I’m Stephanie Messick, a wedding and lifestyle photographer based in Warrenton, VA. Whether I’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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I’m Stephanie Messick, a wedding and lifestyle photographer based in Warrenton, VA. Whether I’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!

light chaser, dreamer, go-getter.

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I’ve been working so hard to clear off my computer and I’m only one wedding away from being 100% done with the fall season!! 🙂 So proud of myself because I’ve been spending countless hours in front of the computer during the weekdays trying to deliver photos to my sweet couples/families. This week will be […]

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Welp! I haven’t blogged a “Coffee Talk Monday” since Alex and my return from Thailand, so it’s about “Thai-me!” Okay, I’ll stop. 😉 HAHA! It has been a crazier fall season than anticipated. It feels like I took on eight weddings in one month, but only because traveling caught up to me. In reality, I […]

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You have to recognize these cuties on the blog today after seeing their stunning Sky Line Drive engagement portraits and their Market at Grelen wedding! 🙂 Oh, they know the way to my heart with pretty views!!! And the sunsets they had — GOODNESS. Unreal. They need to tell us what their secret is to having […]

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We watched the weather like it was our job every day leading up to the final hour before Eric and Rae tied the knot! Crazy storms were in the distance, but our prayers were answered because the rain just started as I drove away from this ceremony!!! So blessed. 🙂 The rain worked around our […]

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I cannot believe it has been THREE years since Brian and Courtney said ‘I do’ to forever. <3 When we got together last week for their maternity portraits, we reflected on their wedding day and a flood of memories came back! <= Good thing we actually didn’t deal with any flooding on their wedding day, […]

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