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Maryana S.
Chicago, IL
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5.0
5 Years of experience

Photos is something so special and something most people don't focus on until the moment is gone. I love capturing those little moments in our life. Your special day or that first birthday. Those moments that pass up everyday, let's freeze them in time. I always have so much fun meeting new people and really getting to know them. “Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever… It remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.”

— Aaron Siskind

Awards, honors and recognition

Been published in dozens of magazines past year.

A fun fact about me

I have worked before as a purchaser and have a BA in biology. I am an English teacher and lived in Thailand and Italy past few years. Been to 24+ countries so far. I am a huge foodie and love my corgi.

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Equipment & Languages

Languages Spoken:

English, Polish and Russian

Camera:

Sony A7iii

Lenses:

Sony 28mm, Sony 50mm, Samyang 85mm

I am good with…

Children

Pets

Capturing Emotions

Breaking the Ice

Story Telling

Candid Moments

My Portfolio Select a shoot type to preview more photos.

Family

10 photos

Headshots

10 photos

Children

10 photos

Party

12 photos

Birthday

10 photos

Senior

10 photos

Maternity

10 photos

Newborn

10 photos

Pet

10 photos

Reviews

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5.0

Reviews from other sites

  • Susan Bond

    From Facebook

    Maryana, was very friendly and worked great with my daughter. Loved all the spaghetti smashing pictures. I would book with her again in a heartbeat. Thanks Again

  • Tiffany Karasiewicz

    From Facebook

    She did a great job even though my son wasn't having it. Very sweet person and amazing photographer!

  • Mi Ra

    From Facebook

    Awesome talent! Nice person, very understanding and flexible. We definitely wants to have her talent again soon!

  • Adelaide Crowley

    From Facebook

    Absolutely wonderful and patient with children. Easy to communicate with. Very talented and kind.

  • Katherine Gates

    From Facebook

    Maryana was absolutely wonderful and professional! Working with animals can be a pain but she was so patient with our heathen. She was able to make crazy realistic cat noises and get our dogs attentions. On top of that, she gave my husband and I great direction on how to pose as neither of us are skilled in that department. Our photos came out so beautiful and are the perfect treasured capture for our time in Italy. 100% recommend working with her!

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