Donna Marie


Love stories told by Donna Marie

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I'm Donna Marie

An inclusive adventurous destination wedding and elopement photographer livin' in upstate New York. I'm here to empower all couples to create an intentional wedding day that focuses on the experience and the feels.







If you’re drawn to the desert like I am, having a Las Vegas open desert engagement session can be a dream come true. There’s just something about the desert—the vibrant reds and oranges mixed with the earthy browns and bits of green across the landscape. It’s such a drastic difference from the lush, green northern […]

A Dreamy Las Vegas Desert Engagement Session

Recently I had the absolute honor of traveling to Reykjavík, Iceland with the most amazing couple, S+M. It was my first time to Iceland and I have to say now that I’m home again, I’m already planning a return trip. I was left in complete awe of the natural beauty, the weather, the food, and […]

Þórsmörk Iceland Adventure Session

If you’ve never been to Green Lakes State Park, please do yourself the favor and pay it a visit. It’s truly a natural wonder of a location and it’s primed with amazing locations for stunning portraits.

Green Lakes Adventure Session

Erica reached out wanting to book an engagement session as she and her now fiancé, Chad, were finally going to have time together. She was going to be in northern New York over the holidays for two reasons. First, to spend time with her partner and begin planning her move to the area. And second, […]

Winter Fields Engagement Session

An adventure session doesn’t mean you have to leave the house for your portraits if you don’t want to. You can absolutely create some amazing photos staying in!

Intimate In-Home Session Watertown, NY

Adam and his girlfriend, Danielle had been together for roughly 5 years and he wanted to ask her to be his wife, so he reached out wanting to set up a surprise proposal. He had the help of Danielle’s good friend Selin to ensure that the planning of the surprise wasn’t spoiled.

Surprise Proposal: Brewster Inn Cazenovia, NY