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Maria the Photographer

Calgary, Alberta View map
5.0 out of 5 rating 15 reviews

About

Maria the photographer is a Calgary, Alberta-based business that specializes in the capture and preservation of heartfelt wedding memories through still imagery. Owner, Maria Lara is a down-to-earth individual who is inspired by people and the connections that are the foundation of their love stories. She portrays a distinctive photojournalistic style aimed at producing authentic imagery that reflects the essence of a truly magical occasion.

Services Offered

Maria the photographer is ready to be a part of your big adventure, documenting your love in whatever setting your heart desires. Maria is available for engagement sessions as well as weddings, elopements, and micro-weddings. She adheres to a strict one-event-per-day policy, ensuring you peace of mind that all focus is solely on your big event. Once all your memories are captured, you can look forward to viewing them in the form of high-definition digital images with physical copies available too.

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Availability

Photography Services

One event per day, 2nd shooter, engagement shoot, high-res, multi. locations, slideshow

Starting Package

$1,800

Most Popular Package

$3,200

More information

What primary photographic style do you identify with?

Photojournalism

What photography items do you offer?

Albums
Canvas
Digital files
Prints
Save the date

Which of the following are included in the starting price?

One event per day
Digital files
High-res

Which of the following are included in the price of your most popular wedding package?

One event per day
Canvas
Digital files
Engagement shoot
High-res
Multi. locations
Thank you cards
Trash the dress
illustration question

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    Meagan Married on 22/10/2022
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    Amazing! Don’t hire anyone else…

    Wow… honestly that’s all I can say.

    Maria was professional from the beginning and was so easy to work with. We have never taken professional pictures but she made us feel so comfortable in front of the camera. If not for her, we would have had awkward poses and looked uncomfortable.

    She made sure I got all the shots I wanted and even had some great suggestions.

    Her positive and happy personality made her a pleasure to work with and I hope to use her services again.

    Maria the Photographer's reply:

    Hi Meagan,
    Your message made my day, thank you so much for your kind words it was a pleasure working with you both!
    Also thank you for adding 2 photos from our engagement session, unfortunately, I can't take credit for the photo in Blue you have there, very nice photo, please credit it to the sweet person who took it :) Cheers!
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    Cassandra O. Married on 13/08/2022
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    Maria was an excellent photographer. We did the 8 hour package which included a free engagement session. For the engagement session she went a little overtime at no additional cost so we could get photos at two different locations in canmore and the photos all turned out great. She is a very nice, fun, professional photographer. We have already received some sneak peak photos back from the wedding (under a week later). These photos look even better than the engagement photos! They turned out excellent. I am excited to see the rest of the photos and know they will turn out great. She is quick to respond and has a way of showing connectionin her photography. I would recomend Maria to any of my friends and family in need of a photography service.

    Maria the Photographer's reply:

    Thank you so much Cassie for choosing my services for your special day! It was a pleasure working with you and Jordan!
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    Jahaan P. Married on 01/08/2022
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    Maria is so great!

    Maria is a fantastic photographer - she made us feel so comfortable and you can tell she really loves what she’s doing! Would definitely recommend 🤍

    Maria the Photographer's reply:

    Hi Jahaan, Thank you so much, it was a pleasure worky with you and Alim, also seeing how you treat eachother is so magical :)
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    Dulce G. Married on 12/06/2022
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    Lovely engagement session

    My fiancé and I had our engagement session with Maria. It was the first time we ever had a photoshoot together, so we were pretty nervous, but Maria made soooo easy and so beautiful! We did not even feel we had to pose, all her suggestions and dynamics were very natural which made us feel more connected and intimate as a couple. The pictures were awesome! We are so glad about the results and definitely looking forward to doing it again. Thank you!! Everyone needs a Maria in their life! ♥

    Maria the Photographer's reply:

    Dulce Thanks you so much!!
    I really appreciate you guys, good energy all around, and can't wait for the wedding!
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    Tara Married on 11/06/2022
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    Amazing photographer

    Maria is amazing at what she does. She can capture those natural moments as well as amazing poses.

    Maria the Photographer's reply:

    Thank you so much Tara!!
    It was a pleasure working with you both and with your family!
    Wishing you a lifetime of joy and adventure!
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    Priya S. Married on 17/12/2021
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    Great experience!

    It was so wonderful to have Maria as our photographer for our wedding. She made us feel very comfortable and we really enjoyed the whole process. Maria definitely knew what she was doing and we loved her style of photography. Maria was also prompt and responds quickly to any questions that arose. Overall, Maria captured the most beautiful moments of our wedding and we couldn't be happier.

    Maria the Photographer's reply:

    Thank you so much Priya, it was a pleasure working with you and Allan! Also let me mention you rock as a winter bride!!
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    Cl Married on 12/09/2020
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    Professional, passionate, and truly skilled at her art!

    We had an amazing experience with Maria for our engagement shoot! She took her time to first ask us and understand what we were looking for in terms of style of shoot and location. I was so pleased when she suggested we do a photoshoot at Moraine Lake as we wanted to take advantage of the breathtaking views and blue green lake as our backdrop. Maria was so professional the entire time, and you could really sense her passion for photography as she guided us through our poses, never rushed us, and even had handy lil tips & tricks to make my fiancé and I feel right at ease. I highly recommend Maria to anyone looking to do an engagement, newborn, or any other lifestyle type of photoshoot!

    Maria the Photographer's reply:

    Thank you so much, Choi! The photos of your session are still one of my favorites, it was a pleasure working with you.
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    Ricela T. Married on 01/05/2019
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    The best photos and videos, amazing work !!

    Maria was able to capture expressions that had before only existed in memories. Those photos are teaming with joy and love and will tell a story to generations to come. I cannot express enough gratitude. I cannot give a higher recommendation to any business than Maria the Photography for the skill, passion and talent.

    Maria the Photographer's reply:

    Thank you so much for your kind words Ricela, you and Mark are so sweet and I am honor I got to photograph you as you are with your fur babies.
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    Tameeza H. Married on 16/02/2019
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    Great personality, kind, sweet hearted, generous, patient, artistic and beautiful soul!

    Maria made our time with her fun and joyful!! Highly recommend her for your couples shoot!

    Maria the Photographer's reply:

    Hi Tameeza, Thank you so much for your kind words It was wonderful to work with you and Kam, looking forward to meeting with you again!

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Maria the Photographer Real Weddings

Denise & Jesse
70 Photos · 06/Aug/2022
Priya & Allan
106 Photos · 17/Dec/2021
Vivian & Ryan
83 Photos · 05/Sep/2021
Lori & Luis
51 Photos · 21/Aug/2021

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6911 Edgemont Dr NW T3A2J8 Calgary (Alberta)

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