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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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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

PSA to all future brides: Don't avoid THIS on your wedding day!
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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

A lifestyle newborn session captured in Northern Virginia.
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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

Here is the ultimate photography guide to cherry blossom engagement photos at the Tidal Basin in Washington, DC!
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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

Go behind the scenes during the 2019 season with this Washington, DC wedding photographer to see all the fun that takes place on a client's big day!
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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

To wrap up the 2019 season, this Washington, DC wedding photographer is sharing superlatives from the most stunning affairs of the year!
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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

An elegant December wedding at the Fairmont Hotel in Washington, DC designed by EVOKE with florals by Amaryllis.
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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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Before Emily & Max’s sunrise engagement session at the Lincoln Memorial and DC War Memorial, they warned me that they would need quite a bit of coaching to look natural in front of the camera. I assured them not to worry; I work with a variety of clients — many who have never been professionally […]

UWL: Lincoln Memorial Engagement Session Feature

Dec 12, 2019

The iconic Lincoln Memorial and DC War Memorial is the backdrop for this romantic engagement session featured on the blog, United with Love.

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