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MEET US

We're a wonky couple that takes joy in the simple things. Our life is full of cats, plants, cooking, and dreams of travel. We're a little strange, but we know everyone else is too (yes, you!). You can learn more about us or browse our galleries below. Scroll, friend, scroll into the infinite abyss...

Hi, We're Mark & Katherine!

Virginia Wedding photographers for joyful & carefree couples in love

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We believe in building relationships over building our portfolio, so we’d never pass up a chance to meet for a drink or some food (always food). We know that love is sacrificial and full of small gestures and little moments, so we plant random kisses and blow straw wrappers at each other across booths. We relish little joys, like cat naps and sunshine. Mark whistles from room to room; Katherine dances. We are alike in a lot of ways and completely the opposite in others.

We're homebodies with a sense of adventure. You might find us making ugly faces at each other for our own amusement.

MEET US

We'd love to hang out with you and learn who you are! We want you to feel comfortable enough to be yourselves in front of us and our cameras. One of our favorite things to do is grab drinks or a few small plates with our couples before their engagement sessions. Maybe you're thinking that's a bad idea. Food and drink before portraits?! Yes. All of the yes.  

We want to get to know you.

On wedding days, we try to be ninjas. We want to capture life as it happens, and we aren't very into the overly posed stuff,. Portrait time with us is more focused on prompts and direction, where we capture your natural reactions, rather than stiff poses that don't feel like you. Then for the rest of the day, we sit back let you all be yourselves. 

We want the real moments.

Traditions and heirlooms are wonderful (we love those too!), but we believe your wedding day should be as unique as you two are. It should feel like you! So don't wear shoes, write your own vows, see each other before the ceremony, and have rice crispy treats instead of cake (we did!). We're here for it.

We love your quirks.

We believe in two people working hard, together, to make their marriage work. It's full of sacrifice and believing in the best parts of each other. A beautiful marriage is a legacy to pass down for generations, and we want our photographs to capture the sweet beginning of a lifetime of love.

We believe in marriage.

Katherine loves grandma hugs, Mark gets along with all the dads, and we know this day is just as important for them as it is for you. We love to capture all of the little moments between moms and daughters, fathers and sons, and every special connection  you have.

We know family is important.

We like to be a part of the planning that goes into your wedding- to help you create a wedding day timeline that allows for plenty of time to get the portraits you want in beautiful, natural light, and most importantly, plenty of time for you two to enjoy the day.

We want to help.

what makes us different

"Katherine, you helped me so much during the planning process when helping with the timeline. You guys also kept us on track the day of the wedding. I never felt like I didn't know what to do - you guys offered a lot of guidance and suggestions for poses. The pictures have turned out absolutely beautifully. I also loved having TWO photographers. You guys were each able to get shots that just one photographer could not have gotten alone - like the first look from both sides, etc."

"Working with Mark and Katherine is relaxed and natural..."

Allison & Samuel

"After meeting you guys, we really liked your personalities, and loved your portfolio. You guys were very accommodating with our high maintenance puppies, and made us feel relaxed and comfortable during the shoot. Also you guys did really well in making the best of the landscape and finding the best places to shoot. It was very relaxed and comfortable, but still very professional. We wouldn't have changed a single thing about our whole experience!"

"We loved the atmosphere you created for us."

Morgan & Mason

"to capture our big day. We enjoyed their professionalism and how attentive they were to our requests. We had a large group of unruly people in 80 degree weather, but they managed to capture every detail of our wedding! We look forward to working with Mark and Katherine in the future!"

"We couldn't have asked for anyone better than The Married Couple"

Jami & Kolton

"We really wanted someone who could capture the special moments so that we could re-live them in our pictures and be able to show them to family that could not be there, as if they didn't miss a thing. And we could not have picked a better pair to photograph our special day! We had so much fun with you all! Being able to relive it through our pictures is priceless. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts."

"We could not have picked a better pair to photograph our day"

Kristen & Julio

"We were more than pleased with our engagement photo shoot with The Married Couple. Their willingness to travel and hang out with us beforehand at our favourite cafe made our experience even better. They were fun to work with and they facilitated an environment that was relaxed and natural. We were also impressed with the fast turnaround from our photo shoot to receiving our photos. We look forward to working with them again on our wedding day!"

"They facilitated an environment that was relaxed and natural."

Alyssa & Josh

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Wedding collections begin at $3200
Portrait collections begin at $350

Do you want a laid-back wedding with a relaxed atmosphere? That's what we want for you. Do you want us to create a wedding day timeline that gives room for you to enjoy one of the most important days of your life? We are here to help. Do you like good food and hanging out over a drink or two? So do we. If you like where this is headed, click below to get started, and let's make this thing happen!

If you're still scrolling, you might be our kind of people.

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FAQ

Do you travel for weddings?

Yes! We love to travel, whether it's within the u.s. or in other countries! Just contact us and we'll discuss details.

When will we get our images delivered?

No later than three weeks after the wedding.

We're awkward in front of the camera, is that okay?

Of course! It's our job to make you feel comfortable enough to be yourself. You definitely don't need to be a model, You just need to be open and think about how much you like each other, rather than the camera!

Do you shoot elopements?

Absolutely. Elopements are lovely, and we love how laid-back they are.

Why are engagement sessions included in your wedding packages?

We want to get you all in front of our cameras before the wedding, so that when the big day comes, you'll know what to do.

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