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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10 Questions to Ask Your Wedding Photographer Before Booking

Here are 10 questions that I DO think are really smart to ask your photographer to get a feel for how they will be there to capture your wedding day & make sure that they take the safety of your images really seriously. So, here we go!

November 24, 2020

For Brides

November 24, 2020

For Brides: To Do or Not To Do a First Look

There has lately been a trend that has kind of grown within the wedding industry called the First Look. A First Look is when a bride and groom choose to see each other BEFORE their ceremony and spend some time together alone.

May 19, 2020

For Brides, Tips, Weddings

May 19, 2020

For Brides – Tips for Getting Ready On Your Wedding Day!

I’m hoping to kick off a mini series of blog posts within the upcoming weeks focusing on tips for brides to help them ensure that their wedding day runs smoothly! Today, I’m including a bunch of these tips (plus some more, because you know how I get with these informational posts) for you 2018 brides to consider about the getting ready portion of their day on the blog so let me jump right in!

April 28, 2020

Charlottesville VA Wedding Photographers, For Brides, Tips, Weddings

April 28, 2020

The Manali Photography Wedding Experience

A CUSTOM LUXURY CHARLOTTESVILLE VIRGINIA WEDDING EXPERIENCE So this is post is about to be very long but exciting because it walks you through the entire luxury wedding experience from start to end! For all of you who said YES this winter to their now-fiancĂ© and are getting excited about planning out the wedding of […]

January 2, 2020

For Brides, Weddings

January 2, 2020

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

D.C. Capitol Hill Wedding Blush & Rose Gold Wedding Inspiration

Because of how CRAZY the day was, I didn’t even get to appreciate this until when I was in Lightroom editing my heart out being SO happy with how the shoot turned out the night after! The whole team really rallied despite less than ideal (aka 30-40 mph wind gusts and cold!!) conditions for a […]

May 23, 2018

DC Couple Engagement Photography, DC Wedding Photography, For Brides, Photography, Portraits, Preferred Vendors, Weddings

May 23, 2018

Blush & Magenta Stone Tower Winery Wedding

Within what seems to have been a super slow start to spring with very cold and windy days, March 31st just happened to be the one day that stood out as being perfect with sunny skies and temperatures in the 70’s making it for the most gorgeous day at Stone Tower Winery for Charlotte & […]

May 7, 2018

DC Couple Engagement Photography, DC Wedding Photography, For Brides, Weddings

May 7, 2018

For Brides – Tips for Your Wedding Ceremony & Portraits

Coming back at you with the second part of this mini blog series for tips for a bride during her wedding day! So you’ve made it past the Getting Ready portion of your day! You managed to get your dress on, your mom shed a tear helping you lace up the back, your bridesmaids couldn’t […]

January 17, 2018

DC Wedding Photography, For Brides, Photography, Weddings

January 17, 2018