The Monday Mix:: The Brand New SWP

Happy Monday Everyone!! If you couldn’t already tell, it’s a pretty special Monday here – it’s the launch of my new branding!! My blog and website have both had a facelift and I am so excited to finally share them with you all! There are still a few pieces that are being finished up and will launch in the next few weeks, along with some awesome projects that I will be sharing over the next few months here on the blog.

I can’t wait! In the meantime…a new brand is a big reason to celebrate, and what better way to do that than to have a contest!!   GivewayGraphic  With my new branding, I’ve made the decision to shift my focus to working mostly with couples, photographing engagements, weddings and anniversary sessions – so I’m giving away one couples portrait session! Whether you are dating, engaged, newlyweds, or celebrating 50 years of marriage – this one is for you!  This giveaway is for a full 2 hour session on-location, complete with the high resolution disc of images and a 16 x 24 canvas print of your favorite image for our session!

The winner will be chosen by random drawing, but you can increase your odds by doing more than one of the following to enter:

1.  Leave a comment on this post below and let me know what you think of the new brand!

2. “Like” Stacey Windsor Photography on Facebook

3. Follow me on Instagram!

4. Follow me on Twitter (I’ve just joined…this could be interesting!)

If you already follow me on Facebook or Instagram, then leave a comment and/or follow on Twitter to enter!  The winner will be announced next Monday morning here on the blog!

In other news…well, there really isn’t any other news this week! This launch has been the focus this past week and I’m so glad to finally share it with you all.  Thanks to Meg Long for all of your hard work on this beautiful brand!  And also thank you to all of my family, friends and my couples past and present – you are all amazing and your support means the world to me! Stay tuned this week for more brand launch fun and games, a beautiful sunset engagement, and a wedding in paradise!

  • April 21, 2014 - 8:07 am

    Serah - The site is fantastic! I am so proud of you! This is awesome!

  • April 21, 2014 - 8:45 am

    jessie - Looks awesome stacey!!

  • April 21, 2014 - 9:10 am

    Nikki Quade - LOVE, LOVE, LOVEEEEE the new site! Wish you the best!

The Monday Mix :: Cherry Blossoms and Spring Wedding Season

Happy Monday everyone!  It is finally, officially spring time here in the DC area and Mother nature gets major bonus points for the 80 degree weather on my first wedding weekend of the year!  I actually photographed cherry blossoms for the first time in my career without getting frozen fingers!

Some notes of interest & what is coming up this week!

  • If you have never been to see the Cherry Blossoms at the Tidal Basin at their peek, put it on your bucket list.  It really is a beautiful sight.  And if you are a little claustrophobic in crowds like me…plan to go at sunrise.
  • Last week, an image from our Winter Style shoot was published on Boutanical Brouhaha, featuring my lovely former bride and model, Sierra, and the gorgeous red peony Alicia was able to get for me in November…she rocks!
  • Week 1 of marathon training prep is done!  I need a little help with good music to keep me moving…is you have suggestions, please share!
  • I got to photograph a gorgeous wedding this week and a gorgeous morning engagement session with the blossoms – both coming to the blog later this week! Here is a little sneak peek from each:


  •  Last but certainly not least, there are BIG things happening this week in preparation for the branding overhaul happening next week! I cannot wait to share more. Follow me on Instagram this week for a few little sneak peeks!

Enjoy the spring weather everyone!

Elizabeth + AW :: Old Town Alexandria Engagement

Happy Thursday!  I’m super excited to share Elizabeth + AW’s engagement session with you today! These two are so cute together, and they make each other laugh, which is so important in a relationship, and it also makes my job more fun!

We planned weeks in advance to shoot in Old Town, and I was SO excited.  I’ve done numerous sessions in Old Town in the past, but this was my first time doing an Old Town session as a resident! I really love living here, and it was so much fun to pack up my gear and walk to our session! Plus, I had plenty of time in the weeks prior to scope out where I wanted to take them while on my evening runs, so I was really pumped and full of location ideas! (Nothing like planning out shoots while running to take your mind off the actual running!)

We got the perfect sunset I had been hoping for, and I did a good bit of squealing over the light.  Out loud.  While people passed by.  But take a look at the sunset shots and you will see why!

Meet Elizabeth + AW:

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Oh my goodness, does she have gorgeous eyes or what?!?

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A wedding photographer’s dream sunset:


Elizabeth + AW – I had such a great time getting to know you both, and I cannot wait to be there for your wedding day in the fall!

  • April 10, 2014 - 2:14 pm

    Elizabeth Unkle - Gahhh!!! These are amazing! You are so talented and so much fun to work with! I can’t wait for the BIG day!!!

The Monday Mix : Springtime!

Happy Monday everyone! I woke up today really refreshed and energized! Like, wanting to do cartwheels down the hall energized. Daylight savings time may be a pain, but with it getting light out earlier, it wakes me up and gets me going! The warmer weather doesn’t hurt either. So here’s a little random mix to recap the last week and show you what is on tap for this week!

  • I spent the majority of last week down south, and my love for the Carolinas just grew even more!  I would love the opportunity to shoot more down south – so if you are getting married in North Carolina, South Carolina or Georgia – you should contact me!
  • Monday and Tuesday I attended the Making Things Happen Conference with some of the most amazing and inspiring ladies and came back fired up to make some big things happen! More on this later!
  • After a bit of a hiatus from running, I’m finally getting back on track with a goal to run my first marathon before my birthday in November.  This song is currently the highlight of my running playlist, and just makes my whole day better! (Really weird video, really awesome song!)
  • This gorgeous couple is going to be on the blog this week:


  • I got to spend a little time in South Carolina last week meeting this amazing couple!  Can’t wait to share their session later this week too!


  •  And to wrap it up, if you haven’t seen this cuteness on Instagram yet, you are missing out.  Because puppies make everything better.

Have a great Monday everyone!!