We all should know that diversity makes for a rich tapestry, and we must understand that all the threads of the tapestry are equal in value no matter what the color.
— Maya Angelou


Hello! I'm Maria.

After years of anthropological field work, I transitioned to full-time photography, capturing the things closest to my heart: maternity and birth, dance and performing arts, and portraiture.

My anthropologist's eye naturally informs both what I photograph and how I capture it — and I'm honored to share it with you. More about me...