Mary Hayden Photography




Whether this is your first time hiring a photographer or your 500th time and you still just feel a little lost- that’s ok! I am here to break it all down for you and answer the questions you may have about the whole process + also help you figure out if we are the best match! Kinda like online speed dating. Which I feel great about.


“I promise we are like really awkward in front of the camera. We are not super good at taking pictures”

SAME. There is always a panic that happens to me when a iPhone camera is brought out and suddenly I’m freaked out trying to remember how to smile and be normal person for a picture.

I get it.

But this isn’t going to be a awkward, stiff, posed afternoon where you walk away wondering if you got a good picture.


Often times I’m sent Pinterest boards & pictures saying “This is what I’m going for” and while that can be SUPER helpful, there is a lot more that goes into those beautiful pictures than just what you think. There’s a lot of trust and honestly alot of laughter. Taking pictures is honestly one of the least natural things for us to do sometimes (unless you do this full time model gig status) and so it can seem realllllly vulnerable and uncomfortable before you do it. One of the main reasons I always make sure that the next step after booking is that we become friends is because I want to start to earn your trust! I want you to know who is photographing you, who I am, why I do this and how the whole process works so you KNOW you’re in good hands when the panic starts to creep before the big day.



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