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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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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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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ALLIE + OWEN | September 2019 | East Matunuck State Beach, Rhode Island Some days its hard to believe that I’ve lived in Rhode Island for 7 years. Especially when I realize how small Rhode Island is and how many places I have yet to explore in the last 7 years! The beaches have grown […]

couple waves to the block island ferry at east matunuck

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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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