As wedding photographers, there’s nothing better than to get to spend the day with some of the areas best wedding planners to kick off wedding season. I was lucky enough to document this gorgeous setup and then join everyone for dinner last may. It was the absolute perfect weather for dinner outdoors (It’s possible!).

This shoot was originally posted on Style Me Pretty Living along with some tips on entertaining from the planners of this event – Pop the Cork Designs and Adriana Marie Events. I must be craving nice weather, this was the perfect day for a dinner Al fresco on the Chesapeake bay!

Catering: Rouge Catering

Florist: Crimson & Clover

Calligrapher: Anchor Point Calligraphy

Cookies: Fresh Bakes

Venue: Historic Londontown

Rentals: Party Plus Tents & Events

Invitations: Alison Barnhill

Videography: Adora Wedding Films

Music: Austin Ellis

It has been a dream of mine to be published on the wedding blog OnceWed, and so when it finally happened last year I couldn’t have been more thrilled! You can check out the whole feature here:

Having a beautiful setting like the National Cathedral is one of the perks of hosting an event at the National Cathedral school. It’s also a perk of living in Washington, DC and being a wedding photographers we get to enjoy all these views. The buildings on the campus are stunning in their ne0-Gothic style, but also their grounds are spectacularly maintained. As the sun set over the limestone buildings, the colors of the atmosphere turned to beautiful shades of pink and blue. This is really one of the best wedding venues we have in DC, what a place to have your wedding ceremony!

Wedding Planner: Bright Occasions, Margo Fischer | Photography: Bonnie Sen Photography | Venue: National Cathedral School, Danielle Capecchi | Invitation Suite: The Dandelion Patch, Heidi Kallett | Wedding Cakes: Catherine George Cakes | Florals: Petals by the Shore, Kelly Shore |  Wedding Gift: Marigold & Grey, Jamie Kutchman | Hair & Make-Up: Amie Decker Beauty | Artist: Brittany Branson | Draping: Drape Kings, Meredith and Marybeth | Rentals: Select Event Group | Vintage Furniture: Something Vintage | Wedding Dress: Pas de Deux Bridal | Rings: Susie Saltzmen  | Groom’s Suit: Alton Lane | Models: Anastasiia Putkova + Sepehr Hajireza

We are featured today in Style Me Pretty on their FRONT page, which is always a super special honor. Read their post for tons of insight from the bride on the planning of this wedding!

I’ve been excited for this wedding since doing their engagement shoot early one morning last spring! Sarah & Matt showed up at the sunrise engagement session dressed to the nines and with fun accessories like hats, champagne and a winning attitude of making it the best engagement session ever! So I knew the wedding would be both fun and gorgeous!

Photography: Bonnie Sen | Event Planning: SoCo Events | Floral Design: Edge Flowers | Wedding Dress: Modern Trousseau | Invitations: Creative Parties | Church: Dahlgren Chapel | Bridesmaids Dresses: Adrianna Papell | Makeup: Lorna Basse | Hair: Bridal Hair By Remona | Lighting: Digital Lightning | Hotel: Four Seasons | Bridal Boutique: Hitched Salon | Groom’s Tux: The Black Tux | Linens: Nuage Designs | Music: Elan Artists | Rentals: DC Rentals

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Everyone who comes through DC must plan a visit to the Anderson House, also known as the Society of the Cincinnati. It’s (surprisingly) open to the public and does free tours every 15 minutes or so during the week, and I’ve been obsessed with it ever since I became a wedding photographer. If you ask me, it’s the most beautiful venue in all of DC! I know that many other wedding photographers in the DC area would totally agree with me. It was such a thrill for me to photograph a wedding there with this lovely couple!

This wedding was just featured on Southern Weddings Blog and I’m excited to share some of my own favorites. The bride and groom infused their Japanese and Dominican Republican Heritage into this wedding in so many special ways. Most visible is the 1000 crane display installed over the water feature at the Anderson House. So many more details are mentioned in the feature which can be found here: CLICK HERE.

Photographer: Bonnie Sen Photography 

Videographer: Simon Cook Films

Planner: A. Dominick Events

Venue: Anderson House

Florist: Highway to Hill Flowers

Caterer and Wedding Cake: Spilled Milk Catering

Rentals: DC Rental and Party Rental Ltd.

DJ: Evan Reitmeyer

Paper Products: Flourishing Penguin

Hair Stylist: Bridal Hair by Remona

Makeup Artist: Beauty Mark

Bride’s Shoes: “Packham” by Benjamin Adams London

Bridesmaids’ Dresses: Amsale

Menswear: Custom by Geoffrey Lewis

Crane Installation: Amaryllis Floral and Event Design

Tent: Sugarplum Tent Company

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