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Christmas Tree Engagement Session


Christmas Tree Engagement Shoot

When Lizzie and Craig asked me what **I** had on my bucket list for engagement sessions, I gave them a few options including a Christmas Tree engagement shoot. “A Christmas tree engagement shoot!” Lizzie and Craig were excited about it. Every year, Craig and Lizzie cut down a fresh Christmas tree. I love this tradition, […]

Field Engagement Session in Virginia


Field Engagement Session in Virginia

Alli and Chris love the rolling hills outside of Washington, DC. They chose a fall field engagement session in Virginia– capitalizing on autumn’s golden light. The First Date Alli and Chris met in 2016. The 2016 snowmageddon closed down the entire Washington, DC, area, and Alli and Chris used the downtime to talk. A few […]

Victoria and Joe's National Mall engagement session with Jalapeno Photography. The National Mall engagement session occurred during the Cherry Blossom Festival. For more information, see http://www.jalapenophotography.com

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National Mall Engagement Session | Victoria & Joe

Victoria and Joe are getting married this weekend– exciting!  I shot their National Mall engagement session during the Cherry Blossom Festival.  We had a blast!   If you’ll recall, the cherry blossoms began to bloom in mid March.  In late March, we were hit with a snow storm. The storm killed a significant number of […]

What to wear to your engagement session. Images by the best Washington DC wedding photographer Jalapeno Photography.


What to Wear to Your Engagement Session

**This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking through my links. Spring is right around the corner. Spring is time to think about engagement and anniversary photos! Maybe as importantly, it’s time to think about what to wear to your engagement session. I’m especially excited about […]

4 gift ideas for your hubby for newly engaged couples.

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Future Hubby Gift Ideas

It’s Thanksgiving which means it’s time to think about gifting.  If you are like many of my couples, you are sitting across the table from a handsome man, looking deeply into his eyes and thinking… yikes, I can’t give him a “boyfriend” gift!  He’s going to be my huuuuusband.  Let me give you a few […]

Washington Memorial engagement session with Lisa and Charlie. Images by Jalapeno Photography http://www.jalapenophotography.com

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Washington Memorial Engagement | Lisa & Charlie

Early last spring, when the weather was as cold as it is now, I got an email from Lisa.  She is a resident of Rhode Island and reached out to me about shooting an Washington Memorial engagement session on the National Mall.  Lisa was returning to Washington, DC, with her fiance Charlie for a friend’s […]

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