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What Makes Washington DC Unique

As the nation’s capital, Washington DC is a naturally romantic city. From the historic monuments to the picturesque Cherry Blossom trees, there are endless opportunities for beautiful backdrops for your wedding photo album. DC is also home to some of the best restaurants in the country, making it a great place to celebrate your wedding reception.

The Washington DC area offers a wide variety of venues for your wedding, from traditional ballrooms to more unique locations like art galleries and museums. There are plenty of options to suit every taste and budget. If you’re looking for a truly memorable wedding, Washington DC is the perfect place to tie the knot.

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Recently Matched Wedding Photographers Near Washington, DC

Megan B. matched with Jenn Gorrie Photography
for a wedding in December of 2023
Kaelie D. matched with Memories by PJ Weddings
for a wedding in November of 2023
Kaelie D. matched with Jonny Rodgers Visuals
for a wedding in November of 2023
Morgan E. matched with CSC Photography
for a wedding in October of 2023
Maddy M. matched with Amber Renée Photography
for a wedding in October of 2023
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A few other great wedding photographers in Washington DC: Mantas Photography, Sam Hurd Photography, Chris Ferenzi Photography, Mason Photography, Margaret Wroblewski Photography, Kate Grace Photography, Renee Jean Photography.

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Kate Grace Photography

Washington DC Wedding Photographer

Why I love photographing weddings:

You inspire and impress me. The honor of telling your story will likely make me feel like I’m on a worldwide excursion, whether photographing your wedding in a stylish DC hotel, or at the Ritz in Paris! You can count on this — I would be overjoyed and flattered to not only photograph your wedding, but to be your cheer squad through marriage, and your friend too.

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Potok's World Photography

Washington DC Wedding Photographer

Why I love photographing weddings:

Documenting her own family’s history is deeply important to Anji, so she loves to tell a couple's story to future generations through her photography. Pete likes making people happy, and photographing weddings allows him to give our couples something that will bring smiles to their faces for years to come.

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Darcy Troutman Photography

Washington DC Wedding Photographer

Why I love photographing weddings:

I love photographing weddings because I believe in the unique beauty of every love story. And I believe in images that bring back how couples felt on their special day. I'm not a huge fan of chairs, shoes, and cufflinks - rather I love going off-script and capturing the real.

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Neariah Christin Photography

Washington DC Wedding Photographer

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Natasha Lamalle Photography

Washington DC Wedding Photographer

Why I love photographing weddings:

I am a wedding photographer because I love the idea of preserving memories through my camera. When my couples flip though their wedding album, the photos make them smile, maybe laugh, or remind them how happy they were. This is why I do what I do, I provide a window on one of the most meaningful day of their life.

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Most Common Price Range in Washington, DC

Average price for 7 hours of coverage: $4,114

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Average Prices for experienced and pre-vetted wedding photographers in Washington DC

The average price for a wedding photographer in Washington DC for a typical 7 hour day is $4,114.

The average price for 1 additional hour of wedding day coverage is $355.

The minimum you can expect to pay for an experienced wedding photographer in Washington, DC is $1,210 for the same 7 hours of coverage.

Some DC wedding photographers will give discounts for off-season weddings with an average of $61, and weekday discounts with an average of $106.

Many wedding photographers include an engagement session, but if you wish to add one on, the average cost is $385.

Popular Wedding Months in Washington, DC

October is the most popular month for a wedding, followed by July and September

The most popular wedding date in Washington, DC for 2022 is July 23

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Best Wedding Venues in Washington DC

There are so many incredible wedding venues in Washington DC. It can be tough to choose the right one for your big day. Here are a few of our favorites:

  • The DC War Memorial: This gorgeous monument is the perfect place to exchange your vows. With its sweeping views of the National Mall, the DC War Memorial is a truly romantic setting. It offers a variety of ceremony and reception packages, making it a great option for couples on a budget.
  • The Hay-Adams: If you’re looking for a luxurious setting for your wedding, look no further than the Hay-Adams. This iconic hotel is located just steps from the White House and offers breathtaking views of the city. The Hay-Adams is the perfect place to make your wedding dreams come true.
  • The St. Regis: It is another incredible hotel option for your Washington DC wedding. This elegant property offers a variety of indoor and outdoor spaces for your ceremony and reception. The magnificent address of the historic luxury hotel is only a few minutes from the White House and convenient to the monuments and museums on the National Mall.
  • Meridian House: Meridian House is a historic landmark in Washington DC. This beautiful venue offers a variety of indoor and outdoor spaces for your wedding. The Meridian House also has rear and side gardens, making it a great option for couples who want to treat their guests to a truly unique dining experience.
  • Top of the Town: The Top of the Town is one of the best places to get married in Washington DC. This unique venue is located in the Rosslyn section of Arlington and offers stunning panoramic views of the city. It’s the perfect place for a glamorous and elegant wedding.

Top Engagement Session Locations

Washington, D.C. is an amazing place to get married with its rich history, beautiful monuments, and stunning architecture. But it can also be a great place to have your engagement photos taken! Here are some of the top locations for engagement photography in D.C.:

  • Lincoln Memorial: One of the most iconic landmarks in Washington, D.C., the Lincoln Memorial is a beautiful spot for engagement photos. The columns and architecture make for a classic and elegant backdrop, while the views of the reflecting pool are just stunning.
  • The National Cathedral: The National Cathedral is another classic D.C. landmark that makes for a beautiful spot for engagement photos. The Gothic architecture and stained glass windows are just breathtaking, and the views of the city from the top of the cathedral are simply stunning.
  • Meridian Hill Park: This historic park is a beautiful backdrop for photos and provides a great opportunity to get some fresh air and take in the sights of DC. The long, wide staircase is perfect for group shots and the lush greenery is ideal for romantic portraits.
  • Tidal Basin Cherry Blossoms: The Tidal Basin is a large body of water located in Washington, D.C., and is home to the famous cherry blossoms. The blossoms typically peak in early April, making it the perfect time to get married!

Lodging in Washington DC

There are many great places to stay in Washington DC, whether you are looking for a luxurious hotel or a more budget-friendly option. Below are some of our top picks for where to stay during your wedding in Washington DC.

  • Kimpton George Hotel: This hotel is located in the heart of downtown Washington DC, just a few blocks from the White House. The Kimpton George Hotel offers luxurious accommodations and top-notch service, making it the perfect place to stay for your wedding. It is also within walking distance of many of the city's best restaurants, bars, and shops.
  • Hotel Monaco DC: Hotel Monaco is a historic hotel located in the heart of downtown Washington, DC. The property features a variety of event spaces that can accommodate weddings of all sizes. Hotel Monaco also offers a variety of wedding packages that can be customized to fit your unique needs.
  • Phoenix Park Hotel: The Phoenix Park Hotel is a beautifully restored historic hotel located in the heart of Washington, DC. It offers a variety of elegant event spaces and exceptional service, making it the perfect venue for your wedding day.

These are just a few of the many great places to stay in Washington DC for your wedding. With so many options available, you are sure to find the perfect place for your big day.

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    Wedmatch takes the task of capturing your memories seriously and only invites proven photographers. We require they keep clients happy on a regular basis and have a strong working history. Our examination of the BBB catches the odd client complaint or pattern of problematic behavior we want to avoid. We want every photographer on our list to meet our high standards in delivering consistent work so you are thrilled as a result.

    WedMatch is 100% free for couples to use. We make money by charging the Washington DC wedding photographer a small referral fee when a couple books a photographer they found on WedMatch.

    The truth is: slots fill up fast for certain pros. Book a photographer as soon as you know the date. Some couples have wedding vendors (like catering or a DJ) or a venue they want to choose a date around. Some couples want professional portraits and pictures more than anything else, so they base their date based on when their dream photographer is free. No matter your plan of attack, the photographer should be one of the first vendors booked to help tell your love story.

    It usually takes just 10 minutes to get your results! We want to save you hours you would otherwise spend browsing all Washington DC wedding photographers sites.

    We have a high standard for quality, but styles can be all over the place! We encourage varying points of view and artistic perspective for each person on our list. We make it easy to compare your options.

    Definitely! We have plenty of photographers who love small, intimate weddings.

    Whether you are hoping for budget-friendly packages close to $500 for smaller requirements or are ready to pay anything for the best, we are here to help you find the pros that meet your financial needs. You might see luxury wedding photography packages as high as $10,000+ to cover the engagement session, full wedding day, destination travel and extra deliverables

    Absolutely, all the wedding photography you see when you’re picking your favorites is from one of the photographers who met your requirements.

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