Photography freezes time for a moment to capture a small piece of who you are. It's the art you show your loved ones, hang on your walls, and pass along to future generations. 
 
It's feeling through imagery that tells a story—your story.

Capturing special memories in Sonoma County, Marin, Napa, and surrounding Bay Area.

What We Do

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Portrait Sessions

Professional environmental portraits for individuals, senior grads, couples, families, engagement, artist photos and so much more.

02

Maternity & Family

From maternity to newborn photos, 6-month, 1-year and every family moment in-between, I would love to help capture your precious moments and be a part of memorializing your family's photos.

03

Headshots & Branding

Small business photography that showcases your brand, products, and company culture, including headshots, in-action, product and more.

04

Small Events

Parties, retreats, anniversaries, corporate and nonprofit events, ribbon cutting, memorial services, and more.

05

Photo Subscriptions

Save on portrait sessions by booking bi-annual or quarterly photos to capture even more precious memories.

Add on prints to any session at any time.

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Testimonials

“Maria is by far the best photographer I have ever used and since our first shoot she has been the only professional I have even thought of using.  I have used her for multiple different shoots from portraits to capturing musical gigs and she always delivers the highest standard of pictures in a timely manner.  I have always been one that hates having my picture taken but Maria makes it feel as if you're just hanging out with a friend without the pressure of being photographed, and is extremely passionate, knowledgeable, and professional in her craft. If you are looking for a reliable and talented photographer for any occasion, look no further than Maria!"

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- Hector A, Artistry Portraits

 

Let's Capture the Beauty

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Hi, I'm Maria Shayna, a Sonoma County and Bay Area Portrait, Family, and Small Event Photographer.

I've been photographing families, couples, events, and environmental headshots since 2009. In addition to a decade + of working as a freelance and second photographer, I began studying film in 2006 and earned a degree in communications, Spanish and photography in 2014.

 

When I'm not photographing people, I'm helping brands grow through marketing education and content creation with Maria Shayna Coaching & Change Agency Marketing.

 

Whether I'm behind the camera or helping organizations bring their brands to life, I am in love with storytelling and inspiring others to live in their truth. I feel privileged to work with my clients and tell their stories. If you'd like to connect before booking, feel free to text or email for a time to talk: 707-536-1176, mariashaynaphoto@gmail.com