I get asked all the time, what’s your favorite location to photograph Rhode Island engagement sessions? And my first answer is always…where the couple has a place of belonging or nostalgia – their home, a first date location, a beach they visit every year on vacation, a favorite coffee shop, etc. If you are not […]

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KYLE + ROSS | MAY 13, 2022 | CASTLE HILL, NEWPORT RI Kyle and Ross wanted a timeless Castle Hill wedding with elegant details and a nod to the New England style. Their day started out at the Viking Hotel with family and their bridal parties. We met at Castle Hill Lighthouse for the first […]

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This in-home lifestyle newborn session was one of my favorites. Not only was baby Luca adorable along with his big brother Roman, but Lindsey is a super talented interior designer and their house is a dream.

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SARAH + HARPER | September 10, 2022 | Old Lyme, CT A Coastal New England Wedding Sarah and Harper are one of those couples who truly balance each other so well. Sarah is bubbly, kind, and a natural performer (seriously, her voice is incredible!), while Harper is more reserved, has a witty sense of humor, […]

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HOPE + DAN | August 30, 2019 | DUNES CLUB, NARRAGANSETT, RI Hope and Dan met in a serendipitous way – at the unlimited beer tent after a 5k race in Boston sparks flew and these two have been together ever since! Having grown up in Rhode Island, Hope knew she wanted a coastal Dunes […]

beach side portraits at Dunes Club Wedding

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KATE + BRANDON | September 2019 | Jamestown, Rhode Island I met Kate and Brandon through mutual sailing friends probably 5 years ago.  We’ve gotten to know each other over the years through regattas and a few dark ‘n stormies at happy hour!  These two live and breathe the sailing lifestyle.  When we were deciding […]

couple sails their boat off Castle Hill Lighthouse during engagement photos

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TIM + DAN | September 13, 2019 | TUPPER MANOR, BEVERLY MA A passion for CrossFit brought Tim and Dan together 3 years ago! After a move from North Carolina to Boston, the start of PA school, and new jobs, Tim and Dan got engaged on the picturesque Acorn Street in Boston! They decided to […]

Wedding portraits on the beach at Tupper Manor Boston

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The L Family | July 2019 | Newport Family Photo Session Like many military families, the L family made a one year stop in Newport for training at the Naval War College before heading to the next assignment overseas. They wanted a Newport family photo session to capture their memories in this special city by […]

castle hill lighthouse family photo session in newport

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ALLISON + BOBBY | July 14, 2019 | Salve Chapel + Newport Beach House Both Salve University alums, Allison and Bobby met one night out in Newport and realized they both had a similar obsession with surfing, Newport and their families. A few years later Bobby proposed overlooking the Cliff Walk and their alma mater […]

newport beach house wedding

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Most couples know me as a Newport wedding photographer!  But what you may or may not know is that I actually live in the small coastal town 25 minutes north of Newport called Tiverton, RI. We like to call it our best kept secret. So when Maura and John reached out asking for a beautiful, […]

fall engagement photo session in a grassy field with a vintage truck

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Meet Maria

I'm a New England wedding and portrait photographer living in the quaint seaside town of Tiverton, Rhode Island with my husband Andrew and our 100 lb. lap dogs, Moose & Whiskey. 

OBSESSED WITH NATURAL LIGHT + ALL THINGS NAUTICAL & MONOGRAMMED

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