I am Mary!
I am a wedding photographer based in Athens, Greece.
My wish is to pass on your stories through my camera!
How did you get into the wedding industry?
I believe love and family stories are the best one can tell!
Tell us about one of your best experiences at work?
I hold close to my heart all the times that I witness strong moments at weddings, people expressing deep emotions with wet eyes...
What equipment do you use?
I am currently using Nikon d850 and d750 with art sigma lenses.
What's your favorite part of the wedding day? Why?
I love wedding parties! Because it's fun and people get to enjoy themselves and also express so many strong feelings!
Well, I am a fan of Harry Potter books since I was a kid!
However, I loved a book for its amazing vivid description of senses. Perfume: The Story of a Murderer. It's a good book! A movie too!
We are making photographs to understand what our lives mean to us. —Ralph Hattersley
Any advice for Brides and Grooms?
Enjoy your wedding day by finding the best vendors for you.
Any personal advice for fellow Photographers & Videographers?
Having fun at your job only makes you a better creator.
What were your early influences? Any photographers you looked up to or you still look up to today?
Well, my favourite wedding photographer is Emin Kuliyev based in New York.
How do you prepare yourself before a wedding?
I usually listen to some upbeat music!
How long have you been a photographer?
I have been a professional photographer since 2013. Working for amazing mentors and partners. I started my business in 2018.
Can you describe your style of your photography?
My style is documentary storytelling with graceful perspective. Storytelling - Sentimental – Fun!
Where do you find ideas for your work?
I watch a lot of movies. In addition, I have read so many books when I was younger, I am full of imagination and narratives.
Most importantly, I like to get to know my customers to connect with them and project their charachers at my work.
What’s the most memorable wedding you’ve shot?
Well, It was back in 2016 in Kythnos Island when my friend Fay got married, after 15 years of relationship! It was so emotional for me to watch that story unravel. I made photographic memories for them that I will always be proud of.
What advice can you give to new wedding photographers about their pricing structures?
Do your research and be fair to yourself and your clientele.
Within the wedding industry, who else captivates and interests you?
I admire all the vendors that they work for a beautiful outcome, planners, florists, videographers the list goes on!
Where do you see wedding photography heading in the next few years?
I believe the quality and aesthetic of wedding photography is going to be amazing in the following years.
Other than photography, what are your other passions or hobbies?
I enjoy SUP in the summer and snowboarding in the winter, either way, the view can be breathtaking!