I photographed Abi & David’s engagement session at Willard Beach in South Portland, Maine. The weather that September evening was perfect. Abi’s wedding palette includes pastel colors; soft pinks, blues, beige, and blush. Her vision for this session was to create a beautiful picnic incorporating all of those colors. The pastel colors of the sunset […]

A Sunset Engagement Session at Willard Beach in South Portland, Maine

September 14, 2020

Maine Family Session

The Muller Family |Cape Elizabeth, Maine Family Session

July 20, 2020

Maine Newborn Photography

Miles Rautenberg – Newborn Session

June 20, 2019

  There’s never a bad time of year to stand in front of friends and family and pledge your love to your significant other. Every season has its own unique charms (and challenges) that brides have to face head-on during the planning process. As a Maine wedding photographer, I’ve seen weddings take place all year-round […]

Getting Married in Maine – Your Official Wedding Forecast

April 27, 2019

I haven’t made a family session blog post in a while, but they’re coming back! I met Amanda a year ago and I was extremely excited to do a family session with her, Chris, and their daughter, Emma. Amanda is also a wedding photographer and she’ll be helping me out this season! Can’t wait to […]

Amanda + Chris’ Family Shoot in Cape Elizabeth, Maine

April 26, 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

  There are many reasons why I love the State of Maine. One of them is because of days like this. Some people might think ice storms are annoying, gross, and somewhat frustrating, but I find them absolutely stunning. I love the muted colors of the sky, the extreme contrast of the snow against the […]

Natalya DeSena Photography: Winter in Maine

January 8, 2019

I love family shoots! Maybe it’s because I’m 31 years old and my maternal instinct is kicking in or maybe it’s because I get to act silly behind the camera and no one can judge me for it. Last week I worked with this beautiful family and we decided to go to Higgins Beach, Maine […]

Caroline + Wiley’s Family Shoot at Higgins Beach, Maine

July 20, 2018

“I live in Kentucky and got married up in Boothbay Harbor, Maine. I hired Natalya DeSena for our photography and it was the best decision! She did a fantastic job with our elopement. From the beach to a boat ride to pictures on the coastal rocks! Every pic is so beautiful I can’t believe they […]


January 18, 2018

“Natalya is professional, punctual, and polite. She was an absolute joy to have with us on our wedding day! Natalya was supportive throughout the planning process and on the day of. She was never intrusive and became quick friends with many of our wedding guests. I highlyrecommend Natalya and can honestly say she was one […]


January 15, 2018