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I have to admit that I was a little nervous about this one. The government is shut down and Lindy has always dreamed of having portraits with the national monuments! However, despite the barricades and massive amount of tourists, we made it happen!! The only way to shoot portraits around DC on a weekend with a gov’t shut down is to have an amazing group of friends in your bridal party AND you have to have a stretch hummer! :) Michael and I loved riding around DC with Nik and Lindy and their best friends. As we sat in the limo and headed to their ceremony, I was reminded of just how awesome this job is. We get to spend so much time with our couples on their wedding day and that’s such a privilege!! Nik and Lindy are just amazing. They have a story that not many have. Dating for 9 years is quite an accomplishment and so their wedding day was SUCH a celebration!!

Friend and family who have watched them grow up together have been waiting for this day for a LONG time and it was finally here!!! And it was beautiful. Everything was just lovely from beginning to end! As soon as I walked into the hotel room that morning, and saw Lindy’s dress, I knew it was going to be a good day!! Gorgeous!!! She was stunning and I knew she would be. Lindy just has this grace and elegance about her that is so beautiful.  I can totally see why Nik thinks he’s the luckiest guy in the world. :) As they shared their vows, exchanged rings and shared a kiss, their 9 year journey turned a new corner… a BIG corner! We couldn’t be more excited for them as they start their new life together as husband and wife!! We remember that transition and it was so much fun!!

Nik and Lindy, you two have been such a blessing to us this fall!! We love you, we love your story and we LOVED being a part of your amazing wedding day! I can’t wait to see all that God has in store for your marriage!! xoxoxo

 

Love these Kate Spade bangles!

Her dream dress!

Stunning Lindy….

So Beautiful!

Walking to her first look!!

Love this!!!!

SUCH a beautiful couple!! I could have shot their portraits forever!

Michael’s angle….

Michael again… he was on a roll this weekend :)

THANK YOU two for climbing that wall!! I’d say it was worth it:)

On the right… that’s definitely a favorite!

WOW!

This little guy is a trip!!! So cute! You should see his dance moves!

awwww

Love this…

Of course the girls dresses match the church!!

Coolest “Hey, I just got married!” shot to date! 

Happy dance!! I’m not sure if they were dancing because family formals were done or because they just got married!! Probably both:)

Just gorgeous!!!

Haha Nik is SO excited!! I mean, they’ve waited 9 years for this day! I would be too!!

Loved their reception! 

“You are the best thingggg”…. such a fun first dance song!

That shot on the right? I love it!!

Ceremony | Metropolitan Memorial UMC

Reception | Sequoia
Florists | Edge Floral Event Designers
Dress | Watters Bridal Gown Purchased| Ann’s Boutique
Bridesmaids | Designer: Alfred Sung Purchased – Best Bridal
Groomsmen | Men’s Wearhouse
Band | Entertainment Exchange, band: “Playlist”
Hair &Makeup| Bride Hair & Makeup – Ali Wear Bridesmaid hair – Julie Flury
Invitations | Wedding Paper Divas
Cake | Fluffy Thoughts
Catering | Sequoia
Photobooth |  Booth-O-Rama
 
xoxo, Katelyn
47 Comments Weddings
  1. Debbie Dean reply

    Lovelovelove the number of portraits!!!!!!! So many, and from several different settings/locations in D.C. (and Georgetown??). Love em all!!!!! Stunning couple. Lovely job, KK & Michael.

  2. Kat reply

    Classic, elegant & stunning!!

  3. Janelle C reply

    Everything about this wedding was beautiful!!! From his tux, to her dress and her reception – simply beautiful!

  4. sharon elizabeth reply

    this wedding is INSANE…. so elegant and GORGEOUS

  5. Ashley reply

    love love love this wedding! Stunning images, as always :)

  6. Stephanie Stewart reply

    What a gorgeous wedding! The couple is so happy, love all their smiles and emotion! And that reception is ahhhhmazing! Great work as always, K + M!

  7. Maria reply

    I love the B&W crosswalk photo – very ‘Abbey road”-like “)

  8. Becca reply

    Katelyn – These are STUNNING! Their portraits are breath taking

  9. Rebekah Hoyt reply

    WOW!!! What a gorgeous day!! Everything about the day was so elegant and beautiful, yet still really FUN! You and Michael did an incredible job, as always! :)

  10. Tessa reply

    Wow. Just WOW! Everything is beautiful! Wonderful job!

  11. Sophia reply

    WOW. Just wow. A beautiful couple inside and out and beautiful photographs to capture that….Fantastic work Katelyn and Michael.

  12. Ashley reply

    Beautiful! She is gorgeous! I love the ones with the bridge in the background….actually i love them all! once again katelyn and michael….Amazing!

  13. Brittany E reply

    Absolutely stunning!!!

  14. Tara Peddicord reply

    This one stopped me in my tracks. Love the Georgetown Portraits so much!

