Hilary and Brent travelled a few hours from my homestate of West Virginia to meet up for their engagement pictures. Since I have a lot of home state pride, getting to meet them and spend a sunrise shooting them after they travelled in was the very best way to start my morning and kick off the cherry blossom festivities.
If you’re not from DC, then you may not know that there’s about a week in March or April in DC where everyone flocks the parks, tree filled neighborhoods, monuments, and the Tidal Basin for photos of the cherry blossoms. If you are from DC, you’re probably enjoying the view, but crossing your fingers the tourists clear our soon. But cherry blossoms are something of magic, no matter how many people are around. For a few short weeks there are cherry blossom festivities, tours, exhibits, hotels are impossible to book, and it’s one of the busiest times a year for engagement photos. And this is exactly why:
Photos by Washington DC Engagement Photographer Nessa K