Weddings

Britt & Brian's Wedding in beautiful Moab National Park by photos bycorona

How to even put words into something that is so breathtaking as a wedding in nature? HELP!

This couple  had such an incredibly heartwarming wedding in the middle a stunning National Park in Moab, Utah. Britt and Brian are true soulmates people. True love exists and I felt it and witnessed it. I am never taking for granted my job, I tell stories that matter, stories that transform lives. So, go ahead and scroll drown and see more of their beautiful story!

As featured on Rocky Mountain Bride Blog

M.

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Getting Ready: Moab Under Canvas


Photographs by Maria Corona Photography 2017

Mr. & Mrs. Callahan | First Look Session Through Vineyards by photos bycorona

Jen & Jeff

As seen in Utah Bride & Groom

One of my favorite moments to photograph is first look sessions. I wish with all my heart every couple would be super excited to do this! It is such a special intimate unique moment between a couple that I am sure no words can explain how full of emotions that moment is while photographing. You must be wondering, what is a first look session? A first look session is when the bride and groom meet each other before walking down the aisle in a more intimate and genuine setting. 

The more weddings I photograph the more I feel like this; your first look; is soon of the key moments of your big day. This moment is full of soul, full of emotions and so so real. Everybody has different feelings about seeing each other before the big day or even before they walk down the aisle and thats okay right?! It is your wedding, and you get to decide what works for you two, what makes it special and yours and whatever is your choice, it is an honor to tell your story!

I am excited to hear your thoughts about this session. Comment at the bottom of this post!

Now, get the scroll down going!

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Location: Wadley Farms, Utah
Dress: Altamoda Bridal
Salt Lake City, Utah

Maria Corona Photography 2017

Erica & Nick | Destination Wedding in Costa Rica by photos bycorona

Mr. & Mrs. Hoggan in stunning Costa Rica.

There are so many things I can say about Erica & Nick that will make you want to have them—or will make you feel even more grateful to have them—as part of your life.

Nick and Erica met years ago and later went their own ways, but destiny is a magical, beautiful thing. After crossing paths one more time, they dated for a couple of years and decided to be  with each other forever and join their hearts in gorgeous Costa Rica. From enjoying the beautiful ocean to embracing Costa Rican tropical weather, I was able to be part of their private beautiful sweet intimate reception. Nick and Erica promised love to each other and said their vows out loud on top of a mountain with the green tropical forest in the background.

Where I am from, we believe rain is good luck on your wedding day, and these two got lots of luck during their vows. Through pouring rain and tears rolling down their cheeks, they promised each other true love while beams of sunlight kept trying to filter through the big clouds above us.

Every day I get up to tell stories like theirs. Stories that don't look for perfection but that rejoice in the small things in life while embracing the unknown. I believe in love like theirs, a love that will marry you on top of tropical forest in the pouring rain next to your special people.

Pura Vida to Erica and Nick! I am honored, so honored, to tell your story.

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Maria Corona Photography 2017

Madi & David | San Jose, California by photos bycorona

Madi & David

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Maria Corona Photography 2017

I have always dreamed about photographing a full wedding on black and white and this year was the year [check!].

There is nothing like finding peers in your industry that you identify with and that you have so much in common.  I believe good energies attract each other and this year was not the exception, I had the beautiful opportunity to work with not only another photographer I admire but another Girl Boss I truly look up to as I continue to grow my business and my dreams. I am a firm believer that life will put several people on our career paths but the good ones, the good energies, the good kind hearts stay, and that is my dear friend Sara Weir.  We had the opportunity to meet at a photography conference in Utah called PhotoNative a couple of years back and since then we grew a beautiful friendship.

When brides and grooms embrace having two photographers to tell their story on such a beautiful day, magic is created! Photographing this San Jose wedding as a second shooter with Sara @saramweir was so good you guys! Especially running to get ice cream when the wedding was over and our feet were swollen.

 

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Wedding: Mr. & Mrs. Seely by photos bycorona

Melissa and Taft’s wedding was an absolute dream in one of my favorite Utah wedding venues: Red Butte Garden. Every detail was fresh, simple and so incredibly beautiful. I mean, just take a look to that breathtaking bridal dress!

I remember the first time I met Taft. He came to a wedding stationary store I used to work a couple of years ago. I helped Taft to design his proposal stationery for the big day, little did I know, I was going to be completely fortunate to tell their love this summer.

So now, go on,  see through images their love, their day, their story.

Cheers to you Mr. & Mrs. Seely!

As featured on Utah Valley Bride this summer.

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Maria Corona Photography 2017

One Frame: Beautiful Bride Sam and Her Stunning Flower Bouquets by photos bycorona

Mauve & Sam.

Maria Corona Photography

Maria Corona Photography
http://www.maria-corona.com

St Thomas Floral
http://http://stthomasfloraldesign.com/

wedding dress Elizabeth Dye
http://http://www.elizabethdye.com/

wedding dress boutique: Harlow Brides
http://http://harlowbrides.com/blog/

Magpie & Rye Jewelry
http://https://www.magpieandrye.com/

HMUA Janelle Ingram
http://www.janelleingram.com/

 

Maria Corona Photography 2017

Sofia & Pablo's Wedding In Gorgeous Vinery in Mexico by photos bycorona

As featured on Utterly Engaged

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Every time I travel find myself so inspired by other cultures. Traveling not only has allowed me to experience so many new things but also to establish strong relationship with creatives from all over.  Creatives that have the same heart to keep creating and keep communicating to each others without borders. This wedding had creatives from Mexico, Utah, and Minneapolis aiming toevoke the most tender feelings without borders or language but through the love of art, culture and the beauty of humanity.

Maria Corona Photography 2017

Photography & Concept Maria Corona Photography | Location Finca El Rosario | Wedding Planner Paula Balderas | Floral Designer Paulina Soberon Flower Studio | Wedding Gown Natalie Wynn Design | Grooms Suit Galo Bertin | Groom’s styling for Galo Bertin Nabila Hurtado | Valeria García | Desserts & Cake Chef Silvana Zanella | Decor Rentals Diez14 | Jewerly The Land of Salt | Calligraphy & Invitations Esther Clark | Hair & Makeup Artist Denise Ibarra