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It was a blind set up on the National Mall— Sarah never would’ve guessed she was meeting her future husband, but Sam left convinced that there was no other woman in the world he could think of marrying. After a weekend of hanging out with friends, he summoned the courage and asked Sarah for her […]

Buttercream Bakeshop Wedding Cake | Southern Magnolia Wedding at the Naval Academy and Gibson Island Club | Sarah Bradshaw Photography

Southern Magnolia Wedding at the Gibson Island Club

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History-Inspired Fall Wedding at Raspberry Plain Manor

They first met, briefly, at the National Constitution Center during law school orientation at University of Pennsylvania, so it only made sense for Wilson to propose to Le-Anh at the same spot. During a return visit to Philadelphia, he feigned need for a Pocket Constitution, “… because everyone should have one, right?”, as an excuse to […]

Wedding Portraits at the Raspberry Plain Manor | Elegant Fall Wedding in Leesburg, VA | Sarah Bradshaw Photography

Sunrise Engagement Portraits with Cherry Blossoms in Washington DC   We met on a cold December evening at The Jefferson’s Quill Bar. Most of my client meetings follow a similar pattern— a few minutes of chit-chat, some time spent talking about wedding day plans, and answering a series of commonly-asked questions about my work, and […]

Cherry Blossom Engagement Session at Tidal Basin

Sunrise Engagement Portraits with Cherry Blossoms in Washington DC

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Best of Engagements 2017

Best of Engagements 2018 There’s a kind of sweetness in documenting your love in the every-day. Your wedding day is an amazing and life-changing event, but it’s just that— an event. Your everyday life looks different than your wedding day, and it’s special to document how you fell in love as a way to celebrate your […]

Winter Engagement Session on Capitol Hill in DC by Sarah Bradshaw

Winter Engagement Session on Capitol Hill in DC | Sarah Bradshaw Photography

Edwin & Anna-Louisa Engagement

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Thoroughly Washingtonian Wedding at Meridian House in Washington DC

Thoroughly Washingtonian Wedding at Meridian House in Washington DC When Abby attended a Model United Nations conference while in college, she had no idea that saying “yes” to dinner with the cute guy with the charming smile would result in the love of her life. But their love started there (over ice cream after dinner), […]

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With nearly 20 years of experience behind the lens and a portfolio that spans four continents, Sarah brings a refined, story-driven approach to the events of a wedding. Her work has published in Brides, Martha Stewart Weddings, Southern Living, as well as print & digital outlets around the globe.

Sarah Bradshaw is an internationally recognized wedding & event photographer. Combining a background in international photojournalism, a love for classical art, and a genuine interest in people, Sarah creates images that are at once iconic and intimate, effortless and intentional, in the moment and intended for a lifetime.