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  16. MarLeah reply

    Wow! I love this wedding more than anything! You did such a wonderful job at capturing all the beautiful details! And I totally agree with the “Coolest ‘Hey, I just got married!’ shot”… I love it.

  17. Lindy Frodigh :) reply

    Katelyn!!! You are simply the best. These are so so wonderful!! We can’t stop looking through them!! Thank you so much for capturing our day just perfectly. It was THEEE best day ever. :)

  18. Kelly Pollack reply

    Wow! Probably one of my favorite weddings of yours ever! Love it!

  19. Natalie Kay reply

    Just Beautiful! I love these so much! Well done to you both!

  20. Kimmie reply

    Wow Katelyn, these are drop-dead gorgeous! The Bride & Groom did a beautiful job planning the details. you captured everything so beautifully! wow. xoxo

  21. Danielle reply

    These images are flawless. I can’t get over how wonderful each one is. From the composition to the lighting. This is the kind of work that makes your photography so aspiring to someone like me. i hope to someday possess this skill and eye. Absolutely stunning! xx

  22. Sarah Adams reply

    WOW! What a fabulous wedding! LOVE that you were able to capture DC in their portraits! So fun, and an all-around GORGEOUS wedding!

  23. Gabrielle C reply

    Oh. My. Goodness. Lovelovelove. And I don’t think I’ve ever commented on stationary before, but her invites were to die for!! And love the last set of portraits under the twinkling lights. :)

  24. Amanda reply

    Beautiful!! Looooove the shots with the monuments! And, I’m pretty positive their reception was held where I had dinner before my senior prom haha

  25. Aaren Bare reply

    This weddings was absolutely stunning! The dress, the church, the reception…I loved it all!

  26. Kristen reply

    These pictures are amazing!!! What a gorgeous couple. Her dress is to die for! I love DC. I’m pretty sure the venue is sequoia, right? Just went there for dinner in August while visiting friends!!

  27. Christine reply

    OH MY GOSH! Favorite wedding I’ve ever seen! Great work!

  28. Gail reply

    DYING over this wedding. Her dress? SWOON. And those capital shots? GAHHH!!!!

  29. Gayle Driver reply

    Love this wedding! Awesome job Katelyn & Michael!

  30. Aliya reply

    I am always blown away by your work but this wedding is simply magnificent. As a DC native, I love all the portraits, angles and of course Georgetown shots! Simply spectacular.

  31. Elizabeth reply

    Looooooooove!!!! This post was just absolutely stunning! You did such an incredible job (as always)!

  32. ANdrea Brewster reply

    Oh my Ah.Mazingness!

  33. Kristina W. reply

    This is such an amazing wedding! I love her dress, I love that I recognize where all the portraits were taken including under that underpass! Beautiful photos Katelyn and Michael!

  34. molly stillman reply

    OBSESSED. no other word could describe how i feel about this wedding. AND HER DRESSSSSSSSSSS.

  35. kaylan reply

    This is amazing. You’re so talented!!!

  36. Michelle stoker reply

    my goodness, katelyn. you are so talented!! These pictures are beautiful!!

  37. Deidre Jordan reply

    So beautiful! Such a lively couple! Many blessings!

  38. Peggy and Ron Baer reply

    Now we know where all of the sunshine was. Your wedding was elegant and breathtaking. Congratulations. Love the Baer Family

  39. ashley link reply

    absolutely stunning! i love all of the purple! their details were amazing! such a fun couple!

  40. Kathryn Grace reply

    Oh my. These are amazing! The skirt of that dress!!! I love how it drapes and folds. Wow. Stunning wedding!

  41. Amanda Lovelace reply

    Katelyn, you did an absolutely perfect job! Just absolutely amazing! I will look at this post many more times :) you’re awesome as a photographer and just all around.

  42. Tangie reply

    Very nice photos. I love the “I just got married” shot!!!

  43. Julia reply

    Hey Katelyn!

    I was wonderng if you use flash/your light setup when photographing reception details, or if you just use a lens like the 50mm that allow a lot of light so no additional light is needed? I find when I am shooting a ceremony my shots with flash with people in them look great, but with details I am struggling with making them look good and not like fake flash (i use bounce flash)

    Any tips would help. Thanks! Love ya girl! :)

    – Julia

  44. Cate Waters reply

    I dont know if you ever look at photos and say to yourself or to Michael…. wow this is one of my favorites! i did that when i looked at this wedding…. definitely one where i would have sighed, given myself and my partner a high five and said… yeah this is one of my favorite weddings ive shot. amazing Katelyn and Michael… amazing!

  45. carolin zucker reply

    You are the best wedding photographer i have ever seen, seriously- i really love and enjoy your work. each one is so special and absolutely stunning.
    wish you would live in germany! Keep going!

  46. katie reply

    This was the most PERFECT WEDDING! I love everything about Lindy’s style and the details! Ah! And all of their portraits are just PERFECT! I want to get married all over again!!!!!

  47. Andrea reply

    I felt like I was there, I love these. I love Lindy and I now love NIK – YES YES YES.

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