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Never Letting Go

Title: Never Letting Go
Photographed by: Milli Stephania

Newlyweds, The Burgos, sneak off to soak in all their joy during their wedding reception

Youre invited: A Few Blocks Away Photo Installation

“A Few Blocks Away”

I’m thrilled to present “A Few Blocks Away”, a group exhibition showcasing photography from three New York City-based photographers, opening on January 20, 2023, from 6 pm-10 pm.

“A Few Blocks Away” follows The Great Resignation, also known as the Big Quit, an ongoing economic trend in which employees have voluntarily resigned from their jobs en masse, beginning in early 2021 in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The artists featured in this exhibit capture images inspired by the spirit of perseverance, following your passion, and trusting the journey to success through portraiture, investigation of space, and personal storytelling through photojournalism and fashion.

“A Few Blocks Away”
January 20-22 2023 at @cllctv.nyc gallery.
“A Few Blocks Away” features work by 3 artists, Tanya Lavache, Alex Roze and Milli Stephania, with performances by Mia Jae, Davishmar and DJ Mastermind718

Join us on our opening reception, January 20th at 209 East 3rd Street, New York, NY from 6pm-10pm
RSVP below.

Sometimes you don’t need a reason

I honestly meet the best people. Working as a family photographer has given me the opportunity to meet people who value family and ever-lasting memories. Without a doubt, Yvonne definitely falls into that category.
I was recommended to Yvonne about 4 years ago, and every time we meet, it feels like I’ve met up with a tia that has raised me, whom I haven’t seen in forever, Squeals and hugs!

This year, she has thrown a get-together for her family. When I asked what was the occasion, there was none. In her words, the family should always be celebrated— and she’s not wrong about that.
And on that note, turn up the music, because it’s time to dance!

If you or a loved one are looking to document an event coming up, I would love to be the one to help you tell that story.

Studio Portrait Session: Kimberly

There’s nothing more beautiful than feeling your most confident self. Meeting Kimberly was an absolute pleasure. At our first meeting, she was so inviting and gave off this energy as if we’d been friends for years. I’m glad it wasn’t one-sided and she feel equally as comfortable, especially because for this photo session, she would be wearing nothing but some silky fabric to adorn her.

Kim reached out to me in hoping to capture her essence for her birthday— I mean, what a great way to capture your youth. Today is the youngest you’ll ever be, why not remember that feeling?
When I say Kim came to slay… she slayed! Look how stunning and gorgeous she is. I am so honored in being the one that was able to capture such confidence, beauty, and grace all wrapped into one.
Thank you for having me Kim!

Having a boudoir photography session of your own doesn’t mean we have to expose all skin. Your comfort is held to the highest standard, and you’re the boss when it comes to how much you’d like to show. I’m here to be your hype woman.
If you’d like a boudoir session of your own, I’d love to hear from you!

Sweeter than a strawberry

Nothing is sweeter than strawberry milk, except maybe a breastfeeding momma in strawberry milk. Talk about magical!

This session has also solidified something I kind of already knew deep in my heart, I just love documenting Motherhood!
Motherhood should be cherished, documented, and celebrated. I always feel so honored when I get to be the one to capture the moments that pass by so quickly.
The memories you’ll be cherished forever.

So if you just gave birth or have some tiny humans, I’m ready for you!

Kim + Carlos Say I DO

Sometimes you meet a couple that makes your heart melt– tears included, and this couple was one of those times. Upon first speaking to Kimberly for the first time, her radiance was just a breath of fresh air. She was such a grateful person, and I could tell how someone so beautiful, deserved a blessing such as this.

Our bride wanted her formal images to be taken before the ceremony at the infamous Central Park’s Conservatory Garden. The bridal party looked stunning, with ladies sporting their lavender gowns and the men in the dark navy suits.
The groomsmen patiently waited for the bride to arrive at the fountain, with their superman pose. Our groom, Carlos was prepped on where and how to walk over to Kimberly, so they could have their private moment, the first look.

Carlos’ reaction was absolutely everything! I love it when a man isn’t afraid to show his emotions, and Carlos’s happy tears were ones I can only hope my future husband will replicate. He reached for Kimberly and gave her the tightest hug… this is going to be a perfect wedding day!

If you’re interested in having your big day documented, please feel free to reach out!
I’m truly honored to be part of your special memories.


Well Hello There…

The blog portion of this website has been on a bit of a hiatus lately, hasn’t it?
I’ve missed writing, and with all of my focus geared towards clients, it’s time to learn a bit of balance.

If you follow me on instagram, you’re a bit more aware of some of the adventures I’ve been having lately. If you don’t no worries, you can follow me HERE, and know that I’ll be updating you all slowly and surely, here on millistephania.com

Thank you to all of my readers, may it be by you tuning into the blog, following via email or even by sending me a coffee! I appreciate every single one of you….

Now it’s time to write!

Family: Spread Love, It’s the Brooklyn Way

Meeting Virgina + Allan was so heartwarming. They’ve known each other since 4 years old, and started to date at the age of 23. Now at this stage of their love, the love has blossomed with their newest addition, Brooklyn.

Virginia wanted to capture Brooklyn in her first days, to have that memory forever. I was so proud and humbled to be the one to do that for her. These are the moments that remind me how much I truly love my job. What a blessing.

Brooklyn, with her tiny little fingers, and cute button nose, was absolutely precious.
I didn’t have to do much to show off how cute she was. She was a doll!

If you’re interested in having a family session of your own, please feel free to reach out to me today!