damien carter

Damien Carter Photography captures DC elopement on Spanish Steps

Shavon and Malik are married! Congratulations to the newlyweds!! Their beautiful elopement took place on the Spanish Steps in NW D.C. and despite the rainy day, it was absolutely perfect. I met Shavon and Malik through a longtime client of mine (Hey Erica!) and when they asked me to photograph their intimate wedding, I was […]


DC Spanish Steps Elopement


July 16, 2019

If athletes get athlete’s foot, do astronauts get mistletoe?

One of my favorite things about photography is how it allows me to connect with people. Since I am a “people person” it aligns with who I am and what makes me tick. Which brings me to this story. I read about Sienna Williams in our local paper and was immediately impressed by her accomplishments. […]



June 8, 2019

VA family portraits with Damien Carter Photography

Spring is right around the corner and I’m so excited for all of the spring portrait sessions that will come with the warmer weather. One of the most common questions I get when clients book sessions is what they should wear – and if I have any suggestions. So here’s my top 3 tips for […]


What to Wear for Spring Portrait Sessions


March 19, 2019

Ft. Washington Maternity Session | MD Maternity Photographer

I’ve said it before, but maternity sessions are very special to me. As a parent myself, getting the opportunity to capture the start of your family – the anticipation, the nervousness, the joy – is such a blessing. Meet the Parkers, who are beyond excited to meet their newest additions (before they know it, that […]



July 9, 2018


Iliana and Brian’s Chicago engagement session has quickly become one of my favorite sessions! I was lucky enough to squeeze in their session bright and early one morning on my recent trip to Chicago. It wound up being a beautiful day and because we were up so early, we didn’t have too many people to […]


Spring Chicago IL Engagement Session | Destination Wedding Photographer


June 13, 2018

Georgetown, DC Maternity Session | DC Maternity Photographer

Meet Tanisha and James! I’m throwing back this week’s blog to their fun, urban maternity session in DC at the Georgetown canal and waterfront. These beautiful new parents came to me from a previous client of mine – something I absolutely love – when my clients refer me to their friends! I love being a […]



May 30, 2018

DC maternity photographer
MD photographer lifestyle session

Say hello to Dawn! Dawn and I had a great lifestyle session in Rockville, MD at the Pike & Rose! Creating these portraits to really reflect her bright personality was a lot of fun – we found the best spots to capture her vibrancy. Dawn is a talented stylist among other things and she wanted […]


Dawn’s Lifestyle Session | Maryland Lifestyle Photographer


May 16, 2018

Kiana’s Senior Portraits | MD Senior Portrait Photographer

It’s Wednesday! I’m so excited to be sharing another wonderful senior session with you today! Meet Kiana! Over a year ago, my co-worker said she liked my work and wanted me to be the one to take her daughter’s senior portraits. Fast forward a year and we made it happen!  We chose to have an […]



May 2, 2018

maryland senior portrait photographer

Today’s blog is featuring Monique and Brandon’s gorgeous Chicago wedding! I’m so excited to finally be sharing this one with you! This wedding was extra special because I was able to travel to the suburbs of Chicago to capture a classmate’s wedding from Indiana University. Monique and Brandon had an incredible early afternoon wedding at […]


Gorgeous Chicago Brunch Wedding | Destination Wedding Photographer


April 18, 2018

Best of 2017 Senior Portraits | DC & Maryland Senior Portrait Photographer

During the 2017 season, I found myself capturing more senior portraits than I had been previously. And the best part? I LOVED it! There’s something really special about being involved in these portraits for my clients. Your senior year is something to remember and your portrait experience should be no different. My job definitely becomes […]



April 11, 2018

senior jumping on steps