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Welcome to my blog, where I share highlights of everything from my client's wedding days and portrait sessions, to recent features and our adventures around the world. 

Hi, I'm Alicia.

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Valeria and John e-mailed me earlier this winter about the possibility of doing their engagement session during the peak bloom of the cherry blossoms along the Tidal Basin in Washington, DC. I had already booked one session, and limit myself to no more than two per year (as scheduling around peak bloom could be a […]

Washington, DC Cherry Blossom Engagement Session

Mar 25, 2020

We were hoping to capture Valeria & John's engagement session during peak bloom, but it was worth it to squeeze their session in before all the craziness picked up over the past week! Luckily we were still able to capture a bit of that iconic beauty from some early blossoms! See it all over on the blog! #linkinprofile
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When it comes to veils, I used to think the options were cathedral length and all others… and that’s coming from someone who didn’t even wear a cathedral length veil! They’ve just gotten so popular over the past few years and if you’ve ever seen them photographed, you can easily see why. It turns out, […]

The Veil Guide | Bridal Business

Mar 19, 2020

The Bridal Veil Guide
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When we started planning for Emily and Mike’s National Museum of Women in the Arts wedding a year ago, I think we all expected for their to be cold weather. It was February in Washington, DC, after all — Leap Day, to be exact! — so we knew with that can colder temperatures. But this […]

National Museum of Women in the Arts Wedding

Mar 11, 2020

A romantic winter wedding across Washington, DC including St Matthews Cathedral, the DC War Memorial, and the National Museum of Women in the Arts.
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When planning your guest list, one of the important decisions to make up front is whether or not you and your future spouse plan to invite children to your wedding. Perhaps you want them there all day or not at all. Or, some of my couples opt for a combo of the two — they […]

The Pros & Cons: Having Children at Your Wedding

Mar 4, 2020

This Washington, DC wedding photographer discusses the pros and cons to having children in attendance at your wedding celebrating.
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It’s no secret that timeline planning is one of my favorite parts of being a wedding photographer! That may sound crazy, but knowing I have a thoroughly detailed and vetted outline for the day helps me feel at ease on a wedding day, especially when working in Washington, DC, because most of the hiccups have […]

Planning the Order of Reception Events

Feb 26, 2020

Sparkler exit from a wedding at the Meridian House in Washington, DC
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Just like my own blog, popular wedding resources and blogs need SOMETHING to share with their readers or else their engagement will drop — that’s just logic, right? And since they post on a daily basis or more, they are constantly looking for new content, so often times they will rewrite the same posts several […]

10 REAL Questions You Should Ask Your Wedding Photographer!

Feb 19, 2020

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In my opinion, there is nothing more important than connecting with a photographer who makes you feel comfortable. Sure, it’s important you love their images and their shooting style, but you also have to consider the fact that you’re spending some of the most intimate moments of your lives with this person. They will meet […]

ALP Legacy Couple: KC & Andrew

Feb 12, 2020

A lifestyle newborn session photographed by Washington, DC photographer, Alicia Lacey.
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I am so excited to share this feature with you! One of my absolute all-time favorite engagement sessions, over the six plus years that I’ve been photographing couples, has to be Nadia and Juan’s portraits at The National Cathedral in Washington, DC. First, this is, hands down, one of the most stunning venues in all […]

UWL: National Cathedral Engagement Session Feature

Feb 11, 2020

This airy engagment session at the stunning Washington National Cathedral in DC is a featured piece on the blog, United with Love.

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