Jatin

Cake: Fluffy thoughts

Siobhan & Geoff: A Cathedral of St Matthew Wedding

We have to apologies in advance for the amount of pictures we are sharing from this wedding. Normally we pick our favorite twenty or so, but Siobhan and Geoff had such a beautiful day, we are sharing closer to fifty. I think you’ll see why! These two planned an exquisite day. Siobhan started her morning in the luxurious jefferson suite room, which is a bride’s dream space for getting ready. The girls sipped mimosas and laughed over all their favorite Siobhan memories, while the hair and makeup team was on hand to ensure everyone was looking extra gorgeous. Meanwhile, the guys relaxed and enjoyed sipping on top shelf liquor in their suite- Johnny Walker Gold anyone? Geoff clearly has good taste, but we already knew that, since he chose Siobhan to be his wife.

The day was chilly, but the rain held off, and after the ceremony we had plenty of time to make two stops for portraits; one at the White House, and one at Union Station. The wedding party were troopers- we ended up having to hike through all of union station, but it paid off in gorgeous portraits!!  The reception was just as beautiful as the rest of the day; the ballroom was glowing in candlelight and the champagne flutes were brimming when the couple arrived. The toasts were heart warming and the room was filled with love. Siobhan and Geoff, thank you so much for including us in your AMAZING day, and for trusting us to make photographs that capture the incredible love that you share. We wish you a million happy years together!

 

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 A HUGE thank you goes out to Claire Matthews of Soco events. Her execution was flawless-we couldn’t have done this without her!

Ceremony Venue: St Mathews Cathedral

Reception Venue: Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC

Cake: Maggie Austin

Flowers: Edge Floral

Rehearsal Dinner: City Tap House

Hair: Andre Chreky Salon

Make-up: Beauty and the Bride /  Nikki Fraser

Band: Elan Artists

Wedding Planning & Design: Soco Events / Claire Matthews