Iโ€™m Stephanie, a wedding + lifestyle photographer based in Colorado Springs, Colorado and Warrenton, Virginia. Whether Iโ€™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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November 23, 2022

The Wilsons | Sky Meadows Park, Virginia Family Photographer

The Wilsons | Sky Meadows Park, Virginia Photographer

The Wilsons and I met at Sky Meadows Park in Virginia to photograph family portraits. I’ve been photographing them for YEARS, and weย photographed at Sky Meadows Park before. But I love making every session unique and different from the last one. ๐Ÿ™‚ย 

Times look a lot different now that Carter is growing up SO fast. Goodness. It put things in perspective when I first photographed them. He was so young, and now he’s like a teenager (not really, but those teen years will be here before we know it)! Carter is genuine and sweet โ€” I hope Jack grows up with the same demeanor. Of course, credit goes to his amazing parents!!!

The Wilsons | Sky Meadows Park, Virginia Family Photographer

Whenever I get together with the Wilson family, they exceed my expectations. Somehow, Caitlyn is always spot-on with her outfit coordination. The last time they had family photos taken at Sky Meadows Park in Virginia, they wore purple โ€”ย And we ran across a field with purple flowers! This time, she wore a mustard yellow dress that inspired us to go to an area with yellow flowers. She swears she had no idea. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Haha! Because I adored their outfit coordination in the past, they are in my style guide! She’s that good! HA! Check out their session below!!

Thank You!!!

Thank you, Wilson family, for having me photograph these precious memories for you all! I love that every time we get together, we pick up where we left off. ๐Ÿ™‚ You all are busy bees, but your future looks promising between Carter and your careers taking off! I hope to hang out again with you all in the future! Oh, and thanks for including your furry friend!!! A great addition in these photos!

Stephanie Messick Photography, LLC is a Colorado Springs, Colorado Wedding, Engagement, Maternity, + Family Photographer, also serving Northern + Central Virginia. Learn more HERE or contact her HERE!