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!

FOLLOW ALONG

I didn’t think I was going to share this on my blog, but I built up the courage to press “publish” because I know there are others who can relate and can appreciate honesty/vulnerability. I was worried by sharing these words today that it might show that I’m “weak,” but I also realized that by sharing…

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  • LOVE YOU, sweet girl!!!! Proud of you for trusting in the Lord to satisfy your heart!!!! 

  • Heather Chesky

    Amen!!! Love what you share! Giving your virtual hugs, high fives and prayers 💕

Ah! Kevin and Catherine are MARRIED!!! I couldn’t be more happy for these two. They have been together since HIGH SCHOOL, so this celebration was anticipated. :) I have enjoyed this journey with them and cannot believe their wedding day is done! At least they will have these memories to always remember the day. <3…

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  • Scarlet

    Wow! The red plus yellow looks so amazing! Catherine was one of my favorite swim team kids so this is so lovely to see:) Beautiful work, Stephanie! 

  • Basically a dream wedding! Thanks.

When Erik, Danielle and I were brainstorming ideas for their maternity session, my parent’s farm came up as an ideal location because of the wildflowers and open fields. :) I’m thankful the flowers held out a little longer than expected because another plant started to invade due to the spring rain. Thank the Lord! Although we…

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I hope you had an enjoyable and relaxing weekend! :) I cannot believe wedding season has officially begun! This winter season flew by soooo fast, but I’m excited to be back photographing sweet and joyful couples!! If Saturday is any indication of what is ahead, minus the rain, then this year is going to be a good…

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I’m still in disbelief the Second Annual Runaway Brides 5k Fun Run is over!! The past six months I must have poured at LEAST 250+ hours to make this event happen. I can admit … even some sleepless nights — But trusting God was key since this is all to serve Him and His mission…

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  • Cyndi Messick

    All I can say about the day is <3 !!! Great work, congrats to all!!!

When I moved into my house last year, I was more concerned about exterior details looking situated. I knew going into the 2017 year, I wanted to focus on organization, especially in the kitchen! In January, I went through every cabinet and drawer and listed general kitchen utensils, appliances, plate ware and everything in between…

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