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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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Category Archives: Weddings

James & Emily | Rust Manor House, Virginia Winter Wedding Photographer

GUYS. This wedding was a dream come true! I remembered back in 2014, I wanted to play around with the idea of snowy portraits, so I grabbed some friends on a snowy day and photographed them in the winter wonderland! It was FREEZING, but gosh, so worth it after seeing the results!! Fast forward to…

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  • Jessica

    This is perfection! I love the lamp post and the dress hanger. 

Cam & Morgan | Airlie Center, Warrenton, Virginia Wedding Photographer

I remember my first meeting with Morgan and Cam. In fact, I made sure to bring up the laugh with Morgan the day of her wedding because I couldn’t help but think, “Oh, that’s SO Morgan!” Haha! She’s all about comfort, which I love!!! I mean, I love coming home after a day out and…

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Stephen & Gabby | Morais Vineyards, Virginia Wedding Photographer

Saturday arrived and I felt hopeful the weather would work around our schedule. It always works out, after all. Honestly, though, it wouldn’t have worked if it wasn’t for Stephen, Gabby, their families and wedding party! Everyone was in high spirits, even throughout the downpouring rain. More logistical things have to go down with last-minute strategizing,…

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  • Keyana

    Beautiful Photos… Beautiful Wedding… Beautiful Couple. Their love is infectious! #Hinz to a lifetime of happiness. 

Ryan & Despina | The Airlie Center, Virginia Garden Wedding Photographer

It’s not very often when I meet my couple for the first time the day of their wedding. Well, Sunday morning was my first time meeting Ryan and Despina, and it wasn’t long before these two became my new friends! Haha! They are one of the most appreciative, encouraging, loving and beautiful (inside and out!) couples…

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Eric & Tracy | Mount Vernon Inn & Restaurant, Virginia Wedding Photographer

Saturday was FINALLY the day Eric and Tracy tied the knot!!! So let me tell you all about the day from my perspective, along with the photos below! :) Not too long after I walked onto the Mount Vernon grounds, I found Tracy standing close to the George Washington painting holding a hilarious, yet natural,…

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  • Cindy Jacobson

    Beautiful pics – love the purple!

  • Tracy Swann

    Omg! Stephanie you are beyond amazing! I loved working with you! Thank you so much! Xo

  • Carole Ferguson

    Absolutely love this!!!