I had such a wonderful experience working with Maria from start to finish and would recommend her to everyone. She was incredibly communicative and helpful from our initial exchanges and asked great questions to ensure she understood the vibe and types of photos I was looking for in my maternity and Mommy & Me photo session. I loved the locations she suggested and the one we settled on ended up being perfect for our shoot! She gave great advice on poses to ensure flattering angles and went above and beyond to ensure we ended up with quality images when bad weather weather threatened to stand in the way. The only difficult part of the experience was trying to choose which images to go with since there were so many that I absolutely LOVED! Thank you so much, Maria, for capturing these beautiful, precious moments for us to look back on for years to come!
Maria created lasting photo memories of the birth of our second child. We initially were not really thinking of having a birth photographer, but then we had the opportunity to meet Maria and see her work. Maria was wonderful and she listened to our expectations and wishes, respected them during birth and took amazing photos. It was a very fast birth and Maria had basically only 30 minutes (or even less) to capture our precious moments in labor and delivery. She made use of every single second and managed to put each moment in a lasting photo memory. The photos exceeded my expectations and I cannot recommend Maria enough.
Maria Lapins is an incredibly gifted photographer! We did a milk bath sessions, and while I was completely blown away by the photos, the entire experience was just so wonderful. The morning of the session I arrived for the photos and Maria made me feel incredibly comfortable the entire time. She really made me feel beautiful and pampered. This pregnancy I was planning a vbac and just sort of stressed and unsure of how things were going to work out and it was so nice to have a relaxing experience that was just about celebrating me and my pregnancy. It was really fun and special and it helped me feel good and confident about my body. I would recommend Maria Lapins Photography to anyone for any occasion. She is lovely to work with!
We had a wonderful time taking photos with Maria! She was great at giving very specific directions about positions, tilts, etc. I loved that! I also really appreciated the wardrobe consulting ahead of time, it was so helpful and made things less stressful the day of our shoot. The photos are beautiful and a gift I will treasure forever.
We loved the ease of scheduling our session and location with Maria and she was really prepared and ready to let us do our thing or also give really helpful direction and cues. The pictures are amazing and even more so wonderful given the complexity of working with toddlers! The photos really reflect the individuality of each child and evoke loving emotions. Maria has a great level of professionalism mixed with a great personality and so it is very, very easy to work with her. We surely recommend choosing Maria Lapins Photography to capture you and yours!
Having photographs taken with Maria was amazing. At our initial consultation, we set up a plan to get exactly the photos I wanted, and I was able to ask all the silly questions I had about making these pictures perfect. Afterwards, our meeting to look at the pictures was well organized and pleasant, and then our pics arrived quickly. Besides all of that, the photographs are absolutely stunning! I would do it again in a heartbeat!