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  • About me

    I am Monique Dolbin and I have a passion for capturing beautiful, natural images for my clients. I enjoy working with everyone from young professionals, couples, families, to children. I am located in the DC area (Arlington VA to be exact), but I also spend a great deal of time in Central Pennsylvania (Harrisburg, York, and New Cumberland). If the images in my blog and my shooting style resonate with you, I hope that we'll be able to work together soon!

Gary and Julie’s Herndon VA Wedding

Gary and Julie started the next chapter of their lives together on an absolutely beautiful day in May. I didn’t think it was possible for them to look any more in love than they did in their engagement photos, but I think you’ll agree that they sure did!

The couple was surrounded by nothing but love during their outdoor ceremony and reception in Herndon, VA. The highlights of the day were Gary’s face during the first look when he saw Julie, the toasts that inspired laughter, tears, and smiles, as well as all of the fun that everyone had on the dance floor. The images speak volumes and I hope you enjoy these images of a beautiful wedding. This blog post wouldn’t be complete without thanking my second shooter, Jess Veltri, for her hard work and beautiful images.

Congratulations Gary and Julie, I hope your marriage is filled with as much love as was visible on your wedding day!

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July 10, 2014 - 2:20 pm

Jenny Sympson York - Fabulous pictures!

July 10, 2014 - 4:48 pm

Rose Ann Carbonara - Beautiful

July 10, 2014 - 11:27 pm

Chris Karcher - Awesome photos ….What a beautiful day!!!! Chris and Heen

July 11, 2014 - 12:43 am

Bethany Rosenbaum Husson - Great pics…everything looked so beautiful.

July 11, 2014 - 3:29 am

Elliott Tucker - Congrats Gary!

July 19, 2014 - 3:48 pm

Tasha Howell-Mckoy - Very beautiful!

Brad and Haley’s Allenberry Resort Wedding

Haley and Brad’s wedding took place on a beautiful day in May and the day was filled with smiles and dancing. I seriously don’t think it is humanly possible for any two people to look more in love and happy than Haley and Brad were on their big day. Nothing makes my heart happier as a photographer and a friend to see two amazing people madly in love. Their ceremony took place at Calvary United Methodist Church in Lemoyne, PA. They they celebrated with friends and family at the Allenberry Resort in Boiling Springs, PA. Special thanks goes to my second shooter, Marcy Royce, for her hard work that day. Katydid Media was also there creating a video treasure for the couple.

For the blog stalkers out there, you’ll likely remember this gorgeous engagement session from last year.

I’ll let the photos do all of the talking! Enjoy!

If you loved these photos, be sure to click like below or leave a comment with your thoughts!:)

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July 4, 2014 - 4:32 am

Annette Ungerer - Haley and Brad,what a beautiful day we’ve missed!!!!!

Evan and Erica’s Liberty Mountain Resort Wedding

Evan and Erica began the next chapter of their lives together on a slightly overcast day in May at Liberty Mountain Resort. A couple of rain showers didn’t put a damper on the day as the love between Evan and Erica was shining bright. Their ceremony was held outdoors in front of the Boulder Ridge Lodge, where their reception was located. As a wedding photographer, I’ve been to far more weddings than the average person and I would say that the uniqueness of their ceremony was one of my all time favorites.

I hope you enjoy the photos of Erica and Evan’s big day as much as I enjoyed capturing them! Also, huge thanks to my second shooter, Marcy for all of her hard work!

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June 27, 2014 - 2:22 am

Melissa Shelton Sprenkle - Beautifull! Prettiest cake I have ever seen!.Great looking couple!..Great job monique

June 27, 2014 - 7:16 pm

Erica Heilman - Thank you so much Monique!!! It was the most fun day! I love alllll of my pictures. :)

Gary and Julie’s Georgetown Engagement Session

“Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible – it cannot be seen or measured, yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more joy than any material possession could.” Barbara de Angelis

Today is a very exciting day. Not only is it the day that I’m sharing these beautiful engagement photos, but today is the day that Julie and Gary say their I do’s. I am so excited to photograph their big day and capture the love between these two and all of their friends and family that will be there to support them as they begin the next chapter in their lives together.

If you like these images, be sure to like my Facebook page so that you can see their wedding images as soon as they are available.

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June 7, 2014 - 6:30 pm

Brittany Shafer Driftmier - I love these!

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