July 30, 2020

Lori + Family | Destin, Florida Photographer

Iā€™m Stephanie, a wedding + lifestyle photographer based in Destin, Florida and Warrenton, Virginia. Whether Iā€™m by the mountains in Virginia or the ocean on the Florida Gulf Coast, 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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Lori + Family | Destin, Florida Photographer

Lori reached out to me looking for a family Destin, Florida photographer to document their sweet family while they were visiting. One reason I specialize in small family portraits rather than families 6+ because I want to be as personable as possible by reciting names properly… BUT Lori tricked me when they showed up with identical twins. HAHA! Soooo… That theory went out the window! What did I do? Oh, you know… I said both of their names hoping either one would respond. šŸ˜‰ HAHA! It made the evening quite entertaining on my end. But gosh, they are so darn CUTE!!! SO many favorites!!!

Lori + Family | Destin, Florida Photographer

We met on Okaloosa Island on one of the prettiest evenings last week!!! It feels like so long since I’ve seen the sunshine because we had so much rain from the hurricane off the coast. I also had a great time interacting with the kids for cute sibling photos. šŸ™‚ The twins were a little shy in front of the camera, but I loved seeing their older sister make them feel comfortable. I can tell that she has a natural ability to care for others. So sweet!!! Enjoy browsing through some of my MANY favorites!!!

Thank You!!!

Thank you, Lori, and to your precious family, for having me photograph these memories while you were visiting!!! I’m so glad you were able to enjoy your stay, despite the craziness happening right now. I hope our paths cross again in the future. <3 It was a pleasure getting to chat with you all during our time together. šŸ™‚

Stephanie Messick Photography, LLC is a Navarre, 30A, Destin, and Florida Panhandle Beach Engagement + Family Photographer, also serving Northern + Central Virginia. Learn more HERE or contact her HERE and ask about the Destin, Florida Portrait Photographer Special!



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