To be candid with you, I get really nervous before sessions with other photographers. Emily‘s an amazing maternity, birth + newborn photographer, and even though our subject matter is different, it’s still a bit intimidating at the outset. But I shouldn’t have worried at all- Mark & Emily are two of the most down-t0-earth people you’ll ever meet! They’re so comfortable together, so completely at home in their own skin, that it made capturing their authentic relationship together all the more natural and enjoyable.

I love how easily Mark makes elicit’s Emily’s dazzling smile, and how quickly she is to return the favor by making him laugh! And don’t even get me started on their wardrobe choices. Elegant to a T, and with the National Portrait Gallery as our backdrop, their session was the stuff of my daydreams.

Mark & Emily, thank you for such a wonderfully lovely afternoon! I’m so grateful you chose me to help document and celebrate this first year of marriage of yours- it was such an honor! You gave me a much-needed jolt of inspiration, I hope you know how thankful I am. Love to you both!

Washington DC anniversary session at the National Portrait Gallery | Abby Grace Photography

 

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Mark & Emily | Sophisticated DC Anniversary Session

December 22, 2015

  1. This is STUNNING Abby! Makes we want you to capture me and my hubby’s 15 year anniversary portraits this year. I want something over the top like we’ve never done before. Am I too old? LOL

  2. Bethanne says:

    Magical! SO stunning!

  3. Casi Denton says:

    Abby, These photos of Mark and Emily are absolutely AH-MAZING!!!! It’s not to hard when your subjects are some of the best looking people around!!!

  4. Emily Gerald says:

    Abby!! There are not enough words to express how thankful we are for these beautiful images and for your friendship! We are so happy we got to work with you and with cherish these for years to come. <3

  5. Jess May says:

    GAHHHHHHHH!!!!! These are BEAUTIFULLLLLLL!!!!

  6. Alicia says:

    Abby — no words, you killed it!!!! Elegant, timeless, simply stunning. Emily — the outfits were perfection, you look gorgeous!!

  7. Karen Field aka Mom says:

    Beautiful!

  8. Rebekah says:

    I am in love with her green dress! Stunning photos.

  9. Kathryn says:

    Gorgeous! They are so classy.

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