Destination Wedding on Film | Dianna & Jacob

By Margaret Wroblewski

Dianna & Jacob’s Destination Wedding by Margaret Wroblewski So excited to share a few of my favorite film images from Dianna & Jacob’s destination wedding in Pensacola Florida.   Your Narrative blog will appear here, click preview to see it live. For any issues click here Review from Dianna “I absolutely love everything about Margaret […]

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Film Elopement Photographer | Questions I Ask Myself

Margaret Wroblewski Photography

These are just a few questions that I ask myself when I’m photographing an elopement. As a Film Elopement Photographer the process is a little bit different than digital. Film forces you to slow down, think about how you are shooting, and dive into the story that you are telling. Questions that I ask myself […]

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Washington DC Winter Wedding

by Margaret Wroblewski

Sophie & Jack’s Washington DC winter wedding was a dream. Washington DC turned into a winter wonderland that day. January 16th, 2022 started with the everyone getting ready at The Line in Washington, D.C. Sophie & Jack had their first look on the rooftop. It started to snow right away when they saw one another. […]

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Ireland Engagement Session

Destination Engagement Session

Ireland Engagement Session Sam + Chris It’s hard to put into words the few days that we had in Ireland together. The rolling hills of County Kerry and the ancient sea hitting the sharp coastal rocks made it for the perfect location for this Ireland engagement session. When we arrived in Kerry, Ireland in late […]

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Best Locations to Elope in Maryland

Maryland Elopements

Best Locations to Elope in Maryland   Hi! I am so excited that you landed on my website because I would love to share some of my favorite locations for an elopement. Maryland is filled with so many beautiful and underrated spots for an elopement. I have been a wedding photographer for 8 years and […]

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Ivy City Smokehouse Wedding

Linley + Jules

Margaret Wroblewski Photography + Ivy City Smokehouse Wedding   Jules + Linley had a gorgeous Ivy City Smokehouse wedding. Ivy City Smokehouse is such an unconventional wedding space in Washington DC. It is filled with a beautiful ceremony space and has an outdoor patio. Linley + Jules wanted a party for all their family + friends. […]

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Washington DC Film Photographer + Why Film

Washington DC Film Photographer

Hey! I’m Margaret I am a Washington DC Film Photographer. Film has become the center of my business in 2021 and I am so grateful that my small business continues to evolve. There is something so special about a film photo that no other art seems to capture. The immense nostalgia, the tones and colors, and […]

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Washington DC Backyard Wedding

Washington DC Backyard Wedding

Washington DC Backyard Wedding Kim + Scott’s Wedding Kim + Scott were surrounded by their closest family & friends when they said their vows to one another. They decided to have a small intimate wedding in their home in Washington DC. The entire day and evening was so special. The day began with both of […]

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Charlottesville Wedding + Keswick Vineyards Wedding

Margaret Wroblewski Photography

Chris + Francescas’s Charlottesville Wedding Keswick Vineyards is one of my favorite venues in Charlottesville. This venue is located outside of Charlottesville surrounded by mountains and vineyards. It was the perfect backdrop for Chris & Francesca’s beautiful Charlottesville Wedding. The day began with Chris + Francesca getting ready on the grounds of Keswick Vineyards. The […]

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St Regis DC Wedding + DC Luxury Film Wedding Photographer

Margaret Wroblewski Photography

St Regis DC Wedding Edda + Jason’s wedding took place at St Regis in Washington, D.C. This iconic venue is located right next to the White House and right on K Street. This was a venue that I have always wanted to photograph at. Edda + Jason had a private vow reading in the St. […]

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Washington DC Engagement Session Halley + Eric on Film

Halley + Eric's Engagement Session

Washington DC Engagement Session + Halley & Eric   Halley + Eric wanted images that were timeless and that reflected the beauty of Washington DC. After seeing Halley’s Pinterest board I knew immediately that I had to shoot session with mostly film. I did a mix of 35mm, medium format, and polaroid. We got so […]

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Oregon Road Trip on 35mm Film

Oregon Road Trip on 35mm Film

This past October, my boyfriend and I took a road trip through Oregon. During the busy wedding fall season, I decided I really needed a few days to myself. One state that I have always wanted to learn more about is Oregon. We decided to take a Oregon Road Trip and I only brought my […]

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Best Places to Elope in Switzerland

Best Places to Elope in Switzerland

Best Places to Elope in Switzerland  Alpenzell Alpenzell is a small region in the northeastern section of Switzerland, at the foot of the Alpstein mountains. It’s a dreamy spot for your elopement, and it’s perfect for those looking for a little adventure – or a little more convenience. This car-free center makes for a perfect […]

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Best Spots to Elope in Northern Virginia

