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.







Nothing could be cozier than a Christmas themed wedding, right? How about an amazingly styled Christmas wedding where every little detail held significant meaning? Legit, Shawn + Ryan’s wedding was an amazing day that I won’t quickly forget. AND I love that we’ve created an amazing bond as friends and hope to document their love […]

Ryan + Shawn | Christmas Themed Wedding

The Sackets Harbor Ballroom is a somewhat hidden gem when it comes to historic places to have your intimate wedding or elopement. It’s nestled right in the downtown area of Sackets Harbor with easy access to scenic places such as the Sackets Harbor Battlefield and the Lake Ontario shoreline. No matter the time of year, […]

Sackets Harbor Ballroom Wedding

When I was presented the chance to document S + R’s wedding in the Ashdown Forest in East Sussex England, I couldn’t contain my excitement. Their day was filled to the brim with so many amazing details, locations, and their amazing love story. Their wedding was the perfect ending to my travel abroad this year […]

Lively Ashdown Forest, UK Wedding

Y’all thought I was joking when I said I wanted to photograph a chicken wedding, eh? It makes sense when you think about it:I love photographing weddings, and;I love chickens.Therefore, a chicken wedding was inevitable. Now, real talk, this isn’t the kind of content that you usually see from me. But let’s be real, this […]

Dream Come True: Backyard Chicken Wedding

When V reached out to me inquiring if I had her chosen wedding date available, I had to do a double take. The date she shared with me was only 3 weeks away. She then mentioned that she had booked time at the Taughannock Falls Overlook for their ceremony. I had intentionally not booked anything […]

Emotional Taughannock Falls Autumn Small Wedding

C + J both live in another state and decided to have their intimate wedding on the shores of Lake Ontario with their closest friends and family. They booked a quaint bed and breakfast in Cape Vincent, Maple Grove, for themselves and their immediate family. Having everyone centralized made things a little easier for their […]

Intimate Late Summer Lake Ontario Wedding