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Category Archives: Anniversary

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!!!

I love this time of the year!! :) It has been over a year since Matt and Candice got married, but it feels like yesterday since I photographed their beautiful Airlie wedding! Since then, they bought a house and introduced a fur baby into their family. :) So when brainstorming where to do their Christmas…

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It has almost been a year ago since I photographed Nathan and Jaricia’s wedding day. :) Their celebration was filled with incredible handmade details ranging from metal to wood work. Everyone came together to make their special day a day to never forget! Fortunately, they were able to have their outdoor ceremony despite the rain….

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  • Jaricia Heddings

    What beautiful photos!!! Thank you Stephanie!

  • The photos are great!
    I would love to order some photos please.

Evan and Ally reached out to me regarding photos while they were visiting Virginia for Christmas. We were able to align our schedules and make this New Year’s Day session happen! :) As I drove to downtown Warrenton, I was reflecting our journey together. It has been since 2014! Sounds like a long time ago…

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The years are passing by faster than I can keep up with. Chris and Hayley are about to celebrate their first year anniversary (CONGRATS!!!) and I am SO thrilled for them as they are expecting the sweetest little girl, Taytum! I just know she’s going to be precious just from the sweet and outgoing personalities…

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  • Elle

    Love these!!! I need to have you do a session of Andrew and I sometime next year!

Cannot believe a year has passed since Josh and Kaitlyn’s sweet wedding day! It always catches me off guard. We met at the beautiful Bluestone Vineyard in Bridgewater, Virginia last Friday for some Anniversary portraits in celebration of their one year. I loved catching up with their lives and seeing where God is taking their marriage….

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