I always love throwing a good old Washington, DC elopement in to the mix ~ especially when the couple getting married decided to come all the way to DC from the UK! As their photographer, eKate Photography told me, “they came to DC because they didn’t just want a civil union; they wanted to be married.” On one hand, I LOVE that DC is a place where all and any couples can come to get legally married – but on the other hand, it pains me that couples even have to travel outside their home towns to legally profess their love to each other. I am proud of my city, but hopeful that someday soon couples won’t have to make the journey here to get married (though my blog will be sad to see their awesome elopements go!).
Katy & Shamena’s Intimate, Dupont Circle Elopement in Washington, DC
They each wore a red dress of their choosing and had a short and intimate ceremony in Dupont Circle, officiated by Tiffany Newman of Marriage D.C. It was simple, gorgeous, and serene inside during the ceremony. Outside, it was the worst rainstorm we’d had in a long time, We were still determined to get some photos outside, though, so while people were leaving work and roads were being closed because of flooding, we waded through and got the shots that we could. The two of them were smiling and laughing the entire time and it was one of the most enjoyable weddings I’ve been a part of.
Congratulations Katy & Shamena! Thank you for sharing your beautiful, intimate Washington DC wedding elopement with us! A special thanks again to eKate Photography as well for sharing her images with us!