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Nothing is ever really lost to us as long as we remember it.

l.m. montgomery

Hi, I'm Mariel Schmitt, founder of Mariel Joy Photography based in Phoenix, Arizona. I am wife to Paul, mother to Emma and Margaret, follower of Jesus, lover of calligraphy, cool weather, ice cream and soul friends. Since I was a little girl I have loved photography as a way of creative expression and memory keeping. My heart for this business is that the photos I take will be a reminder of joy and blessing to my clients for years to come.

ABOUT

Capture this precious season in your family’s life with a timeless family or newborn photo session. I will meet you at a location of your choice, in your home or at the hospital to document your family up to 6 people. Outdoor sessions will be scheduled within 2 hours of sunset. Each session lasts 60-90 minutes and I will shoot both film and digital images. You will receive 20-25 high resolution finished files with rights to print. $300

family & newborn session

These are some of my favorite sessions! Document this exciting time of life with images you will treasure forever. We will meet at a location of your choice within the greater Phoenix area. Outdoor sessions will be scheduled within 2 hours of sunset. Each session lasts 60-90 minutes and I will shoot both film and digital images. You will receive 20-25 high resolution finished files as well as print proofs and one 8x10 print. $300

engagement & couples session