Hi friends and welcome to my blog!  
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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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

personal

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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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My BIG Announcement! | Macon Wedding Photographer

A little over two years ago, I found my then-10-year-old Canon Rebel in the back of my closet. I had just recently gotten married and was working as a full-time math teacher at a high school, dying for another creative outlet. (Teaching math for 8 hours a day will do that to a creative mind!) […]

February 17, 2020

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personal

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TUESDAY TIPS | What Time Should I Have My Wedding Ceremony?

Hi brides-to-be! Today’s Tuesday Tip is for you, especially if you are in the beginning stages of planning your wedding. Choosing a wedding ceremony time is crucial to the flow of your day, especially if you are not considering doing a first look. (By the way, I love first looks and totally think you should […]

September 17, 2019

personal, tips

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TUESDAY TIPS | 5 Programs Every Busy Photographer Needs!

Hi friends! Back again with another Tuesday Tip for photographers! If you know me personally or follow me on social media, you probably have picked up on the fact that I am in a season of HUSTLE. In addition to my photography business, I am a full-time teacher, a part-time dance teacher, a wife, and […]

August 27, 2019

macon wedding photographer coffee shop computer

for photographers, personal

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TUESDAY TIPS | What’s In My Camera Bag?

This week’s Tuesday Tips is for photographers! I’m giving you a peek inside my camera bag! For starters, I am a Canon girl through and through. I started with a Canon Rebel in 2008 for my high school yearbook class and have trusted the brand ever since. I actually only use Canon lenses, but I […]

August 21, 2019

canon lenses macon wedding photographer

for photographers, personal

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TUESDAY TIPS | Preserving your Wedding Day with Heirloom Albums!

When I was younger, I had a fascination with looking at old photographs. I used to go through my grandma’s cabinets to find her old pictures… ooh-ing and ahh-ing over the traces of my family’s history. The obsession continued into my adolescence, aka the digital camera era. I am so glad that I took that […]

August 13, 2019

light gray heirloom photo album for wedding

personal, tips, weddings

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TUESDAY TIPS | What Details to Include on Your Wedding Day

Detail shots are one of my most favorite things to capture on a wedding day. If you are a bride of mine, you might notice that I’ve dedicated about an hour of your timeline to capture these special items for you! I also include time to photograph your ceremony and reception details because I know […]

July 30, 2019

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personal, tips, weddings

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TUESDAY TIPS | 5 Things You Need to Know for Your Engagement Session

Brides. I’ve been here. I vividly remember stressing out about mine and Spencer’s engagement session because it was the first time we were ever having professional pictures taken. I needed my hair to be perfect, I wanted my makeup to be flawless, and by God, I wanted to make sure that I was not AWKWARD […]

July 23, 2019

engagements, personal, tips

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TUESDAY TIPS | Why We Had a First Look on our Wedding Day

Hello friends! I wanted to start a tradition called Tuesday Tips to help my brides and grooms as they plan their weddings. Today’s FIRST EVER Tuesday Tips is about a FIRST LOOK! Huh? What? What’s a first look? A first look is where the bride and groom “break tradition” and see each other before the […]

July 16, 2019

personal, tips, weddings

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