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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August 14, 2013

Kevin & Alyssa Wedding | King Family Vineyards, Crozet, Virginia Photographer

Kevin, Alyssa and I met in Fredericksburg a few months ago with their ADORABLE puppy. Of course I LOVE animals … so immediately, they stole my heart! Haha! From our wonderful meeting to their adorable spring engagement session to their wedding day last Friday, I know Alyssa was busy at work with her planning. I am a sucker when it comes to details and of course when I saw the details she had … the pink shoes … the ADORABLE garters … reception decorations … I was ecstatic to photograph them all! Everything was so beautifully put together and of course the backdrop for the wedding was absolutely BREATHTAKING! šŸ™‚ One of the biggest hits of the night was the candy bar! Oh and the cupcake shooters?! I have never seen this before! To say the least, Kevin and Alyssa had a great wedding celebration!
So happy for you both! Thank you for everything and I wish you two the BEST marriage!!! xoxo
The CUTEST garters!
Love this Alyssa!!!
This is hilarious! šŸ™‚
Refreshment Bar. Great idea!
LOVE the backdrop!
Husband and wife!!!
One of my FAVORITES!!!
Candy Bar!!!
Cupcake Shooters!!!
This kid put on the BEST performance I have ever seen!!! Lol! And the most adorable! We all had tears of laughter!
Kevin and Alyssa, you two put on a beautiful wedding! CONGRATS!
Prepping Space: Double Tree, Charolettesville, Virginia
Ceremony/Reception: King Family Vineyards, Crozet, Virginia
Planner: Kelly Mahanes
Photographer: Stephanie Messick Photography
Assistant: Kelly Hudgins
Caterer: Harvest Moon
Florist: Sugar Magnolias
Cake: Maliha Creations
DJ: Nor Cal Pro Sound
  1. Terrah says:

    These photos are breathtaking!

  2. Beautiful photos!! Love the details, love Alyssa’s dress and hair accessories… Awesome job, Stephanie!

  3. […] their dog in the session, I just cannot help myself from my excitement! And you might remember Kevin and Alyssa from their lovely wedding at the King Family Vineyards in August! Being their first Christmas with […]

  4. Beautiful wedding and great photos! Love all peach and hot pink – especially the shoes! – http://www.winecountryoccasions.com


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