On October 26, 2019, Carmela and James celebrated their marriage with a vibrant autumn wedding at 1757 Golf Club featuring the season’s best tones and florals. I rarely get to photograph oranges and reds, and was absolutely thrilled at the opportunity to spend so much time with this color palette! I first met Carmela, James, […]

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Vibrant Autumn Wedding | Carmela & James

On Saturday, October 12, 2019, Jennifer and Marouane tearfully exchanged vows in front of close family and friends with a beautiful French-inspired outdoor wedding on a private estate in Great Falls, Virginia. Jenn planned and executed the entire wedding herself (which was incredibly impressive to see). Amidst getting ready and portraits, Jenn handled the details […]

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French-Inspired Great Falls Wedding | Jennifer & Marouane

On October 11, 2019 Shelby and Rad tied the knot with a beautiful ceremony and reception at Festival on 8th in Virginia Beach, Virginia with their closest friends and family! Everything about their wedding day was so personal. You could just tell this day was meant for them! Shelby wore her mother in-law’s vintage wedding […]

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Vintage Boho Beach Wedding | Shelby & Rad

I was recommended to Bethany by a previous bride I had been in contact with and I was thrilled at the opportunity to photograph an intimate reception at the Fairfax Old Town Hall! She is SO SWEET and such a joy to work with, and she made the day so easy!! I wished I could […]

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Bethany & Sean Classic Old Town Fairfax Wedding

I remember swooning over Andrea’s wedding plans when we met at Starbucks one stormy afternoon. We bonded over caramel macchiatos and blush details over the course of two hours, and I think that’s when we both knew she was meant to be a #laurenthompsonbride! Andrea and James had a beautiful and timeless engagement session at […]

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Timeless Country Club Wedding | Andrea & James

Marilou and George had a simple yet elegant wedding in Tyson’s Corner on August 9th, 2019 that went by SO smoothly. I actually shot this wedding by myself and despite moving between three locations during the day, there was plenty of time to get through my schedule and play around with some film! I am […]

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Marilou & George Wedding Day on Film

Marilou and George tied the knot with a beautiful church ceremony at Iglesia Ni Cristo in Temple Hills, MD and an elegant reception at Chima Brazilian Steakhouse in Tyson’s Corner after a year and a half together! I first met Marilou and George on a FREEZING morning for sunrise cherry blossom portraits at Washington D.C.’s […]

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Marilou & George Elegant Tysons Corner Wedding

Last week I shared some highlights from Lucy and TJ’s historic Accokeek Maryland wedding day, and this week I’m excited to share the portraits I took of them on my Pentax film camera! There’s just something about film that makes portraits look more romantic and I love it!! All the heart eyes emojis for these […]

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Lucy & TJ | Accokeek, MD Wedding on Film

On June 29, 2019, Lucy and TJ tied the knot in a beautiful historic chapel in the heart of Accokeek farmland. Christ Church Accokeek holds maybe around 150 people maximum between the main floor and the tiny upper balcony, and has no air conditioning system! Instead, rows of stunning windows along the sides of the […]

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Lucy & TJ Historic Accokeek Maryland Wedding

In today’s digital and social environment, smartphones are becoming increasingly necessary for communicating, documenting, and sharing life’s greatest moments. To keep up with this societal change, smartphone cameras have vastly improved and are now incorporating features found on professional cameras. Articles are popping up on the web and in print about how we can now […]

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Why Your Friend Cannot Replace a Professional Photographer



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