I love my job because the couples I get to work with bring me so much joy! It has been so much fun getting to know Samantha and Dave in the midst of their wedding planning process. Their vision for their big day already sounds amazing and I feel so honored to be a part of it. Samantha and Dave decided to have their engagement shoot at the Tidal Basin during peak cherry blossom season. When it comes to Washington DC Cherry blossom week, there are thousands of visitors from all over the world, all coming to DC for the cherry blossoms. The early morning sunrise time of day is the least crowded. The place was packed, even at 6:30 am on a Sunday, but with some careful placement and creative angles you’d think they were the only people there! We couldn’t have asked for a prettier Cherry Blossom setting for their engagement session. The orange and pink glow of the morning sunrise was perfect, soft and gorgeous. We also had some rain showers that we used to create some cool images. It was an awesome morning with some awesome people, which made getting up at 4 am completely worth it. I always enjoy my time with this sweet couple and I can’t wait to celebrate their love on their wedding day… It’s going to be a good one!