Photography

Marion Meakem

DC/VA/MD Metro 

Hi, and thank you for visiting my blog.

I am an experienced, award winning Family, Senior and Event Photographer serving Northern Virginia and the DC Metro Area. I help my clients obtain beautiful, timeless images in an easy and stress-free process.

If you would like me to capture your family, high school or college senior, or document your next event, simply fill out the contact form at the bottom of the page. 

May 6, 2022

I knew from the moment Abby reached out to me that this engagement session would be a match made in heaven. These two bring out the best in each other, as well as in others. What an epic session we had up on Capitol Hill, capturing some classic DC looks on one of those chilly […]

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May 5, 2022

This spring marked only the 100th anniversary of the first American Bat Mitzvah service. Look who caught up with history and made a surprise appearance at Kate’s Bat Mitzvah party at the Army Navy Country Club in early April, just one day shy of her 13th birthday. Have you ever danced the hora with George […]

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May 4, 2022

Finally sharing this spunky girl’s rehearsal photos at Temple Rodef Shalom in late March. Mazel Tov to Kate and the whole family! There was so much love from Kate’s doting grandparents and parents. And check out her sweet big brother Jack whose Bar Mitzvah I photographed pre-pandemic, about 30 years ago – just kidding – […]

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March 31, 2022

The Supreme Court steps were cordoned off for a very important looking wedding party, the sun was blaring, the wind was crazy, a huge black cloud appeared out of nowhere and dumped ten minutes worth of sudden rain on us (while the weather app insisted that it was partly cloudy), and did I mention it […]

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March 23, 2022

The Cherry Blossoms at the Tidal Basin set the scene for one of the most iconic looks in DC. They are also one of the most popular tourist attractions in the Nation’s Capital. You’ve got to get up early to beat the influx of visitors and joggers and to catch the most magical light. These […]

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February 22, 2022

It’s always funny to me that I have to drive half an hour to Old Town Alexandria for a “European vibe” in my images. Old Town in particular, with its cute red brick alleys and (a few) cobblestone streets, gets overrun with photographers, especially during the busy, pre-holiday season. LITERALLY HALF OF MY NATIVE GERMANY […]

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February 18, 2022

One of the beauties of the Washington area is that autumn can be seemingly endless. 🍁🍂I always think of it as payback for the miserably sweaty summers – that fall here goes on and on, well beyond Thanksgiving. (Socially distanced Thanksgiving dinner on the patio? 🦃 – No problem). It took just a little bit […]

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February 14, 2022

What a fun afternoon it was to work with this good-looking family last fall as Meadowlark Botanical Gardens in Vienna was showing off with gorgeous light and splendid fall colors. 🍁🍂 Mark Twain (supposedly) once said that golf was a good walk spoiled. I’d like to think of my photo sessions as a good walk […]

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February 8, 2022

Putting together this blog, I very much remember, and can literally feel, the bone chilling temperatures of this very bright and freezing day-before-Thanksgiving session last fall. Kudos to this lovely and great-looking family for braving the morning chill and allowing me to capture these sweet moments together. Sometimes it takes a few breaks with coats […]

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February 4, 2022

When Evan’s mom reached out to me about College Senior and Graduation photos, I didn’t hesitate one second. I’ve known Evan for years, not just as a client, but because he and my own son used to play music together in the brass section of the outstanding McLean High School bands. Also, I knew that […]

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