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  • planning guidebooks to help you each step of the way
  • In-depth planning assistance & questionnaires
  • vendor recommendations & activity suggestions
  • All of the best secret locations
  • reliable communication & natural guided prompting
  • a calming presence to make you feel at ease
  • a trained eye to catch all of the artistic in between moments
  • The know-how to handle all variables (aka weather, lighting, mishaps, even family drama) 

I'll be by your side throughout the entire process to help make your wedding the best day of your lives! 

It's about More than just photoS!

7 years of wedding photography experience means you'll get: 

Maybe you’re feeling stuffed into a wedding category that just doesn’t feel quite right. You might not be the traditional wedding dance all night type of couple. But good news, it’s okay!

It makes sense that you want to do things differently, because you need a wedding day that feels like you, and you deserve photos that reflect that. I offer collections for every type of wedding or elopement day so that you don’t have to feel stuck. And together we’ll create experiences and photos that have you saying, “This is SO US!” Reach out and let's chat about the best collection for you. 

for every type of wedding day

Photography Collections

Destination Weddings: ask for a custom quote for your unique wedding day celebration! 

I specialize in documenting intimate wedding days for nontraditional couples looking for a day filled with genuine experiences over tradition. I'll document your day as it naturally unfolds and be there for you for anything you need throughout the day. You'll get an unforgettable experience as well as beautiful photos to remember your day. 


Weddings


150 GUESTS OR LESS.

PACKAGES STARTING AT $5000

Local packages starting at $3000

For the couple who wants to throw tradition to the wind! Elopements are incredibly intentional days focused on your love in locations that allow you to be vulnerable. We'll throw away all the rules and dream up the perfect day filled with exploration, fun, and the perfect views to say I do! *(travel included)*

Micro Weddings & Elopements


up to 25 - 40 guests.

U.S. packages starting at $4000

Available for couples, maternity, newborn, seniors, lifestyle, branding, etc.

- Ninety minute session
- Location Options
- Planning assistance
- All final digital images (+ sneak peeks)

investment starts AT $500

Portrait Sessions


Engagements or just because!

It all starts with "hello". I'm dying to get to know you! Fill out a contact form on my website, and then we’ll hop on a call! We'll talk about your wedding / elopement dreams! If your vision is a bit fuzzy, no worries! That's what I'm here for.

Get in touch 

START TO FINISH

THE PROCES

Once you’ve decided that this is the perfect fit and we've finalized a date and general location, I’ll send you a contract + invoice. Once your contract is signed and your deposit is paid, congrats we are officially official!

Save your date

I'll send you a guidebook filled with tons of ideas, tips, and inspiration to help you dream big! Then, based on your vision, I will research + create a location list for you to choose from if needed. Then we will plan activities + logistics. I'll create a timeline that will allow you to be full present and enjoy every minute of your day. 

Plan your day

You did it! This is where all the planning pays off and you two get to enjoy your perfect wedding experience together. I will be there to help make sure everything goes just as planned. So you can relax and soak in every moment! 

The best day ever!

Your full gallery of images will be ready within 6-8 weeks, so get ready to relive your favorite day! If you purchased an album, your custom album design will be delivered along with your full gallery. After a few rounds of revisions, you'll have your album in your hands to enjoy as soon as possible!

Photos + albums

It's amazing to me that I get to be a part of your lives during this incredibly special time! I take my job very seriously, but the most important thing to me is to be there for you in anyway that I can. I become friends with many of my clients through this process, and I love that! Marriage is a lifelong journey and I'm here to support you through it all. So get ready for a new friend in life! 

Friends for life

Tell me what your perfect day looks like and I'll make it happen! Want green mountain top views, or coastal vibes? Or maybe you want both! Whether you're planning to hike into your ceremony location or find something roadside or intmate that your guests can enjoy, I can help you find the perfect location. 

I'll get to know you both on a close personal level to help you plan out every detail of your day. Whatever feels right for you, that's what we'll do! 

Dream it, Plan it, Have the best day Evahh!! 

Planning: 

what couples are saying

Cara goes above and beyond for her clients by being reliable, kind, and attentive. She takes care of all the details, so that she is prepared for a smooth and seamless day. Not only is she efficient and attentive she is also so easy to get along with. When you hire Cara, plan on becoming her friend. I had no idea what I was doing when planning my wedding and she jumped right in to help me plan. You can tell how happy she is to help and how knowledgeable she is about weddings. She was very accommodating to our nontraditional wedding plans and was prepared for anything. 

She made our wedding photos comfortable and fun! She directs you the whole time and it's so easy to follow and makes sure you enjoy your time in front of the camera too! Her editing style is stunning. Every time I look at my gallery it's like reliving my wedding day. Hire Cara! You will not regret it. Whether you are having a traditional wedding or eloping she would love to help you plan your day! Thank you Cara Marie Photography!

- Rachel & Colin 

I truly cannot say enough amazing things about Cara herself and the integrity of her work. From the moment we reached out to her we were hooked by the instant connection. We did not expect this when looking for vendors but Cara has a way of not only making you feel special in front of the camera, but really FEELING that she is capturing the true essence of your love and the photography experience with her had me and my husband feeling like there was no one else around. I never thought I could feel like that in front of a camera but it was like a fairytale. She also has a way of making you not feel like just “one of many” clients. You can tell every session is special to her and her shooters. Our wedding day was captured so perfectly and looked effortlessly beautiful with the way she photographed. Everyone who has seen our photos has said how wonderful a job she did. I would recommend Cara and any of her additional team members who support her business to ANYONE. Her genuine spirit shines through in her work and her talent is second to none. 10 out of 5 stars for Cara Marie Photography.

- Kaitlyn & Nate

We chose Cara as our wedding photographer based on her portfolio aesthetic and are so happy we did! From our first Zoom call meeting, we could tell she was genuinely invested in learning about us as a couple and truly excited about capturing our story.

My fiancé and I weren't expecting to have an engagement session since we live on the west coast and our wedding is in PA, but Cara stopped by San Francisco last fall just to photograph us on one of our favorite hikes. Despite our crazy puppy, tons of tourists, and splashing waves,

Cara was a true professional -- she made us feel at ease and captured the most beautiful, natural photos. We truly enjoyed working with her and can't wait for our wedding!

- Liz & Pete

Cara Marie Photography took pictures for my fiancé and I on a snowy day in November. It was pretty chilly and the snow *coming down* but the pictures all turned out amazing.

Cara had so many great ideas of different styles for the pictures and also let us do anything we wanted as well. There was never a dull moment in our hour and a half together, that’s for sure! Cara also suggested the location. It is a place we would have never chosen on our own but turned out to be perfect.

The cherry on top, you ask? She provided us with soooo many photos that we will cherish for years to come! We can’t thank you enough, Cara!

- Lauren & Trevor

Our Story

setting aside intentional time on your day to create magical moments with me! ✨

exploration, adventure, and an up-for-anything attitude. 

deep meaningful connection & genuine experiences over tradition.

the art of photography, & fully trust in my vision.

for intentional couples who value...

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