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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Chicago Adventures

First off, I did in fact run around Chicago with another “Stephanie!” Hahaha! Secondly, I am glad I had the opportunity to travel and explore Chicago, especially while my friend lived there, but gosh, it was COLD. Known as the “windy city” was no joke!! I thought I was going to be swept off my…

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  • Diana Spence

    Stephanie, great blog! Yes, I agree… windy city very cold in the winter months… I’ve visited in March and May both are cold compared to VA.😉 Glad you had a great visit.

Happy Valentine’s Day!! | Meet Ollie

Happy Valentine’s Day, everyone!!! I’m missing my other half right now as Alex serves the Zimbabwean community. So proud of him for taking his talents and knowledge to help those in need. What a great way to experience the medical world by working in another country!!! Alex has shown God’s faithfulness through our relationship, and…

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Weekend Recap

Oh my gosh, GUYS!!! This past week/weekend was a whirlwind! I’m adjusting to a new lifestyle with the help of a new furry golden friend!!! I already have SO many cute photos of him and I cannot stop! Everything Ollie does is adorable! HA!! My poor phone storage… ;) Ollie will have his own blog…

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Mike & Ashley | Warrenton, Virginia Engagement Photographer

I remember photographing Ashley and her brother YEARS ago, but when Ashley contacted me this time around, it was for a different reason!!! :) :) :) Ashley excitingly emailed me saying she was ENGAGED! When I saw Ashley for her and Mike’s engagement session, she immediately lit the room —  They are completely smitten by…

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Weekend Recap

Happy Monday, everyone!!! I hope you had a great and safe weekend. :) Let me tell you that I have a new perspective on Virginia’s “freezing temps” after visiting Chicago this past weekend! HA! I learned a lot about the city while hanging out with my friend, Stephanie! But I think we ate our way…

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2017 Highlights| Northern Virginia Wedding Photographer

Last year was a whirlwind of a year, and it seems like 2018 is indicating the same deal! Ah! So before January completely escapes me, I want to share a personal post about my 2017 season! :) It was an adventurous, exciting, busy, and honestly bumpy ride, but very rewarding!! God shook me and the…

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