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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!

Enthusiastically capturing authentic connections
since 2012.

@stephaniemessickphoto

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Kevin & Laura | Great Marsh Estate, Virginia Wedding Photographer

I think these two love the fall season, and I would have to say I’m right there with them!!! After getting to know them during their engagement session last fall, I could hardly wait to hang out again. <3 From the first meeting, we quickly made SO many connections!!! Like the fact that we were […]

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To start out a beautiful October day … it was sure HOT! Regardless of the weather, everyone kept the positive and joyful attitude like it wasn’t 90 degrees! Just what we all needed for an outdoor wedding day. ๐Ÿ™‚ And gosh, was it beautiful! Many tears shed before, during and after the ceremony … of […]

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I have gotten to know these two throughout our journey together and could not have had a better time! ๐Ÿ™‚ Our last time meeting for their engagement session, I knew that this wedding was going to be one to remember! ย And it was! The details … the moments … everything was perfect! Watching Scott and […]

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I love getting to know my couples! Not only my clients, but my friends. ๐Ÿ™‚ We started our journey last year with the engagement session … then traveled to Turks and Caicos in March for their FABULOUS wedding … and just this past weekend, they celebrated their marriage with family and friends back at home! […]

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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!

Enthusiastically capturing authentic connections
since 2012.

@stephaniemessickphoto

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