An Engagement with a Picnic, Wine & a Puppy at Gravelly Point & Capitol Hill | Jesse & Kelly | Hannah Bjorndal Photography

This engagement with a picnic, wine & a puppy at Gravelly Point & Capitol Hill was photographed by Hannah Bjorndal on Sunday, December 10, 2017. Hannah Bjorndal is a wedding and portrait photographer available for weddings locally in Washington, DC, nationally & internationally.

Wow – a picnic, wine & a puppy all in one an engagement session? Jesse & Kelly are clearly trying to be my favorite couple ever. Even though it was pretty frigid, this engagement session at Gravelly Point & Capitol Hill was so much fun!


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2018 Wedding Photography Internship Program in Washington, DC | Now Accepting Applications | Hannah Bjorndal Photography

This year has been even more full, exciting and busy than the last. Over the last 12 months, I’ve mentored more than 10 new & growing photographers and small business owners. It’s a joy and a privilege to join other photographers & creative entrepreneurs on their journey to building a successful photography business, and I’m thrilled to announced that I’m starting an internship program in Spring, Summer & Fall of 2018!

This internship will focus photography, social media, marketing & the wedding industry. Applicants interested in learning from any or all of these areas are welcome to apply!

What HBP is looking for:

Commitment to work 10-20 hours per week with a somewhat flexible schedule

Excellent knowledge & abilities with social media, particularly Instagram & Pinterest

Excellent & professional writing skills

A self-starter who is eager to contribute to the team in any way

An excellent eye for style & design

Interest in photography and/or the wedding industry

Interest and willingness to assist at weddings on Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays

General knowledge of Photoshop, Lightroom & WordPress is a big plus

Lover of tacos & margaritas is an even bigger plus


Some of your main responsibilities:

Managing & updating social media platforms for HBP

Assisting Hannah at sessions & weddings

Research and grow relationships with other industry vendors

Maintain & update the blog & website

Assisting with day-to-day client relationship management

Thinking of new and interesting ways to help HBP grow & thrive


What you can expect to learn:

The basic technical aspects of a camera and shooting

The basics of working with & photographing a couple

How to market your business successfully through social media

The rhythm of a wedding day & working with vendors

How to create an excellent experience for clients

The necessary day-to-day tasks of a business owner


This position is unpaid, but we’re more than happy to work with your school to help you get college credit if this is something you’re looking for! The internship is a best fit for those living in and around the Washington, DC area, but remote interns may be considered depending on your situation. Please don’t hesitate to apply if you’re located somewhere else!

The spring application deadline January 5. We will be in touch with those we think may be a good fit no later than January 10! If you’re interested in a summer or fall internship, feel free to apply now and we will be in touch shortly!


We can’t wait to hear from you!!!

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Snuggly Winter Engagement Session on Roosevelt Island in Washington, DC | Taylor & Nicole | Hannah Bjorndal Photography

This snuggly winter engagement session on Roosevelt Island in Washington, D.C. was photographed by Hannah Bjorndal on Sunday, December 3, 2017. Hannah is a fine art wedding & portrait photographer located in Washington, D.C. and available for weddings all over the U.S. and worldwide.

Heyyyy, beautiful couple!

How is it December already?! Nicole & Taylor were basically made for a winter engagement session because they are so naturally snuggly and cozy! I honestly could not snap fast enough for all the sweetest that was happening during this session.


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