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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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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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families

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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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Bastecki Family | Ansley’s 8 Months Old!

Oh how I LOVE watching my friend’s babies grow up! Sweet Ansley is getting so big since I last saw her at her newborn session. She is 8 months old and the most angelic baby ever. She is giggly, squish, and so content. After our session, we all had lunch together and it was so […]

May 20, 2020

families

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Our Family Beach Photos | Panama City Beach

Well hey friends! I never got around to sharing our own family photos from 2019! We normally take some beach photos yearly and as my photography business has grown, our photos have improved drastically. The first year (2015) we took some photos on our iPhone (which was fine) but a DSLR camera works much better […]

April 17, 2020

families, personal

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Athens Botanical Garden Maternity Session | Lauren and Cody

Lauren is one of my very best friends from college. We have a mutual friend Allison, so I knew about Lauren beforehand but I officially met during sorority recruitment. After I essentially ran up to Lauren to speak with her during a recruitment round because I knew she was a super talented dancer… and I […]

December 6, 2019

families, maternity

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Whittier Mill Park Fall Session | Randy, Susan, and Lucy

I met Susan and Randy on a beautiful November evening. Susan reached out to me a couple months prior to schedule a session and man, I’m so glad I got to meet and hang out with them! Susan and Randy met at work and have been married for about 2 years and are wildly in […]

November 23, 2019

families

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Chase Street Warehouse Maternity Session | Wendy and Charlie

All of my sweet college friends are transitioning into this beautiful stage of their life: becoming parents! I was thrilled when Wendy asked me to capture her maternity pictures for her. Wendy and Charlie are going to be the best parents ever because they are some of the most genuine people I’ve ever met. They […]

November 22, 2019

families, maternity

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