The Journal

Welcome, and thank you for visiting my daily blog! My name is Stephanie, and I'm a wedding + lifestyle portrait photographer based in Warrenton, VA. Feel free to browse around and check out some of my recent work!

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Ayers Family | Great Marsh Estate, Bealeton, Virginia Portrait Photographer

I love switching up locations that match my couples’ ideal backdrop. They mentioned the farm look, which immediately made me think of my parent’s place, but I had another idea in mind. :) My great-cousin once owned a GORGEOUS estate right around the corner from my house growing up. It’s funny because my sister and…

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Javi & Sarah | Tranquility Farm, Leesburg, Virginia Engagement Photographer

When Sarah contacted me this earlier this fall season, I knew this was going to be a great experience!!! Her enthusiasm and joyful spirit were evident just through our meeting! After hearing about Javi, I looked forward to meeting these two in person for their engagement portraits! And boy, they did NOT disappoint!!!! <3 We…

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The Ballantines | Manassas, Virginia Family Portrait Photographer

You might recognize this beautiful couple from their maternity session earlier this year! :) Not only are they super photogenic, but they are as sweet as can be!!! It’s funny because, on the way to the session, I thought to myself, “Oh, I cannot wait to photograph Joanna Gaines’ twin!!” ;) Haha! I adore this…

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Cam & Morgan | Airlie Center, Warrenton, Virginia Wedding Photographer

I remember my first meeting with Morgan and Cam. In fact, I made sure to bring up the laugh with Morgan the day of her wedding because I couldn’t help but think, “Oh, that’s SO Morgan!” Haha! She’s all about comfort, which I love!!! I mean, I love coming home after a day out and…

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Fagan Family | Sky Meadows Park, Virginia Portrait Photographer

Oh, guys. This session might have been one of the rainest portrait sessions I’ve ever done, but you would never be able to tell that from the bliss captured below!!! :) We arrived at Sky Meadows Park early last week and had no choice but to bear the elements while Kayla and her family were visiting…

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The Leonards | Stone Tower Winery, Virginia Family Portrait Photographer

This week has been the week of rain!!! Haha! But that’s okay because I love the even lighting, anyways!! :) When planning a portrait session, if the weather forecasters are predicting rain, we talk about a backup rain date. I mean, if you have the option of not photographing portraits in the rain, the majority…

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