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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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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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I remember sitting in my office with Brittany talking about her wedding day like it was yesterday! Did Saturday really happen?! Although, I guess Lee has a scar of proof that Saturday did indeed happen! He was such a trooper after a horse accident that occurred earlier that day. I’m glad he’s okay and was able…

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Ah! Kevin and Catherine are MARRIED!!! I couldn’t be more happy for these two. They have been together since HIGH SCHOOL, so this celebration was anticipated. :) I have enjoyed this journey with them and cannot believe their wedding day is done! At least they will have these memories to always remember the day. <3…

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  • Scarlet

    Wow! The red plus yellow looks so amazing! Catherine was one of my favorite swim team kids so this is so lovely to see:) Beautiful work, Stephanie! 

  • Basically a dream wedding! Thanks.

I’m still in disbelief the Second Annual Runaway Brides 5k Fun Run is over!! The past six months I must have poured at LEAST 250+ hours to make this event happen. I can admit … even some sleepless nights — But trusting God was key since this is all to serve Him and His mission…

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  • Cyndi Messick

    All I can say about the day is <3 !!! Great work, congrats to all!!!