This floral-inspired editorial shoot inspired me to get creative and bring out a different side of myself. While I absolutely adore shooting weddings and engagement sessions, it is always an incredible feeling to get into a studio and play with outfits and props. High-End Newburyport Editorial Session While planning this shoot I knew I wanted […]

Floral-Inspired Editorial Shoot at The Newburyport Studio

June 8, 2022

Last October I took a trip to Nosara, Costa Rica to photograph an all women’s yoga and wellness retreat. Kat Cynewski and Stefanie Adler held the retreat at Bodhi Tree Yoga Resort, which I highly recommend if anyone is interested in a beautiful retreat/spa experience in the jungle of Nosara. Stefanie is a fertility and […]

Revive Yoga Retreat in Nosara Costa Rica

March 6, 2022

My friends over at Fresh Pickins make organic whole-body products, which are hand made, cultivated and foraged in Maine. The ocean, forest, mountains, and farming have shaped their lifestyle and inspired everything they do. The sweet basil salve is the BEST hand moisturizer I’ve ever used and their honey is to die for! They also offer […]

Fresh Pickins Product Photography

January 14, 2021

My fiancé used to be a Chef and I’m a wedding photographer. Our original wedding was on Ram Island Farm in Cape Elizabeth, Maine, but because of COVID our plans changed.  Since we couldn’t celebrate with friends and family this year, we decided to throw an intimate garden party under twinkle lights with a handful […]

An Elegant Garden Soiree

October 7, 2020

Let’s be honest, there are many unknowns out there, which has raised the amount of anxiety that we all feel. I’m going to provide links to helpful articles about planning your wedding during COVID-19, people to follow to reduce stress and limit your amount of anxiety, and free workout resources. Let’s get started… MENTAL HEALTH: […]

COVID-19 – What it means for your wedding plans and ways to stay mentally, emotionally, and physically healthy during Quarantine

March 21, 2020

  Aside from your marriage and your memories, your photos are often the only thing you have left when your wedding day is over. That’s why having great photos is of the utmost importance. When deciding on a photographer for your wedding, you should do more than just scroll through their Instagram feed. Take these […]

How To Choose Your Wedding Photographer

May 2, 2019

  My friend Taylor is a real estate agent for Portside Realty Group. She’s one of those agents that you can trust with your heart and soul. I highly recommend using her if you want to start the process of finding your first home, investment property, or new home. Follow more market highlights, behind the […]

Natalya DeSena Photography: Brand Shoot for Living a Maine Life

March 26, 2019

I’m a Maine based wedding photographer so I have free time during the winter to travel. As you can imagine, not a lot of couples get married in New England during the winter months. In the long run I’d love to travel to warmer locations to photograph destination weddings, but in the meantime I’ll take […]

Natalya DeSena Photography: Bali, Indonesia – What to See and What to Do

March 14, 2019

  I had the pleasure of shooting with Blue Spoon a couple weeks ago. The photos below are part one of a two series shoot. I will be shooting with them again in March/April after their renovations are complete. I can’t wait to capture more of the restaurant’s story, the team, and the updated design […]

Natalya DeSena Photography: A Preview of My Shoot with Blue Spoon Restaurant in Portland, Maine

February 5, 2019

  This winter I had the opportunity to slow down and do what I love most, shoot film. I went to Halide film workshop in Acton, MA and it was hands down my favorite workshop of all time. Thanks to all the beautiful souls that helped create such an amazing experience and for being so […]

Natalya DeSena Photography: For the Love of Film

January 23, 2019