Svenja Bauer is a D.C. area engagement and wedding photographer who utilizes medium format film, digital, and drone imagery to visually narrate her couples’ stories. She passionately serves classy couples who wish to remember how their day felt, with authentic, emotion-filled images.  

Having moved to the United States from Germany at the age of 18, Svenja has been living in the D.C. area for almost 20 years. Svenja's work is heavily influenced by her European heritage, as well as her love for art, history, and human connection. She has trusted vendor connections and serves as a great location guide for engagement sessions and wedding venues.

Svenja curates her couples’ galleries with experience and intention, contributing to the overall eloquence of their story. Her sincere personality allows her to form genuine relationships with her couples and their families - an invaluable asset when capturing intimate moments such as engagements and weddings. 

Having mastered her art, Svenja uses careful composition and an extensive knowledge of light to create images that look and feel like art. Even the subtlest of details don't escape her trained eye, as she captures engagements and weddings in her signature style - a blend of editorial and documentary photography.   

timeless imagery
for classy couples


Svenja Bauer

Film photographer, lover of light, seeker of beauty 


wedding imagery that looks and feels like art