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 cannot believe Matt and Brianna’s wedding day was almost two years ago! Time has flown by since then, and now they are expecting a precious little boy this year!! You might recognize these two because they have been featured on the blog several different times, especially their epic rose petal toss exiting from their…

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After many prayers, the anticipated rain was nonexistent for the day! What a blessing!!! Drew and Kelsey had a beautiful outdoor ceremony on Saturday at Murray Hill in Leesburg, where they invited special family and friends to gather and help celebrate the occasion. Saturday was every bit of joyful as I could ever imagine! <3 When…

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After months of prepping for this session, it was clear how excited all of us were about photographing on Skyline Drive! One of my personal favorite locations! :) Whether it’s traveling for business or personal time, the views speak for itself! During Adam and Cindy’s session, it was as if we were above the clouds…

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Earlier this month marked my FIVE year anniversary in business!!! I’m not sure where the time has gone, but this is a pretty big deal to see this day/year. :) According to a recent USA Today article, 20% fail within the first year, and HALF of all businesses no longer exist after five years! This makes me humbled…

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Gosh, I feel like I have known these two forever! :) I am so honored they asked me to photograph another milestone in their lives. From their engagement to their wedding day to now, welcoming a little baby Synstad into the world in the next few short months! This time with Evan and Ally has…

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It was only weeks ago when I finally had the opportunity to meet Michael and Kelsey in person! Just in that short time since seeing them, it seems like things are coming together for them between work and the big move back to VA! I’m so happy for them!! Exciting changes!!! Now that the wedding…

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