Iā€™m Stephanie, a wedding + lifestyle photographer based in Colorado Springs, Colorado and Warrenton, Virginia. Whether Iā€™m by the mountains of Colorado or Virginia, my soul feels at home, surrounded by rural living and the raw beauty of nature. I genuinely love what I do, and feel so passionate to share the enthusiasm and joy of these celebrations with you!

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since 2012.

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June 18, 2013

Sample Album is here!!!

May I introduce to you … FINALLY … my sample album!!! WOHOO! Seriously, so joyful that this day has come because this is something I’ve been waiting to have checked off my goals list for this year. šŸ™‚ Now, I have this to share with my clients! And of course will be on display in my NEW OFFICE! Eeee! šŸ™‚ Speaking of which … anyone know where to get a nice white desk? Maybe I’ll end up making one myself but thought I would ask!

For my clients, I provide 8X8 and 12X12 leather and linen albums. This comes with a case to protect it as well as their names engraved in the front of the album. The fabulous album is 20 pages/40 spreads and are SUPER durable where they are not flimsy book pages … instead, they are similar to the thickness of cardboard and will not easily bend. My favorite part is how the left page continues onto the right page without an obvious break! When I use images to go from one page to the next, it carries a fabulous flow when looking from left to right … LOVE THIS! I will always keep my background white because I love keeping my designs fresh and bright! I personally will lay out each page with a different layout to keep things interesting from page to page, but of course with an appropriate flow. This is where my graphic design degree comes in handy when I create albums! šŸ™‚

Enjoy some photos of my new and fabulous sample album!!!!

Isn’t this album case NICE?!

Gorgeous imprint! And you can notice how durable and thick the album is on the right.

Where’s the music?! *Awwwwwww (singing)* Lol! That’s what it feels like every time I open this! šŸ™‚ What I LOVE about this is that the photos continue from one page to another without an obvious break from the spine. NICE! I design each and every page carefully and make sure it has a great flow when going through the album to create the story line of the wedding day.

Fabulous and durable THICK pages that will not easily bend! Perfect!

LOVE IT! šŸ™‚ If you are interested in an album (previous or upcoming clients), please let me know and I will be more than happy to share with you my process from getting through the order to the final “awwww” singing moment! šŸ™‚

Sample Album …. CHECK!
  1. […] JUNE First Year Anniversary!!! Wow, cannot believe I have been officially in business for 1.5 years already! Cut back my hours from 40 to 16 hours as a graphic designer to take on the responsibility of a full time wedding photographer! Completed 6 weddings in one month ā€¦ the most I have ever taken on (at that point) in a 4 week time span! Hosted my first local photographer get together! Ever since then, I have hosted another two more and they have all been a blast! Completed my sample album! […]

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