Top Rated D.C Wedding Photographer | Local + Destination | Visuals by J. McKenzie

Washington DC Wedding Photographer
My name is J. McKenzie, and I’m the lead photographer here at Visuals by J. McKenzie, the Premier Washington DC wedding photography studio. We specialize in creative, timeless wedding photography with a modern appeal. We are best known for capturing genuine, candid moments, my documentary style of capturing natural emotion, and our heartfelt dedication towards customer service. Since opening our studio in 2011, we have photographed numerous weddings nationwide. For each of those weddings we strive to create beautiful, natural photographs of naturally occurring moments, stunning portraits, delicate detail images, and dynamic reception images. In 2015, We were named Best of Weddings on TheKnot.com, an honor that still humbles us to this day.



Wedding Photographer in Washington DC/Maryland/Virgina
Serving Local Destinations and Abroad. Washington DC, Virginia, Maryland, New York, The Carolina's, Georgia, Miami, California, Chicago and everywhere in between.

If you’re looking for the most creative, most skilled wedding photographers in Washington DC then Visuals by J. McKenzie is the studio for you. We strive to create compelling Visuals for the discerning DC Bride and groom, and understand the intricacies to working in DC, Rosslyn and the surrounding areas. Whether it’s battling crushing DC traffic or navigating around throngs of tourists on the national mall, we promise to document your DC wedding with grace and skill. We're also familiar with working in Northern and West Virginia as well as Baltimore and Bowie, Maryland. We have a studio in Alexandria, VA which makes it easier to meet with our VA/DC clients as well as to shoot DC Based portrait and Commercial Event sessions. Our DC weddings draw brides and grooms from all over the world, not just capital hill residents. We are prepared to meet local clients in person, but we are also well-equipped to virtually meet with wedding clients that live elsewhere. Whether we talk via Skype, Facetime, email, or a simple phone call, we're here to provide you with as much information as you need regarding your DC wedding photography. We can also help provide you with other wedding information in the DMV area. Whether you’re looking for a great wedding band, a fantastic florist, the perfect venue, the most impeccable coordinator, or a stunning hotel to get ready in, we can make suggestions based on your specific requirements. We can also help you write the timeline for your wedding day, decide how many hours of coverage you need, and write your family formal list so you will know who we will be grouping together for formal portraits!

Wedding Photographers in Philadelphia
Serving Philadelphia, Haddonfield, Cinnaminson, Wilmington, New Hope, Bryn Athyn, Doylestown, Trenton, Princeton, Lawrenceville, Gladwyne, Elkins Park, Newtown Square, Chadds Ford, Glen Mills, Cape May, Andover, Atlantic City, Brigantine, Villanova, Center City, Perkasie, Florham Park, Livingston, Bensalem, New Brunswick, Manahawkin, Point Pleasant, West Orange, Blue Bell, Colts Neck, and Rittenhouse Square. If a phenomenal wedding photographer in Philadelphia is what you’re looking for, then you’ve also come to the right place. Visuals by J. McKenzie also serves the Philadelphia market. We absolutely adore photographing Philadelphia weddings and are drawn to the unique ambiance of this historic city. From Washington Square Park to Rittenhouse Square, we are familiar with the wedding venues in Philadelphia. We also photograph weddings in the surrounding areas, from Delaware to New Jersey, Pennsylvania to the Jersey Shore. Rest assured that if you commission Visuals by J. McKenzie for your wedding you’ll be hiring a photographer very familiar with Philadelphia! We are great friends with many extraordinary Philadelphia vendors and can help you choose the right vendors to work with for your own wedding day.


Destination Wedding
We are also well-versed in destination weddings, having photographed them almost exclusively for over two years. We’ve photographed in the Bahamas, Newport, the Dominican Republic, Finland, Canada, Hawaii, South America and been back and forth across the US to other popular destination wedding locations. We have pricing for destination weddings, and am very comfortable traveling to shoot events.



Photographer Reviews
Many clients come to our site after reading our reviews on The Knot or reading about us on sites like Thumbtack and Wedding Wire. We are thrilled to have made so many clients happy in DC and Philadelphia, and we hope to continue doing just that for years to come!