About

 
 

{About Me}

My name is Stephani and I have been married to my best friend for nearly 15 years. We have two crazy boys, a black lab, and a little tabby cat. I was born and raised in Fort Wayne. Exciting, I know! This is good because I know where all of the fun and unique places are at for great photos. My husband and I own a gym here in Fort Wayne called Arrow Fitness. I am also a personal trainer. Health, fitness, and helping others achieve their goals is what makes me tick. I am a licensed hairstylist and love to incorporate that gifting into photo shoots. I am also a jewelry designer. All of my jewelry are re-purposed pieces, vintage inspired, and exclusively sold at Saving Grace Vintage, downtown Fort Wayne.  You will see some of my pieces here on this page.

{My Style}

Among all of the fun things I do, photography has been the most rewarding. I was gifted the ability to understand my clients and capture special moments, sometimes without them even knowing I snapped a picture. I could say that I've been shooting for 12 years, but none of that matters if I don't do my part and provide quality photos for my clients. When you choose me as your photographer, I do my best sit down and get to know you on a personal level. And then on your special day, I will do my best to capture those special moments without you even knowing I am there! I left the posed and cheesy pictures behind a few years ago, and have switched to a more minimalist and photojournalist style photography; capturing life as it is and not some forced photo. You will find that I encourage lifestyle shoots, when I come into your home and document your life. Your house is messy? Great! So is mine! Your kids are crazy? I get it. Mine too. Trust me. Those are the moments you want to capture!

{Things I Love}

-Traveling. My favorite place I have ever been is France! I would love to go back someday.
-Jesus. He is who I live for!
-Coffee. Iced Americano with cream please!
-Quiet spaces. The older I get, the more introverted I get. Weird, I know! Because I LOVE people. But sometimes I need my space too.
-Old things. I love old books, vintage cameras, chalkware, old photos. I suppose I have an eclectic taste!
-Candles. Saving Grace has the BEST smelling candles
-Outdoors. I love spending time outside. Hiking, riding my bike, and running are my favorite. I just don't like the cold!
-Lifting weights. I have competed in 3 bodybuilding competitions. Right now I am training for my first powerlifting meet.
-My family. Cheesy, I know. But, they are my everything. I was called to be a wife and mom and I feel so blessed knowing that I am able to live out that calling even if they drive me crazy sometimes.

{Let's Chat!}

If you think that we'd get along like sisters, then let's chat! I will treat you to coffee and we can just get to know each other a bit more before deciding whether or not we are a good fit. Because I believe that if we click, we create magic!