He Said, She Said . .
"When this beautiful world is spinning at a million miles a minute, Mary absorbs all that I'd hope to savor forever on film. So many twinklings of life's magic that would have otherwise so innocently passed by in a blink, she captured. Her photos radiate the beauty in all aspects of life, and Mary radiates joy and professionalism with every camera click. Her style is exactly what we love . . . she is so very talented."
- Ambia & Thad
"We could not have been happier with the photos from our wedding day! Mary was such a joy to work with, and seemed to know exactly what we wanted to capture on our special day. She has an amazing way of making everyone feel so comfortable in front of the camera, which allowed for many gorgeous, candid photos.
When you spend so much time planning your wedding you want to remember everything, but the day goes by in such a blur its hard to take it all in! Mary caught all the little details and special moments so we will be able to look back on it all for years to come.
By the end of our wedding day Mary felt like family and we were so thankful we had her as our photographer. We would choose her over and over again!!!"
- Sally and Greg
"We had such a wonderful time working with Mary during our wedding. Mary has an incredibly light, positive, energy that is so easy to be around. This clearly translated into all of the beautiful moments she captured from our big day. It felt like she was just another great friend there to help us celebrate.
If you're looking for someone to help tell the story of a special moment in your life, I can't think of a better choice. Our photographs are a precious gift we continue to enjoy to this day."
- Jen Whalen
"We LOVED having Mary photograph our wedding day!! She was fantastic . . . . creative, fun, organized, and made us all feel so comfortable. Thank you Mary!!"
- Julie Rubenstein
"Everything we've seen so far is magnificent! WOW!!!! The photos are spectacular."
- Jay Rubenstein
"Mary!!!!!! I just love you so. I'm so happy you photographed Julie's wedding."
- Garianne Rubenstein
"Mary's visual talent and true kindness far exceeded our expectations for what we had wanted in our wedding photographer. When I had some stressful days, there she was, meeting me for coffee, like an old friend, calmly walking me through wedding plans, and being a listening ear. And when the Big Day came she captured such phenomenal shots, like hanging halfway out her car to capture us kissing in a 1910 Buick.
As an artist myself, I am captivated by the special moments in time that she preserved from our engagement shots to the wedding day. Thank you Mary, for being a friend and great photographer through such an important season in our lives!"
- Jen Predoehl
"Most little girls start dreaming about their Wedding Day at a young age. While I can't say I knew exactly what I wanted my day to be like the moment my husband proposed, I knew that photography was going to be a very important element in our special day (especially considering that my dad is a professional photographer).
I fell in love with Mary's work after seeing the photography she did for my friend's wedding. I knew I had to have her shoot mine! Working with Mary was incredibly easy. She's very easy going, which was a breath of fresh air in what can be a very stressful time in one's life. The photographs speak for themselves. She captured the true essence of our wedding, and every time I look at them, I am transported back in time to my magical day."
- Christiana & Doug
"Mary has a gift. Scratch that. She IS a gift. Being photographed by her was like being photographed by our closest friend! She captured our most authentic selves and the true spirit of our wedding. We are so grateful to have found her."
- Jen Reiter Barker
“I loved this picture because it completely captures the joy and intimacy that we shared at that exact moment. I truly loved having Mary as our photographer. I will never forget how personable and encouraging she was throughout the whole process. It was such a blessing to have someone like her who could capture beautiful, intimate moments and never make it feel like it was a task to take pictures”.
- Caitlyn & Mark
“Mary’s style is so organic and she is truly gifted with the ability to capture the intimacy and spontaneity of an event. The intensity of emotion and joy of our wedding day was communicated so beautifully through her photography”
- Blythe & Kirby
"Some call it luck, some good fortune, we call it fate. Not meeting one another, but meeting our photographer. We could not have stumbled upon a better person to capture our day! We were in no way seeking traditional photos for our wedding day and Mary was excited to work with our vision. The ease with which Mary fit into the planning, the event, and in return, our lives, was flawless, unexpected, and such a pleasant surprise. She is a treasure. Her work is intriguing. We have received too many compliments to count on account of her work. She is an artist!"
- The (new) Baldwins
"A-M-A-Z-I-N-G! I loved having you at the wedding. . . and I love getting to know you! You are more than an eye behind the camera, you're a beautiful and special person.
You have a way of capturing the often unnoticed beauty in people and life. You truly captured the essence of the best day of our lives, something we'll never forget thanks to you."
