April 21, 2020
When I moved close to Washington D.C., I immediately knew that I wanted to do an engagement session, or really any kind of session, at the monuments. Anna made that possible within the first year. Thus this tradition began.
Every November for my 3 years in the D.C., Maryland, Virginia are, Sam, Anna, and I would head down to The National Mall for an elegant session. The first we did were at the Lincoln Memorial and this one was at the Thomas Jefferson Memorial.
When we got into Washington D.C. on this very chilly morning, we immediately went to the Lincoln Memorial and showed up to seeing it completely under construction. Thankfully we had plenty of other options but I am beyond happy that we chose the Thomas Jefferson Memorial.
Anna gets very cold very easily just like I do so if you look close enough, you can tell that her hands and feet aren’t exactly the same shade as the rest of her body lol. BUT it was SO worth it. These pictures turned out absolutely amazing.
We had so much fun talking, laughing, and joking with the guard that was in front of the memorial. He thought Anna was crazy for wearing a crop top and a skirt in the muddle of November at sunrise. And let me be the first to tell you, he was not wrong lol
Anna took it like a champ. If I hadn’t pointed out her cold hands and feet, you would have never guessed it was around 20 degrees that morning.
What I love most about shooting with Anna is seeing what outfits she comes up with. The skirt and crop are both from ChicWish and her shoes are actually her wedding shoes from Bella Belle Shoes. Make sure you check out my other sessions with Anna so you can drool over wardrobe right alongside me! For more Engagement Session inspiration (even if they weren’t in Washington D.C.), make sure to scroll through my Couples/Engagement tab on my blog!
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