BEST OF 2016 | Weddings, Families & Portraits

Time for the BEST OF 2016! 

I can’t write a proper yearly recap if I don’t mention how much of my 2016 was spent wrestling the feelings of uncomfortable chaos, doubt and fear when it came to my business and, honestly, life in general. I didn’t talk much about it on the internet – just one simple blog post which was scary to write. I’m still feeling some of those feelings, but I also feel more peace than ever, and for that I am thankful.

The real life moments that danced across my camera were just as amazing and special as any other year, and definitely helped me grow as a photographer. I’m the luckiest – I spent a lot of my time photographing beautiful weddings, families and people, and from these wonderful people I learned a couple things… Like that there is always something to be grateful for. And that life is more fun when it’s a little unpredictable. And that chubby baby cheeks still rank #1 in what makes me the most happy in life 😉

I typically split these “Best Of” posts into a wedding specific post and a family/portrait specific post, but it didn’t feel right to me to do that this year. So YES, this is going to be very long blog post! I’d suggest you grab a cup of coffee and enjoy the ride.

These images have my heart.

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To my 2016 clients, you are all amazing. You keep me inspired to stick with this creative life. You keep me wanting to be better. And as always, I can’t thank you enough for trusting me with your moments. So thank you!!

Personally, I’m looking forward to a life changing 2017. I don’t know in what way, I just know that with all that happened is 2016, 2017 has BOUND to be good. I have a handful of amazing weddings booked and I’m praying for a few more amazing couples to join the SRP family as well!! Excited for all to come!

Stephanie