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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What To Wear to Your Engagement Session!

So you’ve decided to have your pictures taken which is kind of a big deal because I mean how often do we all really have our pictures taken?! One of the first things your mind probably goes to is “Oh gosh what do I even wear?” If you’re anything like me, a million questions run […]

November 21, 2019

DC Couple Engagement Photography, Engagement, For Brides, Photography, Portraits, Seniors, Tips

November 21, 2019

Arlington Engagement Session at Netherlands Carillon

Alex & Carter took their engagement session photos this past week at the Netherlands Carillon in Arlington! I always encourage my couples to choose a location that’s meaningful to my couples and so they chose where they got engaged 🙂

September 19, 2019

DC Couple Engagement Photography, Engagement, UVA

September 19, 2019

Belle Grove Plantation Engagement Session

We took Danielle & Connor’s BEAUTIFUL engagement session images at the Belle Grove Plantation in King George, VA! They’ll be getting married this upcoming April at the Woman’s Club of Portsmouth near Danielle’s hometown.

June 18, 2019

Engagement, Virginia Wedding, Virginia Wedding Photography

June 18, 2019

Downtown Fredericksburg Engagement Session

Getting to explore a new city is always fun for me but getting to explore Fredericksburg with Mary & Rory was such a treat! Rory grew up in the area and could point out little spots around the city that I wouldn’t have known on my own! I met Mary over video chat a couple […]

June 13, 2019

Engagement

June 13, 2019

Julie & Deep – Virginia Tech Blacksburg Wedding Photographer

I’m so excited to photograph Julie & Deep’s wedding in Blacksburg next year and after facetiming them initially I was super excited to meet them both IN PERSON at Virginia Tech for their engagement session! Julie & Deep met even before they actually started at Virginia Tech for college! They were both enrolled in a […]

April 25, 2019

Engagement, Virginia Wedding, Virginia Wedding Photography

April 25, 2019

Rachel & Ryan – Piedmont Country Club Wedding Photographer

Rachel and Ryan are getting married this fall at the Piedmont Country Club and I am so so excited to photograph their wedding!! I met these two at Starbucks and noticed just how easy-going they were from the very first couple of minutes I started talking to them! The both of them have little kiddos […]

April 22, 2019

Engagement, Virginia Wedding, Virginia Wedding Photography

April 22, 2019

DC District Wharf Engagement Session

Christine & Kenneth chose to have their engagement session at the Wharf since they had one of their first dates there! I love when couples choose a location that ties into their story. Their first date had involved ice cream (her love language she jokes) and lasted over 3 hours long!

March 26, 2019

DC Couple Engagement Photography, DC Wedding Photography, Engagement

March 26, 2019

Meadowlark Gardens Engagement Session

Madhu & Colin planned to have their engagement session in Meadowlark Gardens out in Vienna just as it started to bloom and come back to life with spring blooms! I’ve been here a handful of times but I love seeing how it seems different each time I’m here depending on what’s springing up.

March 21, 2019

DC Couple Engagement Photography, DC Wedding Photography, Engagement

March 21, 2019

Stone Tower Winery Wedding Photography

We got to spend more time together this week taking their engagement portraits at Stone Tower Winery! Stone Tower is one of my absolute favorites and I love how all my sessions there tend to be more laid back and feels like I’m taking photos of friends over wine.

March 20, 2019

DC Couple Engagement Photography, DC Wedding Photography, Engagement

March 20, 2019

Georgetown Engagement Session

I’m so honored to have been able to spend time with these two sweet souls and to have captured their engagement portraits at Georgetown Waterfront Park!

March 19, 2019

DC Couple Engagement Photography, DC Wedding Photography, Engagement

March 19, 2019