B E L L A

“Far more important than possessing a face that is lovely is nurturing a heart that is loving.” Bella is wonderful to photograph and she draws me in with her kindness and joyful spirit.

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Happy girls are the prettiest! ~ Audrey Hepburn

MARIA PETERSON PHOTOGRAPHY

Katie Bartelt {Maternity}

I first met Katie when I did maternity and newborn photos for her first baby, and now I have the privilege of documenting life with her second baby who is coming into the world in just a few short weeks. Life is truly precious and I can’t think of anything more fun than being in the middle of it all. GRATEFUL for my work and my incredible clients!

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There is no such thing as an ordinary moment.

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Saydee (Bodega Bay, CA}

This session with Saydee at this very location will be forever etched in my mind as a GIFT! It was a moment in time I don’t think I can ever duplicate. When Saydee led me to this amazing spot at Bodega Bay, my heart EXPLODED! I thought I would have to travel to Iceland for wet green moss and images like these! WoW! Cannot tell you how full my heart was for standing in such a magnificent place…working with such an exquisite subject…doing what I absolutely LOVE! ┬áThese images mean the world to me and they are beyond anything I’ve ever created…

Another beautiful dress I collected from Ragg Mopp Vintage in Silverlake, CA.

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Here in You, I find shelter. Captivated by the splendor of Your face…my secret place.

Lyrics / Sinking Deep / Hillsong

MARIA PETERSON PHOTOGRAPHY