wedding Photos that feel like stills from a movie

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Weddings are the closest thing to living out a movie in real life. And with a 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 

Meet Maya Papaya,
The Director turned wedding photographer, providing a positive force on your wedding day

Say Hello to wedding photos that show

community & Family

Cinematic moments

positive Vibes

"Maya was so kind, generous, and responsive! I highly recommend reaching out to her. Her photos are beautiful and she is an absolute delight!!"


Amber + Paige

"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."


Lorrie, Mother of the Bride

"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!"



Charnai + Shaun

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Complete Transparency In Our Communication 
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To Direct You Through Planning And Wedding Day Hurdles
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To Make You Laugh, Or At Least Smile 
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Treat Your Family Like They’re My Own
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To Make You Feel Confident And Comfortable In Your Photos 
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To make you feel valid and included in the wedding industry

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