September 25, 2019

Andrew & Kate | Destin, Florida Beach Maternity Portrait Photographer

Iā€™m Stephanie Messick, a wedding and lifestyle photographer based in Warrenton, VA. Whether Iā€™m by the mountains in Virginia or the ocean on the Florida Gulf Coast, my soul feels right 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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Last week, Alex and I had VERY special visitors!!! Alex’s twin brother and wife came out for a short weekend to enjoy some quality time and adventures with us around the Destin, Florida area. <3 It was so nice having Andrew and Kate because we got to share so many special places with them. Like the beach where Alex got down on one knee, which was where we took these maternity portraits below! We also loved exploring new places with them ā€” So many great moments and experiences. šŸ˜‰

Besides the fact that we were excited to have them, we were thrilled to celebrate time with them on their “babymoon” since their little girl expecting to make her big debut in November!!!! EEEPPP!! Hard to believe that next week, we could potentially say she’s coming NEXT MONTH! WHAT?! I get butterflies thinking about it. šŸ™‚ šŸ™‚ šŸ™‚ Alex and I love seeing Kate and Andrew prepare to be parents. Their excitement is contagious!! We are excited to have names like “Aunty Stephy and Uncle Al” and cannot wait to fly out to visit Andrew, Kate, and their little “avocado” very soon!!

During Kate and Andrew’s last evening with us, we ran out to Alex and my special beach to take maternity portraits. šŸ™‚ I was in awe seeing my bro/sis-in-law in front of the camera!!! It brought so much joy to my work having the opportunity to photograph this beautiful gift God blessed Andrew and Kate to raise. This is only the beginning of a beautiful story! But before their little girl comes, it meant the world that they came out in the midst of a crazy time. We will never forget the laughs, jokes, and adventures we got to share with them as just the four of us (with the addition of a little one hiding)!

Andrew and Kate, Alex and I could not be happier for you both! We are excited to see you two as parents to your precious little girl. <3 Thank you for having me photograph your maternity portraits. We love you!!!! CONGRATS!!!

CONGRATS!!!!! <3

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