- Jill Riley
“My wedding day was a day full of emotions, which Mary secured in each of her pictures. She has this amazing ability to capture the moment, the emotions, the warmth, the color, and translate it into something we can keep for a lifetime, while making us feel so comfortable in the process. We were more than pleased with our wedding pictures, and thank Mary for sharing her gift with us on our wedding day and making our memories of it so special.”
This picture, taken during our first dance as husband and wife, is perfectly “us.”
- Trae & Jonathan
"To me this picture depicts the depth of love and the freedom we find in it. Something only captured because Mary made us feel so comfortable and had us laughing and playing until we nearly forgot she was there. She captured the very best of us and we were so thrilled to have her be a part of our big day."
- Melinda & Dirk
"I have looked over these pictures a million times - I am so in love with your work! Thanks again for the lasting memories! You are so talented! Chad and I feel in love all over again...sigh :)
Our friends and family have nothing but good to say about your work. Everyone keeps talking about how professional and fun you were to take pictures with! We are on cloud nine about everything.
Thank you so much for going out of your way for us! We are so blessed to have someone as passionate, talented, and fun to be around as you are!"
- Megan & Chad
"When there are moments not to be forgotten, PLEASE invite Mary to tag along! Days of bliss, or a belly bump, she captures the glimpse of radiance and reality. Be yourself in confidence and her lens will bring out your best! Being comfortable in front of a camera is not always easy. Mary knows how to take the edge off. I was able to just relax.
My photographer became my coffee buddy. She is just that sweet!"
- Angie Thompson
"Thanks again for the gift that keeps on giving. Everyone loves your photos. Our mothers were equally stunned and delighted. (Especially since Aimee and I kept them waiting long enough!). Thanks again for your time and your brilliant photos."
- Danny & Aimee
"Having Mary as our photographer was the perfect choice! She made us feel so comfortable that we were laughing and enjoying each other and didn't even realize she was there.
Mary has an amazing talent at capturing those special, intimate moments on film. Her warmth, creativity and professionalism made us feel completely confident that she would capture our wedding in a unique way that we would enjoy forever. Thank you, Mary!"
- Naomi and John
"Every time Ryan and I look at our engagement & wedding photographs, we are reminded of the sheer happiness of those days! We love how you made us feel so comfortable, allowing us to just be ourselves - but best of all, you captured the absolute realness of moments. Nothing is contrived, and our pictures truly portray the amazing joy of those days. We are so very grateful for the beautiful images - they are memories for a lifetime! Thank you. Thank you!"
- Izzy and Ryan
"Mary is such a perceptive photographer. She created compelling pictures out of moments only she was able to see and capture. Her sharp, acute, eye produced pictures that my family and I treasure! As a photographer and arist, she exhibits the upmost professionalism. On the big day she was fully present and attune with our vision. We are beyond pleased with her work."
- Daniela Book
"We loved Mary's positive energy and creative ideas. She took such beautiful pictures and she was so helpful in keeping us comfortable and relaxed! Mary was such an encouragement and kept us all laughing throughout our day. It was a great experience!"
- Sarah & Nathan
"I love the pictures! I am having so much fun showing them to people:) Thank you soo much!"
- Heather (Parkinson) Albanese
"I am so pleased we found Mary. First of all, her work is beautiful. In addition, she is extremely well priced and a true joy to work with. I was amazed with the amount of photos she took and the moments she captured! We couldn't have been happpier with our choice!"
- Jobeth Erickson
"My husband was impressed with the excellent photos that Mary captured. The photos she took of our wedding were brilliant! She took the best wedding group photos and family photos that I have ever seen. Everyone in our wedding party and family looked so natural. The smiles were natural and the postures were as if we were not posing! We looked like we were having fun because we were! And to top it all off the pictures were very crisp, clear and excellent quality. Mary is an excellent photographer!"
- Renae and Drew Glantz
"Mary is a wonderful person and an amazing photographer. She listened to everything that we wanted, and exceeded our expectations! There were so many wonderful pictures, we had a hard time deciding which to use in our album. We LOVED all of the pictures that she took!"
- Amanda & Craig Sherrod
"I really feel like Mary is as excited about your day as you are! She has an extreme amount of creativity and desire to make your pictures the very best they can be.
Her love for the Lord just brings an overwhelming amount of joy into your heart as you work with her . . . it's almost as if it rubs off on you."
- Jennifer & Corey Grant
“Mary . . . a warm, loving, professional photographer . . . A joy to be around and to work with.”
- Carrie & Brent Hebert