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!
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 […]
My brother Sohum and I are only two years apart so when he joined me at college at UVA it felt natural and like we were both just in the next phase of life. From growing up asking if we’re twins or if he’s older than I am, to his maturity as well, I’ve always […]
After months of planning out her senior session and having to reschedule due to, you guessed it, D.C. thunderstorms, we finally got to do Tanvi’s senior session! She had mentioned to me when she first emailed me that she wished she had gotten more pictures in her prom dress and so I knew she was […]
VT graduation was SUCH an important and memorable time because Sachi, Lori & Kunal graduated!!! I loved getting to celebrate with them & their friends and take ALL the pictures!! They had a GIANT group of friends travel from all over to come watch them graduate, it was so touching to see <3
I got so lucky as to visit VT a couple of days before all the graduation festivities began to take Shivani’s graduation portraits! Shivani, I wish you the best of luck in the next chapter of your life, I can’t wait to hear ALL about it whenever we catch up with the other “goats” this summer! And I’m so very sure that you’re going to make another incredible set of friends wherever you go and that you’ll become their “glue” as well!
After months of planning out my girl Leah’s shoot, I finally made it over to Richmond this past weekend to take her senior pictures!! It was so special because I had never shot in Richmond before or even been on VCU campus and I loved getting to photograph at a new place and draw creativity […]
I haven’t done one of these in a while and I wanted to get back into the swing of them even despite the busy season that’s happening! April is the time where photographers’ busy summer season starts to kick into gear with most wedding photographers having pretty much a wedding every single weekend! My schedule […]
Day two of Hope Taylor’s workshop started off with delving into marketing and structuring a senior representative photography program to elevate your business and specialize in senior photography! I actually ended up enjoying day two a lot more than I had originally anticipated since we got a lot of time to practice posing and all […]