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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Two Year Homeaversary!

I remember sitting down with Ryan Homes two and a half years ago signing paperwork to build my house. I was excited and nervous, but yet, confident with my decision. Between my first time hearing about an available lot to the initial contact with the sales rep regarding my interest to then signing paperwork, all…

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Mike & Ashley | FSCC Warrenton, Virginia Wedding Photographer

We are still early in the wedding season, and I’m already gushing over these photos from Mike and Ashley’s big day last Saturday!!! I knew their day was going to be as beautiful and lovely as they are. I met their super adorable little one, Caroline, at their engagement session a couple weeks ago and…

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Ricky & Whitney | Northern Virginia Winter Maternity Photographer

Ah! So many favorites from Ricky and Whitney’s session!!! You know, I’ve been hearing many people rave about my maternity photography. I was going to start cutting back on lifestyle portrait sessions, but Ricky and Whitney inspired me! :) I enjoyed my time Friday evening getting to know these two! Whitney wasn’t originally from the…

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  • Oh my goodness!  These are absolutely stunning!  Everything about these are amazing.  You’re so talented.

Weekend Recap

Happy Monday, everyone!! Although, I think we can all agree that reading a nice book under a blanket on this gloomy day sounds ideal … Especially for the start of the work week! AMEN. First of all, I am SOOOOOO pumped because about a month ago, Alex left for Africa for a medical mission trip,…

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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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