welcome to the blog

Hi, I'm Steph Smith, and I'm a photographer based in Northwest Arkansas. I am so excited you're here, because you've landed in the absolute best placed to see my latest work and my personality. Enjoy!


the categories







Allison | St. Catherine’s at Bell Gable Bridal Session

St. Catherine’s at Bell Gable Bridal Session | Allison’s Bridal Portraits When Allison showed up for her bridal session at St. Catherine’s at Bell Gable this past spring, I knew we picked the perfect spot for her portraits. St. Catherine’s is the most magical spot, built as a retreat and used now for weddings, elopements, […]

August 19, 2017

+ Read More

June 13, 2017


Devil’s Den Engagement Session | Alyssa & Corey

+ Read More

Alyssa and Corey and their Devil’s Den engagement session Alyssa and Corey’s Devil’s Den engagement session was one of my favorites. They traveled from the St. Louis area to adventure with me on this gorgeous day in the Ozarks. I brought my film camera out for this one, encouraging them to breathe, to sway with […]


Mount Sequoyah and Fayetteville Country Club Wedding | Kara and Clay

Mount Sequoyah and Fayetteville Country Club Wedding of Kara and Clay The weather couldn’t have been more perfect that day. The sun shone brightly on the most beautiful ceremony site we had ever seen. Kara had spent countless hours planning with her wonderful coordinator, Jessica, recounting the importance of her ceremony. It was THE most […]

June 6, 2017

+ Read More

April 3, 2017


Downtown Bentonville Engagement Session – Allie and Nik

+ Read More

  Downtown Bentonville Engagement – Allie & Nik The light and the weather were perfect the day we ventured out for this downtown Bentonville engagement session. We met at Crystal Bridges, exploring the trails, wandering freely, stopping every so often to capture the joy of these two. And their joy is absolutely infectious. Allie and […]


Bentonville Wedding Photographer – Styled Shoot with She Said Yes Bridal

Bentonville Wedding Photographer – Styled Shoot The light that day was stunning. It poured through the windows and highlighted every detail of the carved wood fireplace. Olivia sat gracefully in a chair, playing with the layers of her Lazaro gown. It fit her perfectly. She breathed deeply as I shot film inside, both of us […]

March 28, 2017

+ Read More

February 2, 2017


Dukessa Houston Wedding of Sara and Al

+ Read More

Dukessa Houston Wedding of Sara and Al Sara and Al invited me in to their wedding at Second Baptist Church and the Dukessa Houston as friends. I’ve known Sara ever since Renee and Jack’s wedding way back in 2012, and was so excited when we connected about her big day. It was the loveliest of […]


the blog


#stephsmithbride  |  #stephsmithweddings