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I must admit, Marirosa was one of my vendors where when I look back on my wedding day, I think, "I would not have gotten through that day without her". She was one of the first vendors I sought out after hearing gleaming reviews from my venue coordinators. Knowing that Marirosa was already very comfortable with my venue was the first plus. Then, we met in person. As someone who can be awkward in front of a camera (don't even get me started on my husband!), having a strong, trustworthy working relationship with our photographer was key. Marirosa far exceeded our hopes and dreams on that one. During our engagement session, she kept us laughing, she kept us as loose as she could (trust me, I'm sure it was hard with us!), and she treated my dog Toby like he was part of the family. Then, the wedding day. I could go on and on about all the amazing things Marirosa and her associate photographer Emily did for us, but let's just put it this way- Marirosa is a jack of all trades. She can calm nerves, loop dress buttons, bustle a chapel length gown in minutes, help a shaky bride steady her hand for a cake cutting, wade gracefully through family drama when it came to photos, and take impeccable shots of everyone without breaking a sweat (or if she did, I certainly did not see it). No joke, she stood out in the pouring rain for over five minutes just so she could get group shots of my bridesmaids and me outside our venue. Didn't even skip a beat. Marirosa is just one of those people who, as my new husband and I were driving away from the venue at the end of the night, I thought "I am so lucky to have found her".Words cannot express my gratitude, Marirosa, for all you did for us from day one onward. You gave us 100% and then some, and we are so, so grateful.

5.0/5.0
Tyler, Wedding Date: 04/22/2017

About

I believe real life is worth documenting and celebrating. Time moves faster than ever, few things ever slow us down allowing us to relive a moment like the power of a photograph.
Once all the dust has settled from your wedding day, the gifts are opened, the dress is tucked away in a closet, when everyday life returns, it's the photographs and images that allow you to be in that moment again, to remember the raw emotion, and relive it over and over, the smiles, laughter, love...

I believe I am real, that I bring all of myself into my images, I make a commitment to all the couples I work with to be part of their day, to have fun and to provide them with amazing imagery to remember those moments. It is an honor to photograph a wedding, to document the start of a new chapter in your story.

I am a mom, wife, friend, sister, daughter... I am a photographer, a storyteller, a lover of light, people, relationships and moments. I wear my heart on my sleeve. I believe in photographing real life, I am me, and I am a documentary wedding photographer.


Marirosa is fluent in both English and Spanish

Details

Photography - Frequently Asked Questions
What primary photographic style do you identify with?
Contemporary, Photojournalism, Traditional
What photography services do you offer?
2nd Shooter, Add'l Hours, Engagement Shoot, High-Res, Liability Insurance, Multi. Locations, Slideshow/Montage
What photography items do you offer?
Albums, Canvas, Digital Files, Flush Mount, Prints, Save the Date, Thank You Cards
Business Info
What types of events do you service?
Anniversaries, Bar / Bat Mitzvahs, Bridal Showers, Eco-Friendly / Green Weddings, Engagement Parties, LGBTQ Weddings / Ceremonies, Quinceaneras, Sweet 16s

96 Reviews

5.0/5.0
 
5.0/5.0
Katie, Wedding Date: 09/08/2017
Quality of Service: 5.0 Responsiveness: 5.0 Professionalism: 5.0 Value: 5.0 Flexibility: 5.0

I wondered how could anyone capture and express through photography the most important day in my daughter’s life? Mariposa definitely filled that role! Her photos allowed us all to relive that precious day with tears in our eyes and joy in our hearts as we looked through the multitude of photos taken on the day of the wedding. She has a gifted eye for composition and I loved her take charge attitude. Her humor was infectious and her pleasant ,friendly demeanor shows that she loves her job! View her sample photos and you can see & feel her caring spirit show through with her attention to detail and arrangements. I wanted the best professional and I found the best professional in Mariposa!

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Photography by Marirosa responded with the following comments:
Thank you so much for your words! I'm thrilled to know you and your family love the photos!

5.0/5.0
R, Wedding Date: 08/19/2017
Quality of Service: 5.0 Responsiveness: 5.0 Professionalism: 5.0 Value: 5.0 Flexibility: 5.0

It was almost a year ago when I sent my first message to Marirosa asking if she would be able to shoot a "surprise" proposal at the end of June. I had no idea what i was getting into nor did I know how nerve-racking the day was going to be, but Marirosa assured me that everything would be perfect. Given that I was planning this remotely, I didn't believe her. She worked with me to mark up Google Maps image and select the precise location that I would pop the question to the love of my life.

