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. 

September 3, 2022

When Oma and Opa come to visit from Germany πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ, you get all dressed up, schlepp to DC through rush hour traffic and road closures on a hot weekday evening, fight for a parking spot on Capitol Hill and arrive all relaxed and giddy for a fun family session. Right? – Yes, right! Check out […]

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August 30, 2022

Just last year, Emily and I had a blast during her amazing Grad Session on the Marymount University campus in Arlington. So when she asked me if I were available to travel to Charlottesville to commemorate her graduate degree from the University of Virginia this spring, I did not hesitate one second. And what an […]

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August 29, 2022

Throwback to this past spring with tulips 🌷and access to the Supreme Court in DC. Check out some of my favorite shots of this beautiful Arlington Senior on Capitol Hill. Always worth getting up and out early for a classic setting. Congratulations and best wishes to the beautiful Nora on her path ahead.

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July 29, 2022

This wonderful family has been a loyal client since I photographed the little girls’ baptism as babies. I am so grateful for my clients who value quality family photographs reflecting and documenting the many stages of their growing family. You can’t hold on to the moment but you can freeze it in a beautiful portrait […]

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July 11, 2022

I remember thinking how amazing it was that we have been able to just show up at the door of the Supreme Court of the United States to take professional photos. Over the years, I have had the privilege more times than I can count to meet clients at the top of the steps, for […]

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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 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. πŸπŸ‚ 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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