Wedding Ceremonies at the Cylburn Arboretum
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Wedding Ceremonies at the Cylburn Arboretum

We might be biased as DC wedding photographers, but the Washington, DC, metro area is one of the best places in America in which to get married. And not just because it has some of the world’s greatest wedding venues. If you have your wedding in the Nation's Capital, you are certain to get dazzling images of your matrimony.

For starters, Washington, DC, is the repository for our country’s political and social history. This means that you and your intended can get couples portraits near the most recognizable structures in America. There is only one Washington Monument, and its outline is known around the world. Having your wedding photography done in Washington, DC, obviously means you can get pictures of yourselves with it in the background. And those kinds of images give your wedding photo album a distinctive sense of time and place — both of which are critical elements of your love story.

You can just as easily get the superlative Washington, DC, wedding photography you are looking for in other parts of the metro area. DC’s fantastic array of matrimonial venues do not just offer you everything you could want in a setting for your nuptials. They also give you a wealth of great spots for your portraiture. Throughout the Washington metro area are parks and historic buildings that are perfect settings for images of you and your future spouse. Having worked as wedding photographers in DC for years, we know dozens of great locations for taking your engagement or post-wedding-ceremony pictures.

Getting stunning wedding photography in Washington, DC, is even easier because the metro area includes the neighboring city of Baltimore. The Charm City is close enough to DC for a manageable commute but has its own unique history. Baltimore also has its own special wedding venues and locations for spectacular wedding photography. We have photographed numerous weddings in Washington’s neighbor to the northeast. And we are always happy to come back to Baltimore to help you document your nuptials there.

One of our favorite wedding venues in the Charm City is Cylburn Arboretum. An important element of much of our wedding photography in Washington, DC, is showcasing you and your beloved in natural settings. For that reason, we are suckers for green spaces suitable for couples portraits amid DC’s urban sprawl. And Cylburn Arboretum is as beautiful a spot for wedding photography as there is in the Baltimore-Washington metro area. The arboretum’s 207 acres of trees and grass give you your pick of great backgrounds for your marriage photos.

These lovely newlyweds exchanged their wedding vows at a church in downtown Baltimore. They then went straight to Cylburn Arboretum for their wedding reception. Their wedding guests enjoyed cocktails and admired the chessboard-patterned dance floor in the exquisitely decorated reception tent. While that happened, the newlyweds’ DC wedding photographers took them around Cylburn Arboretum shooting couples portraits. The result was beautiful wedding photography.

The bride and groom were especially pleased with an image we took of them by the trunk of an old tree. The tree’s limbs twisted out to the frame’s corner, drawing the eye to the newlyweds embracing in the picture’s center. The happy couple also loved this particular DC wedding photograph. Though simpler, the image features them sharing a beautiful moment on the day they got married. Cylburn Arboretum’s natural setting gives the picture a softer feel that suits the emotions of the bride and groom perfectly. When a photograph can remind you of your happiness on your wedding day, then you know you have gotten the best wedding photography possible

Location: Cylburn Arboretum, 4915 Greenspring Ave, Baltimore, MD 21209.

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