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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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!

light chaser, dreamer, go-getter.

@stephaniemessickphoto

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Where do I even begin with this couple … I have known Emily since freshmen year of college back in the JMU years. We became roommates with two other beautiful ladies from sophomore to senior year and have fortunately been able to keep in touch when possible. 🙂 And I can say that when Chris […]

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It was just about time for the sun to peak over the foggy horizon when Craig, Erica and I met up. Getting up at 5 a.m. sounds painful … but really, by the time the session starts, you forget that you had to wake up super early. And gosh, the lighting is just amazing at […]

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I arrived in Richmond on a beautiful Saturday evening in a place that did not seem familiar to what my client described. Well, this is what happens when you listen to your GPS! Lol! Fortunately, I found my fabulous clients after discovering what wronggggg turn was made. I’m realizing that Google maps are not absolutely […]

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Don’t let anything step in your way of success. When given advice, take it and run! I love giving that encouragement and push to other photographers because their enthusiasm and eagerness to learn reminds me of myself when first getting my business up and going. Believe me though, I am still enthusiastic and eager to […]

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