Loft at 600 F and Union Station Wedding | Washington, DC | Juli and Brian

Bride and groom smiling as they walk along Pennsylvania Avenue with Capitol in the background | Best Washington DC Wedding Photography

Juli and Brian’s wedding at the Loft at 600 F was just perfect! These two love DC, so they scheduled their wedding day around having time to travel around to some classic DC locations for their photos. (They had an awesome DC engagement session too!) We were able to get pictures at Union Station, Pennsylvania Avenue, and even traveling on Metro!

The game Monopoly has been a big part of their relationship, and I’m so glad that they incorporated it into their big day! Brian is actually a professional Monopoly player (ranked #3 in the entire world, y’all - basically a celebrity), and he first met Juli while traveling to Indianapolis for a tournament. They love playing together, so they made sure some Monopoly decor made it to the wedding. I love that we were able to get some detail photos with their favorite pieces - the thimble and Scottie dog!

Hayley Paige Decklyn wedding dress from Lovely Bride hanging at the Loft at 600 F in Washington, DC
Wedding rings and Monopoly pieces
Wedding rings on Monopoly board | Monopoly wedding ideas
Wedding day details at the Loft at 600 F
Smiling bride getting her hair and makeup done by Agape Airbrush Makeup and Hair in Washington, DC
Bride and bridesmaids in matching plaid shirts, laughing while getting ready before the wedding ceremony at Loft at 600 F
Bride’s mother helping her put on her wedding dress at the Loft at 600 F | Washington DC Wedding
Bride putting on her Hayley Paige Decklyn wedding dress | Loft at 600 F Wedding in Washington, DC
Bride and her bridesmaids getting ready for the wedding day at the Loft at 600 F
Bride’s hands clasped over her wedding dress

I’m so in love with Juli’s dress - it was just perfect for twirling!

Bride putting in her earrings at the start of her wedding day | Washington DC Wedding Photography
Smiling bride twirling in her Hayley Paige Decklyn wedding dress under the string lights at the Loft at 600 F wedding venue
Candid moment of bride and her bridesmaids having fun
Groom’s wedding day details - purple bow tie and shoes
Father of the groom helping him put on his bow tie at the Kimpton Hotel Monaco
Groom putting on his jacket
Bride and groom first look on the stairs at the Kimpton Hotel Monaco in DC
Bride and groom first look on the staircase at Hotel Monaco in DC
Wedding couple walking up the spiral staircase at the Kimpton Hotel Monaco in DC
Bride pinning the boutonniere on the groom in the lobby of the Kimpton Hotel Monaco

This level of color coordination is not easy to achieve. Even the drink?!

Groom decked out in purple for his wedding day

And here come the Metro pictures! This was at rush hour on a Friday, but thankfully we were able to navigate the crowds without any issues. And of course, Juli and Brian got lots of “Congratulations!” from complete strangers, which is always a fun part of photos in the city!

Bride and groom riding the escalator down into the DC Metro
Wedding party making their way down into the Metro for wedding pictures in Washington, DC | DC wedding photographer
Fun wedding party photo while waiting for the Metro in Washington, DC | Washington, DC Wedding Photographer
Bride and groom kiss while waiting for the Metro at Union Station in DC
Wedding couple smiling up at the camera while riding the escalator at Union Station
Bride holds her wedding dress while stepping off the escalator of the Metro at Union Station

The big arches at Union Station were an amazing backdrop for wedding photos, and the whole bridal party was such a fun group!

Fun wedding party in purple and black at Union Station in Washington, DC | Union Station wedding photography
Wedding party in purple poses under the arches at Union Station
Wedding pictures outside of Union Station in Washington, DC
Candid photo of bride and her bridesmaids in purple dresses | Candid DC wedding photographer
Bride twirling her dress outside of DC’s Union Station | Wedding pictures at Union Station
Groom standing with his groomsmen under the arches at Union Station | Best Washington DC wedding photo locations
Bride and groom smiling at each other as they outside of Union Station with their bridal party
Candid wedding photo of bridal party walking at Union Station | Best candid DC wedding photography
Brides’s purple wedding bouquet
Black and white photo of bride and groom leaning in for a kiss
Husband and wife holding hands as they walk through Union Station in Washington, DC for their wedding pictures
Bride holding her wedding dress as she walks through the arches at Union Station | Washington, DC bridal portrait
Groom giving bride a kiss on the cheek
Wedding couple kisses at Union Station | DC wedding photography
Fun wedding picture of whole wedding party jumping outside of Union Station | Fun DC wedding photography
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Of course a game of Monopoly needed to happen before the ceremony!

With brick walls and sparkling string lights, the Loft at 600 F ceremony space is just stunning!

Juli and Brian laughed their way through the sand ceremony, which took a little bit longer than expected. Apparently sand pours slower than they thought! “I guess that’s why they call it an hour glass.”

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This group of bikers asked if they could take a picture… Juli and Brian were happy to oblige!

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And we made a quick stop at Starbucks on the way back to the venue…. because Starbucks is where Juli and Brian had their first date!

Juli and Brian finished their beautiful night with a fun sparkler exit!