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Welcome to stephanie axtell's blog

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November 16, 2017

Hello world!

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  11.11.17 Helms Port  |  Wilmington, NC  

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November 13, 2017

JOSH + KELLY

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  11.05.17 Coastline Convention Center | Wilmington, NC Wedding at Coastline Convention CenterCoordinated by Bubbly EventsFlowers by Beautiful Bouquets by BettyLighting by Event Excellence and SoundBridal Suite at Dalisay Salon and Bridal Suite “There is never a time or place for true love. It happens accidentally, in a heartbeat, in a single flashing, throbbing moment.” ― Sarah […]

Wedding Photography

November 8, 2017

JASON + HOLLIE

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(Extracted from a Huffington Post Article, but it says describes my thoughts as I have experienced many times, very clearly.)  Recently, “Guest Photographers” came up in one of the photography groups I am a part of online, and someone asked what the big deal is; why wouldn’t we want more people capturing images for our […]

Wedding Photography

October 3, 2017

What is an “Unplulgged” Ceremony?

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I’m curious if you know what time the sun sets on your wedding day? There’s a term among photographers referring to the hour right around sunset, and we call it the “golden hour.” This is when you find the richest sunlight outside, and typically gets you the most even exposure when your taking photos. Otherwise, […]

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March 5, 2017

The Golden Hour Rule

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I’m so lucky to work with so many couples! It serves as a great reminder of the love and happiness people can have, simply from finding their perfect match in this crazy world. I’m so happy to share some of Tommy and Lisa’s engagement photos with everyone!  If you’d like to schedule a session for […]

Engagement Photography

February 19, 2017

Tommy + Lisa

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Today was just one of those day that at first – it seemed like nothing wanted to go right. But after a long day and some frustrations, the world just decided to cut me a break. At 5:00 (and for whatever reason, within 2 minutes of each other,) I got word that my license was […]

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January 5, 2017

New Year, New Gear and New Tricks!

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As I close out my final projects for 2016, I couldn’t be more thrilled to end it with a complete redesigned and upgraded website! I’ve seen so many breath taking moments this year from baby showers, family session, weddings, and homecomings. It means the absolute world to me that I’ve had the honor to photograph […]

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December 24, 2016

Welcome to the NEW Stephanie Axtell Photography Website!