The Journal

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!

FOLLOW ALONG

Alex & Rosie | Skyline Drive, Virginia Maternity Portrait Photographer

Alex and Rosie’s maternity session had to have been one of the coldest sessions I have photographed to date!!! And I have shot many cold sessions in my past… So that’s saying a lot! My car read the outside temps in the 20s… However, the wind chill on top of the mountain made it incredibly…

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The Masts | Downtown Warrenton, Virginia Family Portrait Photographer

Gosh, I love this family so much! I have had the privilege of photographing the five of them for YEARS! In fact, I believe they were one of my first clients! :) They have seen my business start from scratch to living this dream! I’m so fortunate to have their support from year to year,…

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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. 

David & Victoria | Airlie, Warrenton, Virginia Engagement Photographer

I knew from the very first email that this couple was special. David would email me with so much love and adoration towards his sweet Victoria! You could tell how much of a blessing she was to walk into his life. I say all of the time that one of my favorite attributes of owning a…

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Weekend Recap

I was so tempted to change the title of this blog post from “Weekend Recap” to “Three Week Recap!” Ha! I’m not sure where the time has gone, but there is SO much to catch up!!! This season has been busier than ever, and I’m so grateful for your continuous support and encouragement even when…

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  • Ally

    I love your little word filters – are you using an app? 

Ayers Family | Great Marsh Estate, Bealeton, Virginia Portrait Photographer

I love switching up locations that match my couples’ ideal backdrop. They mentioned the farm look, which immediately made me think of my parent’s place, but I had another idea in mind. :) My great-cousin once owned a GORGEOUS estate right around the corner from my house growing up. It’s funny because my sister and…

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