PHOTOGRAPHER FOR
THE CRAZY IN LOVE

THE ONE BEHIND the camera

LOVER OF LOVE STORIES, GOOD FOOD, AND GREAT PEOPLE

A little over three years ago, I went full time on this little business of mine and have truly loved every second. I'm a huge believer in connection + community and intentionality & I'm so glad I get to curate an environment for people to look and feel like themselves.  

I’m Marissa, a destination wedding & lifestyle photographer based in Orlando, FL, inspired by life, light and connection. I’ve been fascinated with photographs and the idea of capturing memories to hold on to my whole childhood. In fact, my proudest creation growing up was the gallery wall I made in my bedroom, filled with disposables and polaroid photos from top to bottom and illuminated by my favorite string lights. I was just so in love with all the in-between moments and reliving memories brought me so much joy. Fast forward to spending two and a half years in college and seeing how there was no major I was truly passionate about, I thought back to that wall filled with memories and knew what I wanted most. So, I took the leap and walked away from college to pursue photography full time. Years have passed & I haven’t looked back since. I'm a huge believer in connection, community and intentionality. I'm honored to curate an environment for people to look and feel like themselves, so one day, they can create a wall filled with photographs and memories to treasure for years to come.  

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I’m a big fan of life and those in it & wholeheartedly desire to serve others to the best of my ability (any enneagram 2’s out there?) Home is currently Orlando, FL and I’m truly blessed to do life with my high school sweetheart/husband Thomas and pup Scout. I love to travel and see all the sights, but these two have definitely made me more of a homebody. I’m a follower of Jesus and owe everything to Him. If I’m not out photographing weddings or editing, you’ll most likely find me at a coffee shop, crossfit, or at home with my little family watching New Girl. I’m a lover of life, warmth, nostalgia, honey cinnamon oat milk lattes, pear pasta & photos that make you feel. I’m a true believer in genuine connection and documenting your story untouched. This is all just a little glimpse into my story- I can’t wait to hear about yours!

I’m a big fan of life and those in it & wholeheartedly desire to serve others to the best of my ability (any enneagram 2’s out there?) I’m truly blessed to do life with my high school sweetheart/husband Thomas and pup Scout. I love to travel and see all the sights, but these two have definitely made me more of a homebody. I’m a follower of Jesus and owe everything to Him. If I’m not out photographing weddings or editing, you’ll most likely find me at a coffee shop, crossfit, or at home with my little family watching New Girl. I’m a lover of life, warmth, nostalgia, honey cinnamon oat milk lattes, pear pasta & photos that make you feel. I’m a true believer in genuine connection and documenting your story intentionally and untouched. This is all just a little glimpse into my story- I can’t wait to hear about yours!

My high school sweetheart  Thomas

Our sweet dog, scout

Oat milk lattes

Picnic dates at sunset

Spontaneous travel to beautiful places

New Girl

Sushi!

THINGS I LOVE

WHAT BRINGS ME

joy

photos by Michael J Daniel

DREAM LOCATIONS

HAWAII

COLORADO

JOSHUA TREE, CA

2022 UPCOMING TRAVEL

If you are planning your wedding or elopement  in any of these locations, reach out and let’s plan your day! 

CONTACT ME

REDWOOD NATIONAL PARK

Italy

ICELAND

If you live in any of these areas, reach out for a session with no travel fee!!

Savannah, Ga - May 19th-21st 

Newnan, Ga - June 30th-July 2nd 

Portland, ME - October 1st-3rd

bimini, bahamas - october 16th-17th

- CHRISTY + ANDY

“Marissa will make your wedding photos glow with the same
Heartfelt warmth you feel on your wedding day!”

Marissa will make your wedding photos glow with the same heartfelt warmth you feel on your wedding day! She is a master with light, and knows how to work with it, and frame her subjects around it to create a truly breathtaking image. Trust me, with her soft, luminous tones and warm editing style, every bride should want Marissa to photograph them on their big day. On top of that, she’s super easygoing, incredibly kind and a true professional. Her work process and level of communication made me (the bride) feel at ease every step of the way. We wanted wedding photos that went beyond the generic and were truly original; and Marissa delivered on that. Each image is layered with warmth, heart and her signature golden light. A day as special as your wedding day deserves a special talent to capture it. We couldn’t be more thrilled with our wedding images! Thank you Marissa!

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- Kelsey + Jayson

“Pictures are worth one thousand words, but hers are worth a million.”

Pictures are worth one thousand words, but hers are worth a million. We hired her for our engagement/wedding photos and literally were crying and laughing and overjoyed with the photos she delivered. MNP captures each moment is the truest sense. She has an organic feel to her photos because she brings out your most authentic self. I normally hate being in front of a camera, but she will make you feel like a model. She is down to earth and kind and will make you feel so comfortable while getting the best photos. If you have any doubts, go check out her work.....its all you need to know.

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- Lyndsey + John

“Our pictures came out so beautiful that we asked her to be our
wedding photographer! She flew all the way to Maine..."

First of all, I couldn’t have asked for a better photographer to shoot my engagement pictures back in April. My fiancé and I were traveling to Florida for vacation and found Marissa via social media and she was incredible. In just one hour she was able to capture our love in the most natural way. Despite never meeting her before it felt like we had known her forever. Our pictures came out so beautiful that we asked her to be our wedding photographer! She flew all the way to Maine and went above and beyond all of our expectations. She captured our wedding in a way that I didn’t even know was possible. It was a fairy tale and she made all my dreams come true. I would recommend Marissa to everyone and anyone!
Of course now I wish she lived closer :)

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- Elizabeth + Michael

“Marissa was the only photographer we reached out to and was honestly the best decision we made."

Marissa is truly amazing & delivers the most dreamiest warm pictures! I stumbled across MNP on instagram and fell in love with her beautiful images. I lurked her page for months for wedding inspo & finally decided to inquire about her services. Marissa was the only photographer we reached out to and was honestly the best decision we made. She is super amazing, friendly and easy to communicate with. After our engagement photos my husband was so happy that he didn’t feel awkward being in front of the camera during our session that he immediately called her our best friend! When it came to wedding day she captured the most amazing moments in the most beautiful way.
We love you & will continue to support your work!

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