Crazy, right? A photographer that actually helped pick the perfect location and calmed my nerves every time I called with a different question. Marirosa is incredible and went over and beyond all of my expectations. That may be expected, but she was also a blast to work with which made the shoot that much more fun. Her photos speak for themselves, but if you need me to say it to believe what you see then let me tell you, she's pretty damn good at what she does. I can't wait to find a reason to work with her again!

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5.0/5.0
Brooke, Wedding Date: 05/20/2017
Quality of Service: 5.0 Responsiveness: 5.0 Professionalism: 5.0 Value: 5.0 Flexibility: 5.0

How can I even begin with writing this review?? I have nothing but amazing, wonderful things to say about Marirosa. I found Marirosa on wedding wire. Once I visited her website I was immediately in love and knew she had to capture my big day. She had this promo video on her website that I watched, and was at work sitting at my desk crying saying she is the one!! (other than my now, husband, of course.) I remember my first phone call to Marirosa and our visit to her studio. We were both drawn to her and so excited to be working together. The process of working with her was nothing but amazing. She goes above and beyond the call of duty for a wedding photographer. Once you hire her and she is on board she becomes your friend and confidant. We got so many nice surprises throughout the wedding planning process (not going to share those because once you hire her you will get them too and see what I am talking about!) She really is amazing. So responsive and timely, organized, detail oriented, professional, extremely outgoing, friendly...etc. She is the best. Our engagement session and photos turned out just beautiful and we LOVE our album. The wedding pictures are seriously perfect and she managed to capture absolutely everything that I wanted. She was with us for 10 hours on the wedding day and did such a superb job. Thank you also to Emily Alyssa for helping to capture our big day and for dealing with those rowdy groomsmen. Stop looking around and hire Marirosa. YOU MUST. She is the best!!! Thank you for everything Marirosa. You made our big day just perfect!

Services Used: Photography
Photography by Marirosa responded with the following comments:
Brooke and Jon! Each and everyone of my couples holds such a special place in my heart! I am the lucky one that I get to witness and document such a love story! Thank you for your trust and friendship! xoxo

5.0/5.0
Tyler, Wedding Date: 04/22/2017
Quality of Service: 5.0 Responsiveness: 5.0 Professionalism: 5.0 Value: 5.0 Flexibility: 5.0

I must admit, Marirosa was one of my vendors where when I look back on my wedding day, I think, "I would not have gotten through that day without her". She was one of the first vendors I sought out after hearing gleaming reviews from my venue coordinators. Knowing that Marirosa was already very comfortable with my venue was the first plus. Then, we met in person. As someone who can be awkward in front of a camera (don't even get me started on my husband!), having a strong, trustworthy working relationship with our photographer was key. Marirosa far exceeded our hopes and dreams on that one. During our engagement session, she kept us laughing, she kept us as loose as she could (trust me, I'm sure it was hard with us!), and she treated my dog Toby like he was part of the family.

Then, the wedding day. I could go on and on about all the amazing things Marirosa and her associate photographer Emily did for us, but let's just put it this way- Marirosa is a jack of all trades. She can calm nerves, loop dress buttons, bustle a chapel length gown in minutes, help a shaky bride steady her hand for a cake cutting, wade gracefully through family drama when it came to photos, and take impeccable shots of everyone without breaking a sweat (or if she did, I certainly did not see it). No joke, she stood out in the pouring rain for over five minutes just so she could get group shots of my bridesmaids and me outside our venue. Didn't even skip a beat. Marirosa is just one of those people who, as my new husband and I were driving away from the venue at the end of the night, I thought "I am so lucky to have found her".

Words cannot express my gratitude, Marirosa, for all you did for us from day one onward. You gave us 100% and then some, and we are so, so grateful.

Services Used: Photography
Photography by Marirosa responded with the following comments:
Thank you so much for this. I love every wedding I am honored to photograph- but more than that I love my couples. Thank you for allowing me to document you guys wedding - and treating us like family. I means the world to me know know that I was able to help make your wedding day even more amazing day. Xoxo

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