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I’m Stephanie, a wedding and portrait photographer and educator based in Macon, Georgia. Here on the blog, you'll find recent sessions, wedding planning advice, tips for photographers, and some personal posts! Feel free to take a look around. Thanks for stopping by!


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A Summer Wedding at Juliette Chapel | Sarah and Ruslan

Sarah and Ruslan grew up about three miles apart for most of their childhoods, but they didn’t met until freshman year of high school. They both chose to go to the magnet school where they ended up with two classes together, AP Environmental Science and Science Olympiad. In their first APES lab, Sarah chose him […]

July 2, 2020


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James Michael | Stratford Academy Class of 2021

James Michael is a rising senior at Stratford Academy. He is probably one of the most athletic kids I’ve ever photographed – he’s a kicker on the football team, a killer soccer player, and on the track team! I enjoyed spending time with him and his super sweet family. Luckily, I’ll be working at Stratford […]

June 29, 2020


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Surprise! We’re having a baby!

In case you haven’t seen my post on social media yet… WE’RE HAVING A BABY! Spencer and I are so excited to welcome our sweet Baby G into the world in January 2021. How I found out: Spencer and I decided last summer that it was finally time to start trying to start a family. […]

June 25, 2020

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An Intimate Summer Wedding | Kristina and Aaron

How they met: Kristina and Aaron met through a flag football team. The team was running plays during practice one day and Aaron was the quarterback. Kristina was up next to run one of the plays and attempted to catch the pass… and, well, in her own words, Kristina does not have very good hand-eye […]

June 22, 2020


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Hyunji and Erik – Engaged

Hyunji and Erik are a dynamic doctor duo who just moved to the Macon area from Florida. Erik is a cardiologist and Hyunji is a dermatologist. Now that they’re finally settled into Macon, they decided to take some engagement photos before their September wedding in Germany! Hyunji and I have been following each other for […]

June 11, 2020


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A Summer Wedding at Magnolia Mule Barn | Jessica + Josh

A Summer Wedding at Magnolia Mule Barn Jessica and Josh’s relationship began back in 2017 at Jessica’s brother’s wedding. She was a bridesmaid and Josh was a groomsmen. They’ve been inseparable ever since that evening. Jessica says she knew of Josh but doesn’t remember meeting him before the weekend of the wedding. They chatted and […]

June 4, 2020

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Kennedy | Newborn

I met Mallory during our freshman year in college during our Monday afternoon jazz class. She and our friend Allison grew up dancing together (and coincidentally are now sisters-in-law). I knew I had found life-long friends the moment we met! Mallory and Allison eventually introduced my friend Lauren to me, who they also grew up […]

May 29, 2020


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Haley and Lucas | Wedding

Their story… Haley and Lucas’s relationship started out in 2017 at a good ole’ pancake breakfast at the Looney’s house (coincidentally, the place they decided to get married at)! At the time, the only mutual friends they shared were the Looney Family. About a month later, Haley went to the second annual Chill Cook-off hosted […]

May 28, 2020


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High Falls State Park Engagement | Megan and Dylan

Megan and Dylan chose to have their engagement session at High Falls State Park! These two visit the park often to go fishing and occasionally, hiking. I had never been before but knew there were beautiful portrait locations along the falls that would be perfect for an engagement session. We hiked for a good bit, […]

May 22, 2020


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Mercer University Graduate | Anna

Anna is graduating from Mercer University with a degree in biology. She plans on attending medical school to become a primary care physician. Congratulations, Anna! I had a blast working with Anna. Mercer’s historic quad is so gorgeous – and so is she! Enjoy some of my favorites below! Want to see more senior sessions […]

May 21, 2020

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