wajiha and awais: a dc love story

November 5, 2011 | Filed Under portraits 

we met at the gate to chinatown, and wajiha and awais were filled with stories about how each one had lived down the street that-a-way at one point, or used to study in that location. it was such a pleasure to do my first urban couple’s session with two people who knew this part of the city so well – and had such a clear emotional connection to the places we walked. plus – they are so much fun! and – stylish, gorgeous, smart… the list goes on. wajiha and awais, i had such a great time meeting you guys and photographing you too :) so here they are – chinatown, the national portrait gallery, and the streets in between…


11 Responses to “wajiha and awais: a dc love story”

  1. Fotograf ?lubny Lublin on November 14th, 2011 3:11 pm

    Great photos – pure and natural. I love it.

  2. Ryan Brenizer on December 5th, 2011 9:05 pm

    Nice! I really dig the effect of leaving the vignetting in the first shot. Different and it works.

  3. Nora on December 5th, 2011 9:26 pm

    Lovely couple and awesome photos!

  4. Adam Houseman on December 5th, 2011 9:35 pm

    I’m with Ryan, that first image is awesome. Love this session Ayesha.

  5. Caroline Ghetes on December 5th, 2011 11:38 pm

    I LOVE LOVE LOVE your brenizer-method-attempt shot. It’s purely fantastical.

  6. Kellee Walsh on December 6th, 2011 1:15 am

    Just lovely Ayesha! The glass ceiling is incredible! What an incredible location.

  7. Leah Kua on December 6th, 2011 5:26 am

    What an awesome set. The locations are so much fun and perfect for the couple.

  8. Phill on December 6th, 2011 6:06 am

    Loving this image set Ayesha. Wajiha & Awais looked like they were great fun to work with. That opening image has the ring of Warhol about it and everything that follows is great too.

  9. Kat Braman on December 6th, 2011 11:41 am

    this is so good! I love the first shot :) what a stylish couple too.

  10. brie on December 6th, 2011 5:25 pm

    I love the shot of them sitting on the floor in front of the gold sculpture. What great colors, and a beautiful couple.

  11. Amna Hakim on December 8th, 2011 10:43 am

    what a lovely set and what a lovely couple!!! love them ayesha!!

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