Best Spots to Elope in Northern Virginia

Best Spots to Elope in Northern Virginia When most couples start planning their elopement or small wedding, Northern Virginia is not always at the top of the list. But this beautiful, often forgotten location has so much to offer for couples searching for that special, unique destination. Here is a list of the Best Spots […]

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Complete Guide to Planning Your Mt. Hood Elopement

Mt. Hood Elopement Guide

  Mt Hood Elopement Guide by Elopement Photographer Snow-capped mountain peaks. Thick, old-growth forests. Wild waterfalls. Sweeping alpine views. Mt. Hood is the classic Pacific Northwest spot, but it’s so much more than the photos suggest. This beautiful and wild landscape makes for a romantic and gorgeous Mt. Hood Elopement.  Mt. Hood is more than just […]

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Complete Guide to Eloping in Oregon

A Guide to Oregon Elopements

The first time I visited Oregon, I fell in love. Oregon is hands down one of my favorite places to elope on the West Coast, and it’s unlike any other spot in the Pacific Northwest. If you’re looking for those beautiful mountainscapes, hidden waterfalls, sprawling coastal views, or extraordinary high desert hikes, Oregon just might […]

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DC War Memorial Wedding

DC War Memorial Wedding

Jackie & Vini’s DC War Memorial Wedding    Jackie & Vini’s DC War Memorial wedding day was so special to document. These two chose one of my favorite Washington DC venues, the DC War Memorial. DC War Memorial is one of the most intimate locations to get married. Right before the ceremony, Jackie & Vini had […]

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National Gallery of Art Engagement Session

Domonique & Matt's Engagement Session

Domonique and Matt decided to have their National Gallery of Art engagement session in August 2021. The National Gallery of Art is my absolute favorite place in DC to have an engagement session. It offers so many options for my clients for backgrounds and everything is all in one place. This National Gallery of Art […]

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The Best Wedding Venues in Washington DC

Wedding Venues in Washington DC

The Best Wedding Venues in Washington, D.C.   I have been working in Washington DC as a wedding photographer for over 5+ years. I have photographed at so many beautiful DC Wedding Venues. In this blog, I will list a few personal recommendations for the Best Wedding Venues in DC. There are so many beautiful […]

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The Line DC Wedding | Jeff + Amy

Amy & Jeff

The Line DC Wedding  Amy & Jeff’s The Line DC wedding and it finally all came together on July 10th, 2021 at The Line, in Washington, D.C. These two had to reschedule and replan their wedding two times. Amy and Jeff met during the peace corps and have been together ever since. I did their engagement […]

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Bar Vasquez Wedding | John & Claudia’s Baltimore Wedding

John & Claudia's Wedding

John & Claudia’s Bar Vasquez wedding began at the Revival Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland. The Revival Hotel is a gorgeous hotel in Mount Vernon. The bridesmaids got ready while Claudia got her hair & makeup done. The hotel room was filled with gorgeous light as everyone was getting ready for the big day. Once Claudia was […]

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Dumbarton House Wedding (featuring special guest Kamala Harris)

Washington, D.C. Wedding

Liv & Mike’s Dumbarton House Wedding  Liv & Mike’s Dumbarton House wedding was one of those days that I will always remember. It was filled with so much love and joy (plus a special guest appearance by the first female Vice President of the United States!). The day began at the Avery Hotel in Georgetown. Alina Karaman […]

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Washington State Elopement, Jo & Jan

Jo & Jan's Elopement

Jan & Jo spent their Washington State elopement day running through blooming fields of wildflowers, trekking  the Hanford Reach in a windstorm, and taking in sweet, intimate moments together. I had the pleasure of photographing this special elopement in central Washington State. Half of the day I felt like I was in Pride and Prejudice […]

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Cape Lookout State Park Couple Session

Meira & Julian

Meira & Julian’s session was at Cape Lookout State Park on the coast of Oregon. We spent about two hours on at the park exploring the forest and beach. I am so excited to share these images on the blog today. This was such a special session to photograph. Your Narrative blog will appear here, […]

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My Why as an Elopement Photographer

Photos by Hannah Shea

My why as an elopement photographer… Memory had always been a struggle throughout my childhood. In elementary school I remember being in the lowest reading and math group. Always trying to keep up with my classmates but never could. In high school, I had been tested for my ability to memorize. The conclusion was that […]

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Discovery Park with Sarah & Mitchel

Sarah & Mitchel 

Discovery Park is home to some of the most gorgeous location for a photoshoot and it is the largest park in Seattle. It is filled with venues like the 2 mile trails or Magnolia Bluff overlooking Puget Sound would be such perfect places for a photoshoot. There are so many trees, flowers, and a gorgeous […]

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Northern Virginia Wedding | Virginia Wedding Photographer

