Is it just us, or does it feel like more and more wedding ideas come directly from Instagram these days? If you’re ready to fill your feed with gorgeous nuptial bliss, look no further than these 23 Washington-area wedding photographers, each of which inspires us with their amazing imagery. Want an insider’s peek at the making of our magazine and the ideas that catch our eye? We’re @washbridegroom—we hope you follow along!
A top Martha Stewart Weddings photographer, Abby’s feed is filled with pretty wedding images, adorably stylized shots from her daily life, and of course, super-cute pics of her dog Lola.
Another top Martha Stewart photog from our area. If you’re a fashion-forward bride, you’ll love Katie’s feed—her couples are always rocking the most creative outfits.
Her airy images ooze with natural light and beauty.
Love, life, and encouraging small business advice from one amazing Annapolis-based photographer.
A mix of pretty, often pink details and quiet, loving moments between stylish couples.
Her travel photos are just as gorgeous as her wedding snaps.
Half of the duo behind Pop Wed Co., Maggie Gaudaen specializes in colorful weddings in colorful spaces. We love how unique and modern everything feels!
Amelia + The Anderson House = A match made in wedding photography heaven.
A Virginia-based photog who knows how to channel the energy of every wedding she works with.
Every image feels like a photo shoot in this Charlottesville-based fine art photographer’s feed.
Another Charlottesville-based photographer with a penchant for greenery-filled outdoor wedding inspiration.
No, we’re not a wedding photographer, but we do share inspiring snippets, behind-the-scenes magazine making, and the stories behind the amazing weddings we publish on our Instagram feed. We hope you’ll follow along!
So. Much. Cuteness.
One of the strongest wedding photography games in the Washington area.
Alexandria-based Kelsey Thompson shot our Fall/Summer 2015 cover. Couples unafraid to play with traditions seem to flock to her.
Stylish couples and a behind-the-scenes look at the teamwork required to pull off a great wedding are two of the reasons we love following Natarsha.
Sarah’s office remodel is a fun to follow as her cheerful wedding photos.
There’s a healthy dose of Southern sweetness in everything Lisa Marie posts.
Another great combo of travel and wedding inspiration.
Katelyn may be Richmond based, but couples all over the DMV rely on her for laughter- and loved-filled imagery.
Simple, striking images.
Whether he’s hanging with Monte or documenting watershed moments in marriage equality, Michael Bennett Kress is a wedding man about town. His adventures are as fun as the weddings he photographs!
Modern, creative musings on love from an on-the-rise Charlottesville photographer.