I'm Maria Shayna, a Creative Storyteller through Photography, Writing, Music, and Digital Marketing in Northern California.
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 story.
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As a photographer, I've had a camera in my hand since I was 14, developing film, chasing sunsets, and documenting stories. I studied journalism and Spanish with a minor in art studio at Sonoma State and spent a year in Madrid, Spain finishing my linguistics degree, tutoring, and traveling.
My favorite photographs capture authentic landscapes and candid connections between couples and families. I offer special occasion portraits, lifestyle and marketing photos, and landscape photography for local tourism.
The majority of my work is nature-based, allowing my subjects to shine while being surrounded by the beauty of the Earth. I am a travel and hike enthusiast and enjoy sharing my adventures with my partner and animals through social.
I regularly create music, poetry, and art, which I share on Instagram, FB, and YouTube and I'd love for you to follow along. You can get to know me more on my Insta here.