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With a background in filmmaking, Phoenix wedding photographer, Maya Papaya, approaches your wedding like a film. Balancing between a director and a fly-on-the-wall approach, the primary focus is on all of the emotions in the room. So in the end, you get more photos that reflect how the day felt, and not just what your dress looked like.
Weddings are the closest thing to living out a movie in real life. And with my background in filmmaking, your wedding will be approached like a film. Balancing between a director and a fly-on-the-wall approach, the primary focus will be on all the emotions in the room. So in the end, you get more photos that reflect how the day felt, and not just what your dress looked like.
Being a positive force, I'm here to make you laugh. cry tears of joy, and bring positive energy and humor to your wedding day. So your wedding photos feel lively and fun, not feel stiff and awkward.
in our communication
to direct you through planning
& wedding day hurdles
to make you laugh
(or at least smile!)
to treat your family
like they're my own
to make you feel confident & comfortable in your photos
to make you feel valid & included
in the wedding industry
"I Loved working with Maya! Her energy is everything!! She really gets the bridal party comfortable which makes for great pictures! Not to mention I love every single one of our wedding photos!"
"Maya was so kind, generous, and responsive! I highly recommend reaching out to her. Her photos are beautiful and she is an absolute delight!!"
"Maya is a true professional with a lot of energy! My daughter's wedding photos were absolutely gorgeous. She captured so many beautiful moments that brought out my daughter's & husband's personalities."