MEET MARIA

I am a natural light photographer always chasing a sunset. I began photographing using film about 18 years ago and, if nothing else it taught me to breathe and truly think before creating a photograph. In every session, I strive to create beautiful and emotional imagery to tell your story.  I am truly inspired by love and laughter - especially laughter! 

I believe in creating portraits that make you feel. Images that stir up memories long forgotten. Those intimate moments captured forever on film and print.  I genuinely believe that everyone deserves to have photos that make them look and feel confident and beautiful.

I am an artist with a creative vision. I will listen to your vision and together, we will create something wonderful that is uniquely you. 

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I am a nostalgic at heart and a dreamer. I am passionate and intentional about my craft.

a hopeless romantic

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If there is one thing that truly fills my heart on any given day, it is looking through old family photographs. Whether I'm sifting through an old shoebox and holding a photo in my hand or turning the pages of an old battered album, what I see are family memories and stories retold over the years.

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a hopeless romantic

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I am a dreamer, a nostalgic, and an adventurer… I also speak way too loudly when I get excited, I cry when I laugh, I laugh while I’m trying to tell you something funny, and I dance in the shower to latin music - dance, not sing, because I cannot, for the life of me, memorize the complete lyrics to any song! 

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a hopeless romantic

at heart

If it's really good, I love it black! A cup of freshly brewed espresso every morning would be ideal - maybe when I've saved up enough to buy that perfect espresso machine on my wishlist, that will be a reality. However, in good company with great conversation, I definitely prefer a coffee shop latte.  

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a hopeless romantic

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My husband and I love road-tripping! There is something about the endless drive, the open windows, wind in your hair, and the music, that inspire us to dream about our future and plan our next adventure... all while the boys sleep (or fight - let's be real here).

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a hopeless romantic

at heart

My dream life would be an endless exploration of the world and to live out of Airbnbs or quaint boutique hotels - preferably on a beautiful tucked-away beach. My guilty pleasure is swiping through those magical Airbnb images of far-away places and “hearting" them - you can image how long my list is.

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a hopeless romantic

at heart

I love adventuring. I love getting dirty. I love trying new things with my family, whether that means a new restaurant, visiting a new city, climbing a mountain, zip-lining a jungle canopy, watching a sunrise or simply planning our next destination from the comfort of our couch!

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a hopeless romantic

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I am passionate about photographing mommas-to-be impatiently awaiting their babies, newborns in their parents' arms, couples in love in any season of their lives, and high-school seniors during this exciting time of their lives.

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