Your wedding day isn’t centered around posing for portraits or even getting the most jaw-dropping photo - it’s about cherishing time with your chosen family, letting moments naturally unfold, and creating a timeline that’s relaxed instead of rigid. You’re looking at a Washington wedding photographer who will take your day and document it in a way that’s cinematically captivating and unapologetically authentic.
With an educational background in journalism and experience supporting over 100 couples, I'm here to photograph your love in its most vulnerable form - all while adding that cinematic and editorial flair. Basically, I know when to let those candid moments naturally unfold, but I also know when and how to pose you in a way that will make you go “How did you make us look so good?”
If I was a billionaire and a photographer that photographed Beyoncè wanted to be our wedding photographer…. I would respectfully decline and choose Rachel. She was so attentive and present. She knew what to capture and honestly asked us if we needed drink, food, a break from everyone throughout our wedding. She was not just a photographer but also a friend. Someone who genuinely wanted you to enjoy your wedding and it paid off because you can see it through our wedding pictures
Such a talented photographer and genuine person as well. Makes you feel so comfortable in front of the camera, and so much fun! She did our elopement in Big Sur and the pictures are MAGICAL!! She found the perfect spot and goes above and beyond in every aspect! From location scouting to even helping me with my hair, she did so much for us and we are eternally grateful. 10/10 you need her as your photographer and I hope we get to work with her again!!
She made me feel so at ease during the entire shoot, because she is your biggest fan the entire time and treats you like she's known you forever.
The photos that resulted from this shoot are breathtaking! The way she handles lighting and angle adds so much emotion to the photograph, and truly makes each shot come alive with depth... making you feel lost in the photograph when looking at it.
Book Rachel Joy Photography right now. You WILL NOT be disappointed.