• Helping love win – one wedding at a time.

    We are Andrea & Renata, a pair of best friends who strive to create fresh images and fun experiences for the people who invite us into their stories. We met our freshman year of high school and our friendship has grown over the past 14 years, 6 of those photographing weddings together. We photographed our first wedding in 2008, on Valentine's weekend, and since then it's been our privilege to capture over 100 weddings and engagement sessions.

    Though we've had our work featured by Martha Stewart Weddings, The Knot, Washingtonian Bride & Groom, and Baltimore Bride to name a few, our proudest accomplishments are becoming real life friends with many of our brides, maintaining happy marriages and raising 5 (really cute) kids collectively...all at the same time.

    We truly believe that we've found our niche in the world with wedding photography. We're so grateful to our clients for allowing us the opportunity to grow legacies, theirs and ours.

    Our blog is the place where we share recent weddings and sessions, features, vendor friends and our lives. Feel free to look around and visit our main website for more information. Thanks for joining us on this little adventure we're so blessed to be a part of.

    Andrea & Renata

Leah & Matt : Old Town Alexandria Engagement

They met the summer before college and Leah can remember what they were both wearing. Spend any time with Leah & Matt and it’s easy to see how connected their lives have become and just how perfectly they complement each other. We were fortunate enough to spend an early morning with them this weekend, capturing their engagement session in Old Town Alexandria! The empty streets, cool breeze and Leah & Matt’s love, well, you can’t beat that combination.

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Can’t shoot in Alexandria without some cobblestone!

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Leah, you are just ridiculous. I mean, LOOK AT YOU.

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Leah & Matt, we are so excited for your wedding this fall! We had so much fun hanging out with you guys; see you soon!:)

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Lauren Altemus - AH-MAZING. The outfits coordinate SO well with the setting. Beautiful pictures and a beautiful pair

Erica Taylor - Gorgeous pictures of a wonderful couple! This was the perfect backdrop for your engagement photos.

Mandie Beall - Stunning pictures of an absolutely BEAUTIFUL couple!

Kelly H. - Beautiful pics!! :)

Emily - These are seriously stunning! I love how it looks like they are in their own little world and how you managed to make Old Town look completely uninhabited. Ha! Beautiful work.

Katie Mc - These photos are amazing, such a photogenic couple! I am so happy for you Leah & Matt!!

Dani - These are absolute perfection!! Love every single one!

Tara - Oh my word these are GORGEOUS! I love every one!! So soft and organic yet strikingly gorgeous. Love.

Heather Durosko - These pictures are gorgeous! You guys look so happy :) I love the location and the scenery!

Caitlin S. - Beautiful pictures of a beautiful couple!

Frank - Great pictures. You both look very nice and very happg

Heather D. - These pictures are gorgeous! You guys look so happy :) I love the location and the scenery!

Carla - Matt & Leah,
Love the pictures. Welcome to our family.

Lindsay Sena - Gorgeous photos of a couple who is beautiful inside and out!

Leah - Andrea & Renata, these photos are amazing! I love them all and want to get prints of everything. Love that all the outfits worked out okay :)

Matt and I had so much fun on Saturday. Can’t wait for October! 3 months and counting.

Caitlin & Jordan : Annapolis Engagement

On their first date, Caitlin & Jordan basically toured downtown Annapolis and went from place to place to place, neither wanting to end the evening or quit talking. It seemed fitting to photograph them where it all began, so that’s what we did!

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Nothing beats some gorgeous light and some gorgeous bling!

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And, of course, we finished up on the docks:

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Caitlin & Jordan, we’re so excited to be a part of your wedding! We’re praying that the time between now and then flies by for you:)Thanks for a great evening!

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Gaylen & Stephen : Davidsonville Wedding

If the amount of love in their life is any precursor to the kind of marriage they’ll have, Gaylen & Stephen are in for a love-to-the-brim kind of life. Being prayed for and over by their mothers, sweet friends giving time and space for their wedding day, inside jokes, memories and more memories: these two are loved. We were welcomed into the fold by both Gaylen & Stephen and couldn’t have been more grateful.

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A mother praying for her daughter on her wedding day:

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Gaylen & Stephen didn’t want to see each other before the ceremony so they came up with a clever way to pray together beforehand:

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The KISS!

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We were so lucky that the rain stopped long enough to get outdoor portraits!

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Being toasted by those that love them most:

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To see more from their wedding, click here for the slideshow!

Gaylen & Stephen, it’s been a pleasure getting to know you and documenting the beginning of your life together! We’re still jealous of your two week honeymoon:)We know your life will be filled with love and we wish you nothing but the best!

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Scott M Rhodes - May every day you share together have as much beauty and love as this one did.

Verna Diane Castaldo - Beautiful!

Sami Preston - BEAUTIFUL!

Polly Nanan - Stunning /Beautiful/ Gorgeous Mr& Mrs
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Claire E. Greenwell - stunning!!!

Laura & Matt : Georgetown Engagement

We met Laura & Matt in Georgetown last week after they found us through a mutual friend (but seriously, we are so lucky with meeting great people through friends!). They’re getting married at the American Visionary Arts Museum this fall and we couldn’t be more excited to be a little part of their wedding day!

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This driveway was so perfect and even came with a refreshing breeze:)

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HTTR!

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Laura & Matt, you are our kind of people!:)We feel so lucky for the opportunity to photograph you…and just hang out! Thanks for a fun session!

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Christine - You both look fabulous! Can’t wait to celebrate your big day <3

Heather Tabler - You guys look SO happy! We’re so excited for you!! Happy wedding planning :)

Carmen Beatriz Connor Iribarren - Too cute! Great photo shoot!

Megan - Beautiful and so natural. I love these photos!! And of course, HTTR :)

Diana Levy Moldovan - I love these! You really captured the spirits of Laura and Matt and their love for each other!

Ann Teske - So happy for you both. I just love all the pictures!!!!! Redskins jersery picture the Best!!!! Love Ms. Ann <3

Ruth Igielnik - You guys look so cute! Is it weird if I frame one of these in my house??

Tara - The pictures look amazing! Looks like you guys had a blast. Can’t wait for this wedding!

Jo Ann Pararas Ricchiuti - So happy for you both! Great pictures, you both look so happy and in love. The big day will be here before you know it.

Jessica Dawn - Awesome pics! You guys look great!

Gary Kohn - What lovely photos, and a great location. You look so happy, but question your taste in wearing those football jerseys :) Go Giants!!

Margaret Metz - You both look amazing! Beautiful pics – can only imagine what your wedding pics will look like :-) We are looking forward to celebrating with you both in November! XOXO

Carol Reitz - What beautiful shots!! Can’t wait for the Big Day! : )

Emilee - I am loving these pics! You guys are adorable and look so happy! Can’t wait to celebrate with you in November!!!

Ruth - You guys look so cute! Love the ones in the jerseys. Is it weird if I frame one of these in my house??

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Amber Lefstead - Awesome shots guys! Congrats!!!

Laura Fisher - You guys are the best! Thanks again for making it so much fun.

Matt Williams - It’s safe to say we picked a great location and some fantastic photographers as well! These look great. Thanks again for a great evening!

Cameron & Jeff : Georgetown Engagement

Friends of friends are the very best! We were lucky enough to be able to meet Cameron & Jeff through Caitlin & Paul and had a great time photographing their engagement session in Georgetown last week.

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Cameron & Jeff, it was so fun meeting you and chatting! We wish you a wonderful engagement!

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Caitlin - Such wonderful photos!!

Chelsea - These are all beautiful! :)