Olivia & Blaize

Olivia & Blaize’s Northern Virginia Wedding is one of my favorite weddings from 2020 was Olivia and Blaize’s Northern Virginia wedding. I’ve found myself returning to the photographs repeatedly because they just make me so dang happy. I am so excited to share them with you on the blog today. On October 24th, 2020, the […]

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Epic Cathedral Rock Elopement in Sedona, Arizona

Cathedral Rock Elopement

Cathedral Rock is hands down one of the most epic spots for an elopement. Filled with jaw-dropping cliffs, gorgeous backdrops, and deep orange rock, this hike has stunning views everywhere you look. Because of these remarkable, one-of-a-kind views, I’ve always wanted to photograph a Cathedral Rock elopement. So, when I found Britt and Alex through […]

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DC Family Session Location Guide | DC Family Photographer

Washington DC Family Photographer

My favorite locations for Washington DC Family Sessions There are so many gorgeous places for photo sessions around the Washington DC. I love helping families find the perfect spot. If you’re planning a session here and aren’t local or you’re just not sure where to start searching, finding the ideal location can be a bit […]

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Meridian Hill Park Engagement | DC Engagement Photographer

Dianna & Jake DC Engagement Session

Meridian Hill Park Engagement Session   When Dianna and Jake inquired about a Washington, D.C. engagement session, I immediately sent them my go-to list of favorite locations to choose from. After some careful consideration,  they asked if we could visit both Meridian Hill Park and Rock Creek Park. And I responded enthusiastically, “Of course!”  It’s […]

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Bonneville Salt Flats Elopement

Whimsical Cloud Elopement

Featured on Art of Eloping Filled with tremendous beauty, breathtaking sunsets, and endless mystery, photographing an elopement at Bonneville Salt Flats as been on my bucket list for ages! I’d always imagined how incredible it would be to document the unique way the light hits right before sunset, setting the endless horizon ablaze. And when I […]

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Sedona Couple Session | Sedona Elopement Photographer

Sedona Couple Session

This Sedona couple session was so beautiful to capture at Red Rock Crossing. Red Rock Crossing is a gorgeous spot in Sedona, Arizona for engagement and elopement photographs. Red Rock Crossing is located in the Coconino National Forest, it is a very popular tourist destination in the summer. If you want to visit this spot I highly […]

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Tibble Fork Reservoir Elopement | Utah Elopement

Utah Mountain Elopement with Stacey & Cuauhtémo

After the 5:30 a.m. the alarm clock rang in my Hilton Garden Inn hotel room in Utah, I packed up my gear, rubbed the sleep from my eyes, and headed out toward Tibble Fork Reservoir. I’d always wanted to photograph a session at the breathtaking location on film to translate the magic of Alpenglow into a […]

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Best Places to Elope in Washington D.C. | DC Elopement Locations

Best Elopement locations in Washington DC

Best places to Elope in Washington, D.C. From the history to the architecture, Washington, D.C. is filled with so many wonderful locations to elope. But especially if you’re not a local — and sometimes even if you are! — choosing just one place from the many can be a bit overwhelming. But don’t worry! I’m a […]

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5 Best Places to Elope in Utah

5 Top Dreamy Places to Elope in Utah

5 Top Dreamy Places to Elope in Utah   Finding the perfect spot for your elopement can definitely be overwhelming! From travel to vendors, permits to incredible scenery, there is a lot to consider. But after a trip to Utah this summer, I discovered that this beautiful state is filled with astonishing spots to tie […]

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DC Engagement Session Tips | DC Engagement Photographer

DC Engagement Session Tips

I have been getting a ton of questions recently about engagement sessions and what to expect so here are some DC engagement session tips. There are so many beautiful places to photograph in Washington, D.C. There are endless spots to choose from. Here are some quick engagement session tips to get you thinking about your […]

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Backyard Maryland Wedding

Charles & Christine's Intimate Wedding

Christine & Charle’s Potomac, Maryland Wedding   On Dec. 28th, 2020 — just two years and a few months after their first date. Christine stepped into her wedding gown in her childhood bedroom, while her fiancé Charles waited downstairs. Surrounded by their immediate family, Christine and Charles tied the knot in Our Lady of Mercy Church […]

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Lighting Tips for Your Elopement Day

Margaret Wroblewski Photography

Light is magical, it allows our eyes to focus on the subject and the story. Each time I approach an elopement or wedding, I am constantly thinking about the lighting and how to use it to capture my couples in the best possible way. Because of my photojournalistic approach, I generally embrace natural light, and […]

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Lancaster Wedding | Family Wedding

Laura & Henry’s Wedding

Backyard Lancaster Wedding The Ephrata House, snuggled into cozy Lancaster, PA, is the name of my grandparents’ old home. Surrounded by rolling fields and endless farms, the Ephrata house is where my family would gather for every holiday. My cousins and I grew up riding bikes to Dairy Queen, playing house in the basement, and racing […]

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5 Elopement Destinations in Oregon

Oregon Elopement Locations

Oregon is easily one of the most beautiful states in America to plan your dream elopement! From the beaches to the mountains, Oregon is filled with stunning locations to suit any style or vibe. But with endless options to choose from for your destination wedding celebration, choosing the perfect spot to say “I do” can […]

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Oregon Elopement Photographer

In a word, I work like a photojournalist.

