• Walter + Adrienne

You just met these two last week! Walter and Adrienne’s Old Town Alexandria engagement session was a GREAT way to prepare of their Washington DC wedding on Saturday.  They knew all of the moves, all the poses, …. they were pros. They were also so excited that this day had finally come. After years of dating and spending some time long distance, these two are finally married!! As Adrienne got ready two floors above Walt in the Hotel Monaco, she opened a gift from him. One gift was a designer handbag that she adored and the other was a little bit of a surprise. Walt gave Adrienne a little Yoda. Yes, from Starwars. He said “This is just to remind her of who she’s marrying!”.  Adrienne laughed when she unwrapped the

little green creature and she loved it… not because she has always dreamed of getting a Yoda on her wedding day, but because she loves Walt and EVERYTHING about him.  She just GETS him and that’s why they make such an awesome couple.  Their wedding day took place at the Ronald Reagan building in the heart of DC. It was beautiful  and people traveled from ALL over the world to see these two start their new life together! I loved celebrating with these two and I can’t wait to share some of the unique touches that were a part of their wedding day! Bubble Tea and Chinese Lion Dancers have never been seen on the blog until TODAY! So fun!!


Walter and Adrienne I hope you’re having a BLAST in Bora Bora…. I’m so jealous because it’s COLD in my office right now and dreary outside!:) Thank you for allowing me to be a part of your day and what a wonderful day it was!!! I especially loved this day because I got to work with my good friend Josh Gooden!!

Beautiful gown!!

AND gorgeous ring!!!

Such cute bridesmaids gifts!!

Oh Adrienne!! How stunning! Love this!

Seeing his bride for the first time!!

Has to be a favorite! For sure!

WALT! Looking good!!

So the “Spy” museum was having a car show… and I suggested that we try and take a few shots with them! Then I found out that their first kiss with in front of this building! And THEN I found a TEAL car! Could this get any better?!!

SUCH CUTIES! (on the left I mean! Guys on the right… you look good but I can’t call you “cuties”… it just doesn’t fit)


More portraits!! These two got ALL of their portraits accomplished before their ceremony, so afterwards was so relaxing and we even had time for a few more of just them!

I’ve been obsessed with shooting through trees, weeds and leaves ALL year! It never gets old!


Something new.. these two would try anything! That’s why I love them:)


Chinese Lion Dancers!!! Can’t WAIT to see Josh’s video of this!!!

Dress |  Tara Keely, purchased at Kleinfelds in New York City

Florals |  Reston Floral

Venue | Pavilion Room at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center

DJ |  A2Z Music Factory

Videographer | Josh Gooden

Cake |  Fluffy Thoughts

Bridesmaids Dresses | J. Crew

Invitations | Stationary | Wedding Paper Divas

Honeymoon | Bora Bora, Tahiti

xoxo, Katelyn
12 Comments Weddings
  1. Meredith Sledge reply

    Katelyn, these are SOOOO good! I don’t think they could get any better. Wow. Beautiful everything! I just love the dress!

  2. Michael reply

    These are so much fun!!! it is crazy they just took engagement pics…haha I was like he i just saw them. So happy for you two!!!

  3. Adrienne reply

    Katelyn-thank you for capturing our wedding day so beautifully! we love these pictures and literally can’t stop looking at them.:):)

  4. Alex reply

    Wow! The dress is beautiful. I love the “something new” pictures. And the look on their faces after they are married makes me smile. Congrats =]

  5. Abby Grace reply

    Ahh, I’m totally drooling over those detail shots!!

  6. Emily H reply

    I LOVE the bride’s dress and hair! So beautiful!! The picture of the two behind the blurred leaves is my favorite.

  7. Caroline reply

    i love the spread of him holding the flowers and looking to the left and shes on the left and then its the pic of them in the middle. really cool!

  8. Emy reply

    These are so great!! What a good-looking couple and a beautiful day!!!! i love the last picture, of her dancing with her hands in the air. :)

  9. Sarah reply

    Oh my goodness, her dress is absolutely gorgeous! Beautiful job, as always Katelyn. Love the first look shot. So precious. And the little boys…adorable! :)

  10. Shaw reply

    These are SO beautiful! Katelyn – you did such a great job capturing the beauty of that day.

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