November 10, 2020

Zack & Debbie | Shenandoah Mountains, Virginia Anniversary Photographer

I’m Stephanie, a wedding + lifestyle photographer based in Destin, Florida and Warrenton, Virginia. Whether I’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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Zack & Debbie | Shenandoah Mountains, Virginia Anniversary Photographer

Oh, sweet Zack and Debbie!!! I’m soooo glad our schedules aligned so I could be their photographer once again and document their anniversary portraits on Virginia ‘s Shenandoah Mountains!!! One of my favorite places in Virginia to not only photograph, but enjoy the peacefulness of this beautiful world. <3 And Zack and Debbie made it even more beautiful!!! I mean… Just look at them! I know I raved about them a LOT on their wedding day at Bluemont Vineyard last year, but they are beautiful people inside and out! 🙂 So there’s a lot to rave about when it comes to this sweet couple. <3

Zack & Debbie | Shenandoah Mountains, Virginia Anniversary Photographer

As I caught up with their lives, we not only celebrated the fact that they have been married for a YEAR but other milestones! Like … They are building a home and anticipate to move in early next year! 🙂 Of course, I loved hearing all of the details about it because it’s so fun!! And I got to meet their newest addition, Rhaegar (Game of Thrones, anyone?!), the German Shepard! I saw updates on Zack’s Facebook that he has been working daily with Rhaegar to ensure that she is a fully trained dog. And the training photos I saw are quite impressive!!! Although they were sad because just a day after these photos, they sent Rhaegar off to training camp. Haha! They will be great parents one day seeing how they are with their fur babies!!! <3

I cannot wait to see their marriage blossom even more over the years ahead. It has already been a wonderful year for them, despite the crazy job changes and everything with the pandemic. But they are making the most of their time together, and I know their future is as beautiful as Zack and Debbie!!!

Thank You!!!!

Thank you, Zack and Debbie, for your flexibility to make this session happen!! What a beautiful evening to celebrate a year of marriage! And I cannot believe that time flew by as quickly as it did. But you two looked so great and I’m excited to continue watching the process of your new home on social media. 🙂 Enjoy looking through some of my many favorite photos from our time together in the Shenandoah Mountains!!!

Stephanie Messick Photography, LLC is a Florida Panhandle Beach Family, Wedding, and Engagement Photographer, also serving Northern + Central + Shenandoah Mountains, Virginia. Learn more HERE or contact her HERE and ask about the Destin, Florida Portrait Photographer Special if you’re visiting! Or contact her for information when she will be in Virginia for weddings/sessions!



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