est. 2008

portrait photography membership


Limited space for this introductory offer. A fraction of the full session fee with perks, because you are on the A-List.

capture beauty in the everyday

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family + portrait photography

A photograph can change the way you feel.
About parenting, your life, yourself. 

You know how they say "enjoy this time?" I honestly think it's really hard to... until you look back.

Maybe it's just me, but parenting is hard. Add pandemic / job/ mental health / relationships, and in the midst of it, it just feels messy. I think photography gives you the lens to view your greatest accomplishments. It allows you to see everything you are building with your family, and be present. How many bad phone photos can you take before you decide to hand it off to a professional?

This is not about likes, or looking good for anyone else. This is about telling the story of who you are, the people that matter most, and the way that life is at this moment. Take a moment to document it, so you can enjoy it for the rest of time.

Let's gather everyone together and celebrate the lives we are living. I will show you the beauty that has been there the whole time, and you will have an experience that is as meaningful as the images.

let's get started...

why join the membership?


Dates are pre-planned, and travel included, since the membership is based off Mary's current calendar. 


Investing time allows you to have the natural candid moments you want... and don't get in mini shoot.


Five digital files are included, so you have your favorites - decide later if you need more.


how do I enroll?

Schedule a call below. We will make sure you are a good fit for the membership, narrow down your location and dates and give you an opportunity to secure your spot. 

how much does it cost?

Membership is $500. To join it must be paid in full.

where can we shoot? 

You can travel to Mary in the Adirondacks or schedule a time when she is in your area. Current travel includes but is not limited to : Detroit, Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Albany, Burlington, Boston, D.C. & NYC




Can we purchase more than the 5 image files?

Yes. A selection of albums, framed prints and digital files are available in your online gallery. Members will receive 25% off tangible products for a limited time when their gallery is ready.

Can we plan an exact date later in the year?

It is possible to narrow down the date later on, however you will be given a timeframe over the phone that we must agree works for both of us. 

is availability limited?

Yes. Mary is accepting a limited number of portrait sessions - for each location - and for the whole year. Priority choice will be given to those who sign up first.

meet mary

Mom of three. Photographer. City turned mountain dweller. Travels often. Loves coming home.

Capturing photographs is as much about the experience as it is the memory you will carry with you and share. When you choose to invite me in to your life, we will pick a setting an activity that brings you to life. Moments unfold naturally as the candid photos you want and love are captured.

I can open your eyes to the beauty of your life and family, which you know is there but sometimes miss.

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are you a good fit?


From the natural moments to the clean colors, you love that these photographs will be art on your walls.


You want to build a relationship with a photographer and allow your kids to trust the person capturing them.


You are willing to take advice and come ready to participate + collaborate on your session.

real reviews

client stories

engagement / wedding / family

"Her photos capture moments that feel authentic, organic & natural."

With Mary you are not only receiving the most amazing pictures but you are also receiving an unbelievable experience with a kindhearted soul who instantly became our friend. Mary is one of the greatest investments you can make and I would choose her over and over again.

- Rachael

engagement / wedding / maternity / newborn / family

When you invest in Mary, what you get is a STORYTELLER.

Someone who takes the time to know you, is invested in you and your story, and helps you tell it--documenting and capturing your most important memories in a way you will want to share and look back on. Mary has a way of making even the most photo-shy people feel comfortable for the camera--and it shows every time.  


- Heather


membership fee 


hour session allows us to prioritize play over posing


minimum images in your online gallery

digital files included in price