MANALI PHOTOGRAPHY

Hi there, I'm Manali! A wedding & portrait photographer serving D.C. & Virginia! Click through for all my favorites from recent sessions, adventures and travels, as well as tips & tricks for clients! Grab a cup of coffee, relax, and feel free to connect with me elsewhere as well!

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Stephanie & Joe’s Chesapeake Bay Beach Club Wedding

Stephanie & Joe’s day at the Chesapeake Bay Beach Club was one to remember for years to come. They had waited so long and faced so many obstacles this year to make their wedding day happen! I was truly blessed to be by their families & guests sides to watch them tie the knot on the bayside!

November 17, 2020

DC Couple Engagement Photography, DC Wedding, DC Wedding Photography, Weddings

November 17, 2020

Old Town Alexandria Styled Shoot Turned Proposal

This will hands down be my favorite shoot of 2020 and probably my favorite proposal ever because I’m biased and that girl down there is my BEST friend! We’ve known each other since before I was even two years old and to say we grew up together and that her family is like my family would be an understatement!

July 29, 2020

DC Couple Engagement Photography, DC Wedding Photography, Virginia Wedding, Virginia Wedding Photography

July 29, 2020

Abhi & Anuj – Intimate Indian Wedding Elopement Portraits

I photographed Abhi & Anuj’s wedding day pictures last week! It was a CRAZY turnaround time because Abhi reached out on Monday and we photographed their pictures after their ceremony on Thursday!! That’s LESS than a week!! It turned out beautifully though! Initially, we were going to take images at the Hindu Temple in Sterling but after seeing the rain in the forecast, we decided to move the pictures a little later in the day and decided to take them in their backyard in Ashburn.

June 17, 2020

DC Wedding Photography, Virginia Wedding, Virginia Wedding Photography, Weddings

June 17, 2020

Ashburn Virginia Wedding – Margaret & Brian’s Leap Day Wedding

Every so often you have a wedding day that you know BEFORE is going to be incredibly emotional & heartfelt. Margaret & Brian were officially married on November 24th during Thanksgiving Week and had a small intimate wedding in their home so that Margaret’s dad would be able to witness his daughter’s marriage before he passed away. They pulled the ENTIRE thing together in about 5 hours so that her dad would be able to be awake and witness it before he passed.

March 3, 2020

DC Wedding Photography, Virginia Wedding, Virginia Wedding Photography, Weddings

March 3, 2020

Supreme Court Washington DC Engagement Session

I am so incredibly fortunate to have a lot of friends turned clients for my 2020 wedding season! It’s so sweet to be able to walk alongside my friends through their engagement process, walk them through the photography experience and be there step by step with them on their wedding day, celebrating & capturing the […]

December 26, 2019

DC Couple Engagement Photography, DC Wedding Photography

December 26, 2019

Washington D.C. Engagement Session

Semir & Manal’s Washington D.C. Engagement Session I absolutely love getting to meet my couples and hear about them and what they’re most excited about for their wedding day! I also always appreciate when couples are able to convey what they value most on their wedding day and I loved Semir & Manal’s emphasis on […]

November 18, 2019

DC Couple Engagement Photography, DC Wedding, DC Wedding Photography

November 18, 2019

Washingtonian Feature – Cherry Blossom Indian Fusion Wedding

Maya and Darian’s big wedding weekend, I should say, was SO filled with fun and joy!! I’m celebrating their feature on the Washingtonian this past week by bringing back their beautiful wedding day blog post 🙂 You can see the feature here on the Washingtonian!!

November 1, 2019

DC Wedding Photography, Weddings

November 1, 2019

Harbour View Virginia Fall Wedding

Jen and Patrick’s wedding day at Harbour View was absolute perfection!! These two were one of the first weddings I booked after knowing I was going to go full time with photography!

October 22, 2019

Charlottesville Wedding Photography, DC Wedding, DC Wedding Photography, Virginia Wedding, Virginia Wedding Photography

October 22, 2019

District Winery Fall Wedding – Jolene & Peter

JOLENE & PETER DISTRICT WINERY WEDDING I have been counting the days alongside Jolene and Peter for their fall District Winery wedding in Washington D.C.! Jolene and Peter are equally elegant and fun and I expected nothing less from their wedding day! We knew we wanted to take pictures out on the water and the […]

October 8, 2019

DC Wedding, DC Wedding Photography

October 8, 2019

Meadowlark Gardens Fall Engagement Session – Lalaine & Jasheem

Lalaine & Jasheem are two super sweet people and I had so much fun at their Meadowlark Gardens engagement session and now I’m so excited and honored to be capturing their wedding in Maryland next year!

September 26, 2019

DC Couple Engagement Photography, DC Wedding Photography

September 26, 2019