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I'm Quianna Marie and I love helping others live their best life!

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After shooting weddings for over a decade I quickly learned to blend candid photos with posed and directed photos for my couples and their families. It took time, trial and error, lots of gut feelings and plenty of mistakes to learn that fine line. In the beginning I had a hard time inserting my self, […]

BY quiannamarie | January 30, 2020 | Education

Wedding Education | 7 Posed Getting Ready Photos | The Moments Photographers Need To Create

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Every bride and bridesmaid is worried about having a good hair day, packing every little detail and ensuring everything is running smoothly the morning of the wedding… but what about food? Typically Aunts or Maid of Honors are in a rush picking up grocery store packs of fruit or Costco muffins in a pinch on […]

BY quiannamarie | January 28, 2020 | Wedding

Bay Area Weddings | Bridal Brunch Every Bride Needs The Morning of Her Wedding

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QUIANNA MARIE NAMED WINNER OF THE KNOT BEST OF WEDDINGS 2020 Fourteenth Annual Best of Weddings Awards Honor the Top Wedding Vendors Across America Scottsdale, Arizona and San Jose, Ca based, January 2020—Quianna Marie Photography is pleased to announce that we have been selected as a 2020 ­­winner of The Knot Best of Weddings, an accolade representing the highest- and most-rated […]

BY quiannamarie | January 26, 2020 | Wedding

The Best of The Knot 2020 | Scottsdale + Bay Area Wedding Photographer | Quianna Marie

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Casal Real Wedding Not a dry eye was in the house while Christa and Travis exchanged their hand written vows at Casa Real. With exquisite attention to detail, Christa created a luxury experience for her guests, yet all eyes were on the love in their eyes. Yes, that’s right! Christa is a wedding planner with […]

BY quiannamarie | January 24, 2020 | Wedding

Casa Real | Classic Black Tie Wedding | Christa + Travis

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The Venue on Washington Christy + Diego tied the knot at this gorgeous Phoenix wedding venue, the perfect blend of industrial pieces, modern twists and a touch of elegance. Together they joined two families, Diego’s traveling from Spain and many of Christy’s family members joining from Arizona! Their day was absolutely beautiful, from calm mornings […]

BY quiannamarie | January 22, 2020 | Wedding

The Venue on Washington | Phoenix Wedding | Christy + Diego

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As a wedding photographer it’s just as important to capture memories as it is to actually create them! While you are experiencing the happiest moments of your life, I get to live out my dream as well… Happy tears, champagne clinks, and all the feels give me life and I’m proud to be a wedding […]

BY quiannamarie | January 9, 2020 | Personal

YES! YES! YES! Wedding Photography Is My Calling