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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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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

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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

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As I enter my seventh season (!!) as a Washington, DC wedding photographer, I’ve seriously considered starting a list called, “Things You Hear at Every Wedding”. Okay, okay, clearly that’s an exaggeration, but there are some key phrases I hear quite a bit, including “You can photoshop that, right!?“, and “Don’t let your dress get […]

Embracing Emotion

Feb 5, 2020

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It’s probably not a huge secret that when it comes to shooting a portrait session, I have almost a template sort of approach. By this I mean, I control the light by shooting at sunrise or sunset only. We work around the weather. And I have a set of core poses that I’ve curated over […]

ALP Legacy Couple: Meredith & Sean

Jan 29, 2020

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It goes without saying that the Washington, DC cherry blossoms are a force to be reckoned with… In their beauty, of course, but also in their ability to bring tourists to the Tidal Basin region of the district. In the past few years as a Washington, DC wedding photographer, I’ve noticed a huge increase in […]

The Ultimate Guide to Cherry Blossom Engagement Photos in DC

Jan 22, 2020

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I truly think each season as a Washington, DC wedding photographer only gets better and better and 2019 was no exception! It’s no secret that I LOVE my clients — they are the biggest reason I continue to work super hard to run this business; because I love serving them and being a part of […]

2019 Behind the Scenes

Jan 15, 2020

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Most Stylish It should come as no surprise that Tayler & Kunal’s Meridian House wedding was an easy choice for the most stylish of 2019! Tayler donned a stunning Oscar de la Renta gown complete with the most perfect Jimmy Choo Cinderella heels. And Kunal looked dapper in his fitted white tuxedo jacket. But their […]

2019 DC Wedding Superlatives

Jan 8, 2020

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Katie and Lane celebrated their nuptials with an elegant December wedding at the Fairmont Hotel in Washington, DC. While the rain may have been muddy from all the winter precipitation in the preceding days, it stopped just as we arrived to the DC War Memorial for their monument portraits. We were even blessed with warmer […]

Glamorous Washington, DC Fairmont Wedding

Dec 26, 2019

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Last December, I attended a baking class at Milkbar in Washington, DC with one of my dear friends where we learned how to build their infamous layered Birthday Cake! I had actually made this cake at home a few years prior, but it’d been a long time and it’s always fun to get out of […]

Red Velvet Milkbar Cake Recipe

Dec 18, 2019

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