black tie Archives - Xiaoqi Li Photography

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Merriam and Garry’s spring black tie wedding at Montalto was a perfect full circle moment for the couple. Although these two both went to the University of Virginia, it wasn’t until a Z Society soiree years after their undergrad years that they got connected. And Montalto was the very venue where that happened!  I love […]

groom lifting bride and holding her through field

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“Xiaoqi, Cameron and I cannot thank you enough for making our wedding day so special and capturing it all beautifully. Many of our guests commented on how kind, talented and helpful you were. You made everyone posing feel comfortable in front of the lens, which can be a tough task for a photographer I’d imagine! […]

bride and groom kissing after being married at elegant spring washington golf and country club wedding

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“We will forever be your super fans from attending our friends’ wedding that you photographed, but we’re even more impressed with you and your work after this past weekend. Thank you, Xiaoqi, for doing a spectacular job photographing our big day!” -Emily & Will     Emily and Will’s Wool Factory wedding was an event […]

bride and groom seeing one another for first time on wool factory wedding day

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This spring Carlyle House wedding inspiration was such a great outlet to be creative and have fun with some local vendors! With the recent Bridgerton buzz, we pulled inspiration from the show while also putting our own twist with two Dukes. Looking for Bridgerton spring wedding inspiration? Keep scrolling!  The Carlyle House is truly a […]

man wearing white tux, and another man wearing blue plaid jacket posing during bridals at bridgerton spring wedding inspiration

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Hannah and Ryan’s Jefferson Hotel wedding has been a long awaited day for many, including myself! This sweet couple had been together through high school and college. It was such a joyous day for these high school sweethearts who had been together for over 10 years to finally tie the knot! The couple toasted using their Maggie Walker Governor School champagne glasses as an homage to the beginning of their story. The black tie event was filled with emotion, celebration and the union of two incredible people.

bride and groom walking out as husband and wife