D.C. Capitol Hill Engagement Session – Sayali & Pulkit!

April 11, 2018

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CapitolHillDCEngagementSessionPhotography-ManaliPhotography-009If you’ve been following along for a bit you probably recognize the two peeps above from their PROPOSAL at the National Arborteum in D.C. at the Capitol Columns from just a few weeks ago! I was SO excited to help their proposal come to life and you can see ALL the behind the scenes from that blog post over here if you missed it!

Sayali started talking about her plans for her engagements session not long after her proposal which was SO cute because you just knew she had really been anticipating her proposal and being officially engaged to Pulkit! She knew she wanted to do around D.C. since that was where her and Pulkit had hung out a ton when they first started talking and dating! I love it when couples decide to go with a location that is significant to them and of course I was ALL about Federal Triangle and the United States Capitol seeing as I love photographing at both of those places!

We then started talking outfits and I was so excited to see what they were going to wear since they’re both so incredibly well-dressed even on the regular! And then we got them in front of the camera, oh man, they were SUCH naturals you guys! And Sayali’s makeup looked absolutely stunning, it really pays off when you have it professionally done even if by a friend like she had! I have to thank these guys times a million for putting up with that classic D.C. wind that turned a relatively warm day pretty chilly! Sayali had just a couple of minutes to warm up her toes and she was such a champ for powering through the cold!! It’s so clear from Sayali & Pulkit’s pictures how much they adore each other and I can’t wait to hear more about their wedding that they’re planning to have in Indore, India! It’s gonna be SO much fun! Knowing Sayali since she was little I know it’s going to be her absolute DREAM come true and I’m so happy she found the perfect man for it in Pulkit hahaha 😀

Scroll down to see some of my favorites from their engagement session including her GORGEOUS ring!!

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Then we headed over to the Capitol for those classic sunset shots!! Huge favorite of the one on the right below, I swear you guys look like models!


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If you enjoyed this post, you should check out these as well!

Sayali & Pulkit’s National Arboretum Capitol Columns Proposal

Maggie & William’s Summertime Georgetown Waterfront Engagement Session

Sachi & Kunal’s Classic Kennedy Center Rooftop Portraits



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