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  Stuart, Randi and I have been planning for these photos for months, and after postponing the original date due to weather, we were anxious to make this session happen! My goodness, as soon as they showed up, my heart immediately swelled with excitement meeting their pup, Duke! You know I love my kitty, Pixie,…

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Cameron and Haley are officially MARRIED!!!! :) We were blessed with mild weather and a little bit of rain for good luck, of course! :) Fortunately, the rain came in quickly as we were finishing up photos outside. Although, we were a little nervous because thunder was close by as we were working through the…

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It has been two years since the last time I saw Kathren! I’m not sure where the time has gone, but she went from graduating VCU as an undergrad to graduating with her Master’s degree last weekend! These portraits were a great way to celebrate the new chapter of her life! :) Although now there is talk…

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Leading up to Ben and Michelle’s 15-year Anniversary celebration, I had been counting down the months! Michelle and I go way back to the high school days, and I cannot believe that last week was my first official time meeting Ben! When Michelle asked me to be a part of this special day, I almost…

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  • Cindy Curtis

    Absolutely amazing and beautiful to the last detail . So happy for you!

  • Barbara Hill

    Such a lovely day with the most gorgeous pictures of the beautiful bride, husband husband, and adorable son! Stephanie, you captured the beauty and emotions of the day in the most exceptional way. What a blessed day for Michelle, Ben, Judah, and their family and friends. 

  • Mandi Mitchell

    These are A-MAZING!!!! Love it all!

  • Caroline Benusa

    This is stunning Stephanie!!!

The sun was shining bright, and spirits were amped for Cinco de Mayo. After all, this was a very special occasion for David and Lindsay! They met on that very day years ago, so naturally, their wedding theme was, “It All Started with a Margarita!” :) We all gathered at the BEAUTIFUL Excellence El Carmen in…

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When I look through these photographs, I see happiness and love! Eric looks at Tracy and she immediately gushes. :) I met Tracy last summer and I’m so glad our paths crossed! Last week was my first time meeting Eric, and they had warned me that they weren’t “photo people.” I told them I wanted to…

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  • CJ Reid

    Terrific photos … fun to add the pups in as well.