Nora and James had a DC elopement with family scattered about, cheering and hugging and so happy to see them get married. I have a soft spot in my heart for outdoor winter weddings since Steven and I were married outside in January when it was 17 deg...

vintage elopement wedding photography by lauren louise

The Smithsonian American Art Museum was the perfect setting for John and MK's vintage elopement – MK is a painter, and the museum had long been one of their favorite places to spend time. The weather was perfect on a late October afternoon, and the c...

alternative wedding venue a yoga studio in DC

Samantha and Ben got married at the beginning of December, and because DC's weather is pretty unpredictable, they chose a brand new location (that's now one of our favorites!) — Epic Yoga. It was an awesome alternative wedding venue, with exposed bri...

Bridal portraits with pop wed co

Wendy & Auri had a microwedding ceremony outside the Portrait Gallery (that marble makes suuuch a gorgeous backdrop!), and after a seriously epic groomsman and bridesmaid portrait session, they headed inside for a few more photos with our photogr...

multicultural wedding in washington dc

Gillian and Bobby's wedding was seriously amazing. With so many personal touches and so much love — and a Dog of Honor — I just cannot stop grinning every time I look at the photos! The two shared their story with us, and they're way better at tellin...

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I was chatting with writer Anna Goldfarb a few weeks ago for the piece she wrote on micro weddings and we realized: there’s no “standard” terminology across the wedding industry for the types of weddings we offer here at Pop Wed Co. Are they tiny wed...

tattooed bride with pink hair

Amanda and Andrew's intimate wedding was gorgeous (as a pink haired person myself up until very recently, I obviously think she has the GREATEST hair!). They wanted to celebrate with a pretty large crowd for a popup wedding, so we went with an indoor...

iconic dc wedding photography at the carousel

Writing this post started out by knowing that I wouldn't be able to come up with as good of a headline as our couple...this post features the wedding of two journalists here in DC, while I'm known for my lack of wittiness 😂 Victoria and Rich's Pop! W...

intimate military elopement wedding with pop wed co

Sarah and Taylor's elopement in DC at the War Memorial was beautiful and special — and a surprise to their family and friends! We asked them a few questions about their wedding planning process, and about them in general :)All photos by Rachel Co...