Hey there! Congratulations on your engagement! You're in such an exciting time in your life, and we're here to capture all the wonderful moments along the way. Stephanie Axtell Photography & Videography is a professional wedding photography and videography service based in Wilmington, North Carolina, available to capture weddings throughout the United States. Specializing in wedding photography, wedding videography, engagement photography, and boudoir photography - we ensure that your experiences are as easy and enjoyable as possible.
Let a Dream Team capture one of the biggest days of your life.
As they say... you don't just hire a photographer for their gear - you hire them for how they see you best. Since we started in 2015, our promise is to capture each and every couple in the most unique and captivating way possible. Who you two are together and what you feel for each is just the tip of the iceberg - our style of photography is natural, lighthearted, and interactive to make sure you always have the time of your lives when you step in front of our cameras. Our editing techniques are built to make every moment stunning and flattering for all who have the time of their lives in front of our cameras.
Stephanie is the company’s owner and primary photographer. Charles, Stephanie's Husband, is the lead videographer and 2nd photographer. With over 170 weddings under our belt, our mission is to capture Genuine, Authentic Love Stories. Inspired by You.
Stephanie Axtell Photography & Videography provides every couple with a range of wedding packages for both their photography and videography needs. Every service offered by SAPV is conducted under a one-event-per-day policy. Our most popular photography wedding package includes high-resolution images, engagement sessions, boudoir sessions, multiple-location sessions, toning, second photographer, albums, canvases, digital files, matted prints, prints, and additional hours. Videography services available include but are not limited to:
...and we get it. There’s so much that goes into planning and finding all the perfect vendors for your wedding day. If you’re feeling a little overwhelmed—don’t worry! You’re certainly not alone. Our goal is to make your wedding experience as easy and enjoyable as possible. If you're planning your wedding - don't hesitate to reach out! We'd love to see how we could capture your wedding day best, and deliver memories from your special day that are beautifully and uniquely yours.
75 Reviews for Stephanie Axtell Photography & Videography
Recommended by 100% of couples
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Rachel Wood · Married on 05/09/2020
DREAM Photography Team
Words can't describe how amazing Stephanie and Charles are. They are truly masters at their craft and their work is a testament of that. From our initial consult with Stephanie in March 2019, she was so professional and dedicated to giving us exactly what we wanted. We knew she was the one and immediately swooped her up for our engagement photos and wedding day! We did our engagement photos with her in August 2019 and I was so impressed. Weather was an issue that day, but it was not an issue at all for Stephanie. With the bat of an eye, she reworked a plan for us, navigating weather conditions, and our photos came out to be a DREAM. Flash forward to our September 2020 wedding amidst all the craziness of COVID-19, Stephanie and Charles made our day absolutely perfect. They were so fun to work with, capturing all the big and small details beautifully, as well as working with our larger families and wedding party. We have only gotten our preview, but we are already in love with how the photos turned out. I would recommend them to ANY bride getting married. Their level of professionalism and talent is unmatched. Look no further!Sent on 09/18/2020
Stephanie Axtell Photography & Videography's reply:OMG Rachel! I can't thank you enough for such kind words! I'm IN LOVE with every photo we've take for you, and I cannot wait for you to see the rest!
Farrah Holt · Getting married on 07/09/2021
Best Photographer Ever!!
We hired Stephanie to shoot our engagement session and wedding/reception and couldn't be happier with her work! She really made us feel comfortable with the engagement shoot as we never had professional pictures taken before. She had beautiful places to go in Wilmington and endless cute poses. For the wedding, she ensured that she caught every important moment and knew how to direct everyone's attention for the best photos. She got us 80 "highlight" photos on Monday.. 2 days after the wedding! And it only took her ~4-5 weeks to get our entire album. We are so pleased with our pictures and so thankful for Stephanie. We would recommend her to anyone!!!Sent on 11/20/2020
Brooke Adams Bowden · Getting married on 04/05/2021
The. Best. Photo/video. Team.
So many different vendors are involved in a wedding. Of all the various vendors I worked with for our wedding, Stephanie and Charles were, by far, the very best and my favorites to work with. I researched quite a few photographers/videographers and, without a doubt, the Axtells had the absolute highest quality of work for the most affordable price. You will not find a more affordable, more talented duo than the Axtells. Both of them were so flexible, professional, timely, made us feel so comfortable in front of the camera, and took the time to learn about us and our personalities to ensure that they were able to capture US. They did just that and more!
With COVID-19 throwing quite a few wrenches in to our wedding plans, they were so accommodating and helpful in ensuring we were taken care of with phenomenal photos and videos. After engagement photos, getting to know them at other weddings of some of our friends, and spending our wedding day with them, I view the Axtells as friends at this point. They are incredible people you can trust to capture all of the joys, emotions, and celebrations that are so special throughout wedding season.
I've referred the Axtells to at least 5 other couples at this point and I would refer them to anyone else! They will go above and beyond for any client and I HIGHLY recommend them!Sent on 07/15/2020
Stephanie Axtell Photography & Videography's reply:Brooke! You're literally one in a million, you've been our best cheerleader from day one, and I can't wait to continue capturing all the steps on your wedding journey! Next time we're in Raleigh (and everything's open) we'd love to grab a drink!!!
Stephanie is an amazing photographer with the eye for any situation! We collaborate ideas and business strategies daily to grow our individual businesses. Stephanie Axtell Photography delivers high quality work in a very professional manner. She has second shot for me in the past and will continue to do so in the future!