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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

I was fortunate to meet Melanie through one of my dear industry friends, Elle! Turns out that Melanie’s family has been to my family’s farm to watch our 4th of July cannon tradition years ago! It’s very possible that we had hung out when we were younger through mutual friends. This world continues to get…

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After many prayers, the anticipated rain was nonexistent for the day! What a blessing!!! Drew and Kelsey had a beautiful outdoor ceremony on Saturday at Murray Hill in Leesburg, where they invited special family and friends to gather and help celebrate the occasion. Saturday was every bit of joyful as I could ever imagine! <3 When…

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It was only weeks ago when I finally had the opportunity to meet Michael and Kelsey in person! Just in that short time since seeing them, it seems like things are coming together for them between work and the big move back to VA! I’m so happy for them!! Exciting changes!!! Now that the wedding…

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I knew there was something special about Paul and Leah from the moment I met them! Some couples immediately stick out who are going to last forever. They truly have found the one whom their soul loves. Their love is selfless and fun! I thoroughly enjoyed getting to know these two because they are so…

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This was my first time at Salamander Resort, and as soon as I pulled up, it was evident why Jacob and Ally fell in love with the venue! Not only were their guests able to relax and not worry about transportation for the day/night, but the atmosphere was classy and elegant. We were all in…

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  • Cyndi Messick

    Oh my gosh, I’m dying … these pictures are stunning!  And that dress …. I have no words, it’s just too perfect!!  Congrats to the bride and groom, and to their families!

This day was anticipated for a LONG time! When I was trying to find a collage of photos I did for their engagement session, it took me a while to locate it because their engagement portraits were done over a year and a half ago! So much time has passed, but they were patient and…

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