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I’m Stephanie, a wedding + lifestyle photographer based in Colorado Springs, Colorado and Warrenton, Virginia. Whether I’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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since 2012.

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Day 7: Hearst Castle Seriously … how can I have any words to describe this adventure to Hearst Castle?! The photos will speak for itself of the beauty. Yet, I’m not sure if even these photos do the place justice as it is an absolutely jaw dropping atmosphere! This is definitely one of our all […]

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Day 6: Route 1 … Monterey, Carmel, Big Sur, Cambria I have to say besides Yosemite, this was another favorite among the places we ventured on this trip! We went from the HUGE CITY life of Los Angeles … to mountains of Yosemite with nothing in sight except nature … to the city life again […]

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I’m continuing this California Road Trip series with my time in San Francisco and Sonoma. If you want to check out my overall trip plans (with some advice), here that out HERE! But here are all of the blog posts to each part of the trip: LA/YosemiteSan Francisco/SonomaRoute 1/Carmel/MontereyThe Hearst Castle Day 4: San Francisco […]

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I have SO much to share with you about my 8-day road trip around California! The jet lag got the best of me today since I just got back yesterday, but I’m excited to get back into the daily grind. Check out all four blog posts about my California road trip here: LA/YosemiteSan Francisco/SonomaRoute 1/Carmel/MontereyThe […]

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I’m Stephanie, a wedding + lifestyle photographer based in Colorado Springs, Colorado and Warrenton, Virginia. Whether I’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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