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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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The Mareans | Manassas, Virginia Family Photographer

The last time I photographed Jessica and Gary was on their wedding day back in 2014! Since then, they have had two precious little boys! Fast forward to this year, Jessica reached out wanting professional portraits of her family. We met at the Manassas Battlefield in Virginia to photograph her darling family. Although, we didn’t […]

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Meet April! One of my dear college friends from JMU and the MRDs! We met in our flute/piccolo section back in 2007 and have stayed connected ever since! 🙂 After catching up at her session, it was a true testament as how fast time flies as they have now been married for 3 years! Now, […]

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Gosh, I am SO sorry guys … when I thought I had this post all ready to go, the internet bombs out the night before. 🙁 Now that I just got home from my vacation at the beach and out to Jeremy and Hope’s wedding today (YAY!), I finally can show ya’ll Brian and Tara’s […]

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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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