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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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Luke & Valerie | The Broadmoor + Garden of the Gods Elopement

When Luke, Valerie, and I talked about their elopement plans, not once did we think that they were going to elope in a snowstorm!!! Although, the weather quickly changed the day of, and I secretly hoped for magical snow photos. 😉 Maybe not the low, frigid temps… but it was Colorado in December, so we […]

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You might remember these two from their garden engagement session last year, but I cannot help but think back to our coffee date when I first met Colin and Nicole. I love any chance to connect with my couples, and over a cup of joe, count me in! I adored their story as well as the sparkle […]

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I would say that this weekend was a huge success with mini sessions! Even though due to the anticipated inclement weather, I had last minute cancellations I was SO pleased with the turn out I had during the blizzard! I only host mini sessions around this time once a year and had nooooo clue how […]

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Ohhhh how I LOVE this family!!! I feel so honored to have photographed them over the years! 🙂 Now 2013 is coming to an end and how perfect to photograph a lasting memory to mark off the year? And if photographing at the Hartlands Christmas Tree Farm was not perfect enough for this festive timing […]

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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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