WASHINGTON DC LIFESTYLE PHOTOGRAPHY IN GEORGETOWN
The afternoon sun bathes the Georgetown waterfront in a warm golden glow on a cool, crisp afternoon in late November.
Add a beautiful couple and the work of a Washington, DC lifestyle photographer turns to the task of creating compelling images. To create compelling lifestyle images, location matters. Fortunately, I work in Washington, DC, one of the most photogenic and photographer-friendly cities in the US. With its broad, well lit streets, low skyline and accessible architecture, this city never lacks for good locations.
For this session, I chose Georgetown. Located on the western edge of the city, bordered by the Potomac River and laced with style, light and texture, Georgetown is consistently one of my favorite places to work. I can shoot a dozen sessions there and create a different portfolio for each session, by simply walking a short distance. Depending on the look I’m interested in, Georgetown has many faces. Along the C&O Canal are the gritty remants of its industrail past. One block north, along Wisconsin Avenue, finds the energy of new architecture and the upscale urban life. A few short minutes away from the city center is the elegance of the historic architecture of the residential areas surrounding the street life.
I met Amit & Veronique at Dean and DeLuca’s on a beautiful late fall day. With clear skies, crisp fall air, temperatures in the high 50s and just enough chill in the air to add a touch of red to the cheeks, the day was near perfect. We spent the next two hours strolling along the Georgetown waterfront, looking for the right light and the right spots to shoot. At the end of the day, we had a wonderful collection of photographs for this couple to add to their growing portfolio of lifestyle images.
A few of my favorites from the session with Amit & Veronique.