Hello — I’m Carly, a Northern Virginia based wedding photographer who combines film and digital photography to create timeless images that will be loved for generations to come.

photographing chic weddings in  Virginia, Washington D.C. and Beyond

Virginia & Destination Wedding photographer



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Learn more about Carly

If you are scrolling this page, you must be newly engaged to the love of your life, and SO EXCITED to begin your happily ever after.

In the midst of admiring the shiny new ring on your left hand, you probably have a million things on your mind like booking a wedding venue that will delight your guests, finding the perfect dress, and picking a romantic honeymoon destination. 

Celebrating and artfully documenting your unique love story

A Personalized, Boutique Experience

Planning a wedding is no small task, and choosing the perfect wedding photographer to capture it all can seem overwhelming.

You're in the right place. That’s where I come in.

One thing you shouldn't stress over is your wedding photography. Put your trust in me to capture all of the pretty little details that you have worked so hard to bring together, the family and friends that are present to celebrate with you, and the joy you feel as you marry your best friend. Your wedding is one of the most important days of your life, and your wedding photographs should reflect that!

Your wedding is one of the most important days of your life, and your wedding photographs should reflect that!

The Carly Rose Photography Experience

Your Love Story, Artfully Told

As a photographer and a girl who has been a bride herself, I know how important it is to hire someone you trust to document your wedding day. It's more than just an 8 hour day. It's personal. It's catching the in between moments and freezing them in photos...like his reaction when he sees you in your wedding dress for the first time. 

The flowers will wilt, the cake will be eaten, and sparklers only burn for a few minutes. The only things that will remain once you have said “I Do” are your vows and your photos. Your wedding photos should perfectly capture your memories and tell the story of your special day. If you are looking for a wedding photography experience that is full of value and attention to detail, you are in the right place! I create colorful, artistic images that portray a sense of carefree happiness and tell a story...Just the way you want to remember your wedding day.


Inspired by editorial fashion & fueled by iced coffee





Top Resources

My experience photographing weddings has taught me a thing or two about what separates good events from the truly show stopping! Check out these resources to bring your dream wedding vision to life. 

6 Things Your Wedding Photographer Wants You To Know

5 Things To Think About While Planning Your Wedding


Every pose, every shot, every moment is taken into such deep consideration in order to capture it perfectly.


On the Blog

Cherry Blossom Engagement Session


The Cherry Blossoms in D.C. are the perfect backdrop for a romantic Spring engagement session. For tips to make the most of your visit to the Cherry Blossoms, you’ll want to read this blog post!


I am so excited to hear from you! Once you have inquired, you can expect a response from me within 24 hours. I will send you a brochure packed with information on what a wedding experience with me looks like. I love to hop on a consultation call so that we can chat about your wedding day plans. If you decide that I am the PERFECT photographer for your Big Day, I will email you all of the information needed to book and reserve your wedding date. 

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