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!

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It was not that long ago when Marcelo, Christina and I met for their engagement session and then their wedding day arrived out of nowhere! I believe this is because August has always been that month that pops up out of nowhere … if you remember being in school and did not want August to […]

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First of all, I am SO sorry this was not posted up yesterday! I was out of the house with meetings and errands from morning until dark and did not think it would be fair to post this up super late. So without further or due, here is Robbie and Cassie’s beautiful wedding!!!! As we […]

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Gosh, it feels like forever since I have known this lovely couple! Since high school actually … after all, they are high school sweethearts. 🙂 What was so great about their wedding day, everyone is 100% confident in their marriage. That is a hard thing these days to wonder if a marriage is going to […]

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

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What thought to be a rainy day turned out to be a sunny and bright Saturday! … and thank goodness! I can only imagine having an outdoor ceremony and having to worry about rain. It worked out to be gorgeous! I can say that I absolutely fell in love with this wedding because of the […]

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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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I love getting to know my couples! Not only my clients, but my friends. 🙂 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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Gosh, Bryan, Alisha and I started talking wayyyy back in June of last year discussing their wedding for May of 2013. At that time, I thought how far away it was from that moment of the initial email to the engagement session and now it has already passed?! What?! I loved talking back and forth […]

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