When booking an Oregon elopement photographer, it’s totally normal to be full of questions. For most people, the world of elopement photography is so foreign. Questions range from “How did you get your start in photography?” to “What will we do if it rains?” But the most common question I receive is, “How do you photograph […]

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Stone Tower Winery Wedding

Jenna & Bruk's Wedding

Jenna & Bruk’s Stone Tower Winery wedding was so gorgeous to document. Stone Tower Winery is located in Leesburg, Virginia about an hour away from Washington, D.C. This is one of my favorite winery venues to photograph. It is filled with rolling hills, vineyards, and a beautiful reception space. It is the perfect venue if you […]

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Elopement at Butterbee Farm | Baltimore Photographer

Sohrab & Arianna

Butterbee Farm Elopement, Baltimore Maryland This dreamy elopement at Butterbee Flower Farm, we wanted to highlight the natural, organic beauty of flowers and outdoor space. While creating elegance and romance through dreamy personal details. Butterbee farm is a gorgeous garden space in Baltimore, Maryland for an elopement.  Butterbee Flower Farm is located just outside Baltimore […]

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National Gallery of Art Wedding

Tom Davin & Alessandra Davin's DC Microwedding

National Gallery of Art Wedding It was your classic high school sweetheart love story. This National Gallery of Art Wedding was so beautiful to photograph. Alessandra was a student at Holy Cross in Bethesda, MD, and Tom was across the road at Georgetown Prep. But, like it was meant to be, the pair met for […]

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Planning Your Dream Shenandoah National Park Elopement

Shenandoah National Park Tips

Shenandoah National Park, filled with so much beauty and wonder, is one of all time my favorite spots to photograph an elopement! There are so many adventurous hikes and breathtaking vistas that would be perfect for any couple seeking a unique place to celebrate their wedding day. But, as with any elopement spot, the celebration […]

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Haven Street Ballroom Wedding | Baltimore Wedding Photographer

Haven Street Ballroom Wedding

I first met Lindsey at Loyola University Maryland, I was thrilled to reconnect with her when she booked me to photograph her intimate Baltimore wedding! Lindsey & Brian are so sweet, so I knew their Haven Street Ballroom wedding was going to be a beautiful one to photograph.  As is the story of 2020, their […]

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The Kennedy Center Engagement Session

Jumoke & Obinna's Engagement Session

This was one of my favorite engagement sessions that I have had the The Kennedy Center. The Kennedy Center is my absolutely favorite places to photograph an engagement session. Don’t get me wrong the National Monuments are stunning as well but the Kennedy Center has so much history. When I first chat with potential engagement […]

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Mount Vernon Wedding, Ryanne & Joe

Ryanne & Joe

Mount Vernon Wedding On a beautiful November day, Ryanne and Joe said “I do” at Mount Vernon Inn. Yes, THE Mount Vernon, George Washington’s home. This venue is the perfect place to have a wedding.  The day began with Ryanne getting ready at the venu with her bridesmaids. The room was filled with contagious laughter, […]

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Elopement at DC War Memorial

Robert & Liz

In September, Robert and Liz said “I do” surrounded by 10 of their closest friends and the timeless architecture of the D.C. War Memorial. The light glittering through the cherry trees made for a dreamy first look, not to mention breathtaking photos they will treasure forever! This DC War Memorial elopement was so beautiful.  The thing […]

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Southern Maryland Wedding Photographer | Backyard Wedding

Southern Maryland Wedding Photographer

Reece & Audrey’s Intimate Taneytown Wedding There is something so special and intimate about being invited into a client’s childhood home or backyard for a session. As a Southern Maryland wedding photographer I love documenting such an intimate day.  Reece and Audrey’s backyard wedding in Taneytown, Maryland, was one of these magical celebrations! On a […]

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Cannon Beach Oregon Elopement

But despite all of the visitors, this breathtaking location is such a peaceful and tranquil destination to photograph

Cannon Beach Elopement After dreaming of photographing an adventure session on the West Coast, I never could have dreamed how beautiful it would be when I finally had the chance to do it! Cannon Beach, one of the dreamiest places on the West Coast, is filled with fog, starfish, and travelers. But despite all of […]

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