Wedding Planning Tips and Inspiration

The Best Locations in Washington D.C. For Engagement And Wedding Photos

In this post, I’ll be showcasing some of my favorite locations in Washington D.C. for engagement and wedding photos.

Meridian Hill Park

A beautiful cascading waterfall and stone fountains make this location extra unique!

Jefferson Memorial

Beautiful white stone creates a perfect backdrop for photos. This is an especially beautiful location during the Cherry Blossom Festival in the spring! I strongly recommend a sunrise session at this location to avoid crowds and traffic.

Washington Monument

This surprise proposal photo was taken on the lawn in front of the Washington Monument.

Lincoln Memorial

This is one of my most favorite locations for engagement photos in D.C.! The white stone, steps, and columns can’t be beat! From this location, you can also have photos taken in front of the reflecting pool and the Washington Monument. I strongly suggest a sunrise session at this location to avoid crowds and traffic. These photos were taken at sunrise.

D.C. War Memorial

This memorial is typically less crowded and is perfect for an intimate wedding ceremony. This is close to the Jefferson Memorial with a short walk.

National Arboretum

One of my most favorite spots for photos in D.C! Sprawling lawns and gorgeous columns make this location extra special and versatile!

Georgetown Waterfront

You cant go wrong with Georgetown! The waterfront and cobblestone streets leading down to it are so romantic!

Are you looking for a photographer for your engagement or wedding in Washington D.C.? I’d love to chat!

About The Author

Carly is a wedding and elopement photographer located in Northern Virginia. She is most known for her bubbly personality and love of Starbucks iced coffee.

I'm a fine art wedding photographer
serving couples in Virginia, Washington D.C. and beyond.


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