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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 Golden Hour Fall Family Session

I had the pleasure of photographing one of my former coworker’s blended family this fall at a gorgeous, private home and venue in Haddock. Ann was my across-the-hall neighbor at school when I taught at Gray Station and she even taught my husband back in the day! I was thrilled when she asked me to […]

November 7, 2020

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Tattnall Square Park Family Session | McLean Family

I met Rachel and Trey two years ago at their wedding! I was just starting out in my photography business and a friend of mine (Nicole Flores) who I met at a styled shoot offered me an opportunity to second shoot with her. Trey and Rachel’s wedding was BEAUTIFUL and their relationship is admirable. They […]

November 6, 2020

families

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The Grant Family

This is the third time I’ve had the privilege of capturing this sweet family on their beautiful property! I love when clients turn into friends and ask me to come back year after year. I met their sweet boy, Gunner, back when he was 6 months old and he’s 2 and a half now! He […]

October 27, 2020

families

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Ansley is ONE!

I have absolutely loved being able to capture sweet Ansley’s first year of life! She gets funnier every time I see her and I love seeing her personality shine through. She is certainly on the move now and loves to stand up and walk with assistance! Allison, Chris, Ansley, and I met up at the […]

October 12, 2020

families

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Athens Botanical Gardens Family Session

My sweet friend Wendy purchased a Baby Bundle with me when she was pregnant with her son, Samuel. We had already taken her maternity photos and Samuel’s newborn photos but covid threw a wrench in our plans for Samuel’s 6 month photos! We finally got around to capturing his next milestone session and this time, […]

September 24, 2020

families

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Amelia | Newborn Session

I met Sammy and Alex at McKenzie and Xane’s wedding back in Decemeber. Sammy is an uber talented wedding coordinator and the owner of Jackson and June Events… and little did I know that she and Alex had just found out they were expecting before that wedding! Now that I’m pregnant, I know what it’s […]

September 17, 2020

families, maternity

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Lake Oconee Family Session

I had the absolute pleasure of capturing my cousin Chris and Meghan’s family over Labor Day weekend. The best part? That also included meeting my brand new baby cousin, Teddy! Chris is my first cousin and I cannot even begin to describe how wonderful it was to see family after quarantine & COVID. Meghan’s family […]

September 14, 2020

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Summer Mini Session at Tattnall Square Park

This sweet family session encompasses two of my favorite things: mornings in the summertime and photographing my friends! The Browns wanted some new photos of their precious little family before heading back to school. It was such a joy to meet my new coworker’s family and capture the little ones interacting with each other! Want […]

August 6, 2020

families

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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

families, personal

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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

families

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