Category: Northern Virginia Photographer

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Washington, DC Metro Area Wedding Planner | Valentine's Day Weddings

What day of the year is more romantic than Valentine’s Day? In 2015 and 2016, Valentine’s Day falls over the weekend so we will be sure to see many weddings on The Feast of Saint Valentine. The Effects of Cupid’s Arrow: In preparation for Cupid’s arrow of love, The Alameda County, California Clerk’s office has...

10 Benefits of Hiring a Professional Wedding Planner
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10 Benefits of Hiring a Professional Wedding Planner

According to a survey conducted by TheKnot.com, the average wedding budget in 2013 was $28,000. The Washington D.C. area ranked at the 13th most expensive city to get married in with an average wedding costing $37,500. The invitations, reception, flowers, limos, rings, THE DRESS, hair, make-up, photography – with wedding budgets pushed to the limit,...

Events by Perfect Planning…Munaluchi Bridal City-to-City Tour, Washington, DC
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Events by Perfect Planning…Munaluchi Bridal City-to-City Tour, Washington, DC

Early Winter 2013, I had the privilege of planning a spectacular event for the fastest growing bridal magazine for women of color and multicultural weddings in the U.S. and abroad – Munaluchi Bridal Magazine! Munaluchi Bridal Magazine was founded in 2010 by a dynamic husband and wife team, Jacqueline and Chike Nwobu of New Jersey. ...

Real Weddings by Perfect Planning….Jason & Virginia
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Real Weddings by Perfect Planning….Jason & Virginia

A little Korean culture and a mixture of WebMD was the story of the gorgeous wedding of Jason and Virginia.  The sophistication of black and white transcended into the ballroom to exude grace and elegance just like our Dr. Virginia Park.  The main ingredient that made this Bride’s day was the vast array of sweets...

Guest Blogger…David Abel Photography…Featuring His Work on a Client we Shared…Lisa & William
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Guest Blogger…David Abel Photography…Featuring His Work on a Client we Shared…Lisa & William

An Introduction to David Abel Photograph’s Blog…”The Inn at Kelly’s Ford  |  Lisa & William”: “Having fallen in love with Inn at Kelly’s Ford, when they first saw it on their one year anniversary, Lisa & William decided it was the only place they wanted to get married. Now William is the type of guy...

Real Weddings by Perfect Planning…Amanda & Dean
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Real Weddings by Perfect Planning…Amanda & Dean

What an amazing couple – Dean and Amanda!  This comical duo made it official to start a new path in their lives together and to celebrate with family friends in the heart of Washington, DC during the 2013 Cherry Blossom Festival.  There was never a dull moment with this couple as Dean was always full...

We are Honored to be Featured by the Editors of United With Love!
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We are Honored to be Featured by the Editors of United With Love!

This week we were recently honored to have one of our weddings featured on United With Love website – read what the editors had to say about this amazing wedding of Jacqueline and Matt, and the amazing wedding professionals we had the privilege of partnering with on this special day. http://www.unitedwithlove.com/2013/09/17/contemporary-fall-wedding-washington-dc/ http://www.unitedwithlove.com/2013/09/17/contemporary-fall-wedding-bethesda-maryland/

Image is Everything…The Cover Image of a Professional
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Image is Everything…The Cover Image of a Professional

For approximately one year, I have been torn rather or not to openly discuss this topic or rather to just stay confined in my own world and not involve myself with the image of others. Should the image of a successful event professional be displayed in their outer appearance?  Does it prohibit the professional from...

Real Weddings by Perfect Planning…Rustic Setting at The Barnes at Wolf Trap
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Real Weddings by Perfect Planning…Rustic Setting at The Barnes at Wolf Trap

Last year I had the amazing opportunity to assist with orchestrating the wedding of Lisa & Jim for their eclectic rustic style wedding on August 18th, 2012 at The Barnes at Wolf Trap.  Each detail of this romantic union was compatible to their personality and love for each other.  Love and romance ran deep not...

Guest Blog Spot…"Darling Photographers..E-Session/Fun Meadowlark Botanical Gardens"
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Guest Blog Spot…"Darling Photographers..E-Session/Fun Meadowlark Botanical Gardens"

We are proud to highlight our guest blog spot…Darling Photographers…E-Session/Fun at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens with one of OUR clients!  We absolutely love working with Darling Photographers and we can’t wait until the big day for our clients, Raven & Jimmie.  Thanks for all you do and being a fabulous photographer! Click